Books, Manuals, Tutorials & Videos for Purchase

 

Books, Manuals & Tutorials

 

  The Long Term Physical Development Program          

The Long Term Physical Development Program - by Tennis Canada

This manual is designed to assist coaches with the implementation of an effective physical development plan for their junior development program. This manual was compiled by André Parent Tennis Canada’s National Fitness Coach using International best practices and Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development Model. It is also strongly influenced by Istvan Balyi’s theory on the stages of development.

TPA Member Price: $25 plus Shipping & HST

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Building The Foundation - by Tennis Canada

Designed to assist tennis coaches and pros with the implementation of an effective tennis warm-up. This educational document focuses on developing the proper fundamentals at the tactical, technical, physical and psychological levels during warm-up routines. With detailed descriptions of every drill and specific on-court routines for both competitive and recreational players, Building The Foundation is an essential building block for developing great tennis habits at all levels of the game.

TPA Member Price: $12 Plus Shipping & HST

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Doubles Tennis Tactics           

Doubles Tennis Tactics - by Louis Cayer

This book will help coaches teach their players which positions, movements and shots to play along with high percentage patterns of play that will help them keep the pressure on their opponents and result in greater successes when playing doubles. This book contains 103 playing patterns and drills which are effective in specific match situations and is developed in conjunction with the ITF and Canada’s Head National Coach, Louis Cayer.

TPA Member Price: $20.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Stretch to Win     

Stretch to Win - by Ann Frederick & Chris Frederick

This book contains dynamic exercise techniques which closely represent the types of movements needed for specific sports. It also helps you design and tailor a stretching program for your specific sport.

Price: $21.95 plus Shipping and HST

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The Tennis Book    

The Tennis Book - by Canadians Tom and Gillian Kern

The Tennis Book is for beginner players of all ages. It is the Kerns’ avowed hope that parents will use this book interactively with their children. Not just to master the basics of the game but, more importantly, to enjoy a new sport in each other’s company. This book is a great resource to pass on to parents and young kids.

Price: $12.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Total Training for Young Champions      Total Training for Young Champions - by Tudor O. Bompa, Phd

This book, which includes over 300 exercises, provides coaches, teachers, and parents of young promising athletes the best conditioning advice and training programs for establishing an overall fitness base and maximizing athletic development from ages 6-18.

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The Tennis Drill Book              

The Tennis Drill Book- by Tina Hoskins

This book contains 245 tennis specific drills along with descriptions, variations, objectives and tips that make teaching effective and easy. This book is a must for club pros and coaches.

Price: $21.95 plus Shipping and HST

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The Sport Psych Handbook                               

The Sport Psych Handbook

Designed to help the coach guide their athletes to the next level. This book guides you with research-based, field tested approaches to enhance performance. Methods included are: Optimizing inner drive, maintaining emotional and mental control for better focus, improving communication skills, and avoiding and overcoming slumps and injuries.


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I've got your back
       

I've Got Your Back - by Brad Gilbert

is filled with insider stories about the pressure-filled world of Grand Slam tennis. Brad Gilbert shares what really happens when an already great performer is determined to reach his absolute personal best. Brad Gilbert has guided two of the nation's hottest players - first Andre Agassi and now Andy Roddick - to the coveted number 1 ranking in the world. And he did it with a unique style that can teach the rest of us everything we need to know about coaching winners - not just on the court, but in the office, classroom, or in any other leadership situation.

Price: Starting at $17.95 plus Shipping & HST

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 How to Discuss What Matters Most.                                             

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most.

Coaches today face difficult decisions on a daily basis. How the coach effectively deals with them through communications, conflict resolution and negotiations is critical in reaching out to their athletes. This book will provide you with practical advice on managing difficult conversations that we have every day in all aspects of society. Whether dealing with an athlete or conversing with a colleague find out how to conduct your conversations in a thoughtful and meaningful manner that reaches the other person.

