Tennis Doubles Beyond Big Shots with Companion Video

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Mansion, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 220 pages
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Tennis Doubles Beyond Big Shots cuts to the chase with uncommon wisdom away from big shots. Whether you dream of winning Wimbledon, your tennis league championship, making your school team or simply enjoying more, Greg Moran's smart strategy will advance your tennis doubles game. How to build your dream tennis doubles team. Master the upfront and closeup game. Secrets to turning the tables on the serving team. Control the game without touching the ball. Add special tennis shots to your doubles arsenal. How to play longer and enjoy more. Plus! Access to 50 minutes of exclusive video with tennis doubles instruction featuring Luke Jensen, Grand Slam Tennis Doubles Champion, ESPN TV Analyst and other top teaching professionals. Mike & Bob Bryan, World #1 Tennis Doubles Champions say, "Mr Greg has great ideas on tennis doubles."
 

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Contents

Find Your Own McEnroe How to build your dream team
19
Talking Points The team that babbles the most wins
29
One Step to the Advanced Level Your most important move in the game
39
Ladies and Gentlemen Start Your Engines How to control the net
43
No Fear Mastering the closeup game
51
Get It Over With? No Way Easy ways to an effective serve
67
Control the Game without Touching the Ball What to do while your partner serves
77
React Attack Winning Service Returns How to turn the tables on the serving team
91
Tennis Suduko Getting in your opponents head
151
Getting Better After the Match How we did it for Jim Susie
157
Downward Facing Dog More Fun doubles practice routines
167
Fit to Fight Smart exercises for winning doubles
177
Thriving in the World of Social Doubles Etiquette for the social doubles scene
189
Double Your Life Secrets of the Ageless Warriors
197
NTRP Ratings
207
General Responsibilities of Each Player
209

Stay Away From Dark Alleys When and when not to hit down the alley
101
Hero or Target The Receivers Partner How to thrive in this awkward position
105
Three Shots and You Win Great shot in singles can be poor shot for doubles
115
Beyond the Serve Adding special shots to your arsenal
123
More Than One Way to Win a Match Fascinating doubles formations
133
Gut Check Steps to handling pressure in a tiebreaker
143
Setting Up Your Battlefield
211
Understanding Tiebreaker
212
Select References
214
Credits
215
Index
216
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About the author (2009)

Bestselling author Greg Moran brings a wealth of experience spanning decades as a competitive player and much-sought after tennis teaching professional. Award-winning Pro and Director of Tennis at the Four Seasons Racquet Club in Wilton, Connecticut, Greg enthusiastically teaches top-ranked players, weekend warriors and eager beginners. A prolific contributing writer for leading tennis magazines, he also shares his winning strategies on television. He is a member of the Prince National Elite Team and certified by both teaching organizations - USPTA and USPTR. Greg is recognized as a National Speaker for the Cardio Tennis program launched by the US Tennis Association and the Tennis Industry Association. Greg's last book, "Tennis Beyond Big Shots" was a top selling new tennis release.

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