Wheelchair Tennis Federation organises training for beginners

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Ghana Wheelchair Tennis Federation (GWTF) has orgainsed a two-day training programme for professional wheelchair tennis players and beginners at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

The training, with support from the International Tennis Wheelchair Federation Development Funded Programme, is to provide the platform for professional players to acquire more knowledge and skills for international tournaments.

Speaking on the sideline, Mr. Henry Larbi, Coordinator GWTF said the training would offer the opportunity for the players to add value to themselves and also give beginners the chance to learn new skills for the development of the sport.

He said, “We have a two-day training programme for professional wheelchair players and beginners, and the idea is to equip our professional players to have the needed skills to participate in international tournaments.
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Sport Wheelchair Training
Wheelchair Tennis Federation organises training for beginners
By Rihana Adam, GNA

Cape Coast, (CR), Nov. 29, GNA – Ghana Wheelchair Tennis Federation (GWTF) has orgainsed a two-day training programme for professional wheelchair tennis players and beginners at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

The training, with support from the International Tennis Wheelchair Federation Development Funded Programme, is to provide the platform for professional players to acquire more knowledge and skills for international tournaments.

Speaking on the sideline, Mr. Henry Larbi, Coordinator GWTF said the training would offer the opportunity for the players to add value to themselves and also give beginners the chance to learn new skills for the development of the sport.

He said, “We have a two-day training programme for professional wheelchair players and beginners, and the idea is to equip our professional players to have the needed skills to participate in international tournaments.

“For the beginners, over 16 junior wheelchair tennis players within, the ages of 11 to 18 from Accra, Koforidua, Takoradi, Kumasi and Cape Coast were taken through the practical aspects on how to develop the game.”

Mr. George Frank Koufie, Chairman of the Central Regional Tennis Association congratulated the organisers for the initiative.

He said, “on behalf of Central Regional Tennis Federation, I want to use this opportunity to appreciate the organisers, for choosing Central Region for the two-day event.

We are pleased to host this event, and this would be a memorable one in the region.

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