Tennis Today / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
For solid coverage of all the fundamental aspects of tennis, turn to TENNIS TODAY. Inside, you'll find expert training tips and advice on all aspects of the sport, including equipment, grips, footwork, swings, shots, and strategies. Bassett, Otta, and Shelton's combined years of teaching expertise shape TENNIS TODAY, SECOND EDITION into a first-rate text that helps players of all levels improve their skills. Easy-to-follow illustrations of techniques and court movements, helpful checklists that highlight instructions, and professional photos of tennis players in action make TENNIS TODAY a valuable instructional and reference book for any tennis activity class.
Table of Contents1. Introduction. 2. The Equipment. 3. The Grips and Footwork. 4. The Forehand. 5. The Backhand. 6. The Serves. 7. Return of Service. 8. Approach Shots. 9. Net Play. 10. Playing Against the Net Player. 11. Singles Play Strategy. 12. Doubles Play Strategy. 13. Taking Care of Your Mind and Body. 14. Practicing Effectively. 15. Nutrition. 16. Sensible Eating and Weight Management. 17. Fluid Replacement and Problems of Heat and Cold. Appendix: Official Rulebook for Tennis.