As the most successful coach in tennis, Bollettieri has worked with Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Boris Becker and others. In this book he shares his wealth of knowledge and insight into the world of tennis, with discussions of strategies, stroke development and physical and mental conditioning. 400 illustrations.
Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Handbook, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive guide to learning and teaching tennis from the sport’s most successful coach. Covering stroke techniques, strategies, skill development, conditioning, and mental training, this book allows you to train with a true master teacher and apply the system used in coaching 10 top-ranked players in the world.
Loaded with 43 videos, the enhanced edition of Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Handbook, Second Edition, is the most comprehensive guide to learning and teaching tennis from the sport’s most successful coach. Nick Bollettieri’s training and development system is recognized around the world. He has developed or coached the game’s elite players, including Andre Agassi, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Jelena Janković, Jim Courier, Boris Becker, Martina Hingis, Marcelo Ríos, Monica Seles, Kei Nishikori, Petra Kvitová, and Sabine Lisicki. Now he provides the same instruction on skills and tactics that has made his IMG Academy a destination for aspiring players from around the world. From serves and returns to volleys and lobs, every shot in the game is covered to give you the most dynamic offensive arsenal. You’ll learn key strategic points that will help you identify your opponents’ tendencies and attack their weaknesses. Featuring 55 drills for singles and doubles play, the most effective conditioning exercises and programs for all styles of play, and the latest on equipment, technology, and mental training, Nick Bollettieri’s Tennis Handbook offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to train with a true master teacher and apply to your game the system that has helped produce some of the sport’s greatest players. The enhanced edition’s 30 instructional videos give you demonstrations of the most critical individual techniques such as forehand, backhand, volley, serve, and return. It also includes 13 videos of Bollettieri’s insights about some of the tennis world’s biggest stars, making the book a must-have for dedicated players and coaches alike.
“Glücklicherweise ist der Autor dieses Buches jemand, der mehrere Rollen spielt: Forscher, Trainer und Professor. Daher gehen sowohl der Inhalt als auch Stil auf ein echtes Interesse bei der Erleichterung der ordnungsgemäßen Übertragung von Informationen durch die Art und Weise ein, die das Interesse des Lesers zu wecken versucht.” Miguel Crespo – Internationale Tennisföderation “Mit diesem Beitrag wurde ein weiterer Schritt in Richtung Verbesserung der Erkenntnisse der Nationaltrainer und damit der Exzellenz des Sporttrainings in Portugal und in allen Ländern der portugiesischen Sprache - insbesondere durch die Zusammenarbeit zwischen der portugiesischen Tennisföderation und der Bundesvereinigung des brasilianischen Tennis in diesem Projekt unternommen.” Vitor Cabral – Portugiesische Tennisföderation “Herzlichen Glückwunsch an Professor César Coutinho, der, durch brillante Initiative und das Engagement bei der Entstehung dieses Buches ... es auf objektive und praktische Art und Weise schrieb. Es ist bereit, in unseren Trainings angewendet zu werden.” César Kist – Brazilianischer Tennis Bund “Ein Handbuch von großem Nutzen nicht nur für die Profis, die an den Prozess des Lehrens und Trainierens der Tennisspieler beteiligt sind, sondern auch ein sehr interessantes Dokument, das eine Konsultation für alle Liebhaber des Sports ist, die es besser verstehen wollen.” Pedro Pezarat-Correia – Universität Lisbon
Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry
Author: Richard B. Horrow
Pubpsher: Human Kinetics
Category: Business & Economics
If you love sports and are fascinated by business dealings in this trillion-dollar global industry, then this is the anthology you’ve been waiting for. The Sport Business Handbook: Insights From 100+ Leaders Who Shaped 50 Years of the Industry provides insider perspectives from more than 100 of the biggest names in the sport business industry. Plentiful examples and stories, including insiders’ views of major sports deals, make this book a bible of information for those looking to begin or advance a career in the field or for anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes intricacies of sport business. Editor Rick Horrow, an internationally known sport business and sport law expert who has been the architect of more than 100 deals worth more than $20 billion, has teamed up with renowned sport business scholar and practitioner Rick Burton and author Myles Schrag to assemble one of the most unique sport books ever published. You will be both informed and entertained by the personal insights of prominent sport business leaders, including league commissioners such as Gary Bettman, Don Garber, and Paul Tagliabue; team owners such as Jerry Colangelo and Tom Ricketts; executives such as Larry Lucchino and Pat Williams; administrators such as Joe Castiglione and Deborah Yow; professional athletes such as Scott Hamilton and Cal Ripken Jr.; and media personalities such as Jay Bilas and Ann Meyers Drysdale. This all-star team also includes legendary Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski as the foreword author. The Sport Business Handbook gives you guidance for everything from the basics of breaking into the sport industry to the intricate skills required to become an industry giant: Consider the role you want to play, what your values are, and how you can set yourself up for success in the industry. Understand the value of brand management and the opportunities for those with strong knowledge and skills in this area. Embrace technology and use the power of modern media to guide your organization toward its goals. Master leadership skills by establishing a framework for thinking and behaving as a leader at all times. Each chapter addresses a specific topic and weaves in story-like sidebars that share rare glimpses into professional dealings in sport. These 80-plus sidebars include “Game Changer” sidebars, which describe pivotal moments that influenced sport leaders as they strived for success, and “360” sidebars, which present alternative perspectives so all viewpoints are explored in finding best practices. Instructors who adopt the text will have access to an instructor’s guide that includes links to online video and audio clips that tie in directly to book topics, along with a “Breakthrough Moments” list of the 50 most significant events, chosen specifically to supplement the book’s content with societal context and historical depth. These additional tools feature questions and activities to spark classroom discussion and facilitate an enhanced learning experience for students. Nowhere else will you find such a comprehensive guide with practical advice and personal stories from the biggest names in the industry. The Sport Business Handbook is an engaging, informative book that will help you discover your strengths and develop your skills so you can become one of the leaders to shape the sport business industry for the next 50 years.
Arguably the best tennis coach in the world today, Bollettieri is known for finding and developing great young players at his renowned tennis academy. Now, for the first time, his teachings on mental fitness in tennis are available outisde of the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy to players who want the inside edge on their own home courts. Photos.
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