Coaching Tennis Successfully 2nd Edition

Titre : Coaching Tennis Successfully 2nd Edition
Auteur : United States Tennis Association
Éditeur : Human Kinetics
ISBN-13 : 9781492522959
Libération : 2004-01-22

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As a coach, your success depends on the success of your players. In Coaching Tennis Successfully, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) combines the expertise of winning coaches with the experience of USTA players to serve up a comprehensive guide that ensures your success. They offer specific teaching tips and mentoring concepts for managing a winning tennis program.

Fedegraphica

Titre : Fedegraphica
Auteur : Mark Hodgkinson
Éditeur : Aurum Press Limited
ISBN-13 : 9781781316092
Libération : 2016-06-02

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Fedegraphica is a graphic biography that reveals the genius of Roger Federer through illuminating infographics of his game alongside stories and analysis from those who have played, watched and admired him. Roger Federer is highly regarded as the greatest player of all time. Revered for his supreme talent, natural athleticism and eye for the intricacies and tactics of the game, he has fans and players in awe. But what is it that makes Federer so great? With stunning infographics depicting the speed of shots, precision play, and speed around the court – measured against the fellow greats of the game – Federer’s skill, technique and tactical excellence are revealed in a new and exciting way. Tennis journalist, Mark Hodgkinson, interviews tennis legends from Boris Becker and John McEnroe to Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, as well as the top coaches and personalities in the industry, to explore the facts behind the stats, and the talent behind the man himself. Fedegraphica is a graphic biography that reveals the genius of Roger Federer like never before.

Winning Ugly

Titre : Winning Ugly
Auteur : Brad Gilbert
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781476715094
Libération : 2013-05-28

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The tennis classic from Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, and more, to help you outthink and outplay your toughest opponents A former Olympic medalist and now one of ESPN’s most respected analysts, Brad Gilbert shares his timeless tricks and tips, including “some real gems” (Tennis magazine) to help both recreational and professional players improve their game. In the new introduction to this third edition, Gilbert uses his inside access to analyze current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, showing readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis. Written with clarity and wit, this classic combat manual for the tennis court has become the bible of tennis instruction books for countless players worldwide.

The Tennis Book

Titre : The Tennis Book
Auteur : John Parsons
Éditeur : Carlton Books
ISBN-13 : 1780978871
Libération : 2016-10-04

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Written by an acknowledged authority, and featuring action-packed photos throughout, this updated edition of The Tennis Book is the definitive guide to the game. It covers everything fans want to know, with essential information on all the superstars (Serena and Venus Williams, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal) and Grand Slam tournaments, as well as the great matches, famous courts, business of the sport, scandals, and controversies.

Tennis Tactics

Titre : Tennis Tactics
Auteur : United States Tennis Association
Éditeur : Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN-13 : 0880114991
Libération : 1996

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Tennis Tactics presents 58 strategic shot sequences to maximize your strengths and exploit your opponents' weaknesses. The book includes 63 drills that show you how to practice the shot patterns and make them part of your tactical approach in match play. By improving your shot making and decision making, you'll hit more winners than ever! Whether you're an all-court player, a counterpuncher, an aggressive baseliner, or a serve and volleyer, you'll find patterns to fit your style of play. You'll learn how to execute backcourt, midcourt, net play, and defensive patterns that will win key points in competition.

The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time

Titre : The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time
Auteur : Steve Flink
Éditeur : New Chapter Press
ISBN-13 : 0942257936
Libération : 2012-06-01

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Looks at the history of some of the best tennis matches, focusing on breaking down, analyzing, and putting historical context into each match.

Awkward Family Photos

Titre : Awkward Family Photos
Auteur : Mike Bender
Éditeur : Three Rivers Press
ISBN-13 : 9780307592286
Libération : 2010-11-02

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With twenty-five new photographs for the eBook edition, the New York Times bestseller is now more awkward than ever Based on the hit website, AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com (“painful, regrettable, horrifyingly awesome snaps of family bonding, you will laugh so hard that people in adjoining offices will ask what’s wrong with you”—Esquire), this full color book features never-before-seen photos and hilarious personal stories covering everything from uncomfortable moments with relatives, teen angst, sibling rivalry, and family vacations from hell. Cringe at the forced poses, bad hair, and matching outfits--all prompting us to look at our own families and celebrate the fact that we're not alone. Nothing says awkward better than an uncomfortable family photograph!

