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post #1 of 83 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 2010, 09:55 AM Thread Starter
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Which backhand do you use?

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I use a two-handed why? because I learnt it this way.
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Yes, why did you learn 2 hands?

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

One hander. I used to hit both hands of both sides but then i switched my forehand and found it too hard to keep the double backhand. Its not the weapon it was but its much better for dictating play in the sense that I can put my slice anywhere and its still a fine shot flat.

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Yes, why did you learn 2 hands?
I dont know. Just decided to somehow.
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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I started with a two handed backhand and switched to a one handed bachhand two years ago. Now I'm happy about that decision.
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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I started with two handed backhand now Im slicing almost every backhand (sth like Vinci)
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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I love sicing and I do it quite a lot, but I mainly use a 2 handed backhand.

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I hit a topspin 1 handed backhand and 1 handed slice as well.

I was actually taught a 2 handed backhand but I just couldn't hit the shot well. My coach had me hit a 1 hander one day and I was much better at it. From that day I started using a 1 handed backhand.
I love hitting this shot. it is my favourite shot to hit and I hit it very well.
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two handed topspin, one handed slice

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I use 2 handed backhand, but my forehand is alot better. i have more problems controlling my backhand.
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2 handed

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

2 handed - I learned tennis on my own, without lessons or coaching etc...The backhand was the first shot I really learned to hit well, and it came quite easily. My favourite player was Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, and I always loved her backhand too

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Re: Which backhand do you use?

I use a two-handed because I love the feel of it. I would hit two handed forehands if I could I love the control and power I feel I can get from them.

Occasionally I find myself hitting a one-hander on the fly, but its just a reflex shot. If I need the extra reach I might use it.
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