Is Technique important?

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by Camilio Pascual, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. Feña14

    Feña14 Legend

    Feb 18, 2004
    Agreed Bill,

    This thread has inspired me to take more of an interest in learning technique. It is very interesting and I know it will make me go mad in the end. I am particularly interested in pro's techniques and will try to add bits of there game into mine.

    Not change anything, that could work.

  2. breetai

    breetai Guest

    technique is important in all levels.

    at low level play, unforced errors are more common than forced errors. person with less unforced error...wins

    at high level play, it's about forcing your opponet making bad shots. you make them run and mix up your shots. By throwing off their timing and dissecting their technique.
    The person with that forces more errors wins.
  3. gmlasam

    gmlasam Hall of Fame

    Jun 3, 2004
    From the book Maximum Tennis by Nick Saviano he states that:
  4. Mahboob Khan

    Mahboob Khan Hall of Fame

    Feb 20, 2004
    Without biomechanically sound technique you cannot implement the tactical plan! That's why technique is important. No question about that.
  5. kevhen

    kevhen Hall of Fame

    Feb 20, 2004
    Auckland, New Zealand
    The problem is in matches when you are on the run and don't have time to hit the ball with perfectly sound technique and have to adjust. This is where alot of club players struggle when making the adjustments when they are in uncomfortable situations that you just can't teach when feeding balls. I do agree that techique is very important but just that it is often overtaught and over-emphasized. Being flexible and willing to try new things is really the key to improving and finding the correct technique.

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