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MTLE Physical Education: Tennis Rules and Techniques - Chapter Summary
Prepare to teach all the elements of the sport of tennis while studying for the MTLE Physical Education test. Use the information in this chapter to review the skills and safety concerns regarding this sport. Each lesson discusses an aspect of tennis instruction that could be covered by questions on the test. Have fun while you prepare to volley test questions about the following topics:
- Explaining the history and advancement of tennis
- Determining appropriate equipment needs
- Demonstrating and developing tennis skills and techniques
- Conveying and applying tennis rules, scoring, and safety considerations
- Identifying tennis vocabulary
Professional instructors take you through each tennis topic in a fun and engaging way. Use the video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to review and enhance your knowledge of the sport and feel fully prepared for test questions in this area.
1. The History & Evolution of Tennis
What do French monasteries, British royalty, croquet and the invention of rubber all have in common? Believe it or not, they were all essential to the evolution of modern tennis. Read on to find out how!
2. Identifying & Selecting Tennis Equipment
In this lesson we will identify and select various types of tennis equipment. This will include not only the racket, but also strings, shoes, tennis balls, and even the ever important subject of nutrition.
3. Tennis Techniques & Grips
In this lesson we will discuss some of the various techniques and racket grips that are necessary for players to improve their tennis skills. We will also discuss the various shot types that players will have to make during the game.
4. Tennis Rules & Scoring
Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the world, enjoyed and watched by tens of millions of people. In this lesson, learn about the rules and scoring in tennis as well as some of the sport's unique language.
5. Tennis Terms & Safety
This lesson explains the basics of tennis terms and how to stay safe while playing. While it may look like a complicated sport, tennis is actually pretty straightforward when you understand the terms. Tennis, anyone?
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Other chapters within the MTLE Physical Education: Practice & Study Guide course
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- MTLE Physical Education: Motor Development
- MTLE Physical Education: Human Movement
- MTLE Physical Education: Individual, Dual & Team Sports
- MTLE Physical Education: Softball Rules & Skills
- MTLE Physical Education: Soccer History & Rules
- MTLE Physical Education: Swimming Skills & Benefits
- MTLE Physical Education: History and Rules of Track & Field
- MTLE Physical Education: Volleyball History & Rules
- MTLE Physical Education: Leisure & Cooperative Activities
- MTLE Physical Education: Rhythmic Movement, Dance & Gymnastics
- MTLE Physical Education: Fitness & Positive Behavior
- MTLE Physical Education: Anatomy & Physiology
- MTLE Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness
- MTLE Physical Education: Physical Activity
- MTLE Physical Education: Body Composition
- MTLE Physical Education: Basic Nutritional Principles
- MTLE Physical Education: Lifelong Fitness
- MTLE Physical Education: Program Goals & Administration
- MTLE Physical Education: Planning & Instruction
- MTLE Physical Education: Assessments
- MTLE Physical Education: Subject-Area Reading Skills
- MTLE Physical Education: Injury Prevention & Safety
- MTLE Physical Education Flashcards