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Meet Linda – Volunteer Coordinator!

Meet Linda Volunteer Tennis Coordinator

Linda Almond is a dedicated volunteer for Metro Blind Sport and has been supporting people with sight loss to access and enjoy weekly tennis sessions since 2011. Linda first discovered her love of tennis 20 years ago when she started playing for a local team. One day, she attended the Blind Tennis Championships in Roehampton where she met Roy Smith, Director of Metro Blind Sport, and happened to say “if you are ever in Islington and need a hand” which is where Linda’s volunteering journey began.

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Sports Psychology Session – ITC- 20 Sept

Sports Psychology with Joe Lake

Dealing with stress and emotion in tennis 8-9pm Wednesday 20th September 2017 Islington Tennis Centre Market Road, N7 9PL Contcat Email: almondall@aol.com

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VI Tennis Nationals – Loughborough – Closing date 8 Sept!

Tennis Foundation 2016

It’s been a super year so far with momentum building ahead of the VI Nationals in October.  As you are all aware the Nationals is being held in Loughborough which is exciting as we will be taking over the whole building & will have play on 8 indoor courts (two separate halls of 4 courts).  As a reminder of details I have attached the information sheet & also a list of local accommodation.          

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Wendy Glasper – VI Tennis Star Selected to attend Women of the Year Awards!

Wendy Glasper, Selected to attend Women of the Year Awards

Wendy Glasper, founder of the North East Visually Impaired Tennis Club (NEVITC) has been selected to attend this year’s ‘Women of the Year’ Awards. Bringing together more than 400 women from all walks of life, the annual awards celebrate extraordinary women who make a difference every day, with five individual accolades presented to those who have proved an inspiration to others through their courage, selflessness and dedication both in the UK and globally.

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Vision Impaired Tennis Awards 2017

The Visually Impaired Tennis Awards was an initiative from the VI Advisory Group and is now in its third year. In 2017 we have three categories: Coach Award, Volunteer Award, Contribution to VI tennis Award. How to nominate:   On the phone: if you require this service please email us on info@tennisfoundation.org.uk and we will contact you

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