As a parent, you want your child to be as well-rounded as possible. But between school and home life, it can be exhausting to fill the rest of their schedule with enriching activities. If you’re looking for a way to help your child grow physically, mentally, and socially, enroll them in a junior tennis clinic and/or league. Here are a few of the many benefits they’ll reap over time.

3 Benefits of Learning Tennis as a Child

1. Dedication

Like many parents, you may have told your little one they can do anything they set their mind to. However, most children don’t understand this adage until they put their minds to the test. As your child experiences the challenges and triumphs of learning a new skill, they’ll face periods of frustration and joy, and learn that you can’t have one without the other. As their hard work starts to pay off, your child will learn the power of dedication and commitment firsthand.

2. Physical Fitness

tennisWith obesity affecting 13.7 million children and adolescents in the U.S. alone, it’s more important than ever to ensure your child is burning enough calories each day. When they’re enrolled in a junior tennis program, they expend a significant amount of energy swinging the racket and running back and forth to meet the ball. Not only will they burn fat and build muscle, but consistent physical exercise will also improve your child’s mood and regulate their sleep cycle, benefiting their health all around.

3. Communication

While tennis may be known as a quieter sport, your child will have to speak up a lot as they’re learning the sport. Even introverted children will be encouraged to communicate with their teacher and peers to score points and earn respect. If your little one has never played a team sport before, tennis will allow them to engage in friendly competition and active communication without the aggression and intimidation of other sports.

 

Do you think your child could benefit from some tennis lessons? Enroll them in the junior clinic and/or league at Beavercreek Clay Courts Tennis Club today.  As a part of this rigorous yet fun program in Beavercreek, OH, your child will get healthier and learn the importance of determination and teamwork.  To learn more about the junior clinics and leagues, call (937) 956-8864, and visit their website to learn more about membership.  The club opens May 4th, so please come out and join us!

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