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Tennis: Steps to Success - 3rd Edition: Steps to Success / Edition 3
     

Tennis: Steps to Success - 3rd Edition: Steps to Success / Edition 3

by Jim Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 0736053638

ISBN-13: 9780736053631

Pub. Date: 08/05/2004

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Learn and master all the essential skills of tennis to take your game to the next level. Tennis, Third Edition: Steps to Success provides in-depth, progressive instruction and accompanying illustrations for each stroke: the serve, return of serve, forehand, backhand, volley, lob, drop shot, and overhead smash. Practice and improve those techniques

Overview

Learn and master all the essential skills of tennis to take your game to the next level. Tennis, Third Edition: Steps to Success provides in-depth, progressive instruction and accompanying illustrations for each stroke: the serve, return of serve, forehand, backhand, volley, lob, drop shot, and overhead smash. Practice and improve those techniques with 80 drills that feature a scoring system to gauge and accelerate your progress.

After building a strong skill base, add tactical knowledge to make the right shots in match situations, in both singles and doubles play. With a little work, you'll be hitting winners in no time!

Become a complete player on the court. As part of the popular Steps to Success Series—-with more than 1.5 million copies sold—-Tennis, Third Edition: Steps to Success will take your performance level to new heights in all facets of the game.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736053631
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/05/2004
Series:
Steps to Success Sports Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,343,186
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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

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