Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments around the world, and is the only Grand Slam still played on the game's original surface- grass.
Since 1877 The Championships have developed from the garden party atmosphere of the first meeting to the
highly professional global media tournament of today. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which
stages the event, wa...
The British Schools Tennis Association (BSTA) is dedicated to the
development of tennis in schools, and as such is delighted to be involved
in a project aimed at supporting the work of teachers in preparing
students for public examinations in physical education.
The aim of this module is to present a resource which will provide
guidelines and ideas to be applied within individual teaching ...
I made the decision to write a book about Roger Federer after Wimbledon in
2003, when he became Switzerland's first male Grand Slam champion. I had
been covering Wimbledon for over twenty years and was well aware of the
tremendous significance of this victory. I approached Roger and his parents
with this idea, but they were of the opinion, however, that his story had only
is sample plan for college tennis players has been designed to give college tennis coaches and strength
and conditioning coaches ideas as to how the conditioning sessions can be organized to prepare college
players for their college seasons and also develop a very strong base for their tennis careers after college.
It is important to work as a team to be successful, so please discuss thi...
Tennis was on the Olympic programme from the Games of the I Olympiad in Athens in 1896,
until the Games of the VIII Olympiad in Paris in 1924. It was then removed from the programme
owing to a difference of opinion between the IOC and the International Tennis Federation.
Tennis made its Olympic return as a demonstration sport in 1968 and 1984 and has featured on
the Olympic programme si...
In modern day coaching one of the primary roles of the coach is to organize players to play tennis. In the cases of starter players this means getting them to serve, rally and score from the first lesson. The coaches' ability to teach technique is not as important in starter tennis as their ability to communicate, to entertain and to organize the lesson. It is important that the coach uses the ...
The following document will provide the Coach with various information on Court Coverage, Footwork and timing.
It is broken down into 3 parts:
General Logic of Court Coverage (Positioning)
Recommendations and considerations for Training Footwork and Court Courage
What is the relationship with Court Coverage, Footwork and Timing?
The logic for pr...
Friend at Court is the book of rules and regulations under which tennis is played
in the United States. It is recommended reading for players, parents, coaches,
teachers, tournament directors, league officials, and anyone who wants a finer
understanding of the game. This book contains the:
ITF Rules of Tennis;
The Code; and
Glossary of terms commonly used in tennis. ...
Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a
vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and
operates the premier Rogers Cup presented by National Bank WTA and ATP World Tour events, the WTA International-level Nat...
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a tennis-specifc training
program on improving neuromuscular indices in competitive
junior players. Tennis is a demanding sport because it requires
speed, agility, explosive power, and aerobic conditioning along
with the ability to react and anticipate quickly, and there are
limited studies that evaluate these indices in young players after
Introduction to Sports Biomechanics: Analysing Human Movement Patterns
genuinely accessible and comprehensive guide to all of the biomechanics topics covered
in an undergraduate sports and exercise science degree.
Now revised and in its second edition, Introduction to Sports Biomechanics
illustrated and full of visual aids to support the text. Every chapter contains...
The I Ching, also known as Classic of Changes or Book of Changes, is an ancient Chinese divination text and the oldest of the Chinese classics. Possessing a history of more than two and a half millennia of commentary and interpretation, the I Ching is an influential text read throughout the world, providing inspiration to the worlds of religion, psychoanalysis, literature, and art. Originally a...
The Analects of Confucius is an anthology of brief passages that present the words of Confucius and his disciples, describe Confucius as a man, and recount some of the events
of his life. The book may have begun as a collection by Confucius's immediate disciples soon after their Master's death in 479 BCE.
In traditional China, it was believed that its contents were quickly assembl...
Every game is composed of two parts, an outer game, and an inner
game. The outer game is played against an external opponent to
overcome external obstacles and to reach an external goal. Mas- - taring
this game is the subject of many books offering instructions: on how to
swing a racket, club or bat, and how to position arms, legs or torso to
achieve the best results. Bu...
The Medieval form of tennis is termed as real tennis. Real tennis
evolved over three centuries from an earlier ball game played around
the 12th century in France. This had some similarities to palla, fives,
pelota, and handball, involving hitting a ball with a bare hand and later
with a glove. One theory is that this game was played by monks in
monastery cloisters, based on th...