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Author Hodges, Larry, 1960-

Title Table tennis : steps to success / Larry Hodges
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1993]


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 W'PONDS  796.34 Hod/Tts  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series Steps to success activity series
Steps to success activity series.
Contents Preface -- The steps to success staircase -- Table tennis today -- Table tennis equipment -- Warming up for success -- Step 1. Grip and racket control -- Step 2. Spin and racket angles: it's a game of spin -- Step 3. Ready stance and the forehand and backhand drives -- Step 4. Beginning serves: getting the initiative -- Step 5. Positioning and footwork: how to move to the ball -- Step 6. Pushing: your basic backspin shot -- Step 7. Blocking: close-to-the-table defense -- Step 8. Looping: topspin attacking -- Step 9. Flipping: how to attack short balls -- Step 10. Chopping: backspin defense -- Step 11. Lobbing: how to return smashes -- Step 12. Advanced serves: really getting the initiative -- Step 13. Playing styles and rallying tactics -- Step 14. Advanced service and receive strategy -- Step 15. The physical and mental game -- Playing in tournaments -- Rating your total progress -- Glossary
Summary 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
Analysis Table tennis
Table tennis
Notes "In cooperation with United States Table Tennis Association."
Subject Table tennis.
Author United States Table Tennis Association.
LC no. 92037606
ISBN 0873224035