Price: $20.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Fit To Play Tennis                                                

Fit to Play Tennis -  by Carl Petersen & Nina Nittinger

Fit To Play Tennis by Carl Petersen & Nina Nittinger is a book every coach should have. From touring coaches to those working with beginners, this book offers specific guidelines on a number of topics such as warm-up/cool down routines, injury treatment/prevention, overtraining and recovery guidelines, nutritional concerns, mental training, tapering and peaking for major tournaments, and more.

Price: $26.95 plus Shipping and HST

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U12 Provincial Regrouping Manual

The high performance department created the Provincial Regrouping document to assist you (leader and participating coaches) with the implementation of your various camps this comming season. We feel it is crucial that we offer a consistent high performance training environment and common grounds to develop U12 players' competencies nation-wide.

TPA Member Price: $15 Plus Shipping & HST

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Strings and Grips - by Desmond McLennon II

String and Grips is a beautifully-illustrated and informative story about the game of tennis. Kids 4-9 will enjoy learning how strings and grips work together with the ball to make tennis such a fun game! If you've ever wondered about the white lines on the tennis court ... or how to keep score in a tennis match, Strings and Grips will solve the mystery for kids of all ages. Parents and coaches will also find Strings and Grips to be an exceptional learning tool as children are introduced to Tennis, the sport of a lifetime.

Price: $9.99 Plus Shipping & HST

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                                Tennis Anatomy - by Paul Roetert and Mark Kovacs

This book brings your game to life with over 194 full-color anatomical illustrations depicting strokes and movements, strengthening exercises, and injury-prevention exercises. The 72 step-by-step exercises are arranged anatomically for shoulders, arms and wrists, chest, back, core, and legs with explanations of how each affects performance.

Price: $26.95 Plus Shipping & HST

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Noble Tennis - by Tony Roth

Noble Tennis introduces a Humanistic philosophy of sport, which places learning itself at the centre of an equally ethical and effective methodology. The indispensable qualities that maximize learning and constitute the essence of peak performance -- enthusiasm, serenity, patience, concentration and fearlessness -- are discussed in detail, lending weight and content to the theory of a global appraoch that first of all observes and addresses the person, the human being. This is a unique and highly readable book, filled with 'hints and tips' written by Tony Roth, a former National Coach and TPA Coach of the Year (2005), with an M.A. in Philosophy and 30 years as a player and coach.

Price: $19.95 Plus Shipping & HST

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Tennis Skills and Drills (English)

Over 110 proven drills in Tennis Skills & Drills demonstrate appropriate technique with descriptions for players to master a skill and then use that targeted skill during competition. From singles and doubles coverage to movement and tactical drills, the comprehensive coverage and full-color photos will lead you to more victories on the court.

Price: $26.95 plus Shipping & HST

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Rules of the Court 2016 - Tennis Canada

We are please to present  the new edition of the Tennis Canada Rulebook, The Rules of the Court 2017. To view an online version (PDF) of the book, click here.

To order the hard copy, please email tpa@tenniscanada.com

Price: (Hard Copy) $12.00 plus Shipping & HST

 


 

 

Videos

Winning Tennis Tactics          

Winning Tennis Tactics - DVD by Tennis Canada

This new Tennis Canada production provides a detailed look at the tactics required for success in tennis. The video showcases top professionals demonstrating specific game situations and breaks them down into four major themes including: Building the Point, Finishing the Point, Staying in the Point and Turning the Point Around (counter-attacking). This video is a valuable educational tool for the coaches and players as it explains clearly how to execute winning tactics.

TPA Member Price: $25.00 plus Shipping and HST

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The Long Term Physical Development Program DVD set   

The Long Term Physical Development Program DVD set

This DVD package works hand in hand with the manual. These DVDs outline and demonstrate specific exercises for each phase or stage of an athlete’s development. Each DVD was compiled by André Parent, Tennis Canada’s National Fitness Coach, using exercises from the USTA, LTA, FFT and other countries like Switzerland. By watching these videos, a coach can pick and choose from a variety of exercises appropriate for the level and age of his/her athletes.

