From Library Journal
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 that children should be at least six or seven years old before attempting to play. He talks about the necessary equipment needed, such as a child's first racquet, and what the child needs to know before the first lesson (proper court behavior, etc.). He also details how to teach the various strokes and provides tips on holding the child's attention (e.g., playing various games with them). Kelley shows what children are capable of on their own, and even explains scorekeeping. His list of tennis books and videos that children can enjoy is useful. Parents familiar with tennis as well as those new to the sport will find this guide valuable.- Robert Langran, Villanova Univ. , Pa.
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