Tennis in a Weekend

Author:   Dominic Bliss
Publisher:   Anness Publishing
ISBN:  

9780754827412


Pages:   96
Publication Date:   16 December 2013
Format:   Hardback
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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This title features step-by-step techniques to improve your skills. It is an information-packed guide to all the techniques needed to play this exciting game with confidence and skill, shown in over 240 dynamic and practical photographs. It features expert instructions on the serve, groundstrokes, volley, lob, forehand/backhand smash and dropshots, as well as a guide to the perfect posture for each shot. It includes an illustrated guide to tennis equipment, from rackets and balls to specialist shoes and clothing. Common faults are corrected and exercises are shown step-by-step, to help you develop and improve your shots. It explains the rules and scoring system of the game, with useful hints and tips on strategy for both singles and doubles, and how to adapt to different surfaces. It contains a handy glossary of tennis terms, from approach shot and backspin to string savers and Western grip. Played all over the world for fun, fitness and competition, tennis is a wonderful game that appeals to both young and old. From Grand Slam tournaments to local contests or a friendly knock-around, the essential techniques are the same, and a sound understanding of the game will be beneficial at all levels. If you are a beginner, the book will enable you to grasp the basic techniques, and if you have already reached a level of competence, you will benefit from revising the basics and from the advice on tactics and strategy. From positioning your feet to gripping the racket, each technique is illustrated with step-by-step photographs, helping you to improve your skills. The book also features solutions to common problems, as well as a concise account of the theory and practice of the game. It will develop your confidence and increase your pleasure in playing this most rewarding and enjoyable sport.

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Author:   Dominic Bliss
Publisher:   Anness Publishing
Imprint:   Lorenz Books
Dimensions:   Width: 20.60cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 24.50cm
Weight:   0.540kg
ISBN:  

9780754827412


ISBN 10:   0754827410
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   16 December 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Dominic Bliss is a full-time tennis journalist with many years' experience in sports writing for numerous magazines. He is an enthusiastic tennis player, and has been playing the game since early childhood. He follows the international circuit closely throughout the year.

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