This course is a great chance to get to grips with many different racket sports including tennis, badminton and table tennis. With lots of fun to be had and many skills to be acquired, the Racket Sports course will improve hand-eye coordination, team work and speed. This is perfect for those looking to try something different, stay active and have lots of fun along the way.
An avid fan of all the racket sports, Natasha Cottingham has two half blues in tennis from Oxford, captained the Oxford second team and played for the Oxford first team at squash. She also captained her college badminton, squash and tennis course for three years whilst dabbling with real tennis along the way. Currently she coaches the Perse’s first team girls when she isn’t teaching Geography.
Charles Harcourt has been a professional tennis coach since 1997. He has coached at Cambridge L.T.C (1997-2002), Hills Road Tennis Centre (1999 to date) and Cocks and Hens L.T.C (2011 to date). He has been The Perse Upper School coach since 2011. Charles has been Professional Tennis Registry qualified since May 1997 and an Annual PTR conference attendee since 2006 at Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA.