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February 26, 2013

It's the Forearm, Stupid!

We're innundated with advice on how to best exercsie to play tennis. 

 

Serena Williams ©jfawcette
Serena Williams ©jfawcette
TV commentators, web sites, dedicated shows on the Tennis Channel all tell us it is about developing our: Core, shoulders, back, no wait, power comes from our legs.

 

All important, no doubt, but remember Rod Laver's left, racket, forearm was reportedly twice the size of his right.

Take a look at this series of my photos.  to see the definition in players' forearms. 

Photos are of Serena Williams, John Isner, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro, Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Isner ©jfawcette
John Isner ©jfawcette

 

 

Novak Djokovic ©jfawcette
Novak Djokovic ©jfawcette

 

 

Juan Martin Del Potro ©jfawcette
Juan Martin Del Potro ©jfawcette

 

 

Rafael Nadal ©jfawcette
Rafael Nadal ©jfawcette

 

 

Milos Raonic ©jfawcette
Milos Raonic ©jfawcette

 

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