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    Sports Museums and Halls of Fame Sports museum: “Its collection may contain artefacts‚ documents and relics relating to ordinary mortals as well as the famous or even the infamous” (Redmond‚ 1973:p43) Hall of fame: Are attractions which specifically venerate the famous‚ the gifted or the exceptional. (Gammon‚ 2002) “Sports museums and halls of fame provide a different example of passive sport tourism likely to attract the connoisseur” (Standeven & De Knop‚ 1999:115). Halls of fame and

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    affects the performance of a tennis ball. When it comes to the game of tennis it is very serious. So before going out onto the court everything has to be perfect. So many people have wondered if it is good to heat or cool a tennis ball. Well that decision is up to the player. Some of the effects of heating the tennis ball is the increase of air flow. The reason this happens is because when the temperature rises so does the pressurized air inside of the tennis ball. Which just boils down

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  • Playing Tennis

    Is playing tennis fun? I think playing tennis is fun. Tennis is one of my favorite type of sports. Since I started playing tennis‚ I never get hurt‚ unlike other kind of sport games; I find it too physical and prone to different kind of injuries and sometimes fatal. First time I played tennis‚ I was nervous because I didn`t know how to play. My brother and some of his friends who play tennis taught and showed me how to play the game. I asked myself once again‚ “why tennis?” Then I came

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    The Desire to be a Tennis Player Sports analysts consider tennis to be the most physically demanding sport. Since most sports require team work‚ physical conditioning is not that strict. In tennis‚ the player is forced to run for each ball during the entire match with no other help possible. Also‚ tennis does not have a time limit; it ends when someone wins two sets. In fact‚ the longest match records twelve hours duration. The skills for becoming a good tennis player are complicated

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  • The Game of Tennis

    Tennis The history of tennis is said to date back several of thousands of years. The game was created by European monks. It began as a game for “entertainment purposes during religious ceremonies. To begin the game of tennis one was too hit the ball with their hand‚ soon the leather glove came into existence. This now replaced ones hand with a more effective way to hit and serve the ball‚ and so the first “racquet” was created.  With a new way to hit the tennis balls‚ then the ball went under reconstruction

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  • Tennis Racket

    Tennis Racket Table content History …………………………………………………………………………………....3  History of Tennis………………….………………………………………………......3  History of Tennis Racke………………………………………………………..……..4 Tennis Racket and Biomechanics...………………………………………………………7  Modern Tennis Racket………………………………………………………………....7  Strings………………………………………………………………………………….7  Biomachnicas…………………………………………………………………………..9 Injuries and Future Development……………….………………………………………..13  Injuries…………………………………………………………………………………

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  • Table Tennis

    Bottom of Form TABLE TENNIS scoring A match is played best 3 of 5 games (or 4/7 or 5/9). For each game‚ the first player to reach 11 points wins that game‚ however a game must be won by at least a two point margin. A point is scored after each ball is put into play (not just when the server wins the point as in volleyball). The edges of the table are part of the legal table surface‚ but not the sides. Flow of the Match Each player serves two points in a row and then switch server. However

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  • History of Tennis

    THE HISTORY OF TENNIS The sport of tennis has been played for hundreds of years‚ but the game as it is known today is about 130 years old. By the 1850’s different versions of the game appeared. The eairlier version of the game was called "Sphairistike" invented by Major Walter Clopton Wingfield and first played by him on a grass court in Wales. It was called "Sticky" at first and in books about history of tennis and in popular usage came to be known as "lawn tennis". Eventually the game was played

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  • The History of Tennis

    Shanice Reid Period 3-B The History of Tennis The origins of tennis are mysterious and unknown. Although some historians have claimed that tennis was developed as far back as Ancient Egypt. However‚ the first recorded ball and racquet game was first played by monks located somewhere in southern France around the beginning of the twelfth century. They usually played with their hands and hit the ball against a wall. However‚ the monks soon developed crude instruments with which to strike the ball

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  • Tennis- a great sport

    people and grow as a person? The only answer to this is tennis. Yes‚ T-E-N-N-I-S! Tennis is the best sport for all people to play‚ no matter age‚ gender‚ level‚ fitness. It has great‚ varying health and physical benefits‚ provides mental and emotional training and has many opportunities for people. The health benefits associated with playing tennis are endless‚ making it the ideal sport to maintain fitness and reduce health issues. Firstly‚ tennis greatly improves your aerobic capacity‚ constantly running

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