Tennis is a most versatile game and can be played as a sport or as a recreational activity with friends. Playing tennis is a great sport to improve health, fitness, strength and agility. It has been calculated that an hour-long game of singles tennis burns around 600 calories for men and 420 calories for women.

In addition to the fitness and physical health benefits, tennis also provides numerous social and mental health benefits as well.

Health Benefits

Tennis is a great sport and terrific fun to play, it has also the capacity to offer other massive benefits as well.

Other Benefits

As well as all the physical health benefits that the sport can offer, tennis is also beneficial to players for a myriad of other reasons.

Tennis is extremely popular across the world and can be played in organised competitions as well as socially. In order to play tennis you need a racket, a ball, a court and an opponent.

Courts are for hire either from clubs or publically in just about every town in every country worldwide. If you don’t have a playing partner most clubs host organised social play, competitions and tournaments that will provide willing fellow tennis players to act as opponents.

How To Avoid Injury

Although tennis is not a contact sport there are still some nasty injuries that can be picked up such as muscle strains and repetitive injuries. However, there are certain actions you may take to prevent such injuries.

Tennis has been proven as a good sport for maintaining health, fitness, strength and agility. It also has wonderful social and psychological benefits.

You can play with a club and become a competition player or you can simply play socially in the park with friends or family. You can even play doubles as a family and spend quality time exercising as a unit.

Don’t try to overdo it and try to mix up your physical activity with other low impact sports to keep your general fitness and health up.

If you are looking to improve your overall fitness then why not come down to Tennis World Lane Cove, we have some of the best tennis courts in North Sydney and our expert coaches are always ready to help.

You can book a court online, or sign up for either individual or group coaching. No matter what level you are at, Tennis World Lane Cove is the right place to come and play tennis in North Sydney.

For more information, contact our friendly team today!