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Raising Big Smiling Tennis Kids / Edition 2

Raising Big Smiling Tennis Kids / Edition 2

by Keith Kattan


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ISBN-13: 9781932421118
Publisher: Mansion Grove House
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Edition description: Printing REV
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Kids Interested
Surefire ways to jumpstart your kid's interest in tennis.
Chapter 2 First Class
Kids can start tennis at any age. Set goals and choose a class format right for your kid's age.
Chapter 3 In the Groove
Motivate kids to come back, practice after practice. When to focus exclusively on tennis.
Chapter 4 Fun to Fiery
Winning is not everything, but winning is important. Teach winning ways and measure true progress.
Chapter 5 Competition
Pick the right tournaments. Junior rankings secrets.
Chapter 6 Match Time
Preparing to win. Learning from a match.
Chapter 7 Camps and Resorts
Choose the right camp and get the most out of it. Kick back at a nice tennis resort.
Chapter 8 Gearing Up
From rackets to bracelets to future gear. Junior racquets: selection and care.
Chapter 9 Physical Conditioning
Playing tennis is not enough. Discover fun ways to keep kids in top shape. Simple steps to top tennis fitness.
Chapter 10 Mind Games
Use mind games to become a better tennis player and a better person.
Chapter 11 Pushing: How much is too much
Why is it that loving parents sometimes find the need to push their children?
Chapter 12 Money Wise
Save on lessons. Find sponsors to cover tennis expenses and money for college.
Chapter 13 Careers in Tennis
Steps to become a professional tennis player. Discover the wide gamut of career choices available to a tennis kid.
Chapter 14 Building a Tennis Community
Find expert help and money to build courts, train teachers and run tennis programs.
Chapter 15 Inside Tennis Organizations
Dozens of organizations are involved in the game, from junior tennis to the professionals and beyond.
Chapter 16 Movers and Shakers
Peek into the world of agents, corporate sponsorships and endorsements. Learn about sports marketing companies and promoters.
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Tennis provides a healthy lifetime activity the whole family can play together that teaches many valuable lessons. Here's a book every parent and coach will want for the tennis kid in their lives.

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Keith Kattan has done his homework. An invaluable head start for any parent or coach guiding the development of a young tennis player.

Peter Burwash

Raising Big Smiling Tennis Kids will help parents allow their children to play tennis for a lifetime. Very helpful.

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