Essays Tagged: "Tennis"

"Effortless Bonding"

During the summer months following my seventh grade school year, I was involved in tennis camp activities with two of my closest friends, Suzanne and Erin. This was the first time tha ... re the summer camp session, it was surprising that I became completely enthralled with the sport of tennis.Tennis proved to be my initial experience with the bonding of my other two friends as this wa ... d taught us the basic skills. My problem was that I didn't want to learn the introductory aspect of tennis, I wanted to start playing the actual game. While Suzanne and Erin were diligently practicing ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This is an essay on the biomechanics of tennis racquet, how the technology of a tennis racquet has evolved and how to choose the right one.

When selecting a Tennis Racquet there are many factors to take into account like, length, mass, weight, elasticity an ... otation, forces, design, construction, elasticity, feel and balance.The first thing to know about a tennis racquet is that it is an extension of the arm which is a third class lever, that is axis - fo ... e head of the racquet so that it is easier to build up angular motion.Forces generated by hitting a tennis ball with a racquet are both linear and angular. The ball goes forward which is a linear forc ...

(4 pages) 101 2 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This essay is entitled "the way of learning". it is an essay about how people learn and uses some quotes from the book "Siddhartha".

The Way of LearningHow does a person learn to drive? To cook? To play tennis? Or anything else? The obvious answer is of course, a teacher. An instructor, who can teach y ... it wasn't some teacher preaching about it. Finally, another example is of how in a sports team like tennis, a drill is taught to the players so they would understand and learn the important concept. L ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The essay is on how the people in the elizabethan times entertained themselves with sports and games.

that an Elizabethan could ever get bored. When the weather was good Elizabethans could play bowls, tennis, football or practice archery and fencing. When the Weather kept them inside they played dice ... t it close to the Jack. The contestant who got the bowl closest to the jack won (Elizabethan Times).Tennis was played frequently though it was quite different from modern tennis. The ball was made of ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Stereotype of the Bourgeois' Sport Club in John Lichfield's style of writing

peal to more and more people. People applying for membership at those clubs are crazy about playing tennis and golf. Everyone seems to join in the club to show off his abilities at theses sport that a ... d this when I came out of my shower last week. The two large windows of my bathroom open up on nice tennis courts' that look like red carpets (I have always wondered if the players were able to stare ...

(3 pages) 34 0 2.2 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Indigenous Races and "The Attraction of Boxing"

seem to excel in certain sports such as boxing they are however not so successful at sport such as tennis, swimming or cricket. To examine this more closely we have to look at some very relevant issu ...

(6 pages) 39 1 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Pete Sampras

in sport has an idol of top sportmen. For me, it is Pete Sampras - one of the most admired american tennis players.Pete, a native of United states of america with greek heritage and slightly mischievo ... e makes his fans, not excepting me, to approximate to their ideal.He had the makings of a succesful tennis player since he was a kid. As a kid, Pete showed signs of outstanding athletic ability.He is ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

How sports influenced my life.

my school, as well as playing travel soccer for the LIJSL. I also enjoy playing softball, football, tennis and any other sport.Partaking in athletics has had an extremely positive influence on my life ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Tennice Player

rts are not same as each other. Some of them are very easy, and rests of them are difficult. As me, Tennis is difficult game, and to become a good tennis player is extremely difficult. Generally, Play ... become a good tennis player is extremely difficult. Generally, Player needs to follow all rules of tennis to be a good tennis player, but as me, it is not enough. In order to become a good tennis pla ...

