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Playing Tennis - BARKER, Sue

B. T. Batsford, 1979, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Mint with Mint Dust Jacket

Price clipped. The text of this book has been written in collaboration with Ron Atkin and has 39 black and white photographs, and 101 drawings. With a direct and readable style, this is Sue Barker's first book on how to play one of the world's most popular sports and will suit readers of all ages and levels of ability. It begins with fitness and training, equipment and the tennis grip. The book then goes on to cover in detail the basic strokes needed to provide the reader with a complete armoury of shots, both defensive and offensive. It is a book full of common sense and professional technique, with the author showing how to play under the pressure of tournament conditions, it offers the chance to gain a great deal of pleasure and satisfaction from a sport open to all.


This one has already found a new owner.