Teaching Tennis Volume 1

The Fundamentals of the Game (For Coaches, Players, and Parents)

by Martin van Daalen



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/29/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781462874590
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781462874606
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781462874613

About the Book


Teaching Tennis is a comprehensive book for players, coaches and parents to learn about the basics of tennis, how to teach tennis and how to solve problems concerning all aspects of the game. It is the first of three books, with Volume 1 containing the fundamentals of the game. The other two books contain subjects for teaching advanced and professional levels of play.

• Showing the fundamentals of the game
• A methodology and progression to teaching tennis
• Technical, Tactical, Physical and Mental chapters
• Information on all other aspects of the game
• Examples of the strokes with photo sequences
• How to make a training and tournament plan
• Common mistakes and how to fix them
• Extensive section on problem solving
• Drills and exercises

For more information, you may visit www.teachingtennisvolume1.com

About the Author

Author Martin van Daalen has been coaching for over 35 years as a club coach, national coach, academy director, and director of player development. After becoming a National Coach in The Netherlands, he moved to the US to work with top juniors and world renowned players at Saddlebrook resort. Some of those included players like Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Jennifer Capriati and Mary Pierce. As academy director in the Netherlands, the school was built to 45 students and won the international league championships three years in a row. This was followed by a position as director of women's tennis for the Dutch tennis federation. As a National coach, working for the USTA, he has helped develop many top juniors and professionals you know on the tour today. In working as Director of player development for Finland, he has assisted in changing the competitive structure and players are excelling in European events. tHis extensive experience has aided him in writing a detailed book on how to improve your tennis game and how to teach players to perform to the best of their ability.