ISBN-10:
0697101177
ISBN-13:
9780697101174
Pub. Date:
08/28/1992
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Tennis / Edition 6

Tennis / Edition 6

by Dewayne J. Johnson, Paul Xanthos

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697101174
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/28/1992
Series: Sports and Fitness Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. What Tennis Is Like
Values
Courts
Dress
Balls
Rackets
2. Skills Essential for Everyone
The ready position
The forehand drive
The backhand drive
A comparative analysis of forehand and backhand drives
The two-handed backhand
Footwork
The serve
Return of serve
The volley
3. Better Players Master These Strokes
Ball spin
The advanced serves
The return of serve
Approach shots
The lob
The overhead or smash
Drop shots and drop volleys
Half-volley
Grip variations
Footwork and timing
4. Progress Can Be Speeded Up
Preparing to play
Practice drills with racket and ball
The graduated length method
conditioning for competition
5. Patterns of Play
Psychological characteristics
Principles of strategy
Common playing situations
Summary
6. Rules of the Game
Singles
Doubles
Tiebreak procedures
No-ad scoring
7. The Unwritten Rules
Courtesy toward other players
Sharing expenses
Greeting your opponent
Serving and receiving
Keeping score
Distractions when to play a let
Calling the lines
(and more...)

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