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New from the world’s best tennis coach

Nick Bollettieri’s training and development system is recognised around the world.

Now, Bollettieri provides the same instruction on skills and tactics that has made his IMG Academy a destination for aspiring players from around the world.

From serves and returns to volleys and lobs, every shot in the game is covered to give you the most dynamic offensive arsenal.

You’ll learn key strategic points that will help you identify your opponents’ tendencies and attack their weaknesses.

It features 55 drills for singles and doubles play, the most effective conditioning exercises and programmes for all styles of play and the latest on equipment, technology and mental training.

Normal Price: £18.99 I €28.90
HK Rewards: £15.19 I €23.12

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New study into concussion in sport

A new study, Concussion in Sport, seeks to establish whether retired sportsmen and sportswomen have an increased incidence, or suffer an earlier onset, of neuro-degenerative disorders.

The initial screening process will focus on retired jockeys and former champion jockeys Richard Dunwoody, Sir Tony McCoy, Peter Scudamore, John Francome and Stan Mellor have volunteered for screening.

Funding and support for the project, which will subsequently extend to all sports in which concussion is a recognised risk, has come from a range of sources, including the Injured Jockeys’ Fund (IJF), racehorse owners Godolphin and American football’s NFL, as well as private backers.

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5 year olds eat and drink their body weight in sugar every year

A newly launched campaign is aimed at encouraging parents to get “Sugar Smart” and take control of their children’s sugar intake.

A new Sugar Smart app has been launched to help parents see how much sugar there is in everyday food and drink.

The free app works by scanning the barcode of products and revealing the amount of total sugar it contains in cubes and grams.

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Introducing One Dance UK

A new dance industry body has launched with the aim of creating a “single more powerful voice for dance” in the UK.

The body, called One Dance UK, is the result of a merger between Dance UK, the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora, the National Dance Teachers Association and Youth Dance England and will officially start in April 2016.

One Dance UK has revealed several key programmes for its first three years, including significant investment in development schemes for teachers and dancers, and a national conference for choreographers in 2016.

The new organisation has been created to provide a “one stop shop” for support services for the dance sector and is aimed at professional dancers, choreographers, companies and producers as well as young people, teachers and training institutions.

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Young people ‘priced out of sport’ after leaving school

Young people are being squeezed out of sport because a third live in poverty and the cost of taking part is too high, according to a new study.

The report, Moving the Goalposts: Poverty and Access to Sport for Young People, says  Schools could help by opening facilities to community groups out of hours. Continue reading

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Deal 4: Switch on the Christmas lights

In our fourth deal of Christmas we’re giving away these wearable LED headlights.

To get yours just use promo code COMET at the checkout when you buy any physical book.

These LEDs are just the thing to light up your outdoor exercise sessions, particularly on a cold winter’s night or morning.

The only sting in the tail of our comet is that stocks are limited, so hurry and order now to avoid disappointment.

In addition, HK Rewards Members get a rather splendid 20% off all their purchases and a free eBook of any printed book they buy*.

There’s also free delivery on everything to the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Don’t forget our previous deals will still be running right up to Christmas, so if you’d prefer a different offer, just enter the relevant code instead.

Details can be found at the bottom of this page.

Only one code can be used with each order, the choice is yours.

This offer is only open to UK, European and Middle Eastern customers only.
Please read our full terms and conditions.

*If an ebook version is available.

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Deal 3: The Christmas band is here

In deal three of our twelve deals of Christmas we’re giving away a resistance band with every order.

Just use promo code ‘IVY’ at the checkout.

Our workshop elves have been toning up with these prior to the big holiday rush and report that they’ve never felt fitter.

It’s not stretching a point to say these will be very popular. As stocks are limited, hurry and order now to avoid disappointment.

In addition HK Rewards Members get a rather splendid 20% off all their purchases and a free eBook of any printed book they buy*.

Don’t forget our previous deals will still be running right up to Christmas, so if you’d prefer a different offer, just enter the relevant code instead.

Only one code can be used with each order, the choice is yours.

This offer is only open to UK, European and Middle Eastern customers only.
Please read our full terms and conditions.

*If an ebook is available.

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It’s deal two of our Twelve Deals of Christmas

The second in our twelve deals of Christmas sees us giving out free books with every order. To get an early present just enter the code HOLLY at checkout and you will receive a free book on a similar theme.

For logistical reasons the choice of book has to be ours, but rest assured Santa’s little helpers are skilled at sniffing out just the right book for you.

In addition HK Rewards Members will also receive a rather splendid 20% discount off all their purchases and a free eBook of the printed version.

Don’t forget our first deal of 40% discount off books, DVDs and CDs which can still be used right up to New Year’s Eve. If you’d prefer the discount enter the code SANTA instead.

Only one code can be used with each order so the choice is yours.

This offer is only open to UK, European and Middle Eastern customers only.
Please read our full terms and conditions.

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