ERIC Number: ED313366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Tennis for Boys and Girls Skills Test Manual.
Hensley, Larry, Ed.
The first chapter of this manual for tennis instructors provides an overview of the game of tennis, a brief history of the background of skill testing in tennis, and general instructions for using the manual. The second chapter presents tests for ground stroke, serve and volley, as well as suggestions on selecting the most appropriate tests. Diagrams and scoring rules are included. In the third chapter the use of norms is explained and tables list percentile and T-score norm tables for males and females in grades nine to college. The fourth chapter provides detailed descriptions of tennis drills for the basic skills in ground stroke, service, and volley. References are included and appendices contain the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance tennis skills tests and rating scales. (JD)
Descriptors: Drills (Practice), Higher Education, Norm Referenced Tests, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Tennis, Test Selection
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Publications, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Association for Sport and Physical Education.