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Table Tennis

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ISBN-10: 0873224035

ISBN-13: 9780873224031

Edition: 1993

Authors: Larry Hodges, Table Tennis Association Staff

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Table Tennis: Steps to Success is the first book to give you a self-paced program for learning the important skills and game strategies in table tennis. By following this unique step-by-step approach, you will improve the level of your game and learn to play like a champion.Written by master teacher, coach, and player Larry Hodges, this table tennis book is part of the Steps to Success Activity Series--the most extensively researched and carefully developed set of sport skills instruction books ever published.Each of the 15 steps featured in Table Tennis: Steps to Success provides a solid foundation of basic skills and concepts. As you progress, you will learn how to adapt your game using…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Publication date: 3/30/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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The 15 Steps to Table Tennis Success
The Steps to Success Staircase
Table Tennis Today
Warming Up for Success
Grip and Racket Control
Spin and Racket Angles: It's a Game of Spin
Ready Stance and the Forehand and Backhand Drives
Beginning Serves: Getting the Initiative
Positioning and Footwork: How to Move to the Ball
Pushing: Your Basic Backspin Shot
Blocking: Close to the Table Defense
Looping: Topspin Attacking
Flipping: How to Attack Short Balls
Chopping: Backspin Defense
Lobbing: How to Return Smashes
Advanced Serves: Really Getting the Initiative
Playing Styles and Rallying Tactics
Advanced Service and Receive Strategy
The Physical and Mental Game
Playing in Tournaments
Rating Your Total Progress