Player Profile: Samantha Smith

IMG_5278SAMANTHA SMITH

Squad: Holiday Camp

How old were you when you first started tennis?

I was 10 years old

How were you introduced to the sport?

A school club

What made you come to Totally Tennis?

I came with my friend

Who is your favourite professional tennis player?

Andy Murray

What do you like most about the sport?

Being on my feet

What do you consider to be your best shot?  

Forehand

How often do you play?   

Most weekends

Do you play any other sport?  

Basketball, football and netball

What’s your greatest achievement in tennis so far?  

Playing matches

Player Profile: Oliver Brennan

img_5277.jpgOLIVER BRENNAN

Squad: Holiday Camp

How old were you when you first started tennis?

I started playing tennis when I was 5yrs old

How were you introduced to the sport?

I saw a Wimbledon match on the TV and thought I should try it out

What made you come to Totally Tennis?

My friend recommended it to me

Who is your favourite professional tennis player?

Andy Murray

What do you like most about the sport?

Being able to challenge your opponent again and again

What do you consider to be your best shot?  

When I score a shot from the baseline

How often do you play?   

Every other week

Do you play any other sport?  

Table Tennis and Badminton

What’s your greatest achievement in tennis so far?  

Helping my friends to become good tennis players

Totally Tennis Summer Camps 2017

Wimbledon has finished which means the long school summer holidays are on the horizon and Totally Tennis has the perfect solution for parents looking to keep their children fit and healthy and burn off some of their energy.

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The club will be running its popular tennis and multi-sport camps at its centre’s in the War Memorial Park*. The camps are a great chance for juniors to improve their sports skills, fitness and make new friends. With indoor and outdoor courts available the fun continues whatever the British ‘summer’ weather has in store. *Book sessions at the War Memorial Park by the Wednesday 19th July to secure 10% off with the early booking offer.

Packed with opportunities to learn and play tennis, weekly activities also include basketball, football, rounders, hockey combined with lots of fun and games. The scheme has received OFSTED accreditation and the sessions are run by experienced LTA qualified and fully licensed coaches. Sessions will be available from Wednesday 26th July – Thursday 31st August at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park (WMP).

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Sessions can be booked for the Morning (9.00am – 12 noon), Afternoon (1.00pm –4.00pm) or Full Day* (9.00am – 4.00pm), children can be dropped off from 8:30am. Please see prices for WMP sessions below including details of the special two and five day package offers.

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Children need to bring packed lunches and drinks and be dressed appropriately for the weather (suncream if sunny, warm clothing if it’s cold) as they may be playing inside and outside.

*Children must be aged 5 years or over to stay for the whole day. Please note refunds will only be given with 48 hours notice. Those coming for a full day will be supervised during the lunch break and rackets will be provided for those who don’t have one. All children must be signed in and out at reception. Please ensure any medication/inhalers is readily available and staff have been informed prior to leaving the child/children. Photos make be taken for use on this blog and our social media sites, if you object to your child/children’s images being used please inform reception.

For more information about Summer Holiday Camps and to book please telephone the office on 01256 358816, e-mail tt@totallytenns.co.uk or visit the website www.totallytennis.co.uk

May Half Term Tennis Camps

Looking for healthy alternative for your children in the May Half Term break? Want your children to have fun and learn a new sport in school holidays? Then Totally Tennis has just the answer ……….

Children can keep active whilst having lots of fun and learn a new sport in the school holidays with the clubs popular Tennis Camps that will be running Totally Tennis’ tow venues in Basingstoke. Sessions will be running at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park (9am – 4.00pm) and at Hampshire Court (8.30am – 4,30pm) from Tuesday 30th May until Friday 2nd June as morning, afternoon and full-day options.

The scheme has OFSTED accreditation and the sessions are run by our experienced Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) qualified and licensed coaches. Sessions at both venues will include tennis and multi-sports activities. Children must be 5 and over to stay for the full day. Each child should dress appropriately for tennis activities and need to bring a packed lunch, drinks and wear sunscreen if the weather is good. Children will be supervised throughout the day, including lunch breaks and swimming sessions.

Rackets will be provided for those who need one. Please note refunds will only be given with 24 hours notice and sessions need a minimum number of participants in order to take place. As a result of a cancellation by Totally Tennis an alternative will be offered.

