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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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Tennis Pathways – Tournaments

Entering a tennis tournament for the first time can be a little confusing. The information below is a guide to help you navigate the Tennis Pathways of tournament play. These are: ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Match Play Junior Development Series Tournaments Junior Tournament ITF junior and National Junior Championships Australian Money Tournaments Vida Tennis runs, […]

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Tennis Pathways – What life opportunity awaits you?

Often the pathways in tennis are not clear from the beginning but making sure the environment is giving “the knowledge to nurture” for your child, anything is possible. The Tennis Australia Hot Shots program has a pathway for taking beginners (age from 3 years old) to competition level tennis. The levels, linked with the colour […]

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What program options are there?

There are plenty of options and types of tennis lessons when you join a club, this can make it difficult to try and decide what type of lesson and how many tennis lessons you or your child should do when they start tennis. The 3 main lesson types we have are: Groups Lessons Private/semi- private […]

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What certificate level are you on?

My Vida Journey As part of the Vida Tennis HotShots program, the certificate program is an important part of monitoring each individuals improvement and experience. Certificates are handed out at the end of the term and outline their achievements. They allow the child to take responsibility of their learning and assist the coaches in providing […]

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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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Launching the new Strength & Conditioning for Junior Tennis Players Program

Over the past years at Vida, we have been asked numerous times about strength training for junior tennis players. Working with young players, it is important to get the right balance of training on and off the court. Strength is the key building block for physical development and in turn tennis development eg. Speed, power, […]

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A Day at the Australian Open

With the excitement of the Australian Open, Vida Tennis would like to invite you to ‘A Day at the Australian Open‘. The Australian Open has so many experiences to enjoy while there, such as, watching the top players from around the world, the great activities in the kids zone and the area dedicated to kids […]

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Australian Open Kids on Court Experience 2020

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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8 Benefits from Training in a Squad

Got a young aspiring tennis player look to take the next stage in the tennis journey? Whether they are looking to participate more in tennis or trying to take their game to the next level, squads are a fantastic way to develop their skills even further. Squads thrive in high volume, hitting & game based […]

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