Why Tennis?

Want to live longer? Take up tennis. Tennis might just be the best thing you can do to extend your life.
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REASONS TO PLAY TENNIS

According to world-renowned scientists from a variety of disciplines, tennis can improve your overall health, including your mental and physical fitness.

People who participate in tennis three hours per week at a moderately vigorous intensity cut in half their risk of death from any cause.

Since tennis requires alertness and tactical thinking, it may generate new connections between nerves in the brains and promote a lifetime of continuing development of the brain.

Competitive tennis burns more calories than aerobics or cycling.

PHYSICAL REASONS

aerobic fitness

anaerobic fitness

leg strength through hundreds of starts and stops that build stronger leg muscles

general body coordination

gross motor control

fine motor control

agility

dynamic balance

cross-training

bone strength and density

hand-eye coordination

flexibility

PSYCHOLOGICAL REASONS

develop discipline

manage mistakes

accept responsibility

learn to solve problems

learn sportsmanship

learn to win graciously

learn teamwork thru doubles

develop social skills

have fun


The key is to start playing now to get the most out of these benefits throughout your lifetime.