Mackintosh LTC – Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend Open Day Follow-Up

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend Open Day at Mackintosh LTC on Sunday 14th July – we hope you had a great day.

We would like to follow-up with details of how you and your family can play more tennis. Please see further information below:

Ages 2.5-4 – Tots Tennis
Tots Tennis runs every Friday during the term-time 10-10:45am & 2-2:45pm. The cost is £4 per session (pay & play) – no booking required, just turn up and get involved. Please contact Emma on 07970 820307 for more information

Ages 4-11 – Tennis For Kids courses
Tennis for Kids is a great way to get started in tennis. Receive 6 fun and interactive coaching sessions, a racket and ball set, plus a personalised t-shirt for only £25 (+£4.99 P&P)

We have got 4 upcoming courses running at Mackintosh LTC:
Ages 8-11 – Monday 22nd July – Saturday 27th July 2019 – 9-10am
Ages 4-7 – Monday 29th July – Saturday 3rd August 2019 – 9-10am
Ages 4-7 – Monday 12th August – Saturday 17th August 2019 – 9-10am
Ages 8-11 – Monday 12th August – Saturday 17th August 2019 – 9-10am

Please see the link for more information or to book your child’s place:
https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/TennisForKids/SearchResults?location=CF24%203JW&distance=20

Ages 4-16 – Summer Holiday Tennis Camps
Our popular holiday tennis camps are running during the Summer Holidays. Book your child’s place on our Summer Holiday Tennis Camps – we are currently fully booked for Week 1 (w/c 22nd July), but there are places available for Week 2, 3 and 4 – please see the link below with more information:
http://www.mackintoshsportsclub.org/mackintosh-ltc-summer-holiday-tennis-camps-2019/

Adults (ages 16+)

Tennis Xpress (Beginners)
If you have never played tennis before, or haven’t played in a long time, then Tennis Xpress is for you. It is an easy and fun way for adult beginners to get into the game. During the six sessions you will be taught new skills and be shown how to serve, rally and score, so that by the end, you will be able to enjoy fun matches with your friends, family and other people you meet.

We still have a few places available for our Summer Holiday course, starting next Monday 22nd July.
Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 7th August 7-8:30pm (every Monday & Wednesday)

Please see the link below with more information or to book your place:
https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/TennisXpress/Course/30dc0c5f-3ea3-488e-8926-13b7206e0565

Adults Summer Tennis Camps (Improvers/Advanced)
We are also running a number of sessions during the school holidays for Adults who have played more tennis and are looking to make some improvements to their game. These sessions will run on the following dates from 7-8:30pm: Monday 22nd July, Friday 26th July, Monday 29th July, Friday 2nd August, Monday 5th August, Monday 12th August, Wednesday 14th August, Friday 16th August.

The cost of the sessions is as follows:
£10 members / £12 non-members (per day) or, £65 members / £80 non-members (all 8 days)

Please get in contact for further information or to book a place.

Cardio Tennis (All Levels)
Cardio Tennis runs every Friday (during term-time) 7:15-8:15pm. The cost is £4 members / £5 non-members.

Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable group fitness class set on a tennis court and open to people of all ages and abilities. Supported by music and qualified instructors, you’ll get to hit lots of tennis balls during your class and have a great cardio workout at the same time. For more information, please see the link below: https://www.lta.org.uk/play-compete/getting-started/adult-tennis/cardio-tennis/.

We have also got opportunities to get involved with term-time coaching sessions, social tennis, team tennis, competitions plus much more.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in contact with Rhys Morgan (Head Coach) at: tenniscoach@mackintoshsportsclub.org or on 07929 264165.

Mackintosh LTC – Mixed Singles Handicap Competition 2016 – Results

Handicap Final 2016

Saturday was a great day at the club with the Tennis Mixed Singles Handicap finals taking place.

Firstly,  Head Coach Rhys Morgan was against Coach Billy Barclay in the Main Draw final. The handicap system meant Rhys had to give Billy an 8 point head start in each set. Both players played some excellent tennis in the match with Rhys eventually coming out on top in 3 sets 21-12 9-21 21-11.

The second match was the Consolation Draw final which was contested between Aaron Trott and Oskar Gregory. Both players had excellent wins in their respective semi-finals to reach this stage of the competition. Oskar proved to be too strong for Aaron in the final winning in straight sets 21-8 21-13. This was a great achievement for Oskar – who was the youngest player in the draw.

A big shout out to Chair Umpire Tom Griffiths who did an excellent job umpiring the matches. Also a huge thanks to all of the spectators who came along to watch the matches.

Please click on the links below for the results from this years competition:

Mackintosh LTC – Mixed Singles Handicap Tournament 2016 – Draw

Mackintosh LTC – Mixed Singles Handicap Tournament 2016 – Consolation Draw

Mackintosh LTC – Wimbledon Ticket Ballot 2016

Calling all members,

Would you be interested in going to watch the tennis at Wimbledon this year? Having been on a number of occasions myself, I can thoroughly recommend the experience to anyone who has never been before.

This is an urgent request for all members who haven’t already done so to Opt-In for the Wimbledon Ticket Ballot 2016. The deadline for opting-in is Friday 19th February.

Last year we had an excellent allocation of 16 pairs of tickets distributed amongst our members for the Championships. At present, we will be allocated significantly fewer pairs of tickets than last year due to the low number of members who have opted-in. Even if you are not interested in going to Wimbledon this year, we would be extremely grateful if you could opt-in – this will help gain a bigger allocation of tickets for the club and in turn improve the chances of others gaining tickets.

For more information on opting-in, please follow the link below:

Wimbledon Ticket Ballot 2016 – Opt-In