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  • Tennis


    The school offers tennis at all levels through:

    Senior A – The opportunity each year to play some of the best players in the country through various teams events.

    Inter-schools vs Napier and New Plymouth Boys’ High Schools

    Senior Quadrangular vs Hamilton Boys’ High, Auckland Grammar School and Wellington College

    Super 8, an event PNBHS has won in 2015 and 2016

    National Secondary Schools teams event. In 2016, PNBHS finished 3rd in NZ, our best ever finish.

     

    Junior A – The opportunity each year to play some of the best Junior players in the country through various teams events.

    Inter-schools vs Napier and New Plymouth Boys’ High Schools in term 1

    Junior Quadrangular vs Hamilton Boys’ High, Auckland Grammar School and Wellington College in term 4, hosted by Hamilton Boys’ High School

    Junior Quadrangular vs Tauranga Boys’ College, Napier and New Plymouth Boys’ High Schools in term 4

     

    Squad Coaching Groups

    Coaching is indoors at the 24 Straight Tennis Centre

    For those who are playing local Interclub and aspire to play in the Senior and Junior A Squads.  Currently, a ranking of S8 or better is required to be part of the A Squad, S10 or better for the B Squad.  Please contact Hamish Forbes (Master in Charge) for details

     

    Thursday Doubles Competition

    Matches played at the 24 Straight Indoor Centre.

    Aimed at intermediate ability players who want to play tennis, improve their skills but do not necessarily play competitively elsewhere.  For those with a Configure Ranking, a maximum ranking of S10 applies at this stage.

     

    Tuesday Junior Beginners

    For those who want to try tennis or have only just picked up a racquet.  Match play with one or two squad coaching sessions provided over the term.

     

    Manawatu Interclub teams

    We are looking to put some teams back into the competition in 2017.  This will be dependent on court availability.  If you would like to play for PNBHS in the 2017/18 season, starting late term 3, 2017, please register your interest through this link https://goo.gl/vvR2Fx


    Uniform:

    White PNBHS Tennis shirt, blue PNBHS tennis shorts and white socks available at the PNBHS Uniform Shop. Inter-school teams have playing uniform provided.


    Opportunity:

    There are opportunities for tennis players of every level of ability.  


    Beginners (Juniors only)         $15 (Term)

    This is regular match play, where students play against each other in singles/doubles depending on numbers.  Included is one professional squad training session.  If we have the numbers, then there may be a second coaching session.

    Starts Tuesday 21st Feb and runs for 8 weeks.

    Time: 3.30pm PNBHS Tennis Courts

    Sign in through this link https://goo.gl/VK46oL

     

    Intermediate                           $60 (Term)

     Aimed at those who have played tennis but are not playing interclub or those who are playing Junior/Senior interclub (max ranking of S10) and want more tennis.

    One and a half hours of doubles per night at the 24 Indoor Tennis Centre 491 Tremaine Ave (the old Action Indoor venue).  A minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 players in order to make this viable.  Indoor venue is a 20 minute walk from PNBHS.

    Starts Thursday 23rd February and runs for 7 weeks.

    Time: 3.45pm 24 Straight Indoor Centre

    Signing up gives access to the 24 Straight Tennis coaching Squads at Members prices. 

    Sign up through this link https://goo.gl/J0sz8A

     

    Representing PNBHS

    If your son wishes to be considered for the interschool teams at Junior and Senior level, then he will need to be playing Interclub, have a configure ranking of S10 or better and willing to be part of our squad coaching.  If you are interested please contact Hamish Forbes via email forbesh@pnbhs.school.nz



                       

                  


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