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Tennis Trip

posted 13 Jun 2013, 05:31 by Matthew Shenton   [ updated 13 Jun 2013, 05:58 ]
Our Year 10 GCSE PE pupils were yesterday treated to a tennis master class at the AEGON Classic tennis tournament in Birmingham. Their day began with a 45 minute training session provided by professional LTA staff including how to run a quality warm up session, perfecting playing techniques and the importance of professional sportsmanship. LTA staff then presented each pupil with their own racquet and set of balls to take away.

Pupils were then able to watch British number 1 Laura Robinson face Daniella Hantuchova in the second round of the tournament. Year 10 pupil Iris commented that "This was an amazing experience and the LTA training taught us all many new skills which will help with our studies".