A Parent's Guide to Coaching Tennis

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Betterway Books, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 129 pages
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Handbooks in The Betterway Coaching Kids series serve as the perfect step-by-step introductory primers for parents and coaches. Written in an easy, conversational style, these books cover all the basic skill-building techniques, rules of the games, proper equipment and first aid.

These guides focus on team spirit, the importance of fair play and overall fun. Special attention is paid to developing a child's confidence and self-esteem, as well -- that all important key to success. All books are heavily illustrated, filled with creative tips for working with children and personal anecdotes. The Betterway Coaching Kids handbooks offer sound advice for all coaches.

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PARENTS GT COACHING TENN-OP/15

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Kelley, president of the Youth Tennis Foundation of Florida, attempts to show parents how to introduce their children to the sport. He begins with a brief history of tennis, and then advises parents ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter One A BRIEF HISTORY OF TENNIS
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chapter Three WHAT TO TEACH BEFORE THE FIRST
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Chapter Four HOW TO HIT THE BALL
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