How Huddersfield Lawn Tennis & Squash Club is inspiring new people to try the sport of padel


Huddersfield Garden Tennis & Squash Membership is worked up to have launched extra individuals from the area people to the game of padel. A few of these attempting the game for the primary time are worldwide college students from the College of Huddersfield.

College students from Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Dubai, the place the game of padel tennis is the quickest rising sport within the UAE, at the moment are common guests to the membership.

Chairman Pete Emsell is delighted that the membership has been in a position to present a base for the scholars to benefit from the sport they love. 

He mentioned: “The involvement from the scholars has been incredible. They play recurrently, have teaching classes and are an actual credit score to the college and their households again house.” 

Eleven years in the past the membership was the primary membership within the UK so as to add two padel courts to its amenities. Earlier this 12 months, round Easter time, they celebrated the re-opening of their courts in partnership with Game4Padel with the addition of an all-weather cover roof. 

Since then the expansion of padel on the venue has gone from energy to energy. This may be seen by means of the variety of contributors the membership is now attracting week to week. 

Fawaz al Ajmi, aged 20, who comes from Kuwait and research on the College of Huddersfield, is loving his time on the membership and is worked up about what the long run could convey. 

He mentioned: “I’m now hooked on the game. It’s an ideal membership and I actually benefit from the teaching classes with Nico (Nick Holloway, head coach on the membership). I like getting high quality teaching, which is uncommon, particularly again in Kuwait. 

“I feel Nico is doing an ideal job in Huddersfield rising the game and bettering taking part in ranges. Myself and my mates at the moment are extra motivated to take the game extra significantly. I’ll undoubtedly proceed the game once I return to Kuwait.”

If in case you have by no means performed padel earlier than and want to attempt please contact membership coach Nick Holloway ( to organise a free padel introduction for a gaggle of three or 4 individuals. Rackets and balls are offered. 

Anybody can e book a padel court docket at Huddersfield LTSC. You don’t have to be a member of the membership to have the ability to play. To e book a court docket please contact the membership or the membership web site or  Alternatively obtain the Playtomic app on IOS or Android. And e book a court docket instantly on-line.

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