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Beginning Racquetball

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ISBN-10: 0534568963

ISBN-13: 9780534568962

Edition: 6th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Cheryl Norton, James E. Bryant

List price: $71.95
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BEGINNING RAQUETBALL covers the fundamentals of raquetball and is suitable for players at all levels. Its major strengths are its comprehensive art program and rich pedagogy, which include "Points to Remember"-a checklist of helpful hints for players and "Check Points"- study questions at the end of each chapter.
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 6/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682

Jane Rowan is a New England poet and writer. After teaching science for three decades in a private college, she retired to pursue the creative life. Her new memoir is The River of Forgetting: A Memoir of Healing from Sexual Abuse (Booksmyth Press, 2010). She is the author of numerous articles and the self-help booklet Caring for the Child Within�A Manual for Grownups, available through her website http://www.janerowan.com and through Smashwords.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Court, Equipment, Safety, and Resources
Overview of the Game
Outfitting for Play
Safety
Resources
Checkpoints
Preparation for Play
Aerobic Conditioning for Recovery
Weight Training: Developing Strength and Endurance
The Warm-Up
Mental Readiness
The Need for Fluids
Checkpoints
Preliminaries to the Strokes in Racquetball
Holding the Racquet: the Grips
Set, Pivot, and Stroke
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
Checkpoints
Offensive Strokes
Kill Shots
Passing Shots
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
Checkpoints
Defensive Strokes
Ceiling-Front Wall Shots
Lob Shot
High-Z Ball or Three-Wall Shot
Around-the-Wall Ball
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
Checkpoints
Serves in Racquetball
Legal Serves
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
Checkpoints
Using the Back Wall and Corners
Hitting Off the Back Wall
Hitting into the Back Wall
Corner Shots
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
Checkpoints
Putting the Strokes Together: Non-Thinking Strategy
Concentrate and Watch the Ball
Serve Your Best
Keep a Center-Court Position
Move to the Ball
Plan Your Return of Serve
Play the Defensive Game
Checkpoints
Putting the Strokes Together: Thinking Strategy
How to Choose the Right Serve
Anticipate Your Opponent's Shot
Use the Court Wisely
Use the Drop Shot
Return to the Offensive Position
Hit a Winning Shot
A Good Defense May Be the Best Offense
Control the Rally
Checkpoints
Drills for the Player
Scoring Scales
Court Etiquette, Interpreting Rules, and Strategy
Prior to the Start
About the Rally, Game and Match, Serving, and Ball in Play
Hinders
Miscellaneous Rules
Beyond the Singles Game
Sportsmanship Ethic
Checkpoints
Official Rules of Racquetball
Answer Key to Checkpoints
Photo Credits
Glossary of Terms
Index