The LTA’s vision is to ensure tennis is opened up to people from all backgrounds, including disability.
Tennis really is a sport that anyone can play. It can be easily adapted for any level of ability and interest with a range of tennis activities and equipment.
More details can be found on the LTA Inclusion & Disability Tennis.
LTA Open Court Programme
The LTA Open Court Programme is a national programme funded by Sport England and the LTA, which is delivered at a local level made up of; a collaboration of key partners actively promoting and delivering opportunities for disabled people to get involved in tennis through a customer focused approach. The main option provided is disability specific sessions such as; learning disability tennis, wheelchair tennis, visually impaired tennis and deaf tennis. However, as a sport the LTA are also expanding the offer into other long term health conditions such as Mental Health and Dementia.
More details of the LTA Open Court programme as well as coaching resources, posters and flyers can be found on the LTA Open Court Webpage.
Inclusive sessions in Wiltshire
Various venues around Wiltshire host inclusive tennis sessions. You can find out more on our Inclusive Tennis Sessions in Wiltshire page.
Wiltshire Open Court contact
Kath Brooks (Wiltshire County Administrator) is the Open Court lead in Wiltshire. If you are interested in developing your inclusive offer and/or want to start up a disability specific session please email Kath on [email protected].