Synopses & Reviews
Step up to table tennis success Table Tennis: Steps to Success combines the knowledge and experience of master instructor Richard McAfee with essential table tennis techniques and strategies for today's player.
With a unique 11-step approach designed to maximize table tennis instruction, you'll learn the proper grip for your style of play, execution of the basic strokes, and the correct way to apply spin to the ball. Then, build on these core techniques with masterful footwork, serves, returns, and stroke combinations.
Best of all, learn how and when to apply those skills in match play. With competitive strategies--adapted for both you and your opponent's playing style--you'll raise your game to a new level. And with clear instruction, comprehensive coverage, detailed photo sequences, and drills to ensure mastery of every technique, you'll be playing--and winning--in no time.
As part of the Steps to Success Sports Series--with more than 1.5 million copies sold--rest assured that Table Tennis: Steps to Success is the #1 resource for learning, and loving, the game.
Author has had great success as a coach and as a player, and is known throughout the international table tennis community. Covers the new rules of the game including an 11-point scoring system and a larger ball. A comprehensive resource for beginning and intermediate players to improve skills, apply new techniques and compete successfully. Part of the Steps to Success Sports Series featuring a progressive learning format. Provides more than 180 photographs illustrating proper technique. Richard McAfee has been coaching table tennis for more than 30 years and is certified by the USATT as a National Level Coach - their highest level. He is also certified by the International Table Tennis Federation and has conducted nine ITTF coaching courses, training more than 300 international coaches. He has produced national champions in each of the past four decades, many who have achieved World Ranking and several who have competed in the Olympic Games.
USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame inductee Richard McAfee provides tips, tactics, strategies, and 96 drills that guarantee skill improvement. As part of the best-selling Steps to Success Sports Series, "Table Tennis: Steps to Success" has the recognized 11-step plan to help you meet your goals. Each step builds on the previous for personal improvement.