Tennis in Telford

The Telford Tennis Centre has become the latest tennis centre to offer a DSActive tennis session. The new session was launched with an open day for new players, supported by Tennis Shropshire, Tennis Foundation and Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. One of the DSActive team went along to join in… To celebrate the new DSActive […]

Celebrating Wimbledon in style

To celebrate the end of Wimbledon 2018, DSActive ran a tennis festival at the National Tennis Center, Roehampton. We had 10 people with Down’s syndrome which attended the event. The National Tennis Center is home of UK Tennis and many tennis players train at the centre. British star Andy Murray was training on the same day […]

“13.1 miles is a long way”

This is a guest blog written by Danielle. Earlier this year Danielle took on her first half marathon with her dad and her sister. These are her own words about how the day went… My name is Danielle, last year I decided I wanted to do a half marathon. I started training and did some […]

Portsmouth Tennis Festival 2018

Summer can bring many happy changes: longer evenings, lots of sunshine and warmer weather. For the DSActive team, summer means that the tennis season is well underway! Recently, the DSActive team paid a visit to Portsmouth to run a DSActive tennis festival with John and his excellent team at Portsmouth Tennis Centre. The festival started […]

Start up a Rally at Shooter Hill Tennis Club

The DSActive team recently visited a tennis session at Shooters Hill Tennis Club. The coaches started with a group warm-up which involved all the players and some of their parents. The warm-up activity was called handball and each player was demonstrating fundamental movements such as throwing the balls, catching the balls and running with the […]