September In Pictures

14151087-9cc4-40dc-937d-d8c735cc1f7a.jpg50+ players enjoying the September sun on the outdoor courts

0C65F596-023D-4E18-AE3F-49CD96CE5B6DCoach Dominic Mitchell joined the coaching team on a full time basis

510e9d74-31c8-49cf-88d3-fb140df7b3faThe 50+ players enjoying their regular Wednesday morning session with Head Coach James

IMG_1237Coach Steph Catlin and former coach Ben Jubin successfully defended their Basingstoke Open Mixed Doubles title to win again this year

f95e1411-e433-4ff9-a448-745a2331c48fCoaches James and Liam held an Under 9 Boys County Training session (above and below)

19668576-e6ef-45bd-b113-b3956855ca9c.jpgIMG_1234Performance player and coaching assistant Harry Feast won the 18 & under Boys singles title at the East Winter County Tour Oxford Sports tournament

5fd669d7-e517-4412-b3fe-e32ae3d4bb38Coaches Loic and Andrew held the latest TT Tour event

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IMG_7032Head coach James Mcintosh delivered Tennis Assemblies at local schools 

2788c383-db58-44f6-bf4e-06963d0e546fThe club held its annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event in support of Macmillan Cancer Support

Local school children attended the Free Big Weekend Open Day event

Totally Tennis 50+ player Elvira Olbrich competed for her native Poland in the Women’s 65 category of the Kitty Godfree Cup at the 39th ITF Super-Seniors championships

 

September in Pictures

Screen Shot 2018-09-03 at 19.56.33Totally Tennis squads restarted for the Autumn term

IMG_5528Performance player and former Sherfield School Tennis Scholar Liam Hignett has joined the Totally Tennis coaching team during his gap year where he will be working with both adults and juniors in various sessions

Screenshot_20180831-081900Performance player Dean Cooper Kirby has made the permanent move to America’s sunshine state to live and train full-time at the Gomez Tennis Academy in Naples, Florida.

IMG_5669Gevin, Guhan and Nikesh were the Totally Tennis 10 and under Mixed team who competed in the first match of the Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019 IMG_5696Performance squad fitness session

c8784df7-c2ea-4632-97e5-b4401dcdcb2eCoaches Ben Jubin and Steph Catlin won the 2018 Basingstoke League Tournament Mixed Title 

9d2680aa-e284-410a-9a53-c20fb31948d81.jpgLiam Hignett is competing in a series of high profile and ITF pro-circuits tournaments across the countryb70a746c-6771-41f3-9551-1be9353b88f5Saturday morning Munchkin Club

Totally Tennis’ World’s Biggest Coffee Morning aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

2ba2e3c2-d053-45ca-8165-22ede55917c2Hayden, Nikesh and twins Gevin and Guhan beat Portsmouth Tennis Academy in their second match in the 10 and under Mixed team Hampshire & IOW Winter Junior League 2018 – 2019 

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September in Pictures

20170909_151646Twins Gevin and Guhan Chendhilkumar completed in the 9 & under Mixed Singles at the Bradfield Orange tournament with Kevin finishing in 3rd place.

IMG_6013Coaches Ben Jubin and Steph Catlin won the Basingstoke & District Tennis League Mixed Doubles title

20170917_151209The Chendhilkumar twins competed in the Tennace at Gxltc Red Orange Starter Red 9 & under mixed singles tournament at the Gerrard’s Cross Lawn Tennis Club where Gevin finished as runner-up

IMG_6146Totally Tennis performance player Liam Hignett won the Men’s Hampshire & IOW Champion of Doubles Champions 2017 with partner Jake Norris.

IMG_6407The ladies enjoyed coffee and cake after the Friday Mixed Morning session as part of this year’s Totally Tennis Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event

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13602D3B-B3E2-4185-A9C6-14C16060F1BDThe Chendhilkumar twins took gold (Gevin) and silver (Guhan) in the 9 and under Mixed singles event at the David Lloyd US Open tournament held at the David Lloyd Club Worthing, West Sussex.

Hampshire Court September Programme

The Totally Tennis new Junior Squad term starts at Hampshire Court from 4th September onwards and sessions will run for 15 weeks (except Thursday Tots which is 16 weeks). The Totally Tennis junior coaching programme at Hampshire Court is designed to give young players the opportunity to take their first steps into learning mini tennis, whilst older players can join the junior squads.

The following termly squads will run from September until December and will cost £105 per child for the term payable in advance.

001The Hampshire Court Programme is run by coach Shyam Vithlani

Pirates (Red Mini Tennis)

Pirates is for juniors aged between 4-8 that have little or no tennis experience. The sessions run on a red mini tennis court and will provide players with a sound knowledge of simple moving, hitting, throwing and catching, and basic racket skills.

