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Tennis Strokes and Tactics Improve Your Game

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ISBN-10: 1554074657

ISBN-13: 9781554074655

Edition: 2009

Authors: John Littleford, Andrew Magrath

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A tennis tune-up for players of all skill levels.From the serve, ground strokes and volleys to the smashes, lobs and drop shots, this unique coaching manual illustrates each stroke from five angles: front, back, left, right and above. In this all-around skills guide, tennis pro John Littleford delivers expert guidance to identify accurate positioning of feet, body and the racquet -- just like having a personal pro watching, correcting and coaching every swing.Tennis Strokes and Tactics features step-by-step analysis and multi-angle photography that illustrates how to:Track the ball to the racquet head using hand-eye coordination Maintain correct posture and good footwork Establish correct…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

About this book
The strokes
First steps
Get a grip
Forehand topspin
Two-handed topspin backhand
One-handed topspin backhand
One-handed slice backhand
One-handed backhand drop shot
Sidespin slice serve
Topslice/topspin serve
Slice forehand
Forehand drop shot
High forehand volley
Forehand drop volley
Low forehand volley
Forehand half volley
Medium backhand volley
Backhand drop volley
Low backhand volley
Backhand half volley
Returns of serve
Forehand topspin lob
Backhand topspin lob
Forehand smash
Backhand smash
Forehand drive volley
One-handed backhand drive volley
Two-handed backhand drive volley
Learning the ropes
Getting started
Serving and rallying rules
Court etiquette
Tactical serving
Tactical returning
Tactical first strikes
Cross court and down the line
Rallying tactics
20 steps to the right mindset
Doubles tactics and formations
The returning player