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DSActive National Tennis Festival 2019

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DSActive National Tennis Festival 2019 (part of LTA Team Challenge)

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DSActive National Tennis Festival 2019.

DSActive is a programme run by the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA). We aim to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down’s syndrome to lead active and healthy lives tennis sessions began in 2010 and there are now over 20 tennis sessions across England and Wales. The DSActive team work in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association, who provide continuous support to the programme.

The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive team are delighted to announce that DSActive will be hosting their first National Tennis Festival 2019 with LTA at National Tennis Center, Roehampton.

The festival will be open to anyone with Down’s syndrome aged 12 and over and we invite you to tell your friends. All players need to register by 11th June 2019.

The details of the festival is below;

DSACTIVE NATIONAL TENNIS FESTIVAL 2019

Date - 15th June 2019 (Saturday)

Timing of Registration - 9.30am onwards

Timing of National Tennis Festival - 10AM till 1:30PM

Timing of Presentation - 1:30PM till 1:45PM

Timing of Closing End - 2:00PM

Venue - National Tennis Centre, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5LR

Cost - FREE

Player Entry for National Tennis Festival Tennis Levels - RED / ORANGE / GREEN

Please see below for different categories.

Each player needs to chose one Tennis Level.

Rules - DSActive will send over the rules two weeks before the festival.

Booking a player entry- All players need to register by 11th June 2019. Please compete register form via eventbrite. The form will ask for details such as name, age, tennis levels and etc.

Transport Parking - is very limited within the centre. Street car parking is available.

Public Transport - RAIL Barnes Rail Station (15-20 min walk from station to tennis centre), BUS 493

Player Entry for National Tennis Festival Tennis Levels - RED / ORANGE / GREEN

Red Level

Service boxes or a mini net across the side of the court.

- Have difficulty hitting forehand and backhand shots.

- Can serve underarm into the court.

- Volley is not currently part of their game.

Orange Level

Singles and doubles use the orange baseline but inner tramlines as the side lines.

- Can hit both forehands and backhands but with little control over the direction.

- Hits a serve with a slower pace.

- Can return a second serve from another player.

Green Level

Full Sized Court

- Can sustain a short rally from the back of the court.

- Hits a serve with a slower pace.

- Can return a second serve consistently.

Further information - Please contact Emma O'Connor via email dsactive@downs-syndrome.org.uk or via telephone 0333 12 12 300

PLEASE NOTE: DSActive welcomes anyone caring for a person with Down's syndrome (such as all family members / friends / support workers / coaches) but everyone will need to register on eventbrite as "Spectator." There is no cost or charge. No lunch is provided at this festival. All players to bring their own tennis rackets.

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