How to Take a Penalty

By Sandrine Voillet

The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by
exploring the mathematics behind the action. Discover the best tactics for taking
a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link
between boxing and figure skating, the unusual location of England’s earliest
‘football’ game (in a parish church), and the formula for always winning a game
of tennis. Whatever your sporting interests, you will find plenty to absorb and
amuse you in this entertaining and unique book – and maybe you will even find
some new strategies for beating the odds.