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Technical Tennis
Technical Tennis

Technical Tennis

Racquets, Strings, Balls, Courts, Spin, and Bounce

SPORTS & RECREATION

152 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: September 2005

ISBN 9780972275934

Rights: US, CA, AU & UK

USRSA (Sep 2005)
Racquet Tech Publishing

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Overview

Helping tennis players in their quest for the perfect racquet

What are the single most important variables in racquet performance? What racquet and string features combine to provide the most control, comfort, and feel? How can a player create maximum spin? This informative primer answers these and other elusive equipment and performance-related questions that perennially plague hackers and experts alike. A simplified, layperson's companion to the authors' previous work, The Physics and Technology of Tennis, this conveniently sized guide to selecting racquets and strings includes bite-sized explanations of the possible expectations of equipment choices.

Author Biography

Rod Cross is the coauthor of The Physics and Technology of Tennis and has written extensively for the United States Racquet Stringers Association's (USRSA) Racquet Sports Industry and Racquet Tech magazines. He is a former associate professor in physics at the University of Sydney–Australia. Crawford Lindsey is the coauthor of The Physics and Technology of Tennis and the author of The Book of Squash. He is the editor in chief of Racquet Sports Industry magazine and at Racquet Tech Publishing. He lives in San Diego, California.