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CLIP 6088

Wheelchair tennis - masterclass in grip and serve

Wheelchair tennis - masterclass in grip and serve

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Key Info
  • Wheelchair tennis - masterclass in grip and serve
  • Duration: 2:29
  • World number one Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands sharpens up your game with some wheelchair tennis tips. Includes tips such as movement to chase down shots, backhand strokes, forehand strokes, slicing, follow through, turning into the court or into the ball, and use of power. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 9 September 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Net and Wall Game Activities

  • Keywords: disability, wheelchair, coordination, accuracy, tennis, court, racket, grip, net, serve, backhand, forehand
Ideas for use in class
  • Use in conjunction with other masterclass clip to get a good overview of wheelchair tennis techniques. Compare skills from the able-bodied game and the wheelchair version.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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