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Let's Talk Tennis

Let's Talk Tennis

By Grantham Tennis Club & Gym
Let's Talk Tennis brings together the coaches and community of Grantham Tennis Club & Gym, as well as the odd special guest, to discuss what's happening in the club, the sport we love and the world of fitness and well-being.
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Annabel Croft and Andrew Castle
The two former British number ones look back on their careers, hairy moments with aeroplanes and maggots and give their views on the state of tennis and participation levels in Great Britain. 
February 19, 2019
Reece Dodd
The GTC Gym coach on calorie deficit, positive body image, ridiculous diets and his fitness inspiration. 💪
January 3, 2019
Richard Cragg
His intro. to the sport and coaching it, the 40 yard rule and the benefits of strength and conditioning work.
December 4, 2018
Paul Singleton
The GTC coach and wheelchair tennis player gives insight into the disability tennis programme at the club, talks about what the game of tennis means to him and answers a few not so quick-fire questions 😅.
November 27, 2018
Marcus Willis
A quick chat with gentleman and scholar, Marcus Willis. Listen to his 2019 plans and thoughts on “those” Wimbledon matches.
November 26, 2018
Neil Rossiter
Neil Rossiter, LTA Level 2 coach and wheelchair tennis player, joins us to speak about inclusivity, how the sport acts as a painkiller, the wheelchair tennis programme at GTC and next year's Paul Singleton Cup. The LTA's Diversity and Inclusion Case Study -
November 19, 2018
Gavin Strachan
In episode two, we sit down with Grantham Tennis Club's Gym Manager, Gavin Strachan. Listen to why the GTC gym is unique, the importance of correct function in a tennis player from an early age, the benefits of gym use for a tennis player and the strength and conditioning work we are currently doing with our Mini Tennis performance players. He also speaks about the role of the gym staff and their relationships with members. Plus, the part both doctors and gyms can play in the rehabilitation and well-being of patient and person. N.B. Recorded 9 October.
November 12, 2018
Richard Surtees
In episode one of Let's Talk Tennis, we're joined by Grantham Tennis Club’s Head of Performance Tennis, Richard Surtees. He speaks about his journey from player to coach, the club’s Local Player Development Centre status and tips for parents of promising players. He also answers some quick-fire questions. N.B. Episode recorded late August.
November 5, 2018