Tennis

About

What we offer:

Social tennis: is for people who simply want to have a little bit of fun playing tennis. It is ideally suited for people who are beginners (just started playing/ played for a few months). We provide you with courts booked for 2 hours a week, tennis balls and amateur coaches. It is up to you whether you want to improve or just play for fun. There will be committee members/ competitive team players that will be around to teach you correct techniques if you wanted any help. All you need to have is a tennis racket. 

Intermediate tennis: is suited for people who have played for a few years and are looking to improve their level. This team is not selective, meaning anyone can join, however is you are still a beginner please join the social tennis team. For this team, we are looking to work on perfecting your shots, your tecnhique, your footwork, and many others. You will train for 2 hours a week, you will have opportunities to play in matches aginst other universities and maybe even move up to the competitive team. 

Competitive team: is suited for people who have been playing for many years and have at least played competitively at one point. The competitive team is selective, meaning you will have to be picked to be part of this team. We train 2 hours a week and we play many matches at a high level. We work hard and we are very competitive. We train with a professional coach who guides us and gives us advice on what to work on and how to improve. 

 

A little information about our society!

A highly competitive and social club aiming to balance hard work and fun through teamwork and professionalism.
Our goal is to make the team better year after year with the help of its teammates and our coach James Barry.
 
The objective is to maintain the same level of competition within the club and improve both in and outside the courts.
We are always looking for new and better players willing to work with us and willing to help improve the team.
 
We are now looking to bolster and improve both our men's and women's teams with competitive, athletic and skilled new players who are hungry for success and fun.

We have an awesome social element to the club with regular drinks, events and dinners but we strive to improve. In fact this year we are integrating the Intermediate and Social team with the Competitive teams in order to create more social opportunities for all the teammates. Not to mention monthtly Hail Mary Events which are always loads of fun!

Please use the following form to register your interest in our club:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc45MdAOSHb_frD86JkUUxpODLgzU8zSxV2ALHTO_z53Vjyvw/viewform

Trials: 

For the competitive team:

25th September and 2nd October between 3pm to 5pm . Please use the registration form above to let us know which of these two days you can attend the trials. 

Anyone who believes they are capable of playing at a competitive level please attend the trials!

Trials will be held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Center (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park).

For the intermediate team (people who are interested to improve and play matches): 

No need for trials. Howerver, you can attend the competitive trials for a shot to be in the competitive team. 

For the social sessions (people who are interested to play just for fun):

No need for trials. 

For the Trials and the Trainings, you will need: A Tennis Racket, Suitable Shoes & Sportswear, and Your Student ID card !!!

Training

  • Competitive Team: Every Sunday 3-5pm at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Center (Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park). 
  • Development level: TBC
  • Social Team: TBC

Competitions

Men: BUCS League South Eastern Division 2

Men: Bucs South Eastern Conference Cup

Women: BUCS League South Eastern Division 2

Women: BUCS South Eastern Conference Cup

Mixed: LUSL Competitive League

Mixed: LUSL Competitive Cup

Match days for BUCS: Wednesdays, between 12pm-7pm.

Match days for LUSL: TBC

How to get Involved

  1. Fill out the registraition form above.
  2. For more information about the club, training sessions, trials and others, please visit our stand at the Freshers Fair on the 22nd or the 23rd of Septermber 2022 or check out our Instagram page: qm_tennis
  3. Join our what's app group chat to get the latest updates: https://chat.whatsapp.com/E0IaL87yWRQDZlvddFtAiH
  4. Purchase your subs - online, at the Hub (Mile End) or BLSA reception (Whitechapel).
  5. Enjoy! Take part in the sessions, and compete in the matches.

Personal Fitness

QMSU offers a gym on the Mile End campus, Qmotion, as well as a sister-gym in Charterhouse Square, Fitness to Practice, both with competitive student membership rates. This is ideal for students who want to purchase a gym membership - which is separate from a Club Sport subs - to improve and maintain peak physical fitness.

With every gym membership, you get a free 60 minute one-to-one session with trained instructors which includes:

  • A personalised gym programme tailored to your own fitness goals;
  • A full demonstration of exercise and techniques, and guidance on resistance machines;
  • Information and advice on nutrition;
  • A 60 minute review session every 6-8 weeks to re-evaluate and re-customise a new programme to avoid plateaus.

Committee members & Contact Details

President: Mihai Popescu: bt20055@qmul.ac.uk 

Vice-President: Nerija Bulatovaite

Men's captain and President(advisor): Orji Obang-Oyway

Women's captain: Fausta Zykute

Welfare Officer: Teodora Malaescu

Social Media and Social Events officer: Jasmine Shah

Intermediate team Captain: In need

 

No elections are currently running

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