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Tennis

Lawn Tennis Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@lta.org.uk
Contact Telephone
020 8487 7000

Get Involved

Tennis For Kids Course

Saturday 29th September

Tennis For Kids Course

Thursday 27th September

Tennis For Kids Course

Wednesday 26th September

Tennis For Kids Course

Friday 28th September

Tennis For Kids Course

Monday 1st October

Youth Olympic Games

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - Thu, 18 Oct 2018

WheelPower Junior Sports Camp

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 (09:30 - 14:30)

What is Tennis?

Tennis or lawn tennis is a racquet sport. It enjoys a long and proud history.

The game has evolved - it's now an Olympic Sport. The rules of the modern game are easy to learn. It's played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use the racquet to this the ball over the net into the opponent's court.

Benefits

Tennis can be a great workout and lots of fun. Playing tennis has many health benefits including:

  • increasing cardiovascular fitness
  • lowering blood pressure
  • improving muscle tone, strength and flexibility
  • increasing reaction times

Involvement

Visit the LTA all play tennis website to find your nearest court

Equipment

  • Rackets (Use a racket that is the right size)
  • Shoes (You can play tennis in whatever shoes you are comfortable in)
  • Clothing (Whatever you feel most comfortable in)

Facts

  • Andy Murray became the first British man to be crowned Wimbledon champion in 77 years in 2013.

Campaigns

Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

Local Tennis Leagues

Adults can play friendly competitive singles matches whatever your level, age or gender. Click on the link for information on the Leicester League.

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

National Programmes

She Rallies

Creating more opportunities for women and girls in tennis.

Tennis for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun activity for your kids then look no further. Tennis For Kids is a free 6-week coaching course packed full of action packed games and activities designed as the perfect in

Tennis Tuesdays

Want to know about social tennis on Tennis Tuesdays? or have an experience to share? #TennisTuesdays

Tennis Xpress

ennis Xpress aims to teach adults new to tennis or returning to the sport to play the game in 10 hours.

Partners

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

Partners

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