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Thame Tennis Club

JODF & Thame Tennis Club – Schools Coaching Programme

JODF and Thame Tennis Club are working together to bring direct access to top quality coaching to Thame’s primary schools (within the school curriculum). Starting in 2016, this 3-year project will see The Jack O’Donnell Foundation fund a £2,900 programme that Thame Tennis Club will manage and implement.

tennis-ball2The key objective of the programme is to Introduce tennis to primary school aged children.

thame_tennis_clubThis will allow the development of Agility, Balance and Co-ordination (ABCs), along with technical skills, essential for not only tennis, but for all sports.

JODF are very proud to be involved with this programme which will create links with local schools to provide easy access to tennis and a pathway into sport. Who knows, maybe a future Wimbledon champ will be from Thame!!!

The Programme will include:

  • Six weeks’ curriculum time coaching

  • Spring Camps at Thame Tennis Club

  • Six weeks after school coaching

  • Six weeks of summer camps at Thame Tennis Club

  • Two LTA qualified and registered tennis coaches to deliver all lessons

  • Reaching 360 children per week by 2017/8 across Thame


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