It is possible that my non dominant is more flexible?

#1
I have been learning the forehand with my left hand now for a few months and now when i occasionally switch back to the right - yeah i get more power - but my left is so flexible and even if i hit a western forehand - it does not feel awkward - not so much like if I would have hit it with my right hand. The left is more relaxed, it feels like a rubber band compared to my right. My right is the butchers hand - power how much you want but i dont know anymore.

Why is that so? Because the left maybe is more adaptive? Maybe the right is "hardened" because of all the tasks i did with it in my life? you know what i mean. Do you feel the same if you switch the hands?

I will not give up - I am slowly progressing. Very fast balls to the baseline are still problem - and very high slow balls - a little problems with timing but I think I will master it in a year.

In training sessions I hit very good with my left but the real problem are matches. Everything changes. You tighten up - and if there are spectators you dont feel well hitting with the left. But slowly im a getting a grip and I also have won some matches with my left. Just need to relax and hit a full stroke. I will see how far I will come. The only doubt I have - if I ever will match the power of my right hand - which is very fast and strong. Maybe a lot of shadow strokes would help.
 
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I have been learning the forehand with my left hand now for a few months and now when i occasionally switch back to the right - yeah i get more power - but my left is so flexible and even if i hit a western forehand - it does not feel awkward - not so much like if I would have hit it with my right hand. The left is more relaxed, it feels like a rubber band compared to my right. My right is the butchers hand - power how much you want but i dont know anymore.

Why is that so? Because the left maybe is more adaptive? Maybe the right is "hardened" because of all the tasks i did with it in my life? you know what i mean. Do you feel the same if you switch the hands?
Maybe because the strength in your dominant arm can also lead to inflexibility?
 
#3
Two main reasons

1.Greater strength is opposite to flexibility, the bigger the muscle the stronger it is but also the less flexible it is

2.Build up of scar tissue in dominant arm from more excessive usage



So its good to do range of motion exercises to improve flexibility and massages to break down scar tissue.
 
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