Moved grip to more SW, now deltoid is sore, is this right?

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by snoopy, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. snoopy

    snoopy Professional

    Jun 9, 2006
    I used to use a mild semi-western grip. Now it's more of a true semi western with the whole base knuckle of my index finger on bevel 4. As a result my stance is a little more open.

    I was hitting too flat before, now I have the option for more spin which is what I need for consistency.

    However I've noticed that that the deltoid on my hitting arm is now very sore after playing.

    Is this to be expected when hitting with a more open stance and a grip closer to western? Or is my technique just bad and I'm hurting myself?
  2. Djokovicfan4life

    Djokovicfan4life Legend

    Jan 24, 2008
    Stillwater, OK
    Videos say a lot more than words in these cases, we can't tell you anything if we can't see what your doing. :confused:

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