“Since Manu validated the training in 2019, our association can offer this new activity, knowing that tennis is accessible to all, without danger. Its practice has the advantage of being flexible and adaptable to everyone, whatever their age, level and physical abilities. Beginners are therefore also welcome. Sport, health and well-being is also a priority for the Ministry of Sports and the French Tennis Federation, ”notes the President.
“The therapeutic benefits of regularly practicing this form of tennis are suited to a good number of pathologies, such as breast, prostate and colon cancers, the regular practice of physical activity reducing fatigue and reducing the rate. recurrence ”, specifies Dr. Caroline Cuvier, the oncologist cited by the federation. People with diabetes will also benefit from it knowing that physical activity is considered a real drug improving blood sugar. For cardiovascular diseases, regular training of moderate intensity leads in particular to a drop in blood pressure. In the event of overweight, the increase in energy expenditure makes it possible to reduce the fat mass. Finally, the practice of tennis in small groups also promotes social ties by fighting against isolation and depression.
At HTC, the establishment of the tennis-health section was somewhat delayed by restrictions linked to the health crisis. A group of people aged 59 to 73, former practitioners but also a few beginners, have already taken a liking to this new way of handling the racket. Without pressure. Just to have fun.
At the HTC, the well being tennis exercise – supported by sure mutuals – is offered on Fridays (2:30 p.m./4 p.m.) on the indoor or out of doors courts on rue de la Piscine. Further data from Emmanuel Roy (06 84 49 93 01).