Step onto the court confident, focused, and prepared to dictate the match and dominate your opponent.
In Championship Tennis, world-class coach and regular Grand Slam clinician Frank Giampaolo and long-time Tennis magazine editor Jon Levey bring you expert instruction and professional insights to eliminate unforced errors, increase winning percentage, and improve your overall game.
Inside, you’ll learn how to: Assess individual skills, evaluate practice sessions, and analyze performance. Identify strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement, customize your training and conditioning to your skill set. Increase the consistency and accuracy of your shots; and control your emotions and mentally prepare for every match.
You’ll also find the most effective, unparalleled drills for mastering groundstrokes, serves, volleys, and specialty shots as well as invaluable advice for improving anticipatory skills and recognizing, neutralizing, and countering your competition’s strengths and playing styles.
Add a copy of Championship Tennis to your bookshelf and turn errors into winners and three-set losses into straight-set wins. This is a must-have resource for players and instructors seeking to maximize potential as quickly as possible.
Part I Athlete Assessment: Chapter 1 Player Profiles Chapter 2 Stroke and Tactical Evaluations Chapter 3 Physical Fitness and Emotional Stability Evaluations
Part II Skill Development: Chapter 4 Ground Strokes Chapter 5 Volleys Chapter 6 Serves Chapter 7 Returns of Serve Chapter 8 Specialty Shots
Part III The Mental Factor: Chapter 9 Tactical and Strategic Execution Chapter 10 Environmental Intangibles
Part IV Physical and Mental Preparation: Chapter 11 Emotional Factors Chapter 12 Movement and Fitness Factors
Part V Practice and Planning: Chapter 13 Organization and Scheduling Chapter 14 Match Preparation Chapter 15 Video Analysis and Match Charting 245 pages