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    playing 3 matches for club finals...

    Dont chat in between points. Stay up. Roger is 138 years old and can still play a pro level 5 setter. You can play your but stay moving. Once that guy with the pot belly starts on the wife and kids. You're done. Sent from my SM-T830 using Tapatalk
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    How long do you hold the Racket with your off hand?

    The Garlinton video makes sense to me. I have an incomplete prep on the forehand and now that I’ve seen the turn then the prep on the video I see my hitch in his demo. So I hold the racquet quite long with two hands ideal per the video. But the length is poor. So now that I’ve tried some...
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    Djokovic plays points vs fan

    Just need some 3.5 spazzes to our Novak in his place. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Match tightness

    I think so. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Match tightness

    Thanks but the question isn’t about getting tough but when the nerves are on, is there a difference physically. Or is it only seen via ball flight. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Match tightness

    Has anyone looked at themselves on video when they were taping a practice be a match? It would be interesting to see say a side by side of the free and easy world class forehands we have in practice or lessons against the tight stroke we feel in matches. It would be interesting to see outside...
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    Why do teaching pros insist on teaching spin serve esp to women?

    You’re being overly sensitive. I am 6’5” and my pro is mandating spin serves. I attended an OTI academy and they focused on spin serves. If you have a good hard, flat 80+ mph first serve, that’s great. You’re also above the 90th percentile for all rec tennis. Some 5’2” people (though likely...
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    Obsessing over technique and never playing matches

    Come to Nola. I play with an older crowd and they still run and play singles. Competitive but fun. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Rod Laver is everywhere. Was he this visible in tennis in the 70s, 80s, and 90s?

    And obviously her point of view lost. So she is less influential on current events that one would seem to argue. That doesn’t diminish her tennis skills or should enable political discussions on a tennis board. There are plenty of left and right wing forums for your communal hatred to be...
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    Good/bad feeling

    Good: knowing that No matter how hard you hit your first serve, it’s 10 feet in. Bad: knowing No matter how you dink your second, it’s 10 feet long Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Whats wrong with young generation?

    Bad tactics. Older players can S&V. Older players can serve somewhat, older players can baseline. Younger players have A weapon. When that’s countered they just do it harder. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Did you ever get bored with tennis?

    I love the sport but it’s tiring losing all of the time playing people that I want to play. I could play down but that comes with its own price. But I like the fitness without the hours in the saddle or on the road. And for the most part the people. I’ve had good experiences mostly meeting...
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    Is Camila Giorgi a future multi slam champion?

    She pushed serena at Wimbledon and looked like she could be then serena went to plan b and camilla choked. Shame. would be good to more of her on tv but the wta favors the pizza eating contest winners Sent from my SM-T830 using Tapatalk
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    Hanging with better players

    Watching a 10fitmen video. Exhibition match between the guy Milan and a top150 atp player. He hangs with the pro pretty well. At what point or level does the curve level out to where one can hang hit compete with better players. There seems to be a wider “basics” gulf between 3.5 and 4.0 than...
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    Time to bring back carpet

    What if he munched? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Big muscular guy 2hb or 1 handed?

    I am also larger than most when normal 44L when working out can get up to 48L suits. I’m a one hander. When I started a few years ago coach showed my wife and I both and suggested about the fifth lesson that I choose one. I already had chosen the 1h as it felt more natural Pluses are when I hit...
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    How to increase shot tolerance

    I don’t agree with this. Consistency to me is not about bunting balls back to keep it in play. Which is what it is commonly misinterpreted to be. Pushing is not a path to consistency nor is non qualitybugly shots an indicator of shot tolerance. It’s a quality rally that you can sustain before...
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    How much increase in weight?

    Always go 20lbs of pure muscle in 3 years. It doesn’t answer you question but it answers all questions in tennis today. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    What actually happened to roger??

    Roger has issues with hard hitters. He has troubles with coric, sometimes struff. The young guys don’t beat roger easily by going away from him. Just pummel him Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    2019: What a Great Year for ABZ

    I like him being out of the headlines because of the Brad And Brent talking heads chirping Sasha Sasha Sasha for hours on end. And hearing about the 20#s of pure muscle ad naseum. Faber should just go down already and satisfy the man crush and get on with it. It’s like listening to a Serena...
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    I want to get some constructive criticism (video inside)

    Never wear courderoys while rallying. Only spandex. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Brushing up top spin serve

    I do the same thing. For me it’s imagery and toss position. I have to toss and hit where my racquet is still ascending. If I throw a really high ball and pull it down then I slice in the manner you describe. The imagery is maintaining the visual to go up to the ball. Sent from my iPhone...
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    Cheating heart

    Only when I hold it in my mouth [emoji51] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Cheating heart

    Is taking lessons from two coaches without disclosure considered cheating? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    How to find tennis buddy in BATON ROUGE?

    You likely won’t be shot on your first visit. Come on in! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    How to find tennis buddy in BATON ROUGE?

    Absolutely Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    When do errors become their fault.

    Good advice. Funny thing is that when I force myself to look I’ll hit a decent shot. Or I lose the ball because my shoulder or arm blocks the Ball. I can’t recreate it in shadow swings but I can recall a good number of shots in recent history where this is the case. Actually seeing my head...
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    How to find tennis buddy in BATON ROUGE?

    I'm in NOLA. I go that way often enough.
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    Rick Macci Forehand Tip: Try keeping the back foot back to promote relaxation

    I can’t imagine a scenario where shoulder blade tension is the reason my forehands aren’t “dominant” Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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    Anyone notice the lack of footwork instruction available? Let's share resources.

    I get the message. Please realize how bad people are at the things you are good at. I like : love tennis because it’s everything I’m bad at. I want to climb that mountain and I really need to graduate beyond ham fisting crayons. Footwork practice is not about rote memory for me it’s doing...