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Weekly Deaf Tennis Sessions for all Deaf kids at Gosling Sports Park


The weekly Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Sessions for all Deaf kids have been running for a few years now!  

The sessions are every Saturday from 11.00-12.00 (in term time) for all deaf kids aged 3-14 on court number 6 (indoors!) – £3.50 per child.

No need to book – just turn up! Go straight to reception and pay the £3.50 fee. 

All kids are put into groups according to age and ability. Please ensure kids are changed in comfortable clothes and sports trainers ready to start at 11 am.

These sessions were kick-started by Deaf Parents Deaf Children, in partnership with the British Deaf Tennis Association (BDTA), and the Gosling Tennis Centre.  The Gosling Tennis Centre now run these sessions. If you want more information please get in touch with Devon Moore, who runs the sessions at D.Mooretennis@hotmail.co.uk.

Address: Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 6XE
Venue website: http://www.goslingsports.co.uk/


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Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Sessions for kids is now weekly!

Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis SquadThe monthly Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Sessions for kids are now run every Saturday from 11.00-12.00 (in term times) for all deaf kids aged 3-14.  No need to book – just turn up!

All kids are put into groups according to age and ability. Please ensure all kids are changed in comfortable clothes and sports trainers ready to start at 10am.

These sessions were kick started by Deaf Parents Deaf Children, in partnership with the British Deaf Tennis Association (BDTA), and the Gosling Tennis Centre.  The Gosling Tennis Centre now run these sessions. If you want more information please get in touch with Phillip.Martin@goslingsports.co.uk.

Address: Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 6XE
Venue website: http://www.goslingsports.co.uk/


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Deaf Tennis! Adult and Junior Coaching Clinic and Fun Tennis Tournament – Saturday 3rd May

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The Tennis Foundation will be running an adult and junior coaching clinic and fun tournament at Gosling along-side the National Deaf Tennis Championships on Sat 3rd May. 
This is a taster session where adults and juniors can come and play and have some coaching by experienced LTA licensed coaches who are trained to coach deaf players.  More information about this event and how to sign up can be found here. Places are limited so please sign up quickly if you would like to attend – please email Kirsty.Thomson@tennisfoundation.org.uk


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Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad: Next session Saturday February 1st!

Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad

Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad

The next Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad session is on Saturday February 1st! All age groups now start together at 11am, with the 3-5 year olds finishing at 12pm and the 6-14 year olds finishing at 12.30pm.

We are delighted to announce that because of the success of the tennis sessions, we are now running two sessions a month! The first February session is Saturday 1st Feb, and the second session will be Saturday 15th February.

Next sessions (All Saturdays): Feb 1st, Feb 15th, March 1st, March 15th, April 5th, April 19th, May 3rd (National Deaf Tennis Championships), May 17th, June 7th, June 21st.


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Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad – Saturday 7th September!

The monthly tennis coaching for all deaf children aged 3-14 at the Gosling Sports Park has gone from strength to strength, we now have an average of 30 deaf kids of all ages participating.

The next session is on Saturday September 7th from 10.30-12pm. The sessions are coached by both deaf and hearing coaches.

We are delighted and excited to announce that we have a new deaf coach working with us on September 7th –  Cathy Fletcher!  Cathy is the new National Deaf Coach, who also represented Great Britain at the recent Deaflympics in Sofia. Cathy won a Gold medal in the 2009 Deaflympics in mixed doubles and is a National Deaf Champion many times over. Check out her impressive international profile page – http://www.deaflympics.com/athletes.asp?12852

Cathy Fletcher wins Gold at the Taiwan 2009 Deaflympics for Mixed Doubles

Information
– The 3-5 age group will start at 11am and finish at 12pm.
– The 6-14 age group will start at 10.30am and finish at 12pm.
– ALL kids in the 3-5 age group must be accompanied by a parent/adult.
– Please provide your kids with a water bottle to take on the court as the sessions are quite active!
– Please ensure you pay £3 (per child) for the session on arrival at the Gosling Sports Park reception.
– We will always be using the indoor courts, so the sessions are on regardless of the weather!

If you want to register your child, or have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Nick Beese on hello@deafparentsdeafchildren.co.uk.
If you have already registered with us, there is no need to confirm your place – just turn up!

Please share/send this onto any families or groups with deaf kids! Thanks!

The sessions are being organised by Deaf Parents Deaf Children, in partnership with the British Deaf Tennis Association (BDTA), the Tennis Foundation and Gosling Sports Park.

Address: Gosling Sports Park, Stanborough Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 6XE
Venue website: http://www.goslingsports.co.uk/
British Deaf Tennis on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritishDeafTennisAssociation

Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad

Gosling Sports Park Deaf Tennis Squad

 


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Tennis Coaching for Deaf Children in Surrey (ages 5-12)

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Starting this month there are lots of tennis coaching sessions for deaf children (aged 5-12) in Reigate and Weybridge, Surrey!  The coaches are both deaf and hearing.

For  details of classes please see the poster below, for further information please email nickandfiona.brookes@btinternet.com.


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Tennis fun for BSL kids at the National Deaf Tennis Championships a great success

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On Sunday 6th May, twenty three deaf kids aged from two to nine years old assembled at the Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City for a fun tennis session. All the kids were coached by the Great Britain deaf tennis stars and coaching team, which they loved!

After two hours of fun and games, all the kids were presented with a special trophy from the British Deaf Tennis Association Chairwoman Fiona Brookes for their hard work!


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