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Vic - Doncaster Tennis Club

Posted by on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, In : Victoria 
Great to see Doncaster Tennis Club (Vicky Lee - Slamin Tennis) making their club, coaching and competition programs deaf friendly. Checkout the website at http://slamin.com.au/children/deaf-or-hard-of-hearing-lessons/ for some interpreted videos about the Club and the tennis programs.

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Vic - Monthly sessions at Melbourne Park (Sundays)

Posted by on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, In : Victoria 
On the 3rd Sunday of each month we head to Melbourne Park, for the ACE Tennis Club, organised mainly by Deaf Children Australia. Sessions are run by pro tennis coach Peter Thrupp, who reached the second round of the Australian Open in 1986. Peter grew up partially deaf and attend mainstream schools, and knows first hand what it's like. Sessions are supported by experienced deaf tennis players in a voluntary capacity, and interpreters are provided to ensure everyone can be fully involved. 

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VIC - Social Hit - Bundoora (all ages)

Posted by on Saturday, March 19, 2016, In : Victoria 


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Vic - Regular come-n-try tennis program (juniors)

Posted by on Saturday, March 19, 2016, In : Victoria 


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VIC: Baxter Tennis Family Days - March 15th, April 19th, May 24th

Posted by on Monday, March 9, 2015, In : Victoria 
It was great to see people enjoying some coaching with professional Peter Thrupp and some social hitting on nearby courts on Feb 22nd, capped off by a BBQ and some much needed icy poles!  

There was great enthusiasm among the 10+ participants to see these sessions continue on a regular basis.  Many thanks to Peter Thrupp and Deaf Children Australia for continuing with this programs - the next on is on March 15th, with further sessions planned for April 19th and May 24th.

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Family Tennis Day @ Baxter - Feb 22nd

Posted by on Monday, February 2, 2015, In : Victoria 
Playing tennis is great fun for all ages. Your big tennis day at Baxter Tennis Club will offer first timers coaching with the support of qualified coaches and match play for experienced players. It’s a sporting opportunity to have fun, develop your skills and compete in a round robin trophy tournament. It’s going to be an Auslan interpreted social day out for all the family along with deaf and hearing players of all ages and abilities. This ‘ACE’ activity is made possible with the sup...
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Australian Open 2015 Kids on Court

Posted by on Sunday, January 11, 2015, In : Victoria 
A unique opportunity has arisen for 15 deaf kids up to 12 years of age to participate in a 'Kids on Court' experience during the Australian Open prior to the pros taking to Centre Court on  Saturday morning 24th January.
 
Please share with your contacts and the first 15 to reply to me will be accepted. Please RSVP to glen.flindell@dorevitch.com.au
 
All details for the parents are on the attached document and I'll be in touch with those who RSVP closer to the date.

More info here.
 
Kind Regards
Gle...

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BIG TENNIS DAY @ BAXTER TENNIS CLUB - Nov 30th

Posted by on Friday, November 14, 2014, In : Victoria 
SUNDAY 30 NOVEMBER 

Playing tennis is great fun for all ages. Your big tennis day at Baxter Tennis Club will offer first timers coaching with the support of qualified coaches and match play for experience players. It’s a sporting opportunity to have fun, develop your skills and compete in a round robin trophy tournament. It’s going to be a social day out for all the family along with deaf and hearing players of all ages and abilities. This ‘ACE’ activity is made possible with the suppo...

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VIC - TENNIS DAYS @ BAXTER TENNIS CLUB - 26 OCT & 30 NOV

Posted by on Sunday, September 14, 2014, In : Victoria 

Playing tennis is great fun for all ages. Your big tennis day at Baxter Tennis Club will offer first timers coaching with the support of qualified coaches and match play for experience players. It’s a sporting opportunity to develop your skills and compete in a round robin trophy tournament. It’s going to be a fun and social day out for deaf and hearing players of all ages and abilities. This ‘ACE’ activity is made possible with the support of Thrupp Tennis, Baxter Tennis Club and Dea...


