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Coaching Youth Tennis, 4e

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Written by the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) in conjunction with Kirk Anderson, director of recreational coaches and programs at the United States Tennis Association (USTA), this fourth edition of Coaching Youth Tennis offers you baseline information every coach needs on coaching philosophy, communication, and safety. It also provides you with step-by-step instructions for executing and teaching the basic technical skills and the tactical aspects of singles and doubles tennis.

The book begins with a baseline introduction to coaching philosophy, communication, and safety. It then turns to sport-specific skills, such as racket and ball-handling skills and stroke skills based on the area of the court each is played. Information on coaching matches and developing season and practice plans for tennis players is provided, as well as an activity finder that brings over 30 activities contained in the book into one section with page numbers for easy reference. Also included are 30 coaching tips, as well as an expanded chapter on rules and equipment presents new youth modifications adopted by the USTA in September 2007. The official handbook of USTA Jr. Team Tennis, Coaching Youth Tennis serves up coaching know-how that's sure to be a winner with you and your players.

The book is an ideal resource for new and inexperienced coaches as well as for parents of youth tennis players. In addition, sport administrators and staff at park districts and other youth tennis organizations and facilities will find it a valuable resource to use and share with their youth coaches.

Synopsis:

Featuring the expertise of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), this fourth edition of Coaching Youth Tennis places a greater emphasis on tennis techniques and tactics than the previous edition, featuring step-by-step instructions for executing the basic technical skills and the tactical aspects of singles and doubles play, including positioning and strategies for common game situations. The book is an ideal resource for new and inexperienced coaches as well as for parents of youth tennis players. In addition to baseline coaching concepts and sport-specific skills, the book contains tips on coaching matches and developing season and practice plans. An expanded chapter on rules and equipment presents new youth modifications adopted by the USTA in September 2007. The official handbook of USTA Jr. Team Tennis, Coaching Youth Tennis serves up a five-set matchs worth of coaching know-how thats sure to be a winner.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780736064194
Author:
American Sport Education Program
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Author:
United States Tennis Association
Author:
Asep
Subject:
Tennis
Subject:
Coaching
Subject:
Tennis -- Coaching.
Subject:
Tennis for children -- Coaching.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Tennis
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.94x7.07x.47 in. .91 lbs.
Age Level:
18-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Featuring the expertise of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), this fourth edition of Coaching Youth Tennis places a greater emphasis on tennis techniques and tactics than the previous edition, featuring step-by-step instructions for executing the basic technical skills and the tactical aspects of singles and doubles play, including positioning and strategies for common game situations. The book is an ideal resource for new and inexperienced coaches as well as for parents of youth tennis players. In addition to baseline coaching concepts and sport-specific skills, the book contains tips on coaching matches and developing season and practice plans. An expanded chapter on rules and equipment presents new youth modifications adopted by the USTA in September 2007. The official handbook of USTA Jr. Team Tennis, Coaching Youth Tennis serves up a five-set matchs worth of coaching know-how thats sure to be a winner.
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