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Beginning Racquetball

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780534568962

ISBN10:
0534568963
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/6/2003
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole

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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 6/6/2003.
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Summary

BEGINNING RAQUETBALL covers the fundamentals of raquetball and is suitable for players at all levels. Its major strengths are its comprehensive art program and rich pedagogy, which include "Points to Remember"-a checklist of helpful hints for players and "Check Points"- study questions at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments viii
Court, Equipment, Safety, and Resources
1(10)
Overview of the Game
2(1)
Outfitting for Play
3(3)
Safety
6(3)
Resources
9(1)
Checkpoints
10(1)
Preparation for Play
11(12)
Aerobic Conditioning for Recovery
11(2)
Weight Training: Developing Strength and Endurance
13(2)
The Warm-Up
15(4)
Mental Readiness
19(2)
The Need for Fluids
21(1)
Checkpoints
22(1)
Preliminaries to the Strokes in Racquetball
23(16)
Holding the Racquet: the Grips
23(4)
Set, Pivot, and Stroke
27(10)
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
37(1)
Checkpoints
38(1)
Offensive Strokes
39(12)
Kill Shots
39(6)
Passing Shots
45(4)
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
49(1)
Checkpoints
50(1)
Defensive Strokes
51(10)
Ceiling--Front Wall Shots
51(3)
Lob Shot
54(2)
High-Z Ball or Three-Wall Shot
56(2)
Around-the-Wall Ball
58(1)
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
59(1)
Checkpoints
60(1)
Serves in Racquetball
61(9)
Legal Serves
62(7)
Common Errors and How to Correct Them
69(1)
Checkpoints
70


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