Synopses & Reviews
Let the game's most brilliant players and coaches teach you World-Class Tennis Technique You'll find the most up-to-date information, based on solid scientific principles and presented in a practical, easy-to-understand manner. No other book on the market offers the level of world-class instruction and expertise found here.
World-Class Tennis Technique is written by some of the world's top experts in biomechanics, tennis technique, and coaching, including
- Patrick McEnroe- Jim Loehr- Mary Joe Fernandez- Stan Smith- Tom Gullikson- Pam Shriver- Former world-class players- National coaches- Past or current Davis Cup Captains
Together these venerable tennis pros present a detailed, comprehensive look at the optimal biomechanics and technique for playing tennis. Each chapter features an expert with a scientific or technical background matched up with one of the top internationally known coaches. They explain the modern game and share their research, knowledge, and experience. Their explanations are succinct and to the point, making the best techniques easy to learn.
You'll learn to improve your technique in every aspect of the game, including
- perfecting your strokes, - improving your footwork and positioning, - training the appropriate muscle groups, - choosing the right racquet and equipment for your style of play, - adjusting to different court surfaces, - maintaining proper technique under pressure, and- analyzing your own game.
You'll find an in-depth analysis of the proper fundamentals of each stroke--forehand, backhand, volley, overhead, serve, return, and specialty shots--presented with an incredible selection of full-color sequence photos.
Learn the science behind the strokes to hit the ball with greater force, accuracy, and consistency. Then master and fine-tune your execution to excel in competition. With World-Class Tennis Technique, you'll soon play better than ever.
Top tennis experts contribute to this analysis of optimal techniques for all the essential strokes of the game. 160 photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.