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, experience, and style of play;
- 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 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.
Add a copy of Championship Tennis to your bookshelf and turn those errors into winners and three-set losses into straight-set wins. This is a must-have resource for players and instructors alike.
Key to Diagrams
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
About the Authors