Tennis: Steps to Success - 3rd Edition (Steps to Success Sports Series)

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Learn and master all the essential skills of tennis to take your game to the next level. Tennis, Third Edition: Steps to Success provides in-depth, progressive instruction and accompanying illustrations for each stroke: the serve, return of serve, forehand, backhand, volley, lob, drop shot, and overhead smash. Practice and improve those techniques with 80 drills that feature a scoring system to gauge and accelerate your progress.

After building a strong skill base, add tactical knowledge to make the right shots in match situations, in both singles and doubles play. With a little work, you'll be hitting winners in no time!

Become a complete player on the court. As part of the popular Steps to Success Series—-with more than 1.5 million copies sold—-Tennis, Third Edition: Steps to Success will take your performance level to new heights in all facets of the game.

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"A very thorough and clear guide to the game of tennis for anyone new to the sport."

Kathy Woods President United States Professional Tennis Association

"Jim has found a way to make learning how to play tennis easy."

Jeffrey Williams Publisher Tennis Industry Magazine

"Jim Brown has written a very thoughtful, sound, and thorough instructional book for the beginner, the accomplished player, and especially the teacher and coach."

Eve F. Kraft Founder and Former Director USTA Education and Resource Center

"Jim Brown has produced a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the secrets of playing better tennis—for anyone at any level of skill."

Terry Kirkpatrick Managing Editor Reader’s Digest

About the Author:

Jim Brown, PhD, has taught, coached, played, and written about tennis for over 40 years. He has served as the editor of Tennis Industry magazine and the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine & Performance Newsletter, and is now the executive editor of the Sports Performance Journal, an online publication of Athletes' Performance in Tempe, Arizona. Jim has represented the United States Tennis Association; the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in clinics throughout the United States and Mexico.

Dr. Brown has written, coauthored, or edited 11 books, two national newsletters, one magazine, and hundreds of articles on sports, sports medicine, health, and education. He writes columns for CBS Sportsline.com, USTA-Southern Section, and Senior Wire News Service. His work has appeared in such notable publications as Sports Illustrated for Women, Washington Post, Better Homes & Gardens, Raising Teens, and New York Post.

Jim and his wife, Arlene, live in Atlanta, Georgia.

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