TABLE TENNIS: Skills, Techniques, Tactics

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Crowood, Aug 1, 2012 - 96 pages
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Crowood Sports Guides provide sound, practical advice that will help make you a better sportsperson whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your game. Featured in this book are: information boxes containing Top Tips and Key Points; an introduction to the rules, equipment and tournament play; colour action shots, sequence photographs of the strokes and detailed diagrams; an analysis of the skills and techniques needed by players just beginning table tennis, and by intermediate and advanced level players; helpful advice on different styles of play and tactics; practical information concerning coaching, table exercises, training and nutrition
 

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Contents

Preface
Introduction to Table Tennis 1 A Brief Historyand the Basic Rules 2 Clothing and Equipment
Playing the Game
Coaching and Skills Awards
Skills and Techniques 5 The Grip and Bat Angles
The Basic Strokes
The Basic Service and Receive
Movement Needed for Table Tennis
Tactics 11 General Tactics
Different Playing Styles
Fitness and Training 13 Providing the Energy
FitnessTraining for Table Tennis
OntheTable Training
Injury Prevention and Management
Howto Find Out More 17 Organization ofTable Tennis
Useful Addresses

Advanced Strokes
Advanced Service and Receive

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