Saturday 9:30 – 10:30am (6th September – 13th December)

Monday 4:30 – 5:30pm (8th September – 15th December)

Red Squad (Invitational only)

Coach Shyam will invite selected players for this squad.

Friday 4:00 – 5:00pm (5th September – 12th December)

Dodgers (Orange Mini Tennis)

Dodgers Squad is for beginners and improvers aged 8-10. Players continue to develop their Fundamental tennis skills, and work on improving their rallying, serving and games and competition using orange mini tennis.

Saturday 10:30 – 11:30am (6th September – 13th December)

Monday 5:30 – 6:30pm (8th September -15th December)

Junior 11+

Saturday 11:30am – 1:00pm (6th September – 13th December)

Pay and Play Sessions

Tots (Age 3-4)

Tots tennis is a great way for children to begin playing tennis. With a splash of colour on the courts and our enthusiastic coaches, the players will work on their hand – eye coordination, sending and receiving skills as well as the basic of tennis. All this will be taught within fun filled games to spark your child’s imagination.

£5 per session

Monday 3:45 – 4:30pm (8th September – 15th December)

Thursday 2:00 – 2:45pm (4th September – 18th December)

All Hampshire Court Junior members get Free Friday Night Tennis Session at 5pm.

For more information about the Hampshire Court Programme, please contact Totally Tennis on 01256 358816 or e-mail shyam.vithlani@totallytennis.co.uk

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For information about the Totally Tennis squad programme at the main indoor centre in the War Memorial Park please click here 

 

September New Squad Term

September is a busy time with schools going back and it’s also the start of a new squad term tomorrow at Totally Tennis. In the Junior Tennis Programme, there are lots of opportunities for children of all ages and abilities in the Under and Over 10’s with termly and pay-and-play sessions at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park. 

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Termly Under 10’s Development Squads

Pirates (Mini Red Tennis)

This session is for beginners aged 4-6 years using sponge balls. Players work on co-ordination, basic racket skills and tennis shots.
Monday, Tuesday and Friday ~ 4:30-5:30pm

DSC_0071Indians (Red/Orange Mini Tennis)

This session is for beginners or as a progression from Pirates for players aged 6-7 years. The ball is low-bouncing and players work on the basic shots to play tennis

Monday, Tuesday and Friday ~ 4:30-5:30pm

Dodgers (Orange Mini Tennis)

This is session is for beginners aged 7-9 years using a medium-bounce ball on a 3⁄4 sized tennis court and also a progression from Indians Squad.

Monday, Tuesday and Friday ~ 5:30-6:30pm

DSC_0065Giants (Green Mini Tennis)

Giants sessions are for 9-11 year olds and provides the transition to full court tennis. This is also a progression from Dodgers Squad.

Monday, Tuesday and Friday ~ 5:30-6:30pm

Termly Over 10’s Development Squads

C Squad

C squad is for players aged 10-16 years and is played with a yellow ball on a full size tennis court. This is aimed at beginners and improvers.

Wednesday ~ 4:30-6.00pm and Saturday 1:30-3:00pm

B Squad

This squad is also aimed at players aged 10-16 years and is played with a yellow ball on a full size tennis court. This is for intermediate players progressing from C squad.

Wednesday ~ 4:30-6:00pm, Thursday 6:00 -7:30pm and Saturday 12.30 – 2.00pm

A Squad

This is aimed at players aged 10-16 years and is played with a yellow ball on a full size tennis court. This is for intermediate/advanced players progressing from B squad.

Saturday ~ 11.00am -12:30pm

Girls Squad

This is aimed at girls aged 12-17 years and is played with a yellow ball on a full size tennis court.

Wednesday ~ 6:00 – 7:30pm

Junior Pay and Play Mini Tennis Sessions  (No Need to Book)

Munchkins (Mini Red Tennis)

This session is for beginners aged 4-9 years. The ball is sponge or low-bouncing and the players work on co-ordination, basic racket skills and basic tennis shots.

Saturday ~ 10:30-11:30am (£3.50 per child per session)

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This session is for beginners aged 10-16 years. The ball is medium bouncing, and players work on basic shots to play the game.

Saturday ~11:30am – 12:30pm (£5.00 per child per session)

There are also Mini Performance and Performance Squads for talented players. The Red, Orange, Green and Yellow squads are by invitation only at the coaching teams digression. For more information about the Totally Tennis Junior Programme please telephone 01256 358816, e-mail tt@totallytennis.co.uk or visit our website http://www.totallytennis.co.uk.

For more information about the programme at Hampshire Court click here