New memberships are currently on hold while we re-thing the format.
It will also serve as a BLOG index for all ‘posts’ until each category (i.e. VISUAL LEARNING, STROKE LIBRARY, ADVANCED etc.) has a sufficient number of posts for them to warrant their own index page (or when it gets messy, I’ll split them up).
For me, Rafa Nadal’s forehand is the current go-to link in the long, evolutionary chain that is the tennis groundstroke, which makes it a good place to begin the more advanced technical pages of THE TENNIS BOOK.
Rafa’s forehand is also a great stroke to use as a first reference point in comparisons, because placing quality tennis strokes side-by-side (or even on top of each other) helps to reveal the many subtle shades of tennis technique…. and believe me, the permutations are endless.
Wakey wakey – you don’t need to be a generic clone.
How often have you heard commentators talk about the advances in tennis equipment, and how players from the past might fair against those of the present, if they had the same equipment?
Well such statements miss the point – defunct, limited or bad technique is always defunct, limited or bad, no matter what equipment it uses.
The question to ask is this: – …
It’s the end of the evolutionary line for the traditional ‘swing’…
Look and learn at one of the most radical of the new breed of forehand…