Blowing the bat and ball

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Last updated 5 months ago

Clement Clement

Clement Clement Asked 5 months ago

Why do players tend to blow the ball and bat at the beginning of their serves?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 5 months ago

Hi Clement,

They may be cooling down the hand and fingers or getting rid of the specs of dust on the ball.

It may just be a habit of course.

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Gerard Tran

Gerard Tran Posted 5 months ago

It could also be a ritual to calm down the player during tense situations

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