adapt sport goes up to the net

Every Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to noon, on the tennis court of the Colette-Besson gymnasium, a training session takes place for two athletes with motor disabilities, Audrey Lantier and Thomas Pilot, under the supervision of their qualified instructor, certified teacher. state, Arnaud Raison. Stphane Porcher, head of the paratennis commission of the Ligue Nouvelle-Aquitaine, representing the French Tennis Federation, handed over to the Buxerollois club, on April 10, 2019 at the Colette-Besson gymnasium in Buxerolles, two more efficient wheelchairs facilitating the practice of tennis in armchair. The desire for sport motivates me, I like to move and the friendliness of the club allows me to meet more people around my passion: tennis, which I have been practicing in leisure for four years, confides Audrey Lantier, who has been involved in tennis authorities since she is also a member of the departmental tennis committee in Vienna and representative of the Departmental League. Thomas Pilot, he started by doing bodybuilding: It was the desire to practice another wheelchair sport that made me discover Buxerolles tennis three years ago. It’s a complete sport and I also appreciate the conviviality that allows us not to be isolated. These two wheelchair athletes were volunteers during the organization of the Poitiers tennis internationals a few weeks ago. We are always looking for partners in the department allowing us friendly meetings between players, informs Audrey. And their trainer added: Armchairs are available for young people or adults with some physical difficulties (without especially a handicap) allowing them to practice an adapted leisure sport. Any proposal will be welcome.

Contact: (Sophie Petrault, president of the TCB) or (Benot Guilloteau, communications officer of the TCB).

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