Game/Set/Match: A Tennis Guide / Edition 7

Game/Set/Match: A Tennis Guide / Edition 7

by James E. Bryant
     
 

GAME/SET/MATCH: A TENNIS GUIDE covers all the basic fundamentals of playing tennis and is suitable for players at all levels. It combines basic instruction and visual cues to help you learn the proper way to execute tennis techniques and skills and improve your game. The strategy chapters provide a base for development of thinking on the court, and the tennis

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Overview

GAME/SET/MATCH: A TENNIS GUIDE covers all the basic fundamentals of playing tennis and is suitable for players at all levels. It combines basic instruction and visual cues to help you learn the proper way to execute tennis techniques and skills and improve your game. The strategy chapters provide a base for development of thinking on the court, and the tennis court behavior and interpretation of rules section provide you with a solid foundation of the sport. Learn to master the game of tennis!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495111559
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/19/2007
Edition description:
7TH
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

James E. Bryant has taught activity courses for over 20 years. He is also the author of two other Wadsworth activity books-BEGINNING RACQUETBALL, Sixth Edition (2004) with co-author Cheryl Norton; and SOCIOLOGICAL DYNAMICS OF SPORT AND EXERCISE, First Edition (1997), with co-author Mary McElroy.

Table of Contents

1. THE PRELIMINARIES TO THE STROKES IN TENNIS. 2. GROUNDSTROKES. 3. THE SERVICE AND SERVICE RETURN. 4. NET PLAY. 5. THE AERIAL GAME. 6. MENTAL ASPECTS OF TENNIS COMPETITION. 7. SINGLES STRATEGY. 8. DOUBLES STRATEGY. 9. TENNIS PRACTICE. 10. PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF PLAYING TENNIS. 11. TENNIS BEHAVIOR AND INTERPRETATION OF TENNIS RULES. 12. THE TENNIS COURT, EQUIPMENT DESIGN, TOURNAMENT COMPETITION, AND RESOURCES. APPENDIX A. USTA'S THE CODE: THE PLAYER'S GUIDE FOR UNOFFICIATED MATCHES. APPENDIX B. NATIONAL TENNIS RATING PROGRAM. ANSWER KEY. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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