Tennis Skills & Drills

Tennis Skills & Drills

Book - 2012
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Human Kinetics

Solid groundstrokes, a confident net game, a dictating serve, a sharp return game, and specialty shots for every situation—build your game from the ground up with the techniques and shots that are essential for success in today’s versatile and powerful game. Combine that with winning tactics for singles and doubles, and Tennis Skills & Drills is your blueprint for taking your game to the next level.

Start with assessing the basic techniques for the various strokes and see how you can improve your footwork, grip choices, and swing patterns. Then increase your options with spins, angles, and depth. Complete instruction for all of the strokes along with over 110 practice drills is like having your own personal coach.

Since your technique is only as effective as your tactics, the book also covers the key tactical principles and game plans for maximizing your strengths while minimizing your opponent’s. You’ll learn to prepare for, adapt to, and counter every style of play.

Whether your goal is to beat your favorite playing partner or to win the next league, state, or national title, Tennis Skills & Drills is your guide to mastering the game.


Over 110 proven drills in Tennis Skills & Drills demonstrate appropriate technique with descriptions for players to master a skill and then use that targeted skill during competition. From singles and doubles coverage to movement and tactical drills, the comprehensive coverage and full-color photos will lead you to more victories on the court.



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More than 110 proven drills in Tennis Skills & Drills demonstrate appropriate techniques with descriptions for players to master a skill and then use that targeted skill during competition. Photo sequences detail the correct execution of all key strokes, and drills are provided to refine them. From singles and doubles coverage to movement and tactical drills, the comprehensive coverage and full-color photos will lead to more success on the court. Original.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012
ISBN: 9780736083089
0736083081
Branch Call Number: 796.342 RIV
Characteristics: 263 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Williams, Scott C.

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