ITF Publications



The following publications can all be purchased in the ITF Store.

ITF Tennis Psychology

 ITF Tennis Psychology

Written by Miguel Crespo, Machar Reid and Ann Quinn
ISBN 1-903013-28-3
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

 ITF Tennis Psychology covers the most important issues related to the mental side of the game. Through a combination of sport science research and practical application in the field, the authors provide an insight into the psychological implications of tennis for players, coaches, parents and officials at all levels of the game.

Complete with theoretical information and practical examples, the publication provides a detailed analysis of the mental challenges of the game. As a tennis coach, ITF Tennis Psychology is essential reading and will help make tennis players’ training programmes more specific, enjoyable and effective. ITF Tennis Psychology includes more than 200 on- and off-court practical drills and the latest research in the field.

ITF Biomechanics of Tennis

ITF Biomechanics of Advanced Tennis

Edited by Bruce Elliott, Machar Reid and Miguel Crespo
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

This book has contributions from some of the world's foremost biomechanics specialists as well as coach educators and physical trainers. Through a combination of sport science research and their own experiences in the field, these experts provide an insight into the biomechanics and technical analysis of stroke production and movement at all levels of the game.

ITF Strength and Conditioning

ITF Strength and Conditioning for Tennis

Edited by Machar Reid, Ann Quinn and Miguel Crespo
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

This book has contributions from some of the world’s foremost strength and conditioning specialists as well as scientists, coaches, physical trainers, physiotherapists, researchers and coach educators. Through a combination of sport science research and their own experiences in the field, these experts provide an insight into the athletic preparation of players at all levels of the game.

 

Tennis Science & Technology 3TST3
Editors: S. Miller and J. Capel-Davies
ISBN 1-903013-34-8
Publisher: International Tennis Federation

The Proceedings from the 3rd ITF International Congress on Tennis Science & Technology. Click here for a contents list.

 

 

Tennis Science & Technology 2

Editor: S. Miller
ISBN 0-632-05638-X
Publisher: International Tennis Federation
TST2
Since the first ITF TST congress was held in 2000, science and technology have continued to play an import role in the advancement of tennis in the 21st century. New materials and technologies have facilitated changes to all aspects of tennis, much of which is covered in this book.

The International Tennis federation is proud to present the second in a series of the best papers on the science and technology of tennis from across the world, with universities, manufacturers and the sport's governing bodies (including the ITF, the world governing body) all represented. By including equipment, sport science, facilities and the game as themes, this text provides a comprehensive overview of innovative research in tennis, as evidenced by papers on tennis court lighting, automated line-calling systems, scoring methods, computer-based training and tennis ball dynamics. Click here for a contents list.


Tennis Science & Technology
Editors: S.J. Haake & A.O. Coe
ISBN 0-632-05638-X
Publisher: Blackwell Science
TST1
This book brings together a selection of international papers collated by the International Tennis Federation Technical Centre. The papers come from a variety of sources including manufacturers, universities, national ruling bodies and the ITF. Four main themes - equipment, sports science, facilities and the game itself - are covered, representing work carried out in over 20 countries.

The themes dealt with are diverse and comprehensive, ranging from construction of a championship grass court to the technical intricacies of the aerodynamics of tennis balls. The role of the player is also considered making this an important book for all those involved in the game of tennis from researchers to coaches to players. Click here for a contents list.