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Title:
Tennis : steps to success
Author:
Brown, Jim, 1940-
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Publication Information:
Champaign, Ill. : Leisure Press, [1989]

©1989
Physical Description:
ix, 195 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780880113182
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In this book, 19 steps (chapters) explain why each concept or skill is important, identify keys to correct technique, help players correct common errors, explain how to practise each skill, list specific performance goals for each drill, and provide checklists for evaluating technique.


Table of Contents

Step 1 Hitting Forehands for Offensive Control
Step 2 Turning the Backhand Into a Strength
Step 3 Serving to Set Up Points
Step 4 Volleying to Force the Action
Step 5 Hitting Half Volleys off Short Hops
Step 6 Lobbing to Control Your Opponent
Step 7 Smashing the Overhead Shot With Authority
Step 8 Executing Drop Shots Effectively
Step 9 Competing As a Singles Player
Step 10 Playing As a Doubles Team
Step 11 Preparing for the Match