Entries by Rob Muir

Badge Teams 2018

Badge Teams 2018 with suggested gradings. Ladies 1  1.1                           Ladies 2  1.1                 Ladies3   1.4 Y. Davis (captain)                 D.Govers (captain)          M. Stevens(captain) J.Lofthus          […]

Web Site Glitches Resolved.

Web site has had a few glitches with our posts. It has now had a late spring clean by our dedicated web site team (thank you Jono)! Pleased to report we are back up!!

Badge Dubs Coaching

Starts: Thurs March 15 6:30p Rob Muir (USPTA) has kindly agreed to take coaching drills each Thursday evening from 630pm till 8pm for members. The cost will be $10 and will include a drink at the bar. Please email me on [email protected] each week to come along as we need to know numbers. Also Badge dates […]

Badge Dates/Details 2018

Badge starts Saturday May 5 and runs for 14 weeks with several breaks for school holidays.  Please click on attached for details Sydney-Badge-FactSheet-2018

Badge Rules 2018

TNSW has published the following rules guide — a ‘must read’ for captains! Sydney-Badge-Rules-2018-v3

Badge Dubs Clinic 15Mar- Quick Recap

Last week, Denis started our doubles clinics for our Badge members. A couple of folks asked me for a quick summary recap: Doubles 101 is about ‘managing the real estate’.  Attached sketch shows the ‘80% rule’ — the key to playing good doubles. 80% of shots fall in a 2 metre circle around the centre […]

Badge Dubs Clinic 22Mar- Quick Recap

Here’s a quick recap from our clinic: 80% Rule at all levels because doubles is about ‘managing the real estate’. Simply, standing there means you’ll at least get a shot at most balls.  Of course the outcome will depend on your respective ability. Seeing the Ball:  We learned the difference between just watching the ball’ […]

Congrats to Andrew Riminton, Big Easter Achievement!

From Liz Lim: Our 2017 MLTC Open Men’s Singles Club Champion battled through four rounds of qualifying and three rounds of the main draw to reach the final of the Guardian Funerals North Shore Open Platinum AMT (Australian Money Tournament) at Love ‘n Deuce, Naremburn. Andrew was the first qualifier ever of the tournament to […]

Badge Dubs Clinic 04Apr- Quick Recap

Here’s a quick recap from our clinic: We built on our understanding of the 80% Rule.In particular, we learned why Doubles is a Team sport because one player gets to stand in a winning position without hitting a ball! The server’s, and the receiver’s, job is to get the ball to their partner at the next.We […]

Anzac Day Cup 2018

Anzac Day, 2018….the “Anzac Day Cup”.  NO, not the Dragons versus the Roosters, the OTHER Anzac Day Cup! Played on the hallowed grounds of Manly Lawn Tennis Club, under the stern photographic gaze of some of Australia’s greatest tennis players, a platoon of 12 mature (in more ways than one) tennis players gathered on this […]