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Introduction to Wheelchair Tennis: Equipment

This video gives a brief introduction into the equipment needed to play wheelchair tennis including the sport chair and the necessary straps needed to safely and effectively play wheelchair tennis.

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Introduction to Quad Wheelchair Tennis

This video gives more detail into what classifies a person as a quadriplegic and the adaptive equipment needed for his/her specific needs, including straps, tape, serving-style, etc.

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Wheelchair Tennis Mobility Patterns - "The Hub"

USTA explains "the hub," which is a mobility pattern that helps a wheelchair player effectively move around the baseline to maximize his/her movement and ability to play.

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Wheelchair Tennis - Serves

USTA explains the variety of serves a player with a disability may use to be successful at placing the ball in play. It's important to note that each player may have a unique approach that accommodates his/her disability.

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Wheelchair Tennis - Singles Tactics

USTA offers specific offensive shots when playing singles that will help disarm your opponent.

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Wheelchair Tennis - Backhands

USTA offers a look at various types of backhands that are most effective for a wheelchair player.

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Wheelchair Tennis - Return of Serve

USTA offers insight on a wheelchair players return of serve. They share some great tips to help you understand the teaching aspect of the return of serve to an athlete with a disability who plays tennis in a wheelchair.

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The Dos & Don'ts of Disability Etiquette

This video is led by two wheelchair players with different disabilities and experiences. A variety of topics are discussed to help able-bodied people better understand the disability population and what is and is not appropriate.

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