Charity – the 5 set challenge

On the 13th November Ben Wood, head coach of Elliswick Lawn Tennis Club is undertaking a novel charity challenge. He is raising money for the Sick Children’s Trust and TOFs Charity that have been an enormous help to his family after his son Jacob was born with Oesophageal Atresia and Tracheosophageal Fistula. Jacob’s ... More

New membership suspended

Due to the overwhelming success of our recent Club Open day we have regrettably been obliged to close the club to any further new members. This suspension is likely to remain in place until September 2017. Unfortunately the committee have reviewed the membership numbers and will not be able to open membership until ... More

Our club has been incorporated

I am delighted to inform you that after a protracted process we have finally incorporated our club.  Henceforth our 'club' will be a company limited by guarantee and be known as Elliswick Lawn Tennis Club Limited.  This change was approved by the members at the last AGM. This is a significant ... More

The Power of Practise

Time practising A study into Tennis by Piotr Unierzyski looking at Factors affecting tennis performance in different age groups shows that the biggest effect on playing performance in tennis 11and under is playing age, so the number of tennis hours they have achieved. As they get older for top players the starting speed ... More