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Table tennis : steps to success

Author: Larry Hodges
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1993.
Series: Steps to success activity series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A workbook that offers a progressive fifteen-step program for learning the basic skills and concepts of table tennis, with illustrations, activity sheets, and discussion of equipment and warm-up exercises.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Hodges
ISBN: 0873224035 9780873224031
OCLC Number: 26974792
Notes: "In cooperation with United States Table Tennis Association."
Description: viii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Grip and racket control --
Spin and racket angles: it's a game of spin --
Ready stance and the forehand and backhand drives --
Beginning serves: getting the initiative --
Positioning and footwork: how to move to the ball --
Pushing: your basic backspin shot --
Blocking: close-to-the-table defense --
Looping: topspin attacking --
Flipping: how to attack short balls --
Chopping: backspin defense --
Lobbing: how to return smashes --
Advanced serves: really getting the initiative --
Playing styles and rallying tactics --
Advanced service and receive strategy --
The physical and mental game.
Series Title: Steps to success activity series.
Responsibility: Larry Hodges.

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Each of the 15 steps featured in Table Tennis: Steps to Success provides a solid foundation of basic skills and concepts. As players progress, they will learn how to adapt their game using the  Read more...

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""The best presentation of table tennis techniques and strategies ever written. At last! A book that really covers the sport.""Todd SweerisU.S. World Team member ""Written by one of the most Read more...

 
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