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How to Get Started

 

Adult Tennis At West Bridgford – Getting Started 

This is a page describing how to get started playing adult tennis at West Bridgford Tennis Club.

If you don’t know anybody at the club it can be a bit confusing so hopefully this page will give new members and prospective members a few ideas on how to join the fun.

 

Here are a few ways you could get started.

 

Adult Beginners And Returning PlayersGroup CoachingWhy not try one of our weekly group coaching sessions?It can be a bit intimidating to have a go when you are a beginner or a bit rusty.Group coaching sessions are a good way to meet players of similar ability and get an introduction to what the club has got offer.  All standards welcome.   Cartoon Player
Each session lasts an hour and it gives new and rusty players a chance to begin playing and moreimportantly get an introduction to other new players.   One of our coaches will guide you through the basics and put you with players of a similar standard.You don’t have to be a member to put your name down for the group sessions.Each group runs for approximately 12 weeks. Click Here For More Info If these guys can do it – anybody can!

Boris Johnson  Michael Mac  Tennis player

 

Individual Coaching

Prefer a bit of one to one coaching as a start point?

Ask behind the bar for advice or contact a coach direct.

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Ready To Play – Adult Social Play – Returning And Social Players

There are a number of regular ‘just turn up and play’ outdoor days at the club.The outdoor adult social play days are popular and open to all standards.They run all year outdoors and benefit from weather resistant Simulated Clay and Simulated Grass courts.Most of the play is doubles.   Cartoon player falling over net
Just turn up and ask behind the bar for an introduction or say hello to one of the social players often found sitting on the patio waiting for the next switch round.Numbers vary from session to session but you can usually expect a minimum of 10 social players of all ages and abilities to attend.  One of the big strengths of the social sessions is that somebody always turns out to play unless there is a flood, hurricane or blizzard.Saturday – 1.30pm – 4pm OutdoorsSunday    – 1.30pm – 4pm OutdoorsTuesday  – 6.30pm – 10pm OutdoorsTuesday  – 12:30 – 2:30pm Winter Indoors, Summer Outdoors Social players organise themselves and try to get a fair mix of standards.  They swap around after each set.

You could try a couple of social sessions as a non-member by paying a visitors fee of £5 on entry.

Simply sign in behind the bar and ask for directions to try ‘Social Tennis’.

 

 

 

Ready To Play – Adult Play Ladies Night Wednesdays         6.30pm – 9.30pmAsk behind the bar for more information.  Cartoon 2
Mens NightThursdays              6.30pm – 9.30pmMens night is played outdoors in the summer and winter.Many men hibernate indoors on an organised rota from September to April but outdoor play still continues throughout the winter with fewer numbers.Ask behind the bar for more information.  cartoon 3

Ready To Play – Adults – Lets Get Competitive

The club has a diverse range of competitions and match opportunities for adults who want to experience competitive play.  Cartoon 1

 

Adult Inter-Club MatchesThe club has a number of ladies, mens and mixed teams.  They play arranged doubles matches against other tennis clubs in the Nottinghamshire area.   A full list of teams, captains and fixtures can be found by clicking here for the teams page.Ask behind the bar for more information.Club ChampionshipsEach year there are opportunities to play in doubles, mixed doubles or singles knock out draws against other adult players in the club.   The Championship matches are played between April and September each year with a finals day.Ask behind the bar for more information and give your email address with your membership details for regular club email alerts.Social Tournaments

The club also runs a number of single day adult social tournaments for club members throughout the year.

They are mixed doubles only events.  They are advertised at the club and on the website.   Submit your email address with your membership details for regular club emails.

Click here for a membership form

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Submit your email address when joining.

You will receive regular alerts for various tennis and social events at the club.