Learn the fundamentals and enjoy competing in this fast-paced tactical game. Whether you already play the game, or are just starting out, Squash will teach you the skills and strategies you need to play and win.Participation in squash is growing rapidly with 15 million players in more than 100 countries around the world.
According to the U.S. Squash Association, the international softball version has become the dominant game in the U.S. as well because players like its high speed and long rallies. New construction, and conversion of a number of facilities to squash courts, reflects the demand for court time from new players.Whether you`re a beginning or intermediate player, with Squash: Steps to Success you`ll develop solid fundamentals, progress at your own pace, learn to maneuver your opponent around the court, and compete with confidence. Author Phil Yarrow grew up playing the game in his native England. A two-time U.S. national champion and former teaching professional, Yarrow guides readers from basic strokes and court movement, to specific shots and strategies.With 82 drills, and practice goals that challenge players as they master each skill, you`ll learn the fundamentals of- the grip and handling the racket;- forehand and backhand swings;- court movement and footwork;- the volley, the serve, and return of serve;- the boast, drop, lob, and kill shots;- disguise and deception; and- mental and physical preparation for match playPart of the highly popular Steps to Success Series, this book is the single best guide to competing successfully in this action-packed sport."Learn the fundamentals and enjoy competing in this fast-paced tactical game. Whether you already play the game, or are just starting out, Squash: Steps to Success will teach you the skills and strategies you need to play and win." "In 12 progressive learning steps, you'll find 82 fun and challenging drills and more than 150 illustrations that will help you master each skill and advance at your own pace. Author Phil Yarrow is a two-time U.S. National Champion and a teaching professional. With Phil as your coach, you'll learn fundamentals and court movement skills, specific strokes for each game situation, and key strategies."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedParticipation in squash is growing rapidly with 15 million players in more than 100 countries around the world. "Squash: Steps to Success" will help beginning and intermediate squash players to develop solid fundamentals and compete with confidence. Yarrow guides readers from basic strokes and court movement to specific shots and strategies. Illustrations.
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