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Book a Court Guide and FAQ
Book a Court Guide and FAQ

Over the last few weeks we have successfully piloted a new tennis court booking system which allows us to book courts online or to check court availability...

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The Lob Shot Challenge
The Lob Shot Challenge

Since the lob technique is not a power shot in tennis is often gets overlooked and therefore under practised. But it is still a very important technique...

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Help Us Support NHS Test & Trace
Help Us Support NHS Test & Trace

The LTA Guidance for Venues was updated on 13th July; the significant addition that affects us is as follows…

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It’s the Weekend and It’s Sunshine All the Way!
It’s the Weekend and It’s Sunshine All the Way!

It’s the Weekend and It’s Sunshine All the Way! See what we have in store to make the most of this heat…

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Drop Shot Challenge
Drop Shot Challenge

Many people hit this shot and their racquet finishes down at their knees. I’m here to tell you that you want your racquet to finish up high, almost by...

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Crossover Footwork
Crossover Footwork

This video shows how you can improve your footwork with a very simple technique that can be done in any garden or small open area…

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Welcome Back – Double Header
Welcome Back – Double Header

Hi everyone – a date for your diary: Saturday 4th July; a real DOUBLE HEADER! Firstly, afternoon Tea & Cake will be back on around 4pm, Secondly...

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Court Maintenance
Court Maintenance

Please note that contracted maintenance on courts 1, 2 & 3 will take place on Friday 3rd July between 08:00 & 14:00…

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Racket Face Challenges
Racket Face Challenges

While stuck at home try and keep your skills in shape with these 3 simple challenges. Your racquet controls the ball, right? so wouldn’t it be nice to...

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Serve: Serve & Volley
Serve: Serve & Volley

Part three of three. In this series we learn how to start a game of tennis. Following on from previous lessons on how to serve and what to do following the...

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Re-Attach The Gate Lock
Re-Attach The Gate Lock

It seems some people are not securing the combination gate lock to the gates when opening up. This is clearly stated in the Playing Guidelines on the...

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Clubhouse Toilet Facilities
Clubhouse Toilet Facilities

Please be aware that from Monday 15th June we shall be re-opening the clubhouse for the use of toilet facilities and access to the floodlight switches ONLY...

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Social Tennis Schedule
Social Tennis Schedule

An update on the regular social sessions (and organisers) which have now resumed and do not have to be booked; these can be found on our Tennis schedule...

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Serve: Position After Action
Serve: Position After Action

Part two of three. In this series we learn how to start a game of tennis. Following on from the last video showing how to perform a serve we explore how are...

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Serve: Ball Toss
Serve: Ball Toss

Part one of three. In this series we will learn how to start a game of tennis. We all know the serve is the most important shot in tennis…

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Further Lockdown Easing – Courts 2 & 5
Further Lockdown Easing – Courts 2 & 5

Following the Government announcements, we have been waiting for clarification from the LTA regarding guidance for tennis players…

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Reduced Membership Fee
Reduced Membership Fee

Reduced Membership Fee Renewal Due to COVID-19 Closure of the Club…

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Introduce a New Member for £100 off a Years Membership
Introduce a New Member for £100 off a Years Membership

Don’t forget that if you introduce a new member to the club, the new member can take advantage NOW of the £100 off FULL membership at £195 instead of...

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Introduce Your Family To Tennis
Introduce Your Family To Tennis

And here is another offer that may be of interest to parents of ‘young adults’ who are back staying with you because they have been furloughed…

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The Forehand Volley Technique
The Forehand Volley Technique

Forehand volley. What is a volley? A volley is any shot you hit where the ball has not bounced yet. Any ball that you take out of the air before it hits the...

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Tennis Court Maintenance
Tennis Court Maintenance

On Thursday May 28th courts 4, 5 and 6 will be out of action from 8am until 2pm…

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Toilet Roll Crossbar Challenge!
Toilet Roll Crossbar Challenge!

For those of you who have some of the coveted toilet rolls to hand, give the toilet roll crossbar challenge a go. All you need for this is a toilet roll, or...

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Referral Offer
Referral Offer

Introduce a new member to Chorleywood Lawn Tennis Club. When that new member renews in the next membership year, you will get £50 off your subscription in...

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Welcome to our new Website
Welcome to our new Website

I hope you are all well and managing to cope with the on-going restrictions and getting out for exercise. Now that some restrictions have been eased it...

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Temporary Closure of the Club
Temporary Closure of the Club

Given the current situation and the very clear NHS advice to stay at home, we have regrettably taken the decision TO CLOSE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT As you may...

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Social Secretary Dave Asks for Social Events Suggestions  S/S 2020
Social Secretary Dave Asks for Social Events Suggestions S/S 2020

I would be grateful for your thoughts about them and any other types of events that you feel would be fun for us all! I hope all the other established ...

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Doubles Coaching Sessions (Ladies, Mens, and Mixed) From End February Thru April
Doubles Coaching Sessions (Ladies, Mens, and Mixed) From End February Thru April

In preparation for the forthcoming main tennis match season our Club Coaches will be running a programme of doubles coaching sessions from the end of...

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New Years Day Tournament 2020
New Years Day Tournament 2020

Every year Chorleywood Tennis Club holds a tennis tournament on New Years Day. This year the conditions were perfect, no wind, no rain, no bright sun. And...

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Festive Friday December 13th
Festive Friday December 13th

A very merry Christmas tennis evening was had last night. We had some great tennis (some sporting festive headgear), then went indoors for drinks and...

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Sevens Tournament Nov: 29th 2019
Sevens Tournament Nov: 29th 2019

A Sevens Tournament is always a good evening and this one was no exception. It was pretty cold on November 29th, but that did not stop 28 enthusiastic men...

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