Tennis for All Abilities
Entry Level and Recreation Tennis Sessions. TWP will offer two 6-week sessions in 2020:
Session 1: Wednesdays, February 12 - March 18
Northland Racquet Club, 306 Tennis Ct, NKC, MO
Session 2: Wednesdays, September 16-October 21
Macken Park, 1002 Clark Ferguson Dr., NKC, MO
$5.00 weekly participation fee (Cash/Check/Card payment due before play; scholarships are available to those who qualify)
We are teaching individuals basic racquet techniques, proper forehand, proper backhand, and mobility if they are able to do so. These beginner sessions are fun and interactive, involving simple techniques such as dropping or bouncing a ball to the participants as they try to properly make contact with the tennis racquet and the ball. Sessions are not focused on playing an actual match.
If you have a disability that prevents you from playing “regular” tennis, you can still enjoy all of the benefits the game of tennis provides with adaptations designed to meet your individual needs.
Tennis is truly a game for everyone. If you can swing a racquet, you CAN play!
According to the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the goal of adaptive tennis is to promote and develop recreational tennis opportunities for individuals with differing abilities and circumstances through inclusion, knowledge, and support, and by providing, where needed, adaptive programming, equipment, and teaching techniques.
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