Tennis Australia aims to provide more opportunities for people to play tennis more often. Tennis is proud to be associated as one of 32 sports with Sporting Schools and we look forward to building on the already existing relationships which have been established with schools through our National Schools Programs.
The Sporting School tennis programs will complement the already existing ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Program where over one million students have been exposed to tennis at schools over the past three years.
Tennis is very passionate about supporting schools with the delivery of sustainable health and physical education programs and as the national sporting organisation (NSO) for Tennis, we look forward to assisting you with this.
Tennis Australia is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to deliver this $160 million Australian Government initiative to get more children active and moving.
“The kids seem to be really engaged, they had a fantastic time, they didn't feel stressed, they just had lots of fun. They picked up some skills as well,” Tennis Australia Teacher Ambassador.
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Tennis Australia is offering two programs as part of the Sporting Schools initiative, based on the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program. The Partnership and Play programs are made up of fun tennis activities which support skill acquisition and movement all whilst ‘playing the game’ in a meaningful way. Through both programs, students will become confident and competent which is important when trying new sports.
Both the Partnership and Play programs facilitate active play and are inclusive. Tennis can be participated in by both boys and girls of all ages and abilities. The aims of the programs are to support schools with sustainable health and physical education programs whilst also increasing the participation and activity levels of students.
TEACHERS AND COACHES ARE OUR ASSETS
Tennis Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.
Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.
The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver tennis within Sporting Schools.
Phone: 1800 PLAY TENNIS (1800 752 983)
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