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Vic Braden's Quick Fixes: Expert Cares for Common Tennis Problems (Sports Illustrated Book) Hardcover – May, 1988

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Product Details

  • Series: Sports Illustrated Book
  • Hardcover: 135 pages
  • Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T); 1st edition (May 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316105147
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316105149
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,272,513 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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$17.95. sports Braden offers a "first-aid" approach to veteran players plagued by common tennis ailments. Entire chapters are devoted to specific strokes and problems associated with each, followed by causes and cures designed to provide immediate improvement. The material is organized in an easily accessible manner, and the illustrations throughout are excellent. Not for novices, who are referred to Braden's first book, Tennis for the Future . Trabert presents a highly critical commentary on the current state of professional tennis, tracing its troubles back to 1968 when players were first paid for winning tournaments. He claims the game has evolved into a "global money chase" dominated by greedy promoters, players, and agents more concerned with money than the sport. To reverse the trend, he recommends a greater effort by parents and instructors to instill a sense of loyalty and appreciation of the game. He comments on his role as a TV broadcaster and provides tips on tennis fitness. Both books are suitable as supplements to popular tennis collections. William H. Hoffman, Ft. Myers-Lee Cty. P.L., Fla.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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This book meets all my expectations. I would recommend it to others who want to improve their tennis game. Am thoroughly enjoying it.
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