This is a new edition of bestselling "Tennis guide". Master the essential skills, take the court with confidence and prepare to master the competition! "Tennis: Steps to Success" provides in-depth, progressive instruction and accompanying full-colour photographs for each stroke. From forehand to backhand, serve to volley, this popular guide has it covered. You can practice and improve those techniques with more than 80 drills that feature a unique scoring system to gauge and accelerate progress. As part of the popular "Steps to Success Series", which has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, "Tennis: Steps to Success" will take your performance to new heights in all facets of the game.
Jim Brown, has taught, coached, played and written about tennis for over 40 years. He has served as the editor of Tennis Industry magazine, Tennis Clinic, Georgia Tech Sports Medicine & Performance Newsletter and Sports Performance Journal. Camille Soulier is a physical education instructor at Pearl River Community College and director of junior and adult tennis programs at the Kamper Tennis Complex in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She has collaborated with Jim Brown on a variety of teaching, coaching, and writing projects and enjoyed a successful playing career at both the collegiate and USTA sectional and national levels.
Step 1. Forehands: Controlling the Rally; Step 2. Backhands: Developing a Weapon; Step 3. Serves: Taking the Offensive; Step 4. Volleys: Forcing the Action; Step 5. Half Volleys: Getting Out of Trouble; Step 6. Lobs: Changing the Pace; Step 7. Overhead Smashes: Hitting the Put-Away; Step 8. Drop Shots: Disguising Your Intentions; Step 9. Singles Tactics: Playing Your Game; Step 10. Doubles Tactics: Playing as a Team; Step 11. Special Situations: Managing the Match.