Tag Archives: VI Tennis

VI Tennis – NTC – 20 Feb 2018!

Blind Tennis Session at the National Tennis Centre NTC 2016
Venue:
National Tennis Centre (NTC), 100 Priory Lane, London, SW15 5JQ
Time:
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Phone:
02084877043
Date:
20th February 2018
Cost:
£5 per session


Blind Tennis at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) 

Our tennis sessions are for blind and partially sighted people who want to learn a new skill, get active and have fun!  Tennis is a great way to improve your physical and mental health and wellbeing – you don’t need to be a talented sports person to experience the benefits of tennis. The Vision Impaired game is adapted through the use of smaller courts, a lower net, tactile court lines and audible balls so you can hear it bounce.

If you have any questions or would like more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last minute changes or cancellations.

For more information contact:

Location: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Date: Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
How to book: No need to book – pay as you go (£5 per session)

Blind Tennis

Is often called Soundball Tennis and is played on either a badminton court or a standard tennis court using a junior tennis racket and an adapted sponge ball that makes a noise when it bounces. Balls can be either black or florescent yellow to give maximum contrast with the colour of the sports hall. Blind Tennis video link here

Want to know more about Blind Tennis?

You can watch a video of Odette , our Metro Tennis Sport lead being interviewed about Sound Ball Tennis at the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGOjB5ZVSj4

Latest VI Advisory Groups agreed  Blind Tennis Rule below

Download: the full VI Tennis Advisory Group Document below
Feedback Word document here

See rules for more info.

Read about the Metro Annual Tennis Tournament 2013 and a new players perspective by clicking on ‘Articles’ in the Quicklinks box on this page. For an umpire’s view of the 2012 Tournament, Visit: http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/viewpoint-tennis-anyone

Watch a video on Metro the Tennis Foundation website of metro members playing at the National Tennis Centre

To read about Miyoshi Takei, the inventor of blind tennis, visit:http://www.hanno.jp/matsui/

 

VI Tennis – NTC – 6 Feb 2018!

Blind Tennis Session at the National Tennis Centre NTC 2016
Venue:
National Tennis Centre (NTC), 100 Priory Lane, London, SW15 5JQ
Time:
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Phone:
02084877043
Date:
06th February 2018
Cost:
£5 per session


Blind Tennis at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) 

Our tennis sessions are for blind and partially sighted people who want to learn a new skill, get active and have fun!  Tennis is a great way to improve your physical and mental health and wellbeing – you don’t need to be a talented sports person to experience the benefits of tennis. The Vision Impaired game is adapted through the use of smaller courts, a lower net, tactile court lines and audible balls so you can hear it bounce.

If you have any questions or would like more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last minute changes or cancellations.

For more information contact:

Location: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Date: Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
How to book: No need to book – pay as you go (£5 per session)

Blind Tennis

Is often called Soundball Tennis and is played on either a badminton court or a standard tennis court using a junior tennis racket and an adapted sponge ball that makes a noise when it bounces. Balls can be either black or florescent yellow to give maximum contrast with the colour of the sports hall. Blind Tennis video link here

Want to know more about Blind Tennis?

You can watch a video of Odette , our Metro Tennis Sport lead being interviewed about Sound Ball Tennis at the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGOjB5ZVSj4

Latest VI Advisory Groups agreed  Blind Tennis Rule below

Download: the full VI Tennis Advisory Group Document below
Feedback Word document here

See rules for more info.

Read about the Metro Annual Tennis Tournament 2013 and a new players perspective by clicking on ‘Articles’ in the Quicklinks box on this page. For an umpire’s view of the 2012 Tournament, Visit: http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/viewpoint-tennis-anyone

Watch a video on Metro the Tennis Foundation website of metro members playing at the National Tennis Centre

To read about Miyoshi Takei, the inventor of blind tennis, visit:http://www.hanno.jp/matsui/

 

VI Tennis- NTC – 23 Jan 2018!

Blind Tennis Session at the National Tennis Centre NTC 2016
Venue:
National Tennis Centre (NTC), 100 Priory Lane, London, SW15 5JQ
Time:
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Phone:
02084877043
Date:
23rd January 2018
Cost:
£5 per session


Blind Tennis at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) 

Our tennis sessions are for blind and partially sighted people who want to learn a new skill, get active and have fun! Tennis is a great way to improve your physical and mental health and wellbeing – you don’t need to be a talented sports person to experience the benefits of tennis. The Vision Impaired game is adapted through the use of smaller courts, a lower net, tactile court lines and audible balls so you can hear it bounce.

