Teaching Kids How to Play Tennis featuring Coach Dick Gould (17 NCAA Championships)by sportvideos
Coach Dick Gould makes learning the basic skills and strategies of tennis easy and fun! He provides the students with step-by-step instruction, designed to develop their confidence and skill level. Among the topics covered in this program are: racquet control drills, forehand, backhand, movement drills, rally drills, practice games, net play, serving and how to keep score. This comprehensive video is an invaluable guide for young players, parents and coaches. 81 minutes.
Few coaches in the history of any sport have been able to reach the level of success that Dick Gould has achieved at Stanford. After coaching for 38 years and winning 17 national titles, Coach Gould retired at the end of the 2003-04 season and assumed the position of Director of Tennis. Coach Gould was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Coach of the Decade in the 1980’s and again in the 1990’s. He retired in January, 2018, completing a Stanford tennis career as player, coach, and director of tennis that spanned 57 years.