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Tennis or lawn tennis is a racquet sport which enjoys a long and proud history. The game has evolved - it's now an Olympic Sport.

An Overview of Tennis

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.

The Lawn Tennis Association is the National Governing Body for Tennis in the United Kingdom.

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

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.

Find Tennis Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Tennis Northampton

Tennis Northampton aims to encourage local residents to try tennis, by making court and coaching bookings as accessible and affordable as possible.

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.

National Governing Bodies

Lawn Tennis Association

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

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy

At DPSA, we have three departments that cover: Multi-Sport, Gymnastics & Trampolining. Our new facility is recently refurbished and fitted with great equipment.

Nether Heyford Tennis Club

We are a small friendly club offering tennis to people of all ages and abilities. We have three floodlit courts and offer four social sessions each week , junior and adult coaching and the opportunity to play matches in the Northamptonshire Tennis leagu

Northampton High School Community Sports Centre

A great facility offering a 30 station state of the art gym, studio classes, court hire and swimming pool. Monthly membership available at great rates!

Youthie

As project leaders Our voluntary service not only provides opportunities which will help our youth develop the right morals and respect but, with the right provisions in place we want to provide, fun place to be able to promote health & wellbeing, skills

Daventry Sports Park

Daventry Sports Park managed by Everyone Active on behalf of Daventry District Council.

Daventry Sports Park is on Browns Road, Daventry, NN11 4NS

University of Northampton Students' Union

Various University sports clubs ranging from Volleyball to Cheerleading.

King's Park Sports

King's Park Sports is made up of two centres' Benham Sports Centre and King's Park Tennis Centre. Both are located on the same complex and consist of two indoor football pitches/10 badminton courts, 4 indoor tennis courts and 4 outdoor tennis courts. All

Disability Multi Sports Club

Disability Multi Sports Club

For all Children and young people aged (0-25) with SEN/SEND & their families to participate in a variety of sports and soft play/sensory play in Northampton

£4 per child - £6 for 2 or more children - Parents and carers are free

LTA - Easy Access Loan Funding

Any LTA registered club that can demonstrate that the facility development will retain or grow membership can apply for this funding at any time.

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

Any registered venue that can demonstrate the ability to grow community participation through tennis facility development. This fund will be allocated throughout the year.

LTA - Growing the Game

Any LTA registered venue that can demonstrate sustainable growth through facility development
and a tennis development plan can apply for this funding.

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

Helping disabled people access tennis opportunities through funding for wheelchairs, equipment and grants.

LTA - Facility Loan Scheme

The Facility Loan Scheme provides loans up to £250,000 to help venues deliver projects that will grow the number of people playing tennis.

Tennis Tots Coaches

Do you love Tennis?

Are you a Parent, Tennis or Sports Coach, PE or Nursery Teacher?

Do you want regular, well paid and enjoyable weekend work?

Tennis Tots is a tennis play programme for children aged 2-5. Our classes are packed full of fun co-ordination and movement games and activities, aimed at helping children develop a love of tennis that we hope will last a lifetime.

Coaches need to be energetic, confident, reliable and love working with young children. You don’t have to have a background in Tennis coaching as we offer excellent training.

Tennis Coach

Tennis Harrogate operates at a number of venues in Harrogate including Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre, Harlow tennis club and Starbeck tennis club as well as a number of schools and parks. The new Harrogate Spa Tennis Centre is currently in an exciting period having been granted full planning permission and funding to go ahead with phase two of the project which will include the construction of 4 indoor tennis courts for Winter 2020. Tennis Harrogate would like the position filled by September 2019.

Nina Graveson-Bridge

Regional Tennis Participation Manager/Product Manager (Tennis Tuesdays)

07971141373

http://www.lta.org.uk

Connect

01604 366 976

Latest Jobs

Multi Sports Coach

£7.05 - £11.50 (depending on experience and setting)

12:00am - Thu 1st August, 2019

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