This one boggles my mind … why do women tennis pros hit forehands from a deep squatting position and men leaping into the air? What could be the possible benefit?
Body Weight Forward
I have always heard teaching pros preaching about having your body weight going forward on all shots from groundstrokes to volleys. So how can that be anywhere near possible when the full body is inches off the ground?
It would seem that the shot would end up being “all arm” and not have much power to it.
And the reverse of that is true with some male pros who literally leap two to three feet in the air hitting backhands. Is this a good idea? (Not that I could possibly do either one of them).
What do YOU think?
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