Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Holiday Break Adult Programs at Atkins

Spring Session I of Atkins Programming begins the week of Jan. 9th.  Between now and then check out these other great tennis opportunities for Adults at Atkins!

-Adult Holiday Camp- Dec. 31st 9am-12pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm $60/person
Drills, games, match play video analysis, and more!

Sign up by calling 217-244-8562.  Contact Brandon Lenfert at bdlenfer@illinois.edu with any questions

-Adult Holiday Drop-ins
Monday, Jan. 2nd 10am-11am Cardio Tennis ($12)
Tuesday, Jan. 3rd 12pm-1pm Stroke of the Day ($12)
Wednesday Jan. 4th 8am-9am Cardio Tennis ($12)
Wednesday Jan. 4th 9am-10:30am Ladies Morning Drill ($18)

Friday Jan. 6th 12pm-1pm Boot camp ($12)

Holiday Break Junior Programs at Atkins!

Spring Session I of Atkins Programming begins the week of Jan. 9th.  Between now and then check out these other great tennis opportunities for juniors at Atkins!

Junior Holiday Camp-Dec. 28th, 10am-5pm.  $75/player.  This includes 6 hours of tennis and pizza lunch.  Tennis from 10am-1pm, Lunch from 1-2pm, Tennis from 2pm-5pm.
MSITA Tourney Prep Matchplay- Jan. 3rd and 4th, 1-3pm each day. $20/day/player.  Practice matches to keep your game sharp over break and ready for tournaments or high school season!
Eligible players for both junior events listed above should be ages 10-18 or able to compete in either green ball or yellow ball USTA tourneys.  Sign up by calling 217-244-8562.  Contact Brandon Lenfert at bdlenfer@illinois.edu with any questions.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Tennis players 56% less likely to die from cardiovascular disease

"An analysis of more than 80,000 adults who were tracked for nearly a decade finds that those who played tennis, badminton or squash had the lowest risk of dying during the course of the study. Compared with people who didn’t play racket sports, those who did were 47% less likely to die of any cause and 56% less likely to die as a result of cardiovascular disease."