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  • Tennis Ball Temperature Investigation

    Introduction This practical was an investigation involving the use of a tennis ball and a meter ruler. The tennis ball was held and dropped at a specific height above the ground. The height of the bounce was then measured. This investigation was carried out to find out whether the efficiency of the bounce varied with the height of release of the tennis ball. If the bounce were 100% efficient, then the tennis ball would have bounce off the ground and return to the starting height. Research…

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  • Girls Varsity Tennis Team Analysis

    My most significant leadership experience would be when I was in the Girls Varsity Tennis Team. I had been in the tennis team during my highschool years, for 2 years. During that time I learned a lot about being a leader, such as what it means to lead others, and what qualities a leader should have. When I first started playing tennis I started at the position on 2nd doubles, to me I took it as that I was not good enough to play against an opponent by myself on the court. Which was entirely…

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  • Maria Sharapova Essay

    as children daily have an enormous, impressionable impact on our lives. For me, childhood wasn’t a typical cookie-cutter situation. For me, the character that stuck with me the most during my childhood wasn’t a toy or television character; it was a tennis player by the name of Maria Sharapova. To understand my––for lack of a better word––obsession, let’s set the scene. It’s been approximately a year since my mother and I moved to the United States. It’s the first week of school and I still have…

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  • Becoming A Tennis Player

    Tennis has always been an international game. Many fans love watching tennis but do not realize how hard it is to prepare for a season. Most fans do not realize the amount of work a tennis player puts in, on court and off court. I feel that preparing for a tennis season requires much preparation. The preparation I use includes working on my strokes, working out, and studying other people’s ideas on technique and match strategies. These steps are necessary for me to have a successful season.…

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  • Aerobic Devices Used In Tennis

    The Game of Tennis has evolved from wood rackets, 1st steel rackets, to modern day racket technology. Wooded tennis rackets were used during the 1900’s: when tennis first started in 1873 by an Englishman Major Walter C. Wingfleid. Tennis has been known of being the game of Royalty, but that soon as new tennis player 's developed there skills and start playing tennis Tournaments, that the rackets have changed to steal and to modern day rackets using graphite or carbon fiber. If you look at the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Team Dance

    the fallen leaves of the White Oak that embodied the start of fall. The weather was perfect for tennis. But in my mind I felt a nuisance, a bothersome, due to the current deficiency of my restfulness. But I suppose “everything in this life has a purpose” (Kübler-Ross). Today was the first day of practice for the boys’ tennis team in Sikeston. But before any team members or new members can play tennis as a team, they had to complete the coach’s…

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  • Personal Essay: Why Tennis Is The Best Sport

    right. Tennis can be a fun past time for anyone who wants to try a new sport. Tennis is the best sport that I have ever played. Tennis has so many reasons for being such an exhilarating, fun and social sport. These reasons are exercising, creating friends, playing on a marvelous and warm day, being competitive while having fun, and being able to play the sport all your life. First, tennis is an exercising sport to get your body into shape. I started tennis when I was a freshman at a tennis…

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  • Origin Of Tennis

    There is no actual evidence of the origin of tennis as people believe that the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans played different versions of tennis. One piece of evidence of ancient tennis was noted as a few Arabic words from the ancient Egyptian times. This theory presents the origin of the name of the sport: “tennis”. The theory lends the name’s origin to the derivative of the Egyptian town of “Tinnis” and the name “racquet”, the main tennis equipment used, evolved from the Arabic word…

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  • Serena Williams Influence On Film

    Serena Williams had an eventful childhood which sparked her love of tennis and fostered her competitive drive. She is an American born tennis player from Saginaw Michigan. She was born there in 1981 making her the youngest among her 4 other sisters. Her parents, Richard and Oracene Williams, like many other parents, wanted to see their children succeed. The two youngest of their daughters, Serena and Venus, became interested in tennis and their father, a former sharecropper from Louisiana, took…

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  • Serena Williams Research Paper

    35 year old professional tennis player in America. Serena has ranked No.1 in singles on seven occasions. She has an outgoing personality, unique fashion sense and started with her sister Venus at the age of three. Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981. She was born in Saginaw, Michigan but grew up in the Los Angeles suburb Compton, where their father ran a private security firm. She is the youngest of her five sisters. Serena and Venus started practicing tennis with her dad at three…

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