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    Hitting Below Center?

    Here is some data from Roland Garros on where Rafa makes contact: https://twitter.com/babolatplay Click over on the photos on the left and it breaks it down on forehand and backhand.
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    Video Analysis of Delpo Forehand

    Suresh is slipping. Thought he would beat me to the punch with this one: http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/08/juan-martin-del-potro-running-forehand/
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    Does Modern Tennis Exist?

    Obviously modern tennis exists, at least in so far as you believe this is the modern age and that in it some of the best tennis imaginable is being played by great, great champions. But the reality is that there is no hard distinction between modern and classical tennis. Elements that are...
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    Nadal Forehand Extension

    Here is a 500 frame per second high speed video view of Rafael Nadal's forehand--a power inside drive. (In case you didn't see it over in the world war three thread...) http://www.tennisplayer.net/public/tw/nadal/swing_path.html
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    A Forehand Progression

    At the request of a poster in another thread, here is a summary of a forehand teaching progression, based on the study of high level players, adapted for players at lower levels. With a more advanced player looking to improve you might video first and compare before deciding where to intervene...
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    "Modern" Backhand

    In another thread that discussed the forehand, among other things, a poster asked to what extent the backhands--one and two-handed--are "modern." It's a great question. To what extent are the principles similar and different? Currently we are in the process of analyzing shot spot...
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    How Strokes Were Taught

    So sorry to see the how strokes are taught thread go just when it was getting down to the truth. Wonder how many people actually saw the email I posted from Rick Macci?
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    Roger Federer and Modern Technique

    Guys, So here is the long promised Federer high speed forehand at 500 frames/sec shot not in practice but a live match this past summer in Cincy. http://www.tennisplayer.net/public/tw/fed/ This rear view clarifies a few things about preparation, extension, racket face angle and...
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    Nadal High Speed Sequence

    To All, I posted this in another link but thought there would a few other people who might want to take a look at it.. It's something I think you will have trouble finding for free on the internet--or at any price anywhere actually... A sample from the Tennisplayer new High Speed...
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    Indian Wells

    Hey Guys, If anyone is going to Indian Wells we are having a little mojito party on the first Saturday. Big change in the ownership if you haven't heard... Here's an article about it all--and if you want to meet up with us, it's explained in the story...
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    Invisible Indian Wells

    Anyone else baffled by the lack of Indian Wells TV coverage after the awesome TennisChannel first weekend? It is on Fox Sports Net but cut up and time shifted and/or not broadcast in various markets. The basketball thing makes for bad timing. But you could actually watch the Indian Wells...
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    Indian Wells Preview

    We put up the Indian Wells article on the public side every year, so I though maybe some of you might enjoy it. No predictions, more about what the event has meant for Tennisplayer, me, who is going for us, what they'll be doing, who will try to film, etc. But there is a great clip of...
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    The Debate

    Anyone know what happened to the Dave Smith/Vic Braden thread?
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    Tennisplayer

    Hey Guys, I'm assuming most of you got the email from Tennis Warehouse about the special subscription offer to Tennisplayer. If you missed it, you can get a $20 instant rebate on an annual $99.95 subscription. If you want to do that, go to the site (www.tennisplayer.net) click on...
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    Tennisplayer Free Trial UPDATE

    To All, I am still getting requests for the free trial more than 10 days after the deadline. I apologize to those of you who wrote late, I have not been able to accomodate you all. If you write me in the first week of January and include your information again, I will give another round...
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    Tennisplayer.net FREE Trial (Yes really...)

    Tennisplayer Free Trial More than a few people have asked me about this before, but to celebrate Bungalow Bill's first article and his contributions to our Forum, I'm breaking down and offering any of you TW guys (and gals) who may wish a free 1 Week Trial Membership to Tennisplayer. The...
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    Jack Groppel Weapons Audio Cassettes

    Help me out here guys. One of you fanatics out there probably still possesses the audio tape series Jack did on Building Weapons. This is a few (?) years ago. The idea was to improve your forehand while driving to work...He is going to do some articles for Tennisplayer, and I need them as...
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    Jack Groppel Weapons Tapes

    Help me out here guys. One of you fanatics out there probably still possesses the audio tape series Jack did on Building Weapons a few (?) years ago. The idea was to improve your forehand while driving to work...He is going to do some articles for Tennisplayer, and I need them as background...
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