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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

Tennis Northampton

Tennis Northampton is a joint project between Northampton Leisure Trust, Premier Tennis, Northampton Borough Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

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

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.

University of Northampton Students' Union

Various University sports clubs ranging from Volleyball to Cheerleading.

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

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

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

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

LTA - Facility Loan Scheme

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.

Head Coach – National Tennis Association - Luton, Bedfordshire

This is an exciting employed opportunity to head up a new project and programme in Luton.

Luton Community Tennis (LCT) is a new initiative created in partnership with National Tennis Association, Luton Borough Council and the LTA. The aim of LCT is to offer Smart Access throughout Luton’s park tennis network and offer a wide range of coaching and playing opportunities for the town.

The Head Coach will be responsible for the delivery and management of Luton Community Tennis. The role will start with a minimum of 20-hours of core group coaching delivery, plus opportunities for individual coaching hours.

Nina Graveson-Bridge

Regional Tennis Participation Manager/Product Manager (Tennis Tuesdays)

07971141373

http://www.lta.org.uk

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01604 366 976

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