Hosted by Paul Annacone, coach of Tim Henman and former coach of Pete Sampras, TENNIS Magazines Tactical Tennis DVD Series
reveals the key strategies and tactics necessary for overcoming any type of opponent. This 4-DVD collection demonstrates the strategies used by the pros in actual match situations, as Annacone explains tactics and counters for every situation. Numerous scenarios are presented along with drills and practice games for improving match-specific strategy on both sides of the net.
DVDs in the series include:
- Know Your Own Game - Assess your skills and determine the style you should play!
- Beat the Baseliner - Recognize and overcome strengths for both the consistent and the aggressive baseliner!
- Neutralize the Net-Rusher - Learn the key strategic situations, shotmaking, and tactics to keep strong net players off balance!
- Attack the All-Court Player - Take charge of points and hit winners from anywhere on the court!
Human Kinetics DVDs are coded for universal playback and can be played in all regions of the world.
Paul Annacone has been one of the world's leading tennis professionals for the past 20 years. Annacone currently coaches world number 2 Roger Federer from the US, and is credited as the coach who guided tennis legend Pete Sampras to nine Grand Slam titles and six year-end number 1 world rankings over eight years. A former professional player on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour, Annacone reached as high as the number 12 world ranking in singles and the number 3 ranking in doubles. He has been a player representative on the ATP Board of Directors, served as managing director of the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) High Performance Division, and most recently was the head of men’s tennis at the Lawn Tennis Association in Great Britain. Annacone is the senior instruction editor for TENNIS Magazine.
About the Producing Partners
Human Kinetics, the premier publisher for sports and fitness, has partnered with TENNIS Magazine and The Tennis Channel to develop this expert instructional series.
TENNIS Magazine features in-depth reporting, exclusive player interviews, and highly regarded instruction articles, as well as expert advice on tennis equipment, health and fitness, and tennis-specific travel. TENNIS is the complete guide to the game—one that instructs, informs, and inspires. For more information or to subscribe, visit TENNIS.com.
The Tennis Channel was established in 2003 as the ultimate destination for everything tennis. With live tournaments, news, one-on-one interviews, game analysis, and skills instruction, The Tennis Channel goes beyond the front lines to give viewers an all-access pass to the game.
The TENNIS Magazine Tactical Tennis DVD series is now airing in episodes on The Tennis Channel. Check local listings for dates and air times.
“Paul understands there is more to the game than simply hitting the ball. To be successful, a player requires technique and strategy. This balance is incorporated throughout TENNIS Magazine's Tactical Tennis, and the result is an amazing DVD series that will help players at every level improve."
No. 1 world-ranked player (1993-1998) and 14-time Grand Slam winner
“Paul has a terrific knowledge of the game and can really help people at all levels learn the most effective ways to play the game and get the most of their potential."
Top-ranked British tennis player
“Paul does a great job balancing technique and strategy to help players at all levels learn how to play the game better. Throughout this series, his experience and know how shine through, providing the viewer with a true understanding of the tactics and what it takes to improve."Author: Annacone, PaulPublication Date: 12-07-2006
Former No. 1 world-ranked champion