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Thread: Your swing

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    Your swing

    How do you swing your racquet?

    or in better words, where does your racquet end up after you swing it?

    is it like Davenport's forehand where she keeps on lifting up her arm and ends up around the shoulder? or does it end up in around your chest? waist?

    mine is around chest. yours?

  2. #2

    Re: Your swing

    I see a lot of the younger people (those in high school, college) finishing across their chest, similar to Federer.

    I am more traditional and usually end up high, catching my racquet in my left hand. If I really go to smack a forehand though I end up across my chest.
    Good Luck on the Court!!!
    Scott Baker
    Tennis4you.com

  3. #3

    Re: Your swing

    don't worry about where your racket goes ...

    just the ball! ;D
    It ain't what you eat but how you chew it.

  4. #4

    Re: Your swing

    Yikes, that I do not recommend.
    Good Luck on the Court!!!
    Scott Baker
    Tennis4you.com

  5. #5

    Re: Your swing

    Quote Originally Posted by tennis4you
    Yikes, that I do not recommend. *
    In tennis the means always justifies the end.

    And if the end result is stuffing a tennis ball down someone's throat, I don't care if their racket is pointing to China and they're wearing a pink tutu.

    [smiley=bowing.gif]
    It ain't what you eat but how you chew it.

  6. #6

    Re: Your swing

    I prefer the pink tutu please.
    Good Luck on the Court!!!
    Scott Baker
    Tennis4you.com

  7. #7

    Re: Your swing

    Quote Originally Posted by tennis4you
    I prefer the pink tutu please.
    come on t4 ...

    [smiley=fencing.gif]

    have at you!
    It ain't what you eat but how you chew it.

  8. #8

    Re: Your swing

    Uh oh ..

    FIGHT!!!!!

  9. #9

    Re: Your swing

    i mostly want it to go past my shoulder. one time having my racquet go to my chest . the racquet hit my front tooth causing a chip.

  10. #10

    Re: Your swing

    Quote Originally Posted by Sebastien447 View Post
    don't worry about where your racket goes ...

    just the ball! ;D
    Ok, 4 decades playing and I never thought of that!
    No wonder...
    (as you can tell, my forehand sucks )
    50 ways to leave your (non) lover: "I hope you understand me when I say it was torture having met you"

  11. #11
    TennisProNY
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    Re: Your swing

    It absolutely matters where you finish your shot and how you finish your shot. An incorrect or inappropriate finish could botch your shot and can easily create pain or injuries. Everyone's appropriate finish is slightly unique to them and their style of stroke.

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