Coaching Your Tennis Champion: The Progressive Plan for Success

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Mansion, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 193 pages
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Get a head start in developing young players with "Coaching Your Tennis Champion". QuickStart Tennis, the play format now used by the United States Tennis Association for junior tennis players, is explained with easy-to-follow instructions, tennis court diagrams, and photographs. Make the most of valuable court time with innovative tennis lesson plans created by a respected tennis instructor. Exclusive day-by-day progressive lesson plans covering 70+ games and tennis drills. The lessons are customised and grouped for players ages 5-7 and ages 8-10. Use a lesson as is, or easily adjust it for your players' needs. All activities are labelled with approximate completion times to help you budget tennis teaching sessions. Lesson games and drills focus on motor skills, strokes, game rules, and point play. Plus! 30 additional games and drills to enliven your lessons and keep your students coming back. Big time-saver for teaching professionals. Fun know-how for volunteer coaches and parents.
 

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Having been one of the first people to read this book, I thought the practical information that was given on how to inspire and guide your child to develop a lifetime love of the game of tennis is an ... Read full review

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Contents

Building an AllStar Team
41
The Coachs Role
42
When is My Child Ready for Tournaments?
43
Communication
44
Easy as 123 Progressive Lesson Plans Equipment Needed for Lesson Plans
47
Make it Fun You cannot give too many highfives
49
Progression Plan
50
Tasty Wrapup Questions
51

Instructors and ParentCoaches
17
Have You Tried QuickStart Tennis? Plus More Smashing Programs
19
60 Court Layout
20
36 Court Layout
21
USTA Team Tennis Ralleyball
23
Olympic Tennis
24
Wilson Nights
25
Ralleyball Score Sheet
26
Former Top Rank Player Can You Be Your Childs Coach?
29
Choosing the Right Coach
31
Group Lesson vs Private Lesson
32
The Ten Commandments for the Tennis Parent
34
Making the Next Tennis Weekend with Your Child Unforgettable
37
Lesson Length
39
Make it Fun
40
Example of a Skills Chart
52
Easy as 123 Lesson Plans for Ages 57
54
Lesson Plans for Ages 810
89
Dont Let the Egg Drop Progressive Plans Games and Drills
131
Lesson Plan Games and Drills Groundstrokes
146
Lesson Plan Games and Drills Volleys
157
Lesson Plan Games and Drills Serves and Overheads
162
Lesson Plan Games and Drills Multiple Strokes
166
Lesson Plan Games and Drills Point Play
171
Wiggle Those Hips More Innovative Games and Drills
177
Select References
190
Credits
191
Index
192
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