Tennis Skills & Drills

Tennis Skills & Drills

By: Scott C. Williams (author), Joey Rive (author)Paperback

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Whether your goal is to beat your favourite playing partner or to win the next league, "Tennis Skills & Drills" is your guide to mastering the game! Solid ground strokes, a confident net game, a dictating serve, a sharp return game and specialty shots for every situation build your game from the ground up. Gain the techniques and shots that are essential for success in today's versatile and powerful game. Combine that with winning tactics for singles and doubles and "Tennis Skills & Drills" is your blueprint for taking your game to the next level. Start with assessing the basic techniques for the various strokes and see how you can improve your footwork, grip choices and swing patterns. Then increase your options with spins, angles and depth. Complete instruction for all of the strokes along with over 110 practice drills, this book will be like having your own personal coach! This title has its publicity and reviews through UK and European tennis magazines including "ACE Magazine", "British Tennis Magazine", "Coach Magazine", "Tennis Today" and "ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review". E-mail marketing campaign to contacts interested in tennis. Tennis mailing is there to clubs, players and coaches. This title is featured in the PE catalogue sent to PE teachers, coaches and recreational sport leaders. It is also featured in Human Kinetics' monthly "PE E-Newsletter" sent to over 5,000 subscribers.

About Author

Joey Rive played on the ATP Tour for 8 years, competing in each of the 4 Grand Slams, and achieved a top 60 player ranking in singles and top 50 ranking in doubles. Rive also played Davis Cup tennis for Puerto Rico and practiced with the U.S. Davis Cup team. For almost three decades, Scott Williams has been an internationally-renowned coach working with players such as No. 2 ATP Tour player Tommy Haas and No. 1 ATP Tour doubles player Max Mirnyi. Williams is certified as a USTA high-performance coach, USPTA level 1 professional, and PSIA level III instructor.


Chapter 1. Forehand Skills; Chapter 2. Backhand Skills; Chapter 3. Forehand and Backhand Drills; Chapter 4. Serve Skills; Chapter 5. Return Skills; Chapter 6. Serve and Return Drills; Chapter 7. Net Skills; Chapter 8. Specialty Skills; Chapter 9. Net and Specialty Drills.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780736083089
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780736083089
  • ISBN10: 0736083081

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