Tuesday, September 21, 2010
- Making sure your center of gravity is equal have your knees bent and your left leg slightly in front of your right leg.
- Hold the racket in your dominate hand to where you feel most comfortable(hold it like your shaking someone's hand)
- Make sure your Phalanges are holding the racket at the bottom of the handle
- Have your knees bent
- Standing on the balls on your feet
- The racket away from the body in the Posterior view
- As a Free body Diagram, when hitting the tennis ball in a diagonal motion,
- Your on the balls of your feet
- Your left knee twisting in a lateral rotation
- Your right knee twisting in a medial rotation
- Keep your arms locked in a bent position (L position)
- While twisting your back in transverse plane
- Your arm (the one holding the racket) with stay bent in the L position, but your arm will be tight in that position and will also stay in the same motion which will consist of your shoulder in a horizontal adduction when your back is twisting in the transverse plane. (it's all one motion)
- While twisting, is the same time you will hit the tennis ball with force.
- In the Longitudinal Axis
- Finish with a follow thru in the transverse plane that causes your arm to finish high. across the chest
- While knees still bent
- On the balls of you feet ( like defensive stance in basketball) or (squats)
- Be prepared for the ball to be returned.