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Free Tennis Lessons for Beginners

At least once a month during the outdoor tennis season (Victoria Day to Labour Day), we offer free tennis clinics to verified members at the beginner level. How do you sign up? First, subscribe to Tennis Calgary’s newsletter. All announcements regarding lessons are made through our newsletter. If you aren’t subscribed, you won’t hear about […]

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Tennis Camps Made Easy

If you are a recreation coordinator for a community association in Calgary, you know it’s not always easy to find good instructors for your summer tennis camps. Most freelance instructors are under-equipped for this task. Either they do not have the right balls for the right age groups or they lack the nets and temporary […]

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Tennis Lessons: Is My Kid Ready?

In some sense, children are ready for tennis lessons at any age. However, parents and instructors alike have to be very careful about the content of tennis lessons. If the goal is to foster an enthusiasm for healthy, active living amongst children, early lessons should be kept general and should avoid over-specialization in competitive tennis. […]

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Tennis Lessons: Do Ball Machines Hurt?

Do tennis ball machines help or hurt the development of tennis players at the adult beginner to intermediate level? It’s a major debate amongst instructors. Some pros insist that hand-feeds are the only way to go. Others use ball machines liberally. In my opinion the answer lies somewhere in the middle. There is no doubt […]

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Shopping for Kids Tennis Lessons

When shopping for tennis lessons for their children, parents have four different kinds of lessons to consider: recreational tennis lessons (large groups) group lessons (small groups) semi-private lessons private lessons Recreational (Large) Group Lessons Recreational tennis lessons consist of large groups and usually involve more than one instructor. The instructor to student ratio is typically […]

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