Jordan hosts American Doubles Tournament

Coach Jamie Jordan hosted an American Doubles tournament on Friday evening for adults players followed by a BBQ.

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The event, which attracted twelve players, was played in a round robin mixed doubles format where players are initially paired at random. Timed rounds are played on a rotational basis and the winner in this case, Cliff Church (pictured third left in green top) is the player who wins the most games overall.

Jordan said, “Thanks to everyone who entered and stayed for the BBQ, it was great fun and I hope to run more of these events in the future.” he added, “Thanks to my fellow coaches for all your help too.”

To find out more about the Adult Programme at Totally Tennis click HERE or telephone 01256 358816

Photos provided by www.instagram.com/jamiejordantennis/

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Adult American Doubles

Celebrate the great British summer and the tennis season this July at Totally Tennis. Come and join in all the fun and play in the Adult American Doubles tournament taking place on Friday 13th July. This fun event, which will be run by coach Jamie Jordan, will take place from 6:30pm and will be followed by a BBQ and drinks ūüėČ

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When: Friday 13th July

Time: 6:30pm onwards

Cost: £15 per player

For more information contact Jamie – to book your spot telephone 01256 358816 or visit reception

Coffee and Cake at Mixed Morning

Totally Tennis‚Äô Mixed Morning sessions provides a healthy mixture of coaching and social match play ¬†every Monday and Friday from 10.00am ‚Äď 11.30am.¬†You can now stay after and enjoy coffee and cake after the session.58E33654-FA08-4FF1-AF39-C64FCF64C03E

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For more information, please telephone 01256 358816 or visit our website www.totallytennis.co.uk

50+ Lunch Club

Totally Tennis’s 50+ mixed session on a Wednesday morning is an exciting session for the ‚Äėyoung at heart‚Äô held in a relaxed social environment. Aimed at players over 50 who are interested in keeping fit and healthy while playing tennis with other liked minded people.

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The session involves drills and mostly doubles tactics followed by points and fun games and now players can stay for a healthy lunch of a tasty soup.

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According to medical research from the Cleveland Clinic, playing tennis on a regular basis for older people  is good for the heart. It’s also good for the body and mind and playing tennis on a regular basis produces physical, physiologic and psychologic benefits. These benefits include increased burning of calories, reduction in blood pressure and reduced stress. All of these benefits play a role in reducing a person’s risk of developing heart disease, the number-one disease among men and women.

Session: 50+

Time: Wednesday 10.00am -11.30am

Level: Mixed Ability

Cost £6.50

For more information, please telephone the office on 01256 358816

Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Totally Tennis held it’s World’s Biggest Coffee morning event in support of Macmillan Cancer Support alongside the clubs’ regular Mixed Morning session last Friday. Players enjoyed the drills and matchplay session followed by coffee and cakes, with the club raising just over £83 (to date) to contribute to the charity’s goal to meet its 2017 target. Coffee and cakes were served throughout the day for parents of squad players too.

IMG_6408The club has been a regular supporter of this annual event, raising money to donate to the charity which improves the lives of people and their families affected by cancer. Macmillan want to be there for them all, their goal is to make sure no one faces cancer alone, providing medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care.

IMG_6407Totally Tennis‚ÄôMixed Morning sessions provides a healthy mixture of coaching and social match play ¬†every Monday and Friday from 10.00am ‚Äď 11.30am. For more information, please telephone 01256 358816 or visit our website¬†www.totallytennis.co.uk

Men’s A Team Win Division 2 in Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League

The Totally Tennis Adult Teams were very successful in this year’s winter season of the Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League (B&DTL).¬†The Men’s A team won Division 2 winning all their matches and only dropped four sets throughout the whole season. The victorious¬†team included¬†James McIntosh, Simon James, Alex Dawson, Ben Jubin, Jamie Jordan and Alistair Olrog.
The Men’s B team also had a great season and finished in second place overall just two points behind the winners. Rex Groves, Tim Rice, Fabio, Steve Kilgannon and Chris Farrer were the team members. The¬†Mixed B team won Division 4 and they remained undefeated all season winning four and drawing one of their matches. The team members were Nick Pogmore, Steve Kilgannon, Amy Wigham, Jacqui Black and Tracy Grout.
Head Coach James McIntosh, “Well done to all of the teams who competed this year in the Basingstoke & District Tennis Winter League and especially those who captained the teams throughout the season.
He added, “It was a very successful season for the club and we look forward to continuing the good form into the summer and hope to get one or two of our teams competing to win the league again.”
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Featured image used with courtesy of Basingstoke and Deane Tennis League

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Friday 30th September

Totally Tennis are once again hosting a tennis and coffee morning as part of Macmillan Cancer Support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. On Friday 30th September, the club will host its Friday morning tennis session from 10am followed by coffee and cakes at 11.30am at the indoor centre, inviting guests to join together to contribute to the charity’s goal to raise its £8 million target.

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In 2015 the charity celebrated the 25th anniversary of¬†the¬†World‚Äôs Biggest Coffee Morning raising a whopping ¬£27.6 million in the process. Headline partner Marks and Spencer contributed a massive ¬£2.2million of that total alone via its staff and customers. ¬†The annual event, which the club has always supported has become part of the club‚Äôs charity event calendar, encouraging its players to get fit and healthy whilst raising money for a good cause and do a little baking too. There are now 2.5 million people in the UK living with cancer and it’s estimated that by 2030 that figure will be closer to 4 million people. Macmillan want to be there for them all, their¬†goal is to make sure no one faces cancer alone, providing medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. From diagnosis, through treatment and beyond Macmillan provide constant support to fight life’s biggest challenge.
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Last year supporters of Macmillan Cancer Support raised a combined total of¬†¬£229 million, an¬†¬£11.8 million increase on 2014 and reached¬†5.8 million people affected by cancer. Did you know that just ¬£28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and ensuring that their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.¬†Find out more information about Macmillan‚Äôs Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning¬†hereTotally Tennis’ ninety minute morning sessions provides a healthy mixture of coaching, fitness and social match play in mixed sessions every¬†Monday and Friday from 10.00am ‚Äď 11.30am. For more information, please telephone 01256 358816 or visit our website¬†www.totallytennis.co.uk
 Some of the ladies enjoying the 2015 event at Totally Tennis
Information and official advertising material sourced from coffee.macmillan.org.uk