Tennis: Know Your Sport Series

Tennis: Know Your Sport Series

by Clive Gifford


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Tennis: Know Your Sport Series by Clive Gifford

This exciting new series explores different sports, describing how and where you play them as well as the equipment and gear you'll need. There are tips on training and on practicing techniques. The books also feature heroes of the sport, with photos of them in action at the world's greatest competitions.

In this book you can find out all about tennis and learn how to develop your skills as a player.

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Highly illustrated, with pictures of children demonstrating techniques and shots of famous tennis players in action.

Fascinating facts and statistics with historical flashbacks and record-breaking performances

Glossary and index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445108025
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Series: Know Your Sport Series
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Tennis 6

Game, Set, and Match 8

The Court and Gear 10

Star Players 12

Forehand Strokes 14

Backhand Strokes 16

Serving and Receiving 18

Near the Net 20

Movement and Tactics 22

Tennis Rules...OK! 24

The World of Tennis 26

Where Next? 28

Tennis Words 29

Index 30

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