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Tennis For Dummies
by , Peter Bodo

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Tennis is a sport for a lifetime. It really is a game that you can enjoy long-term, both as a player and a spectator. Played all over the world on surfaces ranging from concrete to clay the game of tennis is exciting to watch and even more fun to play. <p>Whether you’re an adult looking for a new challenge or a parent starting your kids off, <i>Tennis For Dummies</i> provides a terrific introduction to the sport. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, if you who want to start playing the game of tennis, but don’t have the motivation or information to do so, this book can show you the way. If you’re already into the game, you’ll find out how to take your skills to the next level.</p> <p>This easy-to-understand guide will introduce you to the basics of the game and show you what it takes to improve each time you step on the court. <i>Tennis For Dummies</i> also covers the following topics and much more:</p> <ul> <li>Equipping yours elf with the right apparel, racket, and accessories</li> <li>Polishing your strokes—from your serve to lobs</li> <li>Finding out how the game is scored</li> <li>Shaping up with physical conditioning</li> <li>Dealing with common tennis injuries such as shin splints and tennis elbow</li> <li>Sharpening your mental game</li> <li>Exploring the finer points of tennis etiquette, both on the court and in the stands</li> <li>Discovering how to find the best tennis instructor for you</li> </ul> <p>Whether you’re interested in playing singles or doubles, on hard court or clay, <i>Tennis For Dummies</i> will inspire you get out on a court and play. Featuring detailed photos, illustrations, and court diagrams this book can help you discover how the game of tennis is played and show you how to get the most out of yourself each and every time you pick up a racquet.</p>
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Sponsored by the National Audubon Society (USA), this is the pre-eminent field guide to identification of birds, specifically in this volume the land and water birds of the Eastern United States. Rich with over 1000 illustrations by renowned author Roger Tory Peterson, half of which are in color, the identification of winged wildlife is made easy for those with a keen eye and ear.
Baseball Bafflers 2: The Second Inning
by Black Dog & Leventhal

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<DIV> Slammin' Sam Weiser knows baseball from both sides of the bleachers. He has not only been a Major League Baseball fan for his whole life, but also plays center field and pitches for The Greenwich Village All Stars. He lives in New York. </DIV>
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Top Gear presenter and columnist for the Daily Telegraph James May brings together another collection of his most controversial and humorous writing, from tales of motoring adventures through India, Russia and Iceland to classic articles on essential subjects such as driving songs and haunted car parks.
Maximum Sports Performance: With the Nike Sport Research Laborato...
by James Fixx

Price : $17.95

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March 12, 1985

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Supported by line drawings, charts, and diagrams, this book provides practical advice for amateur athletes on scientific based techniques for superior sports performance
The Magnificent Seven: The Authorized Story of American Gold
by N.H. Kleinbaum

Price : $19.95

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October 01, 1996

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Profiles the seven members of the first U.S. women's gymnastics team to win the team gold at the Olympics
Coming of Age
by Andy Murray

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December 14, 2009

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The sensational autobiography of Britain’s new tennis superstar. In his own words for the first time, Andy Murray will talk about the long, testing and sometimes difficult path to superstardom. Temperamental, gifted, passionate, and fiery, Murray is the new face of tennis and a role model to a whole generation.<br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>