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Open Your Doors Workshop

Find out how to make your tennis club accessible for disabled people.

Location
Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU

Open Your Doors Workshop

This course is essential for anyone who has /or wants to work with disabled young people and adults in a tennis environment. The LTA and Tennis Foundation are keen to ensure that all clubs are inclusive and this workshop will show how simple the process is in becoming accessible for disabled people.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current landscape and potential playing pathways of disability tennis across the 4 main impairments; physical disability, visually impaired, hearing impaired and learning disability.
  • Identify new potential partners and organisations who can support you and your club; utilising the Open Your Doors booklet
  • Identify best practice for your club to take forward.
  • Identify the best possible training opportunities for your clubs coaches and volunteers.

This course covers disability specific activity as well as integrated tennis activity and how to gain resources, support and finance in order to deliver this activity.

The duration of this course is 3 hours including a break will take place in a classroom environment.

Booking

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Partners

  • Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
    Sport England
    NWL LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Active Partnerships
    O&W LSA
    Harborough LSA
    H&B LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
    Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships
  • Charnwood LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • O&W LSA
    H&B LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Active Rutland
  • Melton LSA
    Sport England