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Local Tennis League – Match 5

Match 4: 9th August 2017…  Final Score 6-0 6-0 This was yet another great match playing at David Lloyd Swindon, playing on these courts have been awesome! Perfect for a deaf player like myself, evening up the game against those who are not deaf. This Match would also be my first ever match against another […]

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Local Tennis League – Match 4

Match 4: 5th August 2017 Match Venue – David Lloyd Swindon – This has now become my favourite place to play tennis, the facilities are great! The carpet surface is fast and with my spin game, especially with my serve made the ball skid, pushing the ball further away from my opponent. I took to […]

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Local Tennis League – Match 3

Match 3: 2nd July 2017 Match number 3, I’ve now started clocking up 18hrs of tennis a week, I’ve started wearing compression tights and compression socks from X-Bionic who sponsored me during my days as a professional ultra endurance athlete. playing so many hours on hard courts is causing a few aches, and I’m starting […]

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Local Tennis League – Match 2

24th June 2017 at Wanborough Tennis Club…  I’ve heard about these courts, everyone I’ve spoken to who had played matches at Wanborough have had nothing good to say about the courts and playing conditions. Strong winds blow across these open courts with very little protection from the wind.  Also the courts themselves are so worn, […]

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Local Tennis League Entered – Match 1

After being frustrated with playing in doubles matches for my club due to the whole way the LTA has set up competitive grassroots tennis, which leaves you never really knowing who you are playing against and who you’re playing with until the day of the match, I chose to enter into singles tennis and drop […]

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Exclusive special invitation to visit the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Mallorca with Local Tennis Leagues

Exclusive special invitation to visit the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Mallorca with Local Tennis Leagues Save 22% on adult packages at the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in August and 12% all year round! Yesterday Rafa Nadal, the ten-times French Open Champion, had an impressive second round win to continue his 2017 Wimbledon […]

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Summer Is Here! So How About A Family Camping Adventure?

With the awesome summer weather the UK has seen already in recent weeks and the school summer holidays just around the corner, how about checking out what you need for a great camping adventure… The Wiltshire Tent and Camping Show is now on until the 16th July at Roves Farm, Sevenhampton. Here is brief preview […]

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Five Reasons You Should Be Sleeping Naked

If you’re one that regularly sleeps in  PJs, you’re in the majority… Most of us nowadays sleep in some sort of clothing, be it shorts, a tee shirt or a full-on onesie.   According to a national sleep survey from 2012, only 8% admit to sleeping naked. But did you know that sleeping naked is […]

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Getting Serious

After a long winter of getting back on top of my game, I also decided to join the Highworth Tennis Club Committee in view to help promote the club and increase its membership. My game improves due to getting some group coaching sessions, I’m now playing about 10hrs of tennis per week. Februry brings back […]

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Frustration | I Demand I Play Better!

Welcome to my second Tennis Journey Blog, so I got back into tennis after 16yrs of not touching a racket demanding I play as good as I did in my 20s!!! Sadly this wasn’t to be, I and our club couch could see I had the technique still there, but the consistency wasn’t there, I […]

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