Viva Le Espagna!!!!!!! We are off to sunny Spain

 

The first ever International Blind tennis tournament will be held in Spain – May 2017.

On this week’s Speed of Sound, some of our Team GB players will be joining us along with one of the Spanish coaches to discuss this amazing opportunity.

Hear how the Tennis Foundation is supporting this event organised by the International Blind Tennis Association (IBTA).

How different the qualification categories were for our athletes to compete within their sight loss categories.

Who we should watch it for as potential world champions?

How this all came about and the impact it will create in developing visually impaired tennis around the world?

Please click here for more information http://www.vision4growth.org.uk/first-international-blind-tennis-tournament/

Please click here for Tennis foundation http://www.tennisfoundation.org.uk/play-tennis/blind-visually-impaired-tennis/

Please click here for IBTA http://ibta-takei.com/

Please click here to listen live Wednesday 9pm

If you have any questions or would like to contact us, please email speedofsound@dsn.net.au or skype dsn.net.au

Recent posts

Blind woman designs blind friendly pushchair with Imperial College’s biomedical Engineers from top London university

How can blind mums safely navigate around with a pushchair? This was the task set by Ramona Williams to a group of Imperial College, London, Biomedical Engineers   Photography kindly supplied by Thomas Angus- Imperial College, London : The prototype will be showcased at the imperial College festival on the 28th – 29th April 2018. […]

Read more

Free ballroom/Latin dances classes for blind/visually impaired people starting in May 2018

Following interest from their Strictly Come Dancing event, held at Stratford London last year, Step Change Studios invites Speed of Sound listeners to their first sight-loss dance programme in London. Step Change Studios are  delighted to announce they  are starting the free, ballroom-Latin dance programme for blind and visually impaired people supported by the national […]

Read more

Our 2017 V I Tennis Cambridge Tournament Report

What was the feedback from our 2017 V I Tennis Cambridge Tournament?  Did we deliver what players wanted? What things can we learn as we approach our 6th Annual tournament in Cambridge ?  And more importantly who kindly supported us? Copy of V I Tennis Cambridge Tournament 2017.v4 5 -final  

Read more