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NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015

We’re excited to announce the date of the 2015 National Coaches Conference. This one-day event, which annually sees more than 200 Irish tennis coaches attend, will take place this year on Sunday 27th September. The venue, with thanks to Tennis Ireland, is the National Tennis Centre at Dublin City University. All qualified coaches are welcome […]

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TENNIS IRELAND TALENT SEARCH

DO YOU HAVE A PROMISING 8-11 YEAR OLD TENNIS PLAYER IN THE FAMILY?? Ireland’s BNP Paribas Academy is the National Training Centre for professional tennis players and aspiring top junior players. We have 56 players currently based at the Academy, ranging in age from Tennis Europe u-12 players right up to ATP/WTA level. We are […]

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What Tennis Ireland does for Irish Tennis

WHAT TENNIS IRELAND DOES FOR IRISH TENNIS Tennis Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of tennis in Ireland. Founded in 1908 with over 200 clubs and 80,000 members it is a very busy organization. Below are a list of services and activities that Tennis Ireland and the Provincial Branches provide for their […]

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Robert Cherry – Exercises and Games

Robert Cherry has updated his excellent series of games and exercises for coaches. You can access then here: Group Exercises – https://skydrive.live.com/download?resid=6F550216B9726606!541&authkey=!AKW1UXG_C20B8RY Games- https://skydrive.live.com/download?resid=6F550216B9726606!546&authkey=!APz3qUTpoNHRa-w

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Promote Your Club with a Short Video!

PROMOTE YOUR CLUB WITH A SHORT VIDEO! Peter Farrell One of the oldest sayings around is that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. So how many words is a video worth?! Only a few tennis clubs in Ireland seem to have made a short video to highlight their club and its members, and encourage […]

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Keys to Winning Tennis – New video

What is the service ritual, and why should you do it? Find out in the second video in the ‘Keys to Winning Tennis’ series, with Tennis Coach Ireland Director of Development Peter Farrell. http://youtu.be/So7AQj6VflE

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Bolster Adult and Junior Tennis Camps 2015

Well known TCI coach Billy Bolster will once again this year host his highly-regarded residential tennis camps for adults and children at Kilkenny College. ADULTS: June 6th and 7th (special hotel deal available). Players will benefit from the expertise of some of Ireland’s most successful coaches. JUNIORS: June 21st to 26th, catering for players of […]

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Keys to Winning Tennis

If you want to play winning tennis, play unpredictable tennis. Your opponent should never be sure of what is coming next… To see the first in a series of short videos by Tennis Coach Ireland’s Director of Development Peter Farrell on ‘Keys to Winning Tennis’, click here:http://youtu.be/OGUYEvqX0ac

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“The Secrets of Spanish Tennis” reviewed by Peter Farrell

If you are a tennis coach, player, or parent of a young player, you will want to know how and why Spain has been so successful on the world stage of late. “The Secrets of Spanish Tennis” is a new book by American coach Chris Lewit that provides all the answers. Lewit spent seven years […]

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What is it with teenagers and tennis!? Some insights from TCI Coach Olwyn O’Toole: When I am contacted by a parent who hopes to get their child into a coaching programme I always aim to be able to accommodate them. But one of the hardest groups to accommodate is the beginner aged between 12 and […]

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