Tennis Training: Enhancing On-Court Performance

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Filled with action photographs to illustrate the exercises and techniques, this book distills contemporary scientific research into easily accessible principles for designing and implementing tennis training programs. Sample programs provide a highly targeted, efficient, practical, and individualized framework for every competitive level, including junior, collegiate, professional, adult, and senior. Science is brought to the court with clarity and precision, informing and ...

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Overview

Filled with action photographs to illustrate the exercises and techniques, this book distills contemporary scientific research into easily accessible principles for designing and implementing tennis training programs. Sample programs provide a highly targeted, efficient, practical, and individualized framework for every competitive level, including junior, collegiate, professional, adult, and senior. Science is brought to the court with clarity and precision, informing and transforming on-court performance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972275972
  • Publisher: Usrsa
  • Publication date: 9/1/2007
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 663,286
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

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Mark Kovacs, PhD, is a former All-American NCAA doubles title winner and professional tennis player. He has coached many highly ranked junior, collegiate, and professional tennis players and is both a certified strength and conditioning specialist and a certified sprints coach with the U.S. Track and Field Coaches Association. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama. W. Britt Chandler, MS, is a former collegiate tennis player, a National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)–certified personal trainer, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, and a USPTA certified teaching professional. He is also an editorial assistant for Strength and Conditioning Journal. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky. T. Jeff Chandler, EdD, is the head of the department of health, physical education, and recreation at Jacksonville State University. A recipient of the Plagenhoff Award for outstanding sport-science research in tennis, he is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, a fellow of the NSCA, and the editor in chief of the Strength and Conditioning Journal. He lives in Jacksonville, Alabama.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2007

    Tennis Training: Enhancing On-Court Performance

    This covers training for the competitive player from testing to planning and all the physical components (strength, power, speed, agility, flexibility, endurance and nutrition). A lot of photos to help explain some of the tennis science info. Great book and I have already re-read the book to make sure that I understand all the information

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2007

    Tennis Training: Enhancing On-Court Performance

    AS a tennis coach this book is what I have been waiting for. It summarizing hundreds of tennis specific studies and provides training and testing information to help me train my tennis players better. Awesome book

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