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Play Better Tennis In Two Hours : International Marine-RMP - Oscar Wegner

Play Better Tennis In Two Hours

International Marine-RMP

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780071437172
Number Of Pages: 224

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Can tennis really be this simple?

Just ask the dozens of world-class players who have made it to the top using Oscar Wegner's groundbreaking approach. But if playing tennis isn't so easy for you, if you never seem to play up to your potential, don't blame yourself--blame the coach who taught you a lot of uselessly complex techniques. "Play Better Tennis in 2 Hours" is your guide to tennis as the pros play it--more intuitive, more fluid, and more fun. World-renowned tennis coach and ESPN commentator Oscar Wegner shows you how to focus your efforts on one thing--hitting the ball correctly. Your own natural athleticism will take care of everything else. Follow the simple drills in this power-packed handbook, and you'll learn how to: Move to the ball efficiently and fluidly Stop worrying about foot position and stance Hit every stroke harder and more accurately Put a wicked topspin on your forehand Master both one- and two-handed backhands Combine control and power on your volleys Put more speed and spin into your serve and more punch in your return

"Known and respected all around the world, Oscar has given us another great contribution to tennis with this book."--Gustavo Kuerten, three-time French Open champion

"Oscar has broken the mold, demystifying the modern tennis stroke. There's genius in his analysis of pro techniques--the dynamics of what the racquet does to the ball, how power and spin are added. He understands how top pros really stroke the ball, and always have, all the way back to Tilden."--Andy Rosenberg, Director for NBC Sports Wimbledon and French Open

"Oscar is a great coach. In a few days he helped me regain my strokes and my feel for the ball."-Bjorn Borg, 5 time Wimbledon Champion, 6 time French Open Champion."

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Results
The Wegner Method How to Use This Book
Misconceptions Myths versus Facts In Conclusion
Basic Tools and Rules Equipment The Game of Tennis
Strokes Flow and Natural Strokes Racquet Angle How to Hit the Ball
The Forehand The Forehand Grip Forehand 1-2-3-4 Open or Closed Stance? Natural Footwork Windshield Wiper Topspin Forehand Rally
The Backhand The Backhand Grip The Two-Handed Backhand The One-Handed Backhand The Backhand Slice Changing Grips
The Serve Return of Serve
How to Return a Hard Ball Returning with a Forehand Returning with a Backhand
The Volley Moving to the Net Forehand Volley Backhand Volley Combining Forehand and Backhand Volleys
The Lob and Smash The Lob The Smash
Scoring The Origin of Scoring Game, Set, Match
Playing the Singles Game Singles Strategies
Playing the Doubles Game Doubles Strategies
Playing Tennis with the Wegner Method A Game for Life
Troubleshooting Chart
General Rules and Competition
Index
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ISBN: 9780071437172
ISBN-10: 0071437177
Series: International Marine-RMP
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 18.9  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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