The Cocked Wrist - Mid Range

The Cocked Wrist - Mid Range

(Cocked Wrist with abduction)

The Cocked Wrist encourages supination and pronation of the wrist and forearm which assists the racquet face to control the direction and pace of the ball.


Also, The Cocked Wrist assists with clearance of both the opponent and the walls.

 Bio-mechanical perspective.

Synopsis.

When cocking the wrist the player must simultaneously extend (extension) and abduct (radial deviation) the wrist joint in a mid range position.

The muscles used in order of importance: Radial abduction: extensor carpi radialis longus, abductor pollicis longus, extensor pollicis longus, flexor carpi radialis, flexor pollicis longus.
Extension: extensor digitorum, extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis, extensor indicis, extensor pollicis longus, extensor digiti minimi.

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The Extended Cocked Wrist - Mid Range

(Extended Cocked Wrist with adduction)

The Extended Cocked Wrist does not encourage supination and pronation of the wrist and forearm but allows the player to supinate and pronate which assists the racquet face to control the direction and pace of the ball.

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When the ball is almost out of reach The Extended Cocked Wrist assists the player to reach the ball. Furthermore, when the ball is low and close to the player The Extended Cocked Wrist assists the player to hit the ball.

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