Table Tennis: Step to Success

Table Tennis: Step to Success

by Richard Ernest McAfee (Author)

Synopsis

"Table Tennis: Steps to Success" combines the knowledge and experience of master instructor Richard McAfee with essential table tennis techniques and strategies for today's player. With a unique 11-step approach designed to maximise table tennis instruction, readers will learn the proper grip for their style of play, execution of the basic strokes and the correct way to apply spin to the ball. Then, build on these core techniques with masterful footwork, serves, returns and stroke combinations. Best of all, readers will learn how and when to apply those skills in match play with clear instruction, comprehensive coverage, detailed photo sequences and drills to ensure mastery of every technique, they'll be playing and winning in no time. As part of the "Steps to Success Sports Series" with more than 1.5 million copies sold, rest assured that "Table Tennis: Steps to Success" is the number 1 resource for learning and loving, the game.

$23.32

Quantity

10 in stock

More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Edition: 1
Publisher: Human Kinetics(ADVANTAGE) (Consignment)
Published: 01 Jul 2009

ISBN 10: 0736077316
ISBN 13: 9780736077316

Media Reviews

In Table Tennis: Steps to Success, Coach McAfee covers all the essential skills for becoming a successful table tennis player. Anyone who appreciates the sport and wants to learn more will love this book.

Scott Preiss
U.S. National Table Tennis Coach
Former U.S. World Team Trainer


Table Tennis: Steps to Success is quite impressive. The step-by-step instructions lead players of all skill levels through the rules, drills, and tactics of the game.

Don Mudtangam
National Coaching Director of Thailand
Former National Coach and Player

Author Bio
Richard McAfee has a lifelong commitment to table tennis. In his early years, McAfee was a successful player winning many singles and doubles events, including the 1972 U.S. Open Class B Championship and the Southern Open Men's Singles title. Later McAfee began to focus on his true passion of coaching. He has coached national champions in each of the past three decades, seven world-ranked players and two Olympians. In 1994 McAfee was named competition manager for Table Tennis at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. This led to further management positions on the international scene and earned him the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Merit Award. He is also certified by USA Table Tennis as a national-level coach, their highest level. Honours include the 2004 U.S. Olympic Committee Doc Counsilman Science Award for table tennis, the 2003 Georgia AAU Coach of the Year award for table tennis and the 1999 U.S. Committee Developmental Coach of the Year Award for table tennis. McAfee was inducted in to the U.S. Table Tennis Hall of Fame in 2005.