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For more information about the Tennis Camps at either venue please telephone Totally Tennis on 01256 358816, email tt@totallytennis.co.uk or visit the website www.totallytennis.co.uk

Easter Holiday Tennis Camps at the Indoor Centre

Do you want your child to burn off some energy and have a fantastic time this Easter Holiday? For a healthy and challenging experience, our Tennis Camps give junior players the opportunity to improve their skills, fitness and make new friends while having lots of fun. The scheme has OFSTED accreditation and the sessions are run by our experienced Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) qualified and licensed coaches during the Easter Holidays at our two venues.

Screen Shot 2017-04-02 at 23.17.06Packed with opportunities to learn and play tennis the sessions at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park will be running from Monday 10th to Thursday 13th April and again from Tuesday 18th to Friday 21st April. Sessions are available as morning, afternoon options and there are also both two and five-day packages for children aged from four years old.

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Tennis camps will also be running at Hampshire Court from Monday 3rd – Thursday 13th April designed for children aged from four years to fifteen years and will include tennis activities and multi sports activities such as football, rounders, hockey and much more. Sessions are bookable as morning, afternoon or full-day options with two and five-day packages available. (Children must be 5 and over to stay for the full day.)

Each child should dress appropriately for tennis activities and need to bring a packed lunch and drinks, Children will be supervised throughout the day, including lunch breaks. Rackets will be provided for those who need one. Please note refunds will only be given with 24 hours notice and sessions need a minimum number of participants in order to take place. As a result of a cancellation by Totally Tennis an alternative will be offered.

For more information about the Tennis Camp programme please telephone Totally Tennis on 01256 358816, email tt@totallytennis.co.uk or visit the website www.totallytennis.co.uk

February Half Term Tennis Camps

Looking for healthy alternative for your children in the February Half Term break? Want your children to have fun, burn off some energy and learn a new sport in the school holidays? Totally Tennis has just the answer – Tennis Camps.

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Running at both the Indoor Centre in War Memorial Park and Hampshire Court in Chineham from 20th – 24th February, sessions can be booked as morning, afternoon or full day. Tennis camps give children plenty of opportunity to keep active and the camps are not only tennis orientated, although that is the main focus, but combine a variety of sports including swimming (Hampshire Court only), there really is something for everyone.

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Tennis camps are great fun and include lots of games and mini-competitions for both new and experienced players for children aged 4 – 16 years in a safe environment with qualified licensed and experienced LTA coaches.

Timings

War Memorial Park – 9am – 4.00pm (drop off from 8.30am)

Hampshire Court – 9.00am – 4.00pm (drop off from 8.30am /4.00pm – 4.30pm pick up)

Each child should dress appropriately for tennis activities and need to bring a packed lunch, drinks and swimming kit (Hampshire Court only). Children will be supervised throughout the day, including lunch breaks and swimming sessions. Rackets will be provided for those who need one. Please note refunds will only be given with 24 hours notice and sessions need a minimum number of participants in order to take place. As a result of a cancellation by Totally Tennis an alternative will be offered.

For more information about the Holiday Tennis Camps including prices at both venues please telephone Totally Tennis on 01256 358816, email tt@totallytennis.co.uk or visit the website www.totallytennis.co.uk

October Half Term Tennis Camps

Looking for healthy alternative for your children in the October Half Term break? Want your children to have fun and learn a new sport in the holidays? Then Totally Tennis has just the answer and places are filling up fast. Children can keep active whilst having lots of fun and learn a new sport in school holidays with the clubs popular Holiday Tennis Camps that will be running at Totally Tennis’ two venues across Basingstoke.

Packed with opportunities to learn and play tennis, weekly activities also include football, rounders and hockey (swimming also available at Hampshire Court only). At the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park, Tennis Camps will running all week from Monday 24th – Thursday 27th October. Sessions are bookable in various options (morning, afternoon and full-day). Sessions will run daily from 9.00am – 3.30pm (full day).

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The sessions at Hampshire Court will also be available from Monday 24th until Friday 28th October running from 9.00am – 4.00pm (drop off from 8.30am, pick up from 4-4:30pm). These sessions include swimming for competent swimmers (mornings only, no swimming on Tuesdays and Thursdays) and can be booked as morning, full day, two-day and five-day packages. Member and non-member prices apply as well as the availability of two and five day packages.

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Tennis camps are great fun and include lots of games and mini-competitions for both new and experienced players alike for all children aged four to fifteen years in a safe environment with Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) fully qualified, licensed and experienced coaches and the centre has OFSTED accreditation.

For more information about the school holiday programme held at both Totally Tennis venues please call 01256 358816, e-mail tt@totallytennis.co.uk or visit our www.totallytennis.co.uk

*Children must be five years and over to stay all day at Tennis Camps.