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Product Details

  • Series: 101 Essential Tips
  • Paperback: 72 pages
  • Publisher: DK ADULT (April 19, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0756602254
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756602253
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,204,662 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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16 of 19 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 7, 1999
Format: Paperback
i bought this book , i thought it might teach me something about tennis , but it hardly did anything. it's not a very interesting book. it's boring and childish. if you are very small then it might help you.
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I have fond memories of watching tennis and also playing tennis. As children, my brothers and I spend many happy hours on a tennis court soaking up the sun. Even in college, tennis was still very popular. While outdoor tennis courts seem a bit more difficult to find where I live now, I did recently find one near my home.

This book is a nice refresher course. It is divided up into 11 sections:

Preparing to Play - Clothing, shoes, choosing a racquet, stretching and exercises.
On the Court
The Forehand
The Backhand
The Serve
Return Serve
The Forehand Volley
The Backhand Volley
Lob & Smash
Approach Play
The Game of Tennis

This is the perfect book to introduce you to the game of tennis because it teaches you all the basic elements and then gives you extra tips to improve your game. If you are learning tennis with a friend or taking a class, this book is handy for looking up step-by-step information and expert advice.

~The Rebecca Review
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By Coach C on July 4, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
this book is people who have never or hardly played tennis...most of the tips are common knowledge........not for experienced players
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By A Customer on September 27, 2002
Format: Paperback
The person in this book -C .Douglas is a great tennis player so he must have taken(P.douglas) his dads good tips, so why not give them a shot yourself!!!!!
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