"'More Than Just the Strokes' is the perfect book for club players who seek to improve their competitive skills." -- Jim Loehr, Ed.D., best selling author, including "The Power of Full Engagement" and "Toughness Training for Sports," coach to several world class tennis players
"...the next best thing to having [Jak] on the court beside you." -- Cameron Myler, four-time U.S.A. Olympian
"Jak Beardsworth explains what no other instructor or instruction book has ever attempted - how to really understand the tennis game." -- Peter Eiperdauer, Austrian National Coach
About the Author
Jak Beardsworth has been involved in the game of tennis for over thirty-five years. A three-time New England Small College champion, he has not only played, but also coached, lectured and advised both aspiring professional and recreational players.
Beardsworth is a former director of the Jimmy Connors Tennis Center and an associate to the famous "mental toughness" trainer and tour guru, Dr. Jim Loehr. He has presented seminars to fellow pros both in the U.S. and Europe, and he has participated in numerous clinics and exhibitions with Grand Slam champions and Davis Cup captains. He is a twenty-five year member of the Head/Penn national advisory staff.
Throughout the years, Jak Beardsworth has been a columnist for various local publications in New England and has written for World Tennis Magazine. "More Than Just the Strokes" is his first book.