2014 • Harvest Books • R. Altman & Associates

Table of Contents

Twenty-seven chapters of insight, advice,

philosophy, and entertainment

Part One: Fundamentals

1. Paying Homage to Crosscourt 2. The Closer 3. One Up and One Back

Part Two: Beyond the Fundamentals

4. Two Choices Instead of Three 5. Identifying Weapons 6. The Value of the Slice Backhand 7. The Art of the Poach 8. When to Change Strategy (and when not to)

Part Three: Partnerships

9. Choosing a Partner 10. Matching Playing Styles 11. Choosing Sides 12. How to be Your Captain’s BFF

Part Four: Serving and Receiving

13. Is it Better to Give than to Reveive? 14. The Most Important Quality of a Serve 15. Aye Aye to I 16. Your First Serve Attitude Adjustment 17. The Riddle of the Return

Part Five: Going Mental

18. Warmup: Psych Out vs. Psych Up 19. Is it Possible to Know Too Much? 20. The Value of Being Boring 21. Momentum and Risk 22. Channeling Against the Choke 23. Being True to Yourself...NOT! 24. The True Meaning of Confidence

Part Six: Practice

25. Should You Really Practice How You Play? 26. I Hate All Drills...Except for These Two Chapter Infinity: The Often-Painful Notion of “All In”
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2014 • Harvest Books

Table of

Contents

Twenty-seven

chapters of insight,

advice, philosophy,

and entertainment

Part One: Fundamentals

1. Paying Homage to Crosscourt 2. The Closer 3. One Up and One Back

Part Two: Beyond the Fundamentals

4. Two Choices Instead of Three 5. Identifying Weapons 6. The Value of the Slice Backhand 7. The Art of the Poach 8. When to Change Strategy (and when not to)

Part Three: Partnerships

9. Choosing a Partner 10. Matching Playing Styles 11. Choosing Sides 12. How to be Your Captain’s BFF

Part Four: Serving and Receiving

13. Is it Better to Give than to Reveive? 14. The Most Important Quality of a Serve 15. Aye Aye to I 16. Your First Serve Attitude Adjustment 17. The Riddle of the Return

Part Five: Going Mental

18. Warmup: Psych Out vs. Psych Up 19. Is it Possible to Know Too Much? 20. The Value of Being Boring 21. Momentum and Risk 22. Channeling Against the Choke 23. Being True to Yourself...NOT! 24. The True Meaning of Confidence

Part Six: Practice

25. Should You Really Practice How You Play? 26. I Hate All Drills...Except for These Two Chapter Infinity: The Often-Painful Notion of “All In”
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A tennis book for the rest of us
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