TPA Member Price: $35.00 Plus Shipping & HST


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Doubles Tennis Tactics DVD   

Doubles Tennis Tactics DVD

Developed by our Canadian Head National Coach for Development, Louis Cayer in conjunction with the ITF. “Doubles Tennis Tactics” is a must have! This anticipated DVD contains patterns for team strategy, serving, receiving, poaching, movement, and positioning. Featuring clips of both Davis and Fed Cup play, Cayer analyzes the footage and provides expert tips and tactics.

TPA Member Price: $22.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Footwork and Court Coverage DVD (English)


The purpose of this video is to help coaches better understand the logic, both technically and tactically of footwork and court coverage. This video is broken down into three major parts. Specific situations of play and the corresponding footwork; logic for positioning and court coverage; and general footwork skills/fundamentals.

TPA Member Price: $15.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Footwork and Court Coverage DVD (French)


The purpose of this video is to help coaches better understand the logic, both technically and tactically of footwork and court coverage. This video is broken down into three major parts. Specific situations of play and the corresponding footwork; logic for positioning and court coverage; and general footwork skills/fundamentals.

TPA Member Price: $15.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Progressive Tennis 1/2 Court Curriculum DVD

½ Court tennis is the first step in progressive tennis. The transition to successful ½ Court tennis will require a period of skill development where basic co-ordination and cooperative activities will lead to the development of the basic strokes and fundamentals.

TPA Member Price: $25.00 plus Shipping and HST

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Progressive Tennis 3/4 Court Curriculum DVD

The ¾ court Curriculum allows young players to play on an 18m court with the same rules as those used on a regulation court. Playing the "real" game will promote the development of Fundamentals required in game situations. For 7-9 year-old, the ratio of length to width is basically the same as a full sized court is to an adult. As the court and equipment dimensions are scaled down, young players are able to develop an all-court game style.

TPA Member Price: $25.00 plus Shipping and HST

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U12 Provincial Regrouping Content 2009 DVD

This DVD was created with one goal in mnd: "keep it simple". It is all about the coaches being relentless in providing consistant feedback to all players on acquiring a few competencies in the four player components. You can strongly influence the players' home training environment though on-going communication with parents and personal coaches. 

TPA Member Price: $15.00 plus Shipping and HST

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2014 TPA National Coaching Conference DVD

This DVD collection features guest speaker Paul Annacone as members are treated to a full day of on and off-court training. Topics vary from the Serve & Return to Planning and Dealing with Parents.

TPA Member Price: $50.00 plus Shipping and HST

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2010 TPA National Coaching Conference DVD

This DVD collection includes presentations on coaching tactics, 1/2 court tennis, 3/4 court tennis, full court U12, U15 Consolidating stage and understanding the relationship of the tennis professional and club from well respected professionals of the coaching and tennis community.

TPA Member Price: $40.00 plus Shipping and HST

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2009 TPA National Coaching Conference DVD

This DVD collection includes presentations on coaching tactics, and coaching education and development from professionals in the tennis community.

TPA Member Price: $40.00 plus Shipping and HST

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2008 TPA National Coaching Conference DVD

This DVD collection includes presentations on coaching tactics, tennis fitness, tennis cardio, and coaching education and development.

TPA Member Price: $50 plus Shipping and HST

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2007 TPA National Coaching Conference DVD

This DVD collection includes presentations on coaching tactics, 3/4 court tennis, U12 development, tennis psychology, and club and pro growth.

TPA Member Price: $50 plus Shipping and HST

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Killer Forehand   

Killer Forehand video

The Killer Forehand video gives coaches a breakdown of how to develop a forehand weapon and the types of drills needed to accomplish this. Nick Bollettieri provides great analogies on how to add this weapon to your players games weather recreational or High Performance players. Another great video to add to your coaching library!

Price: $26.95 plus Shipping and HST

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Dynamic Tennis Warm-Ups   

Dynamic Tennis Warm-Ups DVD

will help coaches prepare their players for their training and competitions more quickly, effectively and correctly by using a dynamic warm-up which helps the body prepare for all-court movements in three warm-up routines.

Price: $31.95 plus Shipping and HST

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