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Arthur Ashe On Tennis

Strokes, Strategy, Traditions, Players, Psychology, and Wisdom

by Je Moutoussamy-Ashe

  • 307 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Knopf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tennis,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Non-Classifiable

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699025M
    ISBN 100679437975
    ISBN 109780679437970
    OCLC/WorldCa30892280

    The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe introduces young readers to an athlete whose grace and dignity on and off the tennis court set a shining example for us all. This new chapter book edition in our “Story” line includes black-and-white illustrations as well as sidebars on related subjects, a timeline, a glossary, and recommended reading.   ARTHUR ASHE A Life By Raymond Arsenault Illustrated. pp. Simon & Schuster. $ I met Arthur Ashe in the late s, when I was 7 years old. He came to the little tennis .

    Arthur Ashe On Tennis: Strokes, Strategy, Traditions, Players, Psychology, and Wisdom by Arthur Ashe, Alexander McNab and a great selection of related books. Advantage Ashe All-England amateur American Arthur Ashe Ashe took Ashe won Ashe's ATA men's singles athlete Australian Open backhand ball beat began best players Bjorn Borg boys Brian Gottfried Brook Field capture career champion Charlie Pasarell Clark Graebner coach compete Daddy Ashe Davis Cup competition Davis Cup team Dennis Ralston.

    Arthur is depicted carrying books in one hand and a tennis racket in the other, symbolizing his love of knowledge and tennis. In the USTA announced that the new center stadium at the USTA National Tennis Center would be named Arthur Ashe Stadium, commemorating the life of the first U.S. Open men’s champion in the place where all future U. Game, Set, Match, Champion Arthur Ashe is a heartfelt, action-packed tribute to one of the most compelling athletes and humanitarians of the twentieth century. An example of quiet grace and dignity on and off the tennis court, Arthur Ashe set a shining example for us all. Check out the Arthur Ashe lesson plan courtesy of the Library of Virginia.


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Arthur Ashe On Tennis by Je Moutoussamy-Ashe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Small, yet interesting, book on Arthur Ashe's view of tennis. Several introductions give information about his life and career. The book itself goes over every aspect of tennis, from basic shots, to history, to club play. Sections are kept short and concise, giving main ideas rather than going into minute details/5.

From Library Journal McNab, a contributing editor at Tennis magazine, worked with Ashe on this book for two years prior to Ashe's death in The intent was for Ashe to answer those questions about the game that he was most frequently asked.

The book is thematically divided into two sections/5(3). Arthur Ashe is a scrupulous and lively book that should achieve the difficult task of satisfying both academics and non-specialists. Anyone interested in how the mixture of sport and politics has become cultural common sense will benefit tremendously from reading it."/5(5).

A dramatically different kind of tennis instruction, based on the proven fact that it is easier to improve at tennis from pictures than from words alone. Arthur Ashe, is a former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion and one of the most esteemed figures in tennis.

Read more Read less The Amazon Book 5/5(1). A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become Released on: Aug When Arthur Ashe was a kid, he found his dad's tennis racquet and started to play at age 6.

He watched this really good player called Ronald Charity. His mom passed away while trying to give birth.

The baby died too. Arthur Ashe spent most of his time learning tennis. He alswyas focused on what his coach said. He won lots of tournaments/5. Arthur Ashe on Tennis: Strokes, Strategy, Traditions, Players, Psychology, and Wisdom Arthur Ashe, Author, Je Moutoussamy-Ashe, Author, Alexander McNab, With Alfred A.

Knopf $20 (p) ISBN   Legendary tennis star Arthur Ashe shot to fame after becoming the first black player to win Wimbledon in(pictured) but he never escaped racism despite his success on the court, a new book.

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Arthur Ashe broke many barriers and overcame many obstacles in his lifetime. He was not just a terrific African American tennis player-he was also a civil rights activist.

He was called an "ambassador of what was right." These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more/5(2).

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A “thoroughly captivating biography” (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public in Richmond, Virginia, inby the age of eleven, Arthur Ashe was one of the 5/5(1).

The following books are selections from the large library that Arthur Ashe left behind. As an avid reader, he had books spanning every genre. In particular, he had many volumes concerning sports history and African-Americans. Arthur Ashe is a key figure to understand the evolution of tennis, and this book has everything about him (tennis, personal relationships, race problems, social activism).

Starting from a humble black neighbourhood, he ended up being one of the all-time most influencial tennis players/5(18). Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the s and s.

But more important, it follows Ashe’s evolution as an activist who had to contend with the shift from civil rights to Black Power. Ashe ’68 is a unique multi-component documentary project. It celebrates the life and legacy of Arthur Ashe, the groundbreaking tennis champion and civil rights activist, during the 50th anniversary year of his historic US Open championship victory.

Arthur Ashe’s victory at the US Open in was an iconic moment of American history. Arthur Ashe () was the first African American man to win a major tennis tournament. He did not start out with a love of the game--his favorite sport was actually baseball--but growing up in the racist south, Arthur decided he would one Brand: Aladdin.

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and Mattie Cunningham's two sons, Arthur Ashe Jr. blended finesse and power to forge a groundbreaking tennis game.

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