Planet Golf

Titre : Planet Golf
Auteur : Darius Oliver
Éditeur : Harry N. Abrams
ISBN-13 : 0810994038
Libération : 2007-10-01

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A breathtaking tour around more than 130 of the world’s finest golf courses, this exciting book focuses on courses outside the United States. Many fabulous courses will be new to the American reader, and are featured in magnificent photographs made especially for this book. Generously oversized, 'Planet Golf' is a treasure trove of new information and great ideas for the golfing traveler. Comments on the courses by leading designers such as Greg Norman, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Doak, Gary Player, Tom Weiskopf, and others accompany the authoritative text by Darius Oliver.

Complete Conditioning for Tennis 2nd Edition

Titre : Complete Conditioning for Tennis 2nd Edition
Auteur : United States Tennis Association
Éditeur : Human Kinetics
ISBN-13 : 9781492541479
Libération : 2016-07-21

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Thanks to its 56 videos, you can improve shot power, increase on-court speed and agility, and outlast the opposition with the enhanced edition of Complete Conditioning for Tennis, Second Edition. It’s the most comprehensive tennis conditioning resource available. The only strength and conditioning resource endorsed by the United States Tennis Association, Complete Conditioning for Tennis details how to maximize your training with exercises, drills, and programs that - assess physical strengths and deficiencies, - improve footwork and agility, - increase speed and quickness, - enhance stamina, - increase flexibility, - reduce recovery time, and - prevent common injuries. Throughout, you will have access to the same recommendations and routines used by today’s top professional players. From increasing the speed and power of your serve and groundstrokes to enhancing on-court agility and stamina, you will be ready to take the court with confidence and endure even the most grueling matches. Off the court, you’ll learn recovery techniques and preventive exercises for keeping shoulder and elbow injuries at bay. Featuring more than 200 on- and off-court drills and exercises, Complete Conditioning for Tennis is an essential resource for players, coaches, instructors, and anyone serious about the sport.

Take Me Out to the Ballpark

Titre : Take Me Out to the Ballpark
Auteur : Josh Leventhal
Éditeur : Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN-13 : 1579125131
Libération : 2006

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Take Me Out to the Ballpark is a wonderful tour through every park in the Major League, alongside dozens more stadiums from the minor leagues, negro leagues and baseball's past. Packed with hundreds of photographs and loaded with facts, stories and statistics, it's the ultimate resource for diehards and casual fans alike. Virtually every stadium that has ever hosted a professional game is here and brought to life through detailed retelling of its history and construction, stories of the famous players who called it home, and accounts of the incredible events that have taken place on the field. Discussions of the peculiar variations among each ballpark's playing field - a trait unique to baseball among professional sports - examine what makes each park different and demonstrate how sometimes even the slightest variation can have a monumental effect on a game's outcome. - Every stadium is displayed in huge full-color photographs and illustrations - over 250 in all - including every current Major League stadium, important minor league parks, famous negro league fields and notable stadiums from baseball's past. - Each feature is crammed with the statistics baseball fans love - who got the park's first hit, total cost of construction, what date saw the biggest crowd, numbers of balls that have make it over the fences, and much more. - Legends of all the famous athletes and their spectacular achievements, along with fun stories of unusual incidents and incredible occurrences, uncover the singular "personality" that makes each park unique. - Special sections explore all the things that make a trip to the ballpark a one-of-a-kind experience, from hot dogs to Cracker Jacks, announcers to organists, scoreboards to mascots. Covers every current major league park, including: Shea Stadium - Fenway Park - Wrigley Field - Dodger Stadium - Oriole Park at Camden Yards - Yankee Stadium - Coors Field - The Skydome - The Ballpark in Arlington - Busch Stadium - Jacobs Field - and many more! Historical features on bygone classics from baseball's past: Ebbets Field - The Polo Grounds - Tiger Stadium - Comisky Park - The Astrodome - Forbes Field - League Parks, food at the park, the evolution of night baseball, and much, much more! Plus region-by-region examinations of minor league parks and fields from the negro leagues, and fun features on the history of ballparks, food at the park, the evolution of night baseball, and much, much more!