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Craigieburn Fun Day - Postponed (HEAT)

Posted by on Friday, January 31, 2014, In : Victoria 
Due to the 40 degrees forecast for this Sunday not being much fun for anyone, we have decided to postpone the Fun Day to a date to be confirmed...


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Cragieburn Fun Day - Feb 2nd

Posted by on Thursday, December 5, 2013, In : Victoria 
Join us for a fun day, all ages, all standards.  Equipment BBQ and refreshments supplied.

Feb 2nd, 1pm-3pm, Cragieburn Tennis Club.

Click here for a flyer with further details
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VIC - Deaf Doubles Fun Day - Nov 17th

Posted by on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : Victoria 
This will be a fun day of doubles, round robin format.  Bring a friend / family member!  Fabulous venue (Melbourne Park). 

Click here for the flyer and entry form
Click here for a map so you know where to find us
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VIC Junior Clinic - Term 4

Posted by on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : Victoria 
Running through term 4, this is a great opportunity for young deaf and hard of hearing students to learn and improve under the guidance of our top deaf tennis players!   

Click here for the flyer
Click here for the application form
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Cragieburn Fun Day - March 3rd

Posted by on Sunday, February 3, 2013, In : Victoria 
It's on again, come and join us for a Deaf Tennis Fun Day at Cragieburn Tennis Club - flyer.
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VIC: 2012 Champs

Posted by on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, In : Victoria 
Congratulations to our 2012 winners, Grant Roberts and Tayla Smith!
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VIC: Cragieburn Fun Day

Posted by on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, In : Victoria 
Great to see people enjoying their tennis at the recent Cragieburn Deaf Tennis Fun Day!  Many thanks to Cragieburn Tennis Club, especially Kym Stephens for hosting the event - much appreciated.  Click here for a full report.

There's another one coming up on Sunday March 3rd 2013 again at Cragieburn Tennis Club, email us at vic@deaftennisaustralia.org to register your interest.

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Vic - Family Tennis Day - Cragieburn - Nov 18th

Posted by on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, In : Victoria 
A great day of tennis lined up - the flyer says it all!
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2012 Vic Champs - October 21st

Posted by on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, In : Victoria 
The 2012 Vic Champs event will be a day of tennis for all, at a family friendly event.  Entrants in the Championship Singles and Doubles events must become DTA/VDTA members (DTA/VDTA membership costs $15), and then each event costs just $2.50.

There is also a social tennis event (free to DTA/VDTA members, $6 for non-members), intended to give everyone including hearing family and friends a chance to have a hit.  There will be modified equipment suitable for use by kids.

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Melbourne fun tennis day - Oct 14th

Posted by on Wednesday, September 26, 2012, In : Victoria 
Hi Folks,
Join us at Melbourne Park for a fun hit on October 14th, 11am to 1pm.  Modified equipment for the younger kids.
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VIC: Melb Deaf Tennis Fun Day - Oct 14th

Posted by on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, In : Victoria 
A fun day for all ages and skill levels, friends and family welcome. Racquets and modified equipment available for the youngsters.
Free parking - Entrance D (off Olympic Boulevard - collect parking ticket at boom gate and we'll give you a pass to use when you leave)

Details:
14 October 2012
Melbourne Park, 11am - 1pm

Flyer here

RSVP to vic@deaftennisaustralia.org

www.deaftennisaustralia.org for more deaf tennis!
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2011 Vic Champs - Oct 23rd and Nov 20th

Posted by on Thursday, August 18, 2011, In : Victoria 
Hi Folks, this year we are splitting our tournament across 2 days.  On October 23rd we will have the doubles event at Melbourne Park, then on November 20th we will have the singles event in Pakenham.  For kids & beginners of all ages, there will be some coaching on a nearby court at noon and 1pm - friends & family deaf & hearing all welcome!  See here for a flyer, enter online here.

Anyone from interstate or overseas who wants to play is welcome.

