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  • Reaction Time And Reaction Speed
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    YEAR 10 SKILLS RELATED FITNESS PROJECT-BEN PEARCE 10 For this project I have decided to describe each aspect of skill related fitness in relation to tennis. Tennis has always been one of my most enjoyable physical activities. AGILITY Agility is probably one of the best skills any tennis player can hone. I am also talking about any racket game especially squash. Agility helps performance in activities that require you to change direction quickly whilst keeping balance, strength, speed and body co...
  • Table Tennis Game
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    Table Tennis game played, usually indoors, by two or four players; it is more or less a miniature form of lawn tenis It is also called Ping-Pong, after the trade name that a manufacturer adopted (c. 1900) for the equipment. The regulation game is played on a table that measures 9 ft by 5 ft (2.74 m by 1.52 m) and stands 2.5 ft (76 cm) from the floor. verse net 6 in. (15.25 cm) high divides the surface, which is generally dark in color, edged with white stripes, and halved longitudinally (for dou...
  • Ball Through My Legs A Few Times
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    I could have been on the guys swim team as a diver in high school, butI decided not to because to me the swim team seemed very homosexual. I have nothing against gay people at all, but I just fear being around those who act gay in large groups. While no one except the swim team knows every detail about what they did, they do brag about many odd activities on and off the pool grounds. Some members tell me the day before the swim meet they shave each other's armpits and legs to before hydrodynamic...
  • Tighter Strings Tennis Balls
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    Its Not Rocket Science, Its Racket Science Remember warm Sunday afternoons when everyone loaded into the car with the intention of spending some family time together For me, being one of eight children, it was all too familiar. The entire trip was nothing but fighting over what we were going to get, and who got to pick the cereal. Once we got to the popular cereal isle my brothers, sisters, and I were in constant battle deciding between Cocoa Puffs and Trix. What did we end up with though Kaboom...
  • Sequential Body Segment Rotation During Serve
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    Positions for observation Most used for observation of the serve was the side camera view because the angle was best for analysing weight transfer throughout the serving action. For example, the rock and the follow through. The side on view to direction of travel is also best to examine the full travel of the body segments as movement was in a forward motion. The Back view was used for the ball toss and again the follow through. Viewing from the back showed the amount the angle was off a vertica...
  • Projectile Tennis Ball
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    Bio-mechanical Principles of the Serve Bio-mechanics is the science that looks at the internal and external factors acting on the human body and the effects produced by these factors. Bio-mechanics studies what makes a body move and the results of that movement. The two main principles of the tennis serve are motion and force. Motion is the "continued change of position of an object in space" Force is the "push and pull" or the effect that one object has on another. Some definitions used when di...
  • Tennis Ball
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    The rules, and regulations of tennis is the same everywhere in the world. Tennis is a popular sport which requires skill, agility, and concentration when playing. Over the years, tennis has become a popular sport to participate in and watch all over the world. Many experts believe that tennis was invented in 1873 by British Army officer, Walter Clapton Wingfield. Wingfield said that he modeled the game after the ancient Greek sport of Sphairistik'e ("Playing at ball"). The first players of tenni...

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