Sound Ball Tennis Coaching Camp for the Visually Challenged Players
Indian Blind Sports Association (IBSA) in collaboration with Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) conducted a Lawn Tennis Coaching Camp for coaches and Visually Challenged players. The camp is conducted from 19 – 21 February 2019, at the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA), Mumbai
The camp is conducted by Mr. Simon McFarland, a Tennis Ireland Level 2 (ITF Advanced) Tennis Coach and Tennis and Squash Director at Windsor Lawn Tennis Club in Belfast for this training and Michael Blease, Assistant Coach accompanied by Dr. Davinder Kapur, a recipient of the MBE (Most Excellent Order of The British Empire) and MSLTA Coaches. More than 22 players from all over India took taking part in the camp.
The camp got concluded with a valedictory ceremony which was attended by Paul Carter who was the guest of honor for the ceremony, Mr. Divyanshu Ganatra who is the founder of adventure beyond barriers foundation was the chief guest. Mr. Bharat Oza, President MSLTA addressed the function and extended all support for carrying forward sound ball tennis in Maharashtra and Mr. David Absalom, Hon. General Secretary IBSA.
Players and coaches who participated in the camp got an experience of inclusive sports. The participance in the camp wowed to take forward the game in future and to ensure india’s participation in the international sound ball tennis championship.