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The Tennis Drill Book
     

The Tennis Drill Book

by Tina Hoskins-Burney
 

Effective practice is the foundation for good performance. With a wealth of drills and games to choose from, The Tennis Drill Book will help you develop skills, work on weaknesses, and prepare for upcoming matches.

This extensive manual features 245 drills that can be integrated into practice sessions to improve performance in every area of the game:

Overview

Effective practice is the foundation for good performance. With a wealth of drills and games to choose from, The Tennis Drill Book will help you develop skills, work on weaknesses, and prepare for upcoming matches.

This extensive manual features 245 drills that can be integrated into practice sessions to improve performance in every area of the game:

-Progressive technique drills help you master every stroke and shot combination.

-Tactics drills help you develop winning strategies for every game situation—aggressive or defensive, doubles or singles—on any court surface, against any style of play.

-Mental training drills help you stay focused when the pressure is on.

-Warm-up, cool-down, and conditioning drills are designed to increase speed, agility, and endurance so that you can move swiftly into position, outlast opponents, and reduce the chance of injury.

-Game-based drills simulate match play for singles and doubles.Written by a teaching pro and former Women's Tennis Association player, this essential reference provides more than just drills for every game situation. Game-based drills simulate match situations, and drills and games for juniors help you prepare younger players for higher competition. With more to offer than any other drill reference, The Tennis Drill Book will be an essential part of your tennis library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736049122
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/13/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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With more to offer than any other drill reference, The Tennis Drill Book will be an essential part of your tennis library.

Meet the Author

Tina Hoskins is a former professional player on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and satellite tours and is a certified professional from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). She has trained and traveled with some top pros, including Lori McNiel, Zina Garrison, and Rodney Harmon.

Hoskins has more than 30 years of experience in both playing and teaching tennis to all age groups and ability levels. She has helped many young players achieve USTA rankings, with two of her top students achieving national rankings. For the past 10 years, Hoskins has worked as the head tennis instructor at a prestigious racket club in New Jersey. She is also the owner and director of her own business, Future Stars Tennis.

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