|Club/Recreational Team||School Team|
|Teacher-in-Charge||Ms Jacqueline Yip (ic), Mr Augustine Khoo (2ic), Ms Lee Yi Rong and Mr David Lau, Ms Rachel Lee|
|Training Days/Time||Friday (3pm - 6pm)
3pm - 4:30 pm
Advanced & Advanced-Intermediate 4:30 – 6 pm Intermediate & Beginners
** The Recreational Club only trains once a week
B Division School Team Players
Tuesday & Thursday (3 pm - 6 pm)
C Division School Team Players
Mondays & Wednesdays (3 pm - 6 pm)
|Venue||Singapore Labour Foundation (SLF) Tennis Courts|
CHIJ Tennis comprises the School Training Squad and the Recreational Club. It has had a long and eventful history, with the School Team enjoying numerous successes in the National Inter-School Competitions over the years.
In 2015, the ‘B’ Division Team emerged first runner-up while the ‘C’ division team emerged second runner-up in the national competition despite very tough competition from other schools. The B and C division teams also go through intensive training during the December holidays which usually includes a 2-day intensive training day camp to make sure that the teams are physically and mentally prepared for the national competition which generally begins within the first two months of the academic year.
B Division 2015
C Division 2015
The Recreational Club’s training is conducted at various levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced-Intermediate and Advanced). In addition to the school training squad, Coach Andrew Mah also coaches the Recreational Club players. The Club serves as a feeder to the School Training Squad and provides opportunities for students to learn the game beginning with the basics, with the main objective being to arm them with the skills to play the game recreationally. Transfers across levels are possible if members demonstrate the skill and ability to progress from one level to the next. If the players attain a certain level of competency, they may be moved to the School Training Squad for the next stage of their development.
Recreational girls with professional tennis player Caroline Garcia
There is usually a Fellowship camp held during the June holidays for all tennis members to get to know one another and also to learn more tennis skills from one another.
Fellowship Camp 2015
For the past 2 years, the school training squads have also had the privilege to attend the Womens Tennis Association (WTA)Finals held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in October. Being able to watch the tennis professionals “live” has definitely been very exciting for all of us as it is not everyday that we are able to see professionals play right before our eyes! This year, we were even able to meet Petra Kvitova who made it to the WTA Final, and we were lucky enough to share a selfie with her! It was definitely an unforgettable memory for us!
In 2015, our school was really privileged to hold a WTA “Rising Stars” tennis clinic, where four of the world’s rising tennis stars came and interacted with us. We also got to spar with the players in our indoor sports hall.
Our B and C division girls sharing a selfie with the one and only Petra Kvitova!
CHIJ Tennis also organises the annual Inter-CHIJ Tennis Challenge, where we we invite the other CHIJ schools with tennis teams to participate in a friendly competition. To make things even more interesting, the alumni teams of each CHIJ school are also invited to take part.
Group Photo at last Year’s Inter-CHIJ Tennis Challenge
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