Meet Simon, a former Advantage Kids participant, volunteer and now an invaluable coach. He is always willing to step up and help with his insightful advice and compassion.
Congratulation to our Excellence Player, Oziera Ahmad! She has worked hard on her tennis AND academics resulting in an offer and acceptance for a full-ride D1 scholarship to the College of Charleston!
Advantage Kids held its Third Annual Match Play Championship at Prescott Park in Meredith August 19. Eighteen players from around the state competed in singles play Round Robin format. This USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) style event has continued to grow for Advantage Kids.
Since spring is springing all around us, here’s an outdoorsy mini-meditation that can get us out of our heads and into our bodies:
Times like these inspire movement in the core of our being. In our effort to console each other, we offer our empathy and sympathy. “I’m sending light & love!” we say, but are we really? Brittany wrote an article explaining 7 ways she found to (actually) send light and love.
Advantage Kids held its inaugural Match Play Championship at Prescott Park in Meredith August 21. Nineteen players from Jackson to Bedford competed in singles and doubles play. This USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) event was the first of its kind for Advantage Kids.
"Hearing pre-teens 'om' and roar like lions is probably my new favorite thing ever," she texted after a particularly fun yoga session in Gilford. Yogi Becky has a lot of experience working with kids, but this is her first time teaching children's yoga.
Oziera Ahmad has returned from our partner USTA Foundation Excellence Training facility at Greensboro Tennis Foundation to her roots in NH. We will have to say goodbye again mid-August as she heads back to train for some exciting upcoming tournaments, but we LOVE the time we have had with her.
May 15-16, Oziera continued her run through the highly competitive New England circuit by racking up her second consecutive New England tournament victory at her home club at the Longfellow New Hampshire Tennis and Swim Club in Nashua, NH.
Brett Johnson - a 13 year old who has participated in Advantage Kids Free! Tennis the last couple of years was chosen to play on the Varsity Tennis team at Moultonborough Academy (MA). Brett was the only 7th grader chosen to play on the Varsity team.