Tennis Skills & Drills
Solid groundstrokes, a confident net game, a dictating serve, a sharp return game, and specialty shots for every situation—build your game from the ground up with the techniques and shots that are essential for success in today’s versatile and powerful game. Combine that with winning tactics for singles and doubles, and Tennis Skills & Drills is your blueprint for taking your game to the next level.
Start with assessing the basic techniques for the various strokes and see how you can improve your footwork, grip choices, and swing patterns. Then increase your options with spins, angles, and depth. Complete instruction for all of the strokes along with over 110 practice drills is like having your own personal coach.
Since your technique is only as effective as your tactics, the book also covers the key tactical principles and game plans for maximizing your strengths while minimizing your opponent’s. You’ll learn to prepare for, adapt to, and counter every style of play.
Whether your goal is to beat your favorite playing partner or to win the next league, state, or national title, Tennis Skills & Drills is your guide to mastering the game.
Chapter 1: Forehand Skills
Chapter 2: Backhand Skills
Chapter 3: Forehand and Backhand Drills
Chapter 4: Serve Skills
Chapter 5: Return Skills
Chapter 6: Serve and Return Drills
Chapter 7: Net Skills
Chapter 8: Specialty Skills
Chapter 9: Net and Specialty Drills
Chapter 10: Singles Strategy and Drills
Chapter 11: Doubles Strategy and Drills
“Tennis Skills & Drills offers the tools needed for superior strokes and more victories on the court.”
2004 Olympic Silver Medalist
Points of contact and strike zones
Six Foundational Pillars for Strategy and Tactics
Strategies give players a competitive edge