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Serious Tennis / Edition 1

Serious Tennis / Edition 1

by Scott Williams, Randy Petersen


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ISBN-13: 9780880119139
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 11/12/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

A professional tennis coach on the ATP Tour, Scott Williams has instructed and been instructed by some of the top tennis names in the world. Currently the conditioning coach to Tommy Haas-the top ranked player in Germany-Williams has coached several players from the early phases of the junior ranks all the way to the pro tour.

In 1994, Williams founded the Complete Player Institute, which is dedicated to offering programs in sports to benefit the less fortunate. As a player, he was a Florida state champion before moving on to become a top international instructor. Currently based at The Racquet Club, Williams lives in Boca Raton, Florida.

Contributors to the book include Bob Brett, Pat Etcheberry, Brett Hobden, James Loehr, Hans Jurgen Montag, Phil Irish, Ulrich Kuhnel, and Bobby Banck, as well as many others.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Playing With Tennis SMARTS
Chapter 2. Dominating Serves and Returns
Chapter 3. Developing Consistent Swinging Shots
Chapter 4. Adding Accuracy to Punching and Transition Shots
Chapter 5. Improving Shot Selection
Chapter 6. Upgrading Your Equipment
Chapter 7. Maximizing Your Fitness Level
Chapter 8. Using Stress to Your Advantage
Chapter 9. Performing Under Pressure
Chapter 10. Analyzing the Opposition
Chapter 11. Limiting Unforced Errors
Chapter 12. Adjusting to Tough Conditions
Chapter 13. Winning Match Strategies
Chapter 14. Becoming a Complete Player

What People are Saying About This

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""Serious Tennis provides an incredible amount of information to give you the best opportunity to maximize your potential. This book is unique because you are receiving tips from the 'best of the best' in all phases of the game. Serious Tennis combines all the necessary elements needed to become a complete player.""

Bobby Banck
Coach of world-ranked professional tennis players
Coach of the 1990 USA World Cup Team

""Scott's SMARTS system is incredible! It helped me work on my stroke and gave me the mental edge necessary to be a success on the court.""

Tommy Haas
Top 20 ranked player
ATP Tour

""Serious Tennis"" is for serious tennis players. From consistent ground strokes to proper shot selection, Scott's system enhances your performance, allowing you to dominate your opponent.""

Mary Joe Fernandez
Two-time Grand Slam finalist
1992 Olympic Gold Medalist in women's doubles


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