If you have any questions or would like more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last minute changes or cancellations.

For more information contact:

Location: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Date: Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
How to book: No need to book – pay as you go (£5 per session)

Blind Tennis

Is often called Soundball Tennis and is played on either a badminton court or a standard tennis court using a junior tennis racket and an adapted sponge ball that makes a noise when it bounces. Balls can be either black or florescent yellow to give maximum contrast with the colour of the sports hall. Blind Tennis video link here

Want to know more about Blind Tennis?

You can watch a video of Odette , our Metro Tennis Sport lead being interviewed about Sound Ball Tennis at the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGOjB5ZVSj4

Latest VI Advisory Groups agreed  Blind Tennis Rule below

Download: the full VI Tennis Advisory Group Document below
Feedback Word document here

See rules for more info.

Read about the Metro Annual Tennis Tournament 2013 and a new players perspective by clicking on ‘Articles’ in the Quicklinks box on this page. For an umpire’s view of the 2012 Tournament, Visit: http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/viewpoint-tennis-anyone

Watch a video on Metro the Tennis Foundation website of metro members playing at the National Tennis Centre

To read about Miyoshi Takei, the inventor of blind tennis, visit:http://www.hanno.jp/matsui/

 

VI Tennis- NTC – 9 Jan 2018!

Blind Tennis Session at the National Tennis Centre NTC 2016
Venue:
National Tennis Centre (NTC), 100 Priory Lane, London, SW15 5JQ
Time:
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Phone:
02084877043
Date:
09th January 2018
Cost:
£5 per session


Blind Tennis at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) 

Our tennis sessions are for blind and partially sighted people who want to learn a new skill, get active and have fun! Tennis is a great way to improve your physical and mental health and wellbeing – you don’t need to be a talented sports person to experience the benefits of tennis. The Vision Impaired game is adapted through the use of smaller courts, a lower net, tactile court lines and audible balls so you can hear it bounce.

If you have any questions or would like more information please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Metro would always advise to phone or email the event contacts to confirm there have been no last minute changes or cancellations.

For more information contact:

Location: National Tennis Centre, 100 Priory Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5JQ
Date: Fortnightly on a Tuesday
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
How to book: No need to book – pay as you go (£5 per session)

Blind Tennis

Is often called Soundball Tennis and is played on either a badminton court or a standard tennis court using a junior tennis racket and an adapted sponge ball that makes a noise when it bounces. Balls can be either black or florescent yellow to give maximum contrast with the colour of the sports hall. Blind Tennis video link here

Want to know more about Blind Tennis?

You can watch a video of Odette , our Metro Tennis Sport lead being interviewed about Sound Ball Tennis at the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGOjB5ZVSj4

Latest VI Advisory Groups agreed  Blind Tennis Rule below

Download: the full VI Tennis Advisory Group Document below
Feedback Word document here

See rules for more info.

Read about the Metro Annual Tennis Tournament 2013 and a new players perspective by clicking on ‘Articles’ in the Quicklinks box on this page. For an umpire’s view of the 2012 Tournament, Visit: http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/viewpoint-tennis-anyone

Watch a video on Metro the Tennis Foundation website of metro members playing at the National Tennis Centre

To read about Miyoshi Takei, the inventor of blind tennis, visit:http://www.hanno.jp/matsui/

 

Metro Tennis Doubles -11 Feb 2018

Metro Doubles Tennis Tournament 11 Feb 2018

METRO DOUBLES TENNIS TOURNAMENT

This is open to current Metro members only, aged 16 and over.

Ladies Doubles & Men’s Doubles & B1 Mixed Doubles
Date: Sunday 11th February 2018 Time: 10:00-18:00
Venue: Islington Tennis Centre, Market road, London, N7 9PL
Entry cost: £5 per player ( to be paid on the day).

Closing Date for entry: Wednesday 24th January 2018.

Download Word entry form here: bit.ly/MBSDoubles2018
Entry forms to be returned to steven.pilcher1@btinternet.com no later than Wednesday 24th January 2018.

Registration: From 09:45 to 10:15.
Play will start promptly at 10:30 until 18:00. We have three courts booked, two will be set up as VI courts, and one set up as a B1 court.

Unfortunately, there will be no time available to play partially sighted mixed doubles.

Registration and presentation of awards will take place in the Gallery and awards will be presented at 18:00 sharp. 
Competition

We are playing doubles only on a round robin basis. We hope to have a programming schedule one week before the tournament starts.

NB: We expect this to be popular so in the event of having to restrict numbers, preference will be given in order of receipt of the entry form.