Instant tennis: Skills and techniques to improve your game

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Infinite Ideas, Dec 14, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 60 pages
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This little book’s aim is to help you develop key techniques that will improve your tennis. Think of it as your own pocket tennis coach. It will help you master your existing skills and develop new ones. Following its advice will develop your baseline power game as well as the subtlety of your drop shots. You’ll lob with ease and pass when you please. Enjoy!
 

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Contents

Keeping it simple works
1
The killer forehand
2
The knees have it
3
Perfect practice
4
Speeding it up
5
Net results
6
Dont slow down
7
The open stance
8
Practice that forehand
28
Betwixt and between
29
Improving the service
30
Playing by different rules
31
Playing by different serving rules
32
Playing by different netting rules
33
Doubling up volleying
34
Doubles poaching
35

The semiopen stance
9
The neutral stance
10
The closed stance
11
Warming up your lower body
12
Warming up your upper body
13
Attracting your opposite
14
Height advantage
15
Mastering the slice serve
16
The power serve
17
The kick or top spin
18
Be a volley dolly
19
Backhanded compliments
20
On the one hand the forehand
21
Smash hits
22
The perfect spot
23
Aggressive top spinning
24
Early risers
25
Serve and volley
26
Quick step splitstep
27
Doubles ad breaks
36
Feet on the ground
37
What a racquet
38
Dont lob it short
39
Clay play
40
Sinking so low
41
Winning the toss
42
the forehand
43
the onehanded backhand
44
the twohanded backhand
45
overheads and volleys
46
Another brick in the wall
47
Spinning out of control
48
The comfort of your home
49
Varying the backswing
50
More from Infinite Ideas
51
Copyright notice
53
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Lizzie O'Prey was an editor of the UK magazine Inspirations for Your Home for five years and is now a freelance writer and editor. She lives in London, England.

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