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The foundation of good tennis technique

Packed full with drills designed to improve consistency, eliminate weaknesses in a player’s game and enable them to become more strategically sound, The Tennis Drill Book is the guide to winning more matches.

It contains the most comprehensive and effective drills for every aspect of the game and whether they are new to the game and looking for fun drills to learn how to consistently hit your first serve or an experienced player just looking to improve court movement and anticipation, The Tennis Drill Book has it covered.

Normal Price: £13.99 I €18.20
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £11.19 I €14.56

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Extra PE cash is having positive effect

Youth RugbyChildren in nine out of 10 primary schools in England are getting better PE lessons thanks to new sport funding, suggests research for the government.

Researchers asked more than 500 schools how they were spending the government’s £150m-a-year PE and Sport Premium.

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Fifa to trial TV referral technology

Sepp-BlatterFifa president Sepp Blatter has said a football TV referral system may be trialled in 2015, allowing coaches to challenge a referee’s decision for the first time ever.

Blatter said the trials would probably begin at the 2015 Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

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Instilling healthy eating and physical activity habits into children

The Healthy Eating and Active Time Club Curriculum helps children understand what a healthy diet is and how to stay physically active every day.

The book teaches them how to make healthier nutrition and activity choices and discover how healthy eating and regular physical activity keep them feeling their best.

It comes with a web resource that supplies many printable activity and food cards, worksheets, separate activity books and a detailed online book called After-School HEAT Club Curriculum that reinforces the printed book’s material and contains lessons and activities for after-school programmes.

Normal Price: £26.99 I €35.10
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £21.59 I €28.08

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HK Europe takes up the Challenge

Ice Bucket challengeLike millions of others worldwide, staff at Human Kinetics Europe took up the “Ice Bucket” challenge in support of charity Macmillan after being kindly nominated by colleagues at HK USA.

For the benefit of anyone who has still not heard about this madcap stunt, the format is simple – nominees (victims) have water, often full of ice cubes, dumped over their head.

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