Before a child goes to normal balls when entering high school there is a staggered journey with sixteen levels. There are four major stages (Novice, Red, Orange and Green), each with four levels. For the Good News Tennis robot tennis stages (red-, orange- and green-ball) the first two levels are based on participation (level 4 […]
Good tennis etiquette won’t give you a bigger serve or a more accurate backhand, but it will make you more fun to share a court with and you will enjoy it more. Enkels rooibal tennis etiket Good tennis etiquette won’t give you a bigger serve or a more accurate backhand, but it will make you […]
The objective of the monthly newsletter is to keep parents/players, coaches, clubs, schools, tennis representatives bodies (GTA; TSA; Tshwane Coaches Association) informed of GNT journey and progress. The short term focus was on increasing the number of potential entrants on the GNT database. Of the 32 players on the database seventeen entered. Two players transport […]
Promotion of the “love of tennis” through friendliness. Bevordering van die “liefde vir tennis” deur vriendelikheid.
Each GNT red ball match day starts with a talk on different themes that promote a “love of tennis”. Where applicable a scriptural principle is illustrated in the talk. Parents are encouraged to attend so that they can re-affirm what was taught at home. This talk is translated in Afrikaans after each paragraph. Definition of […]
All the Novice and Red Ball player medallions are still based on participation. As they play more the medallions are based on merit or number of wins against Red Ball players of a similar strength. The novice players and red ball players appear on different tables because the promotion criteria differ. Lastname Firstname Completed MD […]
The monthly GNT Newsletter keeps the greater Tshwane tennis family informed of the latest developments. It is published directly after the first Saturday of the month’s red ball match day. The 7th September news is extensively reported. Our urgent focus for September was to increase the database of GNT beginner players. Kobus van Zyl led […]
This post contains the the necessary information needed to decide whether to enter the monthly GNT red ball match days. It also motivates why your child will have an enjoyable fun tennis day. Tennis is FUN We invite all interested parents to bring their children to their first: “From off-court coordination development to fun small […]
Tennis has physical, psychological and social benefits which makes it a sport that can be played for a lifetime.
Newsletters are aimed parents and coaches. Short term plans are mentioned.