GreatBase Tennis Quiz
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1. Why is it important to have a proper start in tennis?
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Because there is no substitute for a good beginning
Because the athlete is a biocomputer.
Because it is easier to learn than to unlearn
All of the above
When defining tennis, which aspect refers to hitting?
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Physical
Technical
Tactical
Mental/Emotional
What is the number one reason to hit the ball properly?
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Winning
Prevention of injury
Looking stylish
What is teaching?
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Information transfer
Motivating young people to work harder
The same as coaching
How long is the tennis court?
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85 feet
75 feet
78 feet
Which is the efficient onehanded backhand followthrough?
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A
B
There is no right or wrong way to hit a ball
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True
False
What dictates stroke production?
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The dimensions of the court and physical laws
A coach's unique theory or opinion
The altitude you are playing at
Your style of play
Which is the most efficient backhand contact point?
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A
B
The grip determines the angle of the racquet face, and the angle of the racquet face determines ...
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The angle of the racquet path
Your center of gravity
The wrist position
Which is the most efficient backhand groundstroke grip?
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A
B
Which panel number is correct for the forehand grip?
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2
3
4
Which is the most efficient backhand groundtroke followthrough?
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A
B
How do you make the ball spin vertically like a bicycle wheel?
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By swinging the racquet horizontally like a frisbee
By swinging the racquet vertically like a ferris wheel
By swinging the racquet diagonally like a planet
Which is the most efficient backhand groundstroke turn?
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A
B
Which backhand volley finish is the most efficient?
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A
B
How many basic stroke patterns are there?
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Five
Four
Three
What type of stroke pattern is used for the volley?
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Linear (pushing)
Circular (lifting)
Figureeight (throwing)
The pinpoint stance on the serve assists with...
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Keeping your palm down
Tossing out to the right (for a righty)
Coiling
Which position is most efficient when preparing for the backhand volley?
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A
B
Footwork and racquet work are equally important
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True
False
Which image below demonstrates the most efficient racquet position for the forehand groundstroke threepoint landing?
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A
B
In match play, the backhand groundstroke ideally takes place in how many parts?
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Three
One
Two
Which forehand groundstroke followthrough should be taught to beginners?
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A
B
The three points of the threepoint landing are the...
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Racquet down, body down, eyes at contact
Step out, body down, racquet faced closed
Racquet down, body down, step out
Which grip most efficiently interrelates shots played off of the forehand side?
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A
B
What is the number one problem for players on groundstrokes?
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Not getting the racquet low enough
Opening the racquet face
Not moving their feet to get into proper position to hit the ball
Which preparation is more efficient for the forehand volley?
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A
B
Which stance should be learned first on the serve?
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Platform
Pinpoint
Which is the most efficient forehand groundstroke turn?
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A
B
What are the three components of a stroke?
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Grip, swing, body
Spin, placement, intention
Grip, timing, racquet face
What three things should happen simultaneously when preparing for a backhand groundstroke?
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Breathe out, relax muscles, turn body
Eyes track the ball, grip changes, pivot step occurs
Grip changes, turn, straighten arm
Which is the most efficient forehand volley finish?
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A
B
What is the mother of skill?
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Quality
Concentration
Repetition
What other shots improve by improving your volley?
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Drop shots and angles
Approach shot and return of serve
Touch shots
Required
Which preparation is most efficient for the overhead?
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A
B
Since the arm acts as a lever, you get more power making contact close to the ball
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True
False
Which serve position is most efficient?
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A
B
Height=?
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Loopy
Depth
Angle
Tennis is a ___________ game.
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Difficult
Lifting
Complex
Which tossing position is most efficient for the serve?
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A
B
For the underspin backhand, you should slightly open the raqcuet face by...
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Adjusting the grip
Tilting the arm
Bending the elbow
Which backhand underspin followthrough is most efficient?
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A
B
When recovering backwards for the overhead, it is best to use short shuffle steps
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True
False
In which picture is the player using the most efficient grip for the serve?
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A
B
What is the most important shot in tennis?
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The serve
The forehand groundstroke
The return of serve
The rhythm of the serve should be...
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Slow to fast
Fast, to slow, to fast
From fast to slow
Which of the following options are a risk if a player has poor fundamentals
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Limits future development
Kids are more likely to stop playing tennis
Risk of injury
All of the above
Who said "winning tennis doesn't lead to beautiful tennis, but beautiful tennis leads to winning tennis" ?
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Jimmy Conners
Vic Braden
Virginia Wade
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