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Practice from home

Practice from home

Looking to maintain and improve your fitness whilst at home? Body weight exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and strength without gym machines or equipment. These sessions can be done in your own home. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Director of Tennis, Jo Karaitiana. […]

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Adult Competition Options

There are opportunities to play adult competition at every Vida venue. The Vida tennis club you choose to play for is zoned to a certain region and that will be the regional competition you will participate in. There is mid-week competition during the day, mid-week competition at night and competition on weekends. There is also […]

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Top 5 Tournament Tips

Here at Vida we want to ensure everyone has the best possibly experience and opportunity to reach their goals. There are many factors that contribute to creating a successful tennis player. Here we will highlight the Top 5 Tournament Tips that you can implement for your upcoming tournament season. 1. How to warm up without […]

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Benefits of exercise on the brain

We all know exercising is good for the body. But did you know you might also get a brain boost when you don your sneakers and hit the gym or the court? The benefits of physical exercise, especially aerobic exercise, have positive effects on brain function on multiple fronts, ranging from the molecular to behavioral […]

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7 reasons WHY teenage girls drop out of tennis and WHAT we can do about it!

This is an opinion piece written by Jo Karaitiana the Director of Tennis at Box Hill Senior Secondary College. With the current rise of female tennis due to the likes of Ash Barty inspiring the next generation of Australian female tennis players, we address some reason as to why teenage girls drop out of tennis […]

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Give Your Kids a Head Start

Head Start Kids Motor Skills Tennis Program The kid’s Head Start Tennis & Motor skills program is designed to help kids develop and master their fundamental perceptual-motor skills, the building blocks of sport, physical activity and child development. You can read more about the Head Start Program by clicking here. Kids will have a great […]

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Australian Open Kids on Court Experience

Every year during the Australian Open, some lucky Vida kids from all our venues have the opportunity to have an on-court playing experience. As part of the ANZ Hots Shots program, kids will play tennis on the Australian Open court before the first match of the day. The kids will play for approx 20 to […]

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