Synopses & Reviews
Whether you are just starting out, have been competing for decades, or are returning to the game after an extended break, Playing Tennis After 50 will improve your play and enhance your experience on and off the court.
With tactics and techniques ranging from basic to advanced, you'll learn to adapt court positioning and tweak shot selection for stellar singles, doubles, and mixed doubles play. Special features such as how-to-practice games and Stroke Doctor tips will correct common errors and improve skills while you play the game.
Off the court, Playing Tennis After 50 will help you avoid aches and injury with stretching and strengthening exercises. Then double your pleasure with expert information on the latest equipment, tips on finding the right club and playing partner, and ways to make tennis a lifelong activity
Whether players are novices, have been competing for decades, or are returning to the game after an extended break, they will value the game-based approach in Playing Tennis After 50. Authors Kathy and Ron Woods understand the changing needs of the 50-plus player. They provide expert instruction on maximizing play by increasing reliance on strategy and positioning and using less common half-court shots such as the half volley, drop volley, and lob volley. They include features such as a Stroke Doctor special element to help analyze and correct technique errors and multiple Practice Tips to help make practice fun and productive. Perfect for those playing the game for fitness, social enjoyment, or the thrill of competition, Playing Tennis After 50 includes basic and advanced tactics and technical skills for both singles and doubles play as well as guidance for a successful mixed doubles experience.
Enhance your tennis experience, both on and off the court, with "Playing Tennis After 50." No matter what your skill level, this book can help you adapt your game and improve your enjoyment in both singles and doubles play. With injury prevention exercises, equipment advice, and stroke improvement tips, this is a smash hit.