Star Tennis 2021
Fri, 01 Jan 2021 00:00
2021 - New Year, New Restrictions. Game ON!
So not long to go for 2021 starts and tennis is proven to be a winner as safe and outside. The new rules mean with Tier 4 restrictions allows Adults and Juniors to play Singles only (no Doubles) so you can stay active mentally and physcially with a friend. Junior groups coaching & competitions can go ahead!
Star Tennis 2021 - Improved Service (& Return)
We aim to provide an even better coaching service next year with coaches completing Continued Professional Development Courses, new easier to read website, easier to book sessions, Star Tennis You Tube videos & online articles for players to improve their game and more support parents.
The coach team have also been on the LTA Youth Webinars to run the new scheme in April 2021. With a program of over 100 mini tennis players we are imrpoving our sessions with more ABC skills and developing players to be all round athletes as well as their tennis skills.
A colleague, Oli Jones is a Mental Health Ambassador for the LTA and through the dark times, tennis has helped him get through them. Tennis is a great stress buster and a fun way to keep fit and compared to non-tennis players, regular tennis players are:
- + 12% happier
- + 27% more likely to feel their can achieve their goals
- + 8% more satisfied with life
- + 14% feel what they do in life is worthwhile
- + 37% more trusting of local community
This is a great article with loads of drills for doubles players to practice with a partner even though it is just 2 players hitting.
During Lockdown Head Coach Jon Cain has studied with Strength & Conditioning Coach Jason Curtis and now qualified as a level 2 Gym Instructor and close to completing his Level 4 Strength & Conditioning qualification. 5S in Macclesfield have now offered FREE zoom classes for Star Tennis Players & Prestbury Tennis Club Members can be accessed by emailing Jason in which you will get codes for entry, no catch.
As it stands Junior Group activity can go ahead and we will run groups outside only and have up to 6 players on court. Mini Red u8 groups will be split into small groups of 4 players with one coach and help ensure players are distancing.
Sessions can imporve your technique and tactical awareness ready for social and cometitive tennis. Correct technique can help prevent injury, improve stroke efficiency and increase longevity in the game. Tactical learning can help you give you more ways to win the point from defending to attacking patterns of play.
NEW YEAR OFFER - £50 FOR 2 SESSIONS, SAVE £10 (for new players only).
Adult club night will be going ahead as it can be planned so people are not gathering around. Players need to contact the co-ordinator and say what time slot they can make . Then a order of pay will be emailed out (wed night is on whats app).
Prestbury Village Lawn Tennis Club