Art of Badminton

ISBN-10: 144373781X
ISBN-13: 9781443737814
Authors: George Thomas
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Originally published in 1930. The author was All-England Singles Champion of that time. A fascinating look at the sport at that time, accompanied with advice that is still useful and practical today. Contents Include: The Racket and How To Hold It - Footwork and Poise - Stroke Production - The Smash - The Lob (Or Clear) - Drop-Shots - The Drive - Service - Return of Service - Feinting - Tactics (General Ideas) - Doubles (Side by Side Formation) - Doubles (Back and Front Formation) - Singles - Match Winning. With photographic illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books…    

Author bio:

Wilson Smith is professor emeritus of history at the University of California, Davis. Thomas Bender is University Professor of the Humanities and a professor of history at New York University. He is the author of Toward an Urban Vision: Ideas and Institutions in Nineteenth-Century America, winner of the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize of the Organization of American Historians; New York Intellect: A History of Intellectual Life in New York City from 1750 To The Beginnings of Our Own Time; Intellect and Public Life: Essays on the Social History of Academic Intellectuals in the United States; and Community and Social Change in America; all published by Johns Hopkins.Philip P. Boucher is…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Read Books Number of pages: 200 Dimensions: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.836 lbs. Language: English