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Offline 10usnut

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Ok, what about this tennis training aide???
« on: April 18, 2005, 11:54:30 AM »
Howdy,

I saw the topic on the hit-a-way training aide and wanted to know if folks had played with this gadget.  I recall it got good reviews in Tennis Magazine (when discussing ball machines which this would definitely suck in comparison to ;)

Here is a link to the product:

http:// http://www.practicehit.com/practicehit_plus.htm

But for $60, it could be a nice tool for working on that funky swing (and remembering to finish hands to the ears)   :thumbs-up:

Anyone own one that would like to comment on it?  

Also, a while back I asked about another training tool called the Volley Doctor but no one reported owning one?  If you've got one, let us know if it works or is a piece of junk as I fear it to be.

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Offline timd818

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Ok, what about this tennis training aide???
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2005, 11:57:51 AM »
Save your money. You'll lose interest in it after a few times. And do you know how funny you'll look playing with that thing in public?
I've been a tennis bum for half my life.
I'll just be a bum for the other half.

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Ok, what about this tennis training aide???
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2005, 12:02:03 PM »
Hitting with people is lots more fun.

Offline val

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Ok, what about this tennis training aide???
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2005, 09:30:01 AM »
Quote from: "euroka1"
Hitting with people is lots more fun.


Yeah, well, that is proving problematic.  Also one of the things I don't like about tennis.  I'm a pretty good hoops player, but I can shoot hundreds of shots while I'm getting the rust out.  Much harder to get the rust out in tennis.  I can hit with players, but most people I've found want to start playing games after 5 minutes of hitting around when I'd like to concentrate on my backhand.

I've ordered this for my daughter who needs a slower motion to work on her swing.

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Ok, what about this tennis training aide???
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2005, 09:38:30 AM »
Let us know how she likes it.  I like hitting against the wall, but in the winter that is not an option.
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