La Manga (Spain) Training Camp 2016

2016 La Manga

(Spain) Training Camp Report

​Ex GRAND SLAM 2016 was held in La Manga, Spain in March for the forth year running and it was a huge success. It had a new lead where SSgt 'Gee' Gyamfi ran a very successful Tennis Training Camp for all to enjoy and learn.

Approximately 40 pax attended, including the Army coaches Allan Saul and Austin Coventry, with a good attendance from all four teams; Ladies, Mens, Ladies 'Masters' and Mens 'Masters' teams. The weather was on our side therefore there was lots of training and play.

 Our photos and two videos

show our time in

La Manga.

 

Match Practice - Action Shots

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Coaching Sessions + Team Meal

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2016 La Manga

(Spain) Training Camp Report

Coaching started each day at 1000 hrs through to 1400 hrs with a short break for lunch, with many continuing to play matches under their own steam into the afternoon. Training progressed during the week from ground strokes, volleys, serves to match tactics, singles and doubles. The

team cohesion and morale was evident throughout the week with all players benefitting from mixed matches across

eams, culminating in a red v blue team

competition on the last day.

 

 Our photos and two videos

show our time in

La Manga. 

2016 La Manga

(Spain) Training Camp Report

Thank you to ASL and ALTA for subsiding the tour, without which it would not be possible. In order to fully benefit from the financial grants please ensure you are signed up to the Army Sports Lottery; application form can be found at the following link here - lastly a special thank you to Maj Charlie Walsh who ran the first three Training Camps with huge success and a big thank you to the La Manga Tennis Club for hosting us each year; we look forward to returning! Put the new dates for next year in your diaries now; 19 - 26 Mar 17 !

 Our photos and two videos

show our time in

La Manga. 

Team Photos - La Manga 2016

Two Videos - La Manga 2016

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