(1 pages) 294 0 1.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


19th Century and 20th Century Tennis, their Similarities and Differences Imagine a girl, young and beautiful, with a wooden racket ... glide through the breeze as he moves. Can you picture it? If you can, then you have just seen how a tennis player looked like in the 19th century.Now imagine, Elizabeth Ryan, or any woman, running aro ... horts and rubber shoes. Were you able imagine them? If you were, then you have just seen apparel of tennis players in the first half of the 20th century.Imagine again. Imagine Martina Hingis, Chris Ev ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Martina Hingis

ws how much more she has accomplished than me. Personally I believe she is one of the most talented tennis players in the world.Starting from her name, Martina, given to her by her mother, Melanie Mol ... , who is also her coach, in honor of the world-famous Martina Navratilova, Miss Hingis is all about tennis. She started playing at the age of 3, at that age she also started skiing. By the time she wa ...

(2 pages) 544 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Arthur Ashe

stacles could have been from dealing with discrimination from his own race and from his career as a tennis player. Ashe had to show the world that he could become a great tennis player and a great rol ... ose people that segregation was wrong. Even when Ashe went to school, he was banned from the public tennis courts in Richmond. When Ashe went to a tennis camp during one of his summers, a group of whi ...

(3 pages) 665 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pingpong - Forehand Technique

Table Tennis Paper One of my favorite techniques in the sport of table tennis is the forehand. The forehan ... since the inception of the sport. The use of the forehand goes back even farther, to the days when tennis first became a sport. You could even argue that there are similarities between the forehand a ... ody rotation, it should help your forehand feel and play better.The forehand shot or serve in table tennis is probably the first shot that anyone learns. It is perhaps the easiest shot to pull off in ...

(1 pages) 430 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is Experience the Best Teacher?

est Teacher"Daniel GuerreroMy whole life I've been told practice makes perfect. Whether it's in the tennis court or in math class, the more you practice something, the better you become at it. In the ... teacher" and without a doubt it is. You can sit five hours taking a business class or 10 hours in a tennis practice but until you go out to the real world and start doing business with other people or ...

(6 pages) 23 0 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


ung Mens Christian Association decided to blend the elements of baseball, basketball, handball, and tennis to create a game for his classes that didn't require that much physical contact. He created t ... act. He created the game of mintonette. It later got changed to volleyball. Morgan got the net from tennis and he raised it 6 feet 6 inches off the floor. He said it was just taller than the average m ...

(2 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Most “Enjoyable” Year in My Life

e team and then when volleyball was over I was going to go try out for the basketball team and then tennis and track. I was determined to be on the "A" team of all the sports that the school offered. ... "A" team for basketball too. So far my goal was coming true. There was no "A' team or "B" team for tennis, but I made the tennis team and that was great. We had tryouts before Christmas break and we ...

(3 pages) 514 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Supplies for Tennis

There are many things you can use to improve your game of tennis such as shock absorbers or overgrips. However, there are three things that are mandatory to h ... overgrips. However, there are three things that are mandatory to have in order to play the game of tennis including a racquet, court, and balls.First of all, you need a racquet in order to play tenni ... more control. Like I said, its all about preference.Second of all, you need balls in order to play tennis. There are many different kinds of balls such as wilson or prince, just to name a couple. Som ...

(1 pages) 355 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Shaped By Tennis

e thousands of juniors in the United States from the ages of 8 to 18 who are seriously dedicated to tennis and already have or may someday go through a similar experience. Many of them are playing or ... y competing at Wimbledon or at the U.S. Open. Just like many of these young players, I can remember tennis having a profound impact on my life from the first time I picked up a racket until now. Tenni ...

(5 pages) 1143 0 2.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"White Converse" - creative writing

will last about five hours long, in consequence you take off your nice and brand new white converse tennis an looking forward to get a nice nap before the plastic plane food arrives. But the baby is c ... ut where that smell came from after all, there is no sing of any where, you ask the people, but the tennis had disappear totally. Hours after you get down the plane hopping of a miracle to get your sh ...

(1 pages) 260 0 1.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

benefits of virtual communication at workplace

inuing traffic; that is passive communication; you cannot crossIf it is raining am unlikely to play tennis; that is a messagePassive communication is better interpreted by psychologists who understand ...

(24 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers