Tennis: Training and Conditioning for Tennis (SAQ)

Tennis: Training and Conditioning for Tennis (SAQ)

by Alan Pearson (Author)


Tennis is a dynamic, explosive sport that requires a wide range of skills - multi-directional speed, agility, hand-eye co-ordination and a high level of fitness. SAQ Tennis provides a complete conditioning programme that will help players at all levels develop and improve their game to bring about real performance gains. Featuring techniques developed over many years by some of the world's leading coaches and players, as well as the latest practical and technical innovations, this essential resource takes you from the fundamentals - warming up, running form, warming down etc. - through to tennis-specific and shot-specific drills. It contains easy-to-follow and clearly illustrated throughout.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Published: 18 May 2006

ISBN 10: 0713664533
ISBN 13: 9780713664539
Book Overview: Part of the successful SAQ(r) series: SAQ(r) Rugby has sold over 10,000 copies and SAQ(r) Soccer 8,500 copies since 2001. Large market for tennis in the UK - the Lawn Tennis Association lists 2,477 tennis clubs with LTA affiliation. Tennis is also a growing sport - it has been named as one of ten priority sports in the UK over the next ten years, with GBP9.4 million earmarked for improvements to tennis facilities over the next three years. Written by a well-respected figure in the sports and fitness industry, with contributions from high-profile coaches and players. Clearly illustrated with photographs and illustrations throughout. Publication timed for start of UK tennis season.

Author Bio
Alan Pearson is Managing Director of SAQ(r) International, one of the world's most respected sports training consultancies, and has worked with elite clubs and athletes throughout the world of sport.