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Deaf Tennis Mini Circuit Tournament - Feb 27th

Posted by Admin on Monday, January 17, 2011, In : Victoria 
All those interested in competitive tennis play (all standards) are invited to participate in this tournament, run by Tennis Victoria (with support from the Victorian Deaf Tennis Association), which will be a great way to enjoy your tennis and meet some other deaf tennis players.

Spectators welcome.

DATE: Sunday 27th February 2011

LOCATION: Bayside Tennis Centre - Kororoit Creek Rd, Williamstown, Victoria

START TIME: 9:00am

ENTRY FEE: $15.00 (inclusive of GST)

ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday 14 Feb...


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Vic - DSRV AGM

Posted by Admin on Sunday, October 17, 2010, In : Victoria 
Our Deaflympics Men's Silver medallists Glen Flindell and Stephen Swann are guest speakers at the 2010 Deaf Sports and Recreation AGM, on Friday 22nd.  This is a rare opportunity to see some photos and videos, see a deaflympics medal, and to ask questions!!  More info here.

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Vic - Junior Tennis Event - Oct 2nd

Posted by Administrator on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, In : Victoria 
This event is offered by part of the Deaf Children Australia spring
holiday program. A couple of players from the Victorian Deaf Tennis
Association will be there to help out on the day.

With instruction from Peter Thrupp, the Head Coach at The Overport Park
Tennis Club, participants will have an opportunity to improve their
technique through drills, match play, one on one tuition and free
hitting sessions. Target age group is 10-15 year olds. Parents are
welcome to join the free hitting sessions. M...
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Report - Vic Champs

Posted by VDTA committee on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : Victoria 
On May 16th we had glorious weather for our Vic Champs event at Melbourne Park.  We had plenty of entries for the men's and women's round robin events, and a very full afternoon of tennis was had by all.  Well done to those juniors who played up against the adults when the events were combined!

Click here for a formal report on the event, plus some extra photos below.














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VIC - Mini Circuit

Posted by VDTA committee on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, In : Victoria 
All beginner tennis players are invited to join us with Tennis Victoria at a Mini Circuit event, at Melbourne Park, on Sunday June 6th.  This fun tournament is a perfect introduction to competition tennis, and it is also a special experience to play at the same venue as the Australian Open!
 
Entries close very soon - see the fact sheet / flyer and entry form - please send them in ASAP!  And make sure you tick the right box to show that you want to play in the event for "Deaf/Hard of Hearin...

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Vic Deaf Tennis Champs Event

Posted by VDTA Committee on Sunday, April 18, 2010, In : Victoria 
On Sunday May 16th, we have our first tournament in Vic in a while!  This one-day event, at a fantastic venue in Melbourne Park (same place as the Aust Open) is a great opportunity to come and play, especially if you haven't been involved before.  As usual, this event is open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, whether you describe yourself as deaf, hard of hearing, hearing impaired, cochlear implantee, hearing aid wearer, etc.

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Vic Monday Night program

Posted by VDTA Committee on Sunday, March 14, 2010, In : Victoria 

The Monday night program is continuing through March & April.  Further details here.  We are thinking of starting up a session at 6pm for junior coaching - if you are interested please register your interest at info@deaftennisaustralia.org, or just turn up at 7 one night and say hello.


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VIC - Monday night program

Posted by VDTA committee on Thursday, February 4, 2010, In : Victoria 

Monday night hitting program is continuing through February and March.  Click here for details.


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VIC - Monday night hitting in 2010

Posted by VDTA Committee on Thursday, January 7, 2010, In : Victoria 
Hi Folks,
Monday night hitting is starting up again on Jan 11th, same time, same place as before.  Details here.
The 5-6 sessions we have over Nov and Dec went well, with 5-13 people attending each Monday, with some of us going to a nearby restaurant for food after - all are welcome to join us for this!  We have as many courts as we need so no need to RSVP - just turn up on the night.  The Australian Open is on so there is heaps of interest in tennis at the moment, and we hope to see a few new ...
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