Tennis Virgins

We play every Wednesday evening starting at 8:00pm until around 9.20pm at Preston Park Tennis Club. It is a perfect place for people who have not played tennis in a while or for those who do not feel they have the skills or confidence necessary to join the BLAGSS Tennis group.

Our goal is to provide basic instruction and coaching to help players get to a level where they can confidently participate in the regular group or play on a club level.

Coaching is provided by Sam, who is a professional tennis coach based at Preston Park Tennis Club. 

 

We welcome new members of any experience including beginners.


Rusty Rackets - 2019 players - congratulations!

The Rusty Rackets programme finished today, Sunday 31st March. It was great.

At least one participant had never played tennis before...others had played but 'a while back'...everyone wanted to be more confident in the basic skills, strokes, techniques, riules and etiquette of tennis. 

Over 3 wonderfully sunny Sunday mornings, our coach Sam took us thorugh all the basic elements of tennis and had us practicing so that by the time the 3rd Sunday came, we were all able to play in doubles and singles games.

Serving, returning, forehand, backhand, volleys and smashes all practiced and put into action...quite a bit of running about too!!!

It was great, and most of the Rusty Rackets players will now be joining Tennis Virgins on Wednesday evening.

It will be great to welcome new players to Tennis Virgins - and I am sure that they will enjoy the progression in tennis skills, and good company, that we have on our regular Wednesday evenings at Preston Park Tennis Club

Congratulations to all the Rusty Rackets players of 2019!  You were great.

Claire

BLAGSS Tennis Virgins Coordinator

Register here for Tennis Virgins Wednesday 24th April 8pm

Hi Tennis Virgins

Do come and join our regular Wednesday evening session at Preston Park Tennis Club...with good company, coaching and a relaxed inclusive atmosphere it is a great way to spend Wednesday evening....sign up here if you can join us 

 Claire 

BLAGSS Tennis Virgins Coordinator 

How We Play

Our goal is to provide basic instruction and coaching to help players get to a level where they can confidently participate in the regular group or play on a club level (e.g. understanding of the game and ability to hit the ball over the net and serve properly). We play a mixture of drills/games both singles and doubles, depending on how many attend.

Coaching is provided by a professional tennis coach.

We welcome new members of any experience including beginners. 

Where We Play

Preston Park Tennis Club, The Drove, Preston Park. Car parking is available on site for a limited number of cars. Free on-street parking is available after 8pm.

What It Costs

Sessions cost £6. Your first session is free, after which you must join BLAGSS in order to play again

If you are a BLAGSS member, please log in for details and to register your interest in the next session.

If you are not a member, please email tennisvirgins@blagss.org for more information.