Tennis Road Show in town

BATLEY SPORTS and Tennis Centre hosted an event aimed at helping teachers to introduce tennis into schools.

Tutors Paul Williams and Phil Leighton put teachers through their paces with mini tennis sessions on court, as well as providing information on school competitions and getting teenagers involved in the Tennis Leaders programme.

Gavin Sutcliffe, tennis development manager for Yorkshire said: “It was fantastic to see so many school games organisers, school sport staff and teachers attend the schools Tennis Road Show in Batley.

“The resources that the Tennis Foundation have on offer are really good, written for teachers by teachers, it was really pleasing to see staff get a taster of what is on offer to help develop tennis provision in their schools.”

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