tennis stroke

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: stroke - the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis rackettennis stroke - the act of hitting a tennis ball with a tennis racket
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
serve, service - (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game"
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However, not all of the changes are functionally relevant- they simply allow the brain to explore many possible ways to execute a certain skill, such as a new tennis stroke.
Furthermore, it is known that proper movement patterns are essential for sound tennis stroke production (Barrell, 2008), and therefore it is important for children to learn and execute these basic locomotive patterns, as footwork and movement on the court are foundational elements of a quality tennis stroke (Elliott et al, 2009).
In his book, Visual Tennis, John Yandell, discusses how one should model certain fundamentals of the tennis stroke rather than idiosyncrasies.
An important part of treating their injuries is trying to get them in a program where their golf swing or tennis stroke can be filmed and analyzed to see if they are moving improperly," Dr.
Customise your workouts and you can build up the correct muscles for the perfect golf-swing or tennis stroke.
Customise your workouts and build up the correct muscles for the perfect golf- swing or tennis stroke.
The cameras also offer a "Fast Frame Rate" of 60 frames per second for a maximum of one-minute (at a resolution of up to 320 x 240 pixels), ideal for analyzing a golf swing or a tennis stroke using one of the supplied slow-motion playback settings.
The power of a tennis stroke is transmitted from the lower extremities through the trunk, upper extremities, hands, and racquet (Akutagawa and Kojima, 2005; Iino and Kojima, 2001; 2003).
July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareHit Tennis, the leading developer of innovative tennis training equipment, today launched the WristAssist(TM), a new tennis training aid that improves players' tennis strokes by enabling them to truly experience what a correct tennis stroke should feel like.
Soon, Durocher and Hart were practicing their first tennis strokes, taking junior lessons and learning to play as singles or with a partner on the court.
Obama exchanged a few table tennis strokes with a young woman, and told the crowd she was a novice.