“No. 2: You have to practice with a purpose. Rather than spending an hour on the court with repetitive, repetitive, repetitive — that leads to chronic injuries, chronic use, chronic overuse.”
“No. 3: You have to have proper equipment. Do they have the appropriate paddle? Is the grip thick enough? As we get older, for example, when we pinch, that puts further areas of stress on the hand. And, so, when you’re squeezing so hard, it can lead to increased pressure on the wrist.”
“And finally, and probably most importantly, is proper mechanics, because the ball doesn’t bounce as high, when they’re actually going for the ball. The motion is actually more violent than, I would say, tennis.”
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