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The Secrets of Spanish Tennis
by Chris Lewit

Foreword by Lluis Bruguera

What makes Spanish tennis so unique and successful? What exactly are those Spanish coaches doing so differently to develop superstars like Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer that other systems are not doing? These and other questions are answered in The Secrets of Spanish Tennis, the culmination of five years of study on the Spanish way of training by USTA High Performance Coach Chris Lewit. He visited many of the top Spanish academies and studied and interviewed some of the leading coaches in Spain to discern and distill this unique and special training methodology.

167 pages. 2014.

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Championship Tennis
Step onto the court confident, focused, and prepared to dictate the match and dominate your opponent.

by Frank Giampaolo, 2001 USPTA Southern California Tennis Director of the Year and being voted a top teaching professional in consecutive years by Southern California Tennis & Golf magazine

and Jon Levey, a former senior editor at Tennis magazine

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, 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.

256 pages. 2013.

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Tennis - Steps to Success (4th Edition)
with Jim Browm and Camille Soulier

Master the essential skills, take the court with confidence, and ace the competition! Tennis: Steps to Success provides in-depth, progressive instruction and accompanying full-color photos for each stroke. From forehand to backhand, serve to volley, this popular guide has you covered.

Practice and improve those techniques with more than 80 drills that feature a unique scoring system to gauge and accelerate your progress.

After mastering the skills, add tactical knowledge to make the right shots in match situations and achieve on-the-court success. You'll learn how to neutralize your opponent's strengths, recognize weaknesses, force errors, and capitalize on every opportunity. Whether playing singles or doubles, you'll have the skills, strategies, and confidence to ace the competition.

Become the player you always wanted to be. As part of the popular Steps to Success Series, which has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide,Tennis: Steps to Success will take your performance to new heights in all facets of the game.

196 pages. 2013.

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Tennis: Winning the Mental Match
with Allen Fox, PH.D.;
former Pepperdine Head Men's Tennis Coach, 2x NCAA finalists; NCAA champion, Wimbledon quarterfinalist and a three-time member of the U.S. Davis Cup team

Tennis is more difficult mentally than most other sports. Because of its one-on-one personal nature, it feels more important than it is. Competitive matches can become highly stressful, and losing is painful. Emotions tend to get out of hand, with fears and nerves becoming difficult to control. Confidence comes and goes; the scoring system is diabolical; and everyone is at risk of choking, even the greatest players in the world. This book attacks these and other issues faced by players of all levels. Dr. Allen Fox's solutions are logical and straightforward, and most importantly, they have been tested on court and they work.

Chapters cover:

and much more.

160 pages. 2012.

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Tennis Skills & Drills
with Joey Rive, played on the ATP Tour for 8 years, and also played Davis Cup tennis for Puerto Rico;
former coach at Florida State University, the University of Alabama, and Texas Christian University; also spent three years as a USTA national coach, working with Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish, Taylor Dent, Robby Ginepri, and Alex Bogomolov.

and Scott Williams, tennis director at Saint Andrew's School in Boca Raton, Florida.
He is certified as a USTA high-performance coach, USPTA level 1 professional, and PSIA level III instructor. He has worked with players such as No. 2 ATP Tour player Tommy Haas and No. 1 ATP Tour doubles player Max Mirnyi.

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.

272 pages. 2012.

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