The Tennis Handbook

The Tennis Handbook

A Complete Guide to Acing your Game

Book - 2006
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From one of the world's top tennis instructors comes The Tennis Handbook, an indispensable guide for enthusiasts of all skill levels. From the basics of the game for beginners to techniques and tactics for more advanced players, Sue Rich gives readers the tools to get the most out of their time on the court. Both comprehensive and accessible, with more than 350 full-color photographs and easy-to-understand diagrams, The Tennis Handbook combines step-by-step exercises and practice programs to explore all aspects of the game. Topics include: How to choose the right equipment and playing club, Rules and guidelines for singles and doubles games, Warm-ups and fitness drills, Thorough tutorials on the basic forehand and backhand stances and shots as well as more advanced techniques like the volley, the smash, the drop shot, and the lob, How to serve (and return your opponent's serves), Tactics of competitive play. With tips on tennis etiquette as well as stories about the history of the game and some of its great players, all in a handy, user-friendly format, The Tennis Handbook is truly the only book that covers everything you need to get in touch with your inner Agassi or Kournikova. Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers, c2006.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780307339430
0307339432
Branch Call Number: 796.342
Characteristics: 192 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.

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