Statistics and Tactical approach Webinar- Daniele Mancia

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Dear Members Please see below links for an online webinar that Daniele Mancia (Tennis Coordinator) recently ran. This webinar covers some statistics and tactical approaches that are used in singles tennis. Some of the topics include net clearance, court position and shot placement. WEBINAR- Video Tactical WEBINAR- Power Point What Player are you? If you would like any further information then please do not hesitate to watch the webinar and contact Daniele directly tenniscoordinator@cltc.ie We hope you enjoy this short video and information. Stay Safe.
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New Level 5 Restrictions

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Dear MembersFurther to the latest government announcement last night placing the country into new level 5 restrictions. Unfortunately, this means that no tennis is permitted until at least January 31st and the Club will close from 18.00 Thursday 30th December and remain closed in line with the current restrictions. We would like to thank members for their continued support during these unprecedented times, particularly with these new restrictions which hopefully will help contain the virus from escalating any further and allow us to get back to some normality very soon. As we receive further clarification on guidelines, we will update you accordingly. Please see Tennis Ireland link below https://www.tennisireland.ie/2020/12/30/covid-19-level-5-update-for-roi-30th-december/ We hope you have a happy, healthy and safe new year.Stay SafePhilip Carey Chairman
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Christmas Take Away Offering

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Dear Members We will be offering a food take away offering over the next couple of days, this will be your last chance to use your 2020 Food and Beverage credit. Food is available for take away today Sunday 27th December from 12pm to 6pm. Monday 28th December to Wednesday 30th December from 1-8pm. Please call the club to order your food 01 8210423 Please see MENU available
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Annual Christmas Choir Recital- St Vincent De Paul (SVP)

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Dear Members As we find ourselves heading into much tighter restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid 19 may I take this opportunity on behalf of all the Executive committee and our staff to wish you all a very happy and safe Christmas and hope that your new year is a happy healthy and safe. I would also like to wish our members who are unwell at the moment a speedy recovery and that you remain in our thoughts at this time. In absence of our annual Choir recital, CLTC Choir have kindly put a recording together to remind us of what this time of year should be all about. Choir Recital They have once again linked up with the local Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP)  to help…
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Junior Coaching Programme- Registration update

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Dear Members The Smart Club System will now allow members to register their juniors once again for the upcoming programme commencing from 14th January 2021. Due to yesterdays issue with the cloud we have been required to stagger the opening of the registration. Please see below schedule that the system will allow you to register your juniors place in the programme Green Ball                                                        Tuesday 22nd December upto Midnight Orange Ball                                                     Wednesday 23rd December          9am – Midnight Hard Ball (11years old – 18years old)      Sunday 27th December                  9am – Midnight Red Ball                                                            Monday 28th December                9am – Midnight If you miss any of these times please see below slots that will be available for registration Green Ball/ Orange Ball                              Tuesday 29th December                9am…
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Junior Coaching Term 2021

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Dear Members Our next junior coaching programme term will commence on Monday 18th January 2021. We will be opening the sign on for members to enter their juniors into the programme on Monday 21st December 2020 at 9am. Please visit https://www.smartclubcloud.com/ to reserve your place from Monday onwards. You will only view the relevant groups associated with your juniors age. Any questions please contact Daniele Mancia by email ONLY tenniscoordinator@cltc.ie
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Christmas Hampers

Christmas Hampers

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Christmas hampers are now available. A Great way to spend your 2020 food and beverage levy. Including a selection of goodies with a few Wilson treats in there for you, Hampers are priced at €75.00. Members can also purchase a €40 food and beverage voucher that can be used before November 2021 with any hamper purchased total price €115.00. T&C apply. (Voucher can only be purchased with a hamper) This deal can be purchased with your 2020 food and beverage levy so act fast, We have limited stock so pre order by contacting Simona ASAP fandbmanager@cltc.ie or call 018210423.
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Junior Coaching Resumes

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Dear Members, The Government’s guidance on Level 5 is now clear, with the risk to public health meaning that individuals are asked to stay at home with certain exceptions. The protocols, as they relate to Tennis, can be summarised as follows; Non-contact training / coaching can continue for school aged children under the supervision of designated coaches. It must occur outdoors in pods of no more than 6 players per court. A maximum of 4 players can operate on the court at any one time while remaining in their own sections of the court, with up to 2 other players rotating in and out as required.  All activities are subject to strict social distancing and those players not on court must always maintain a clear 2m distance from others.We ask…
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Level 5- Take Away Food Offering

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Dear Members We will continue to offer a take away menu following the Level 5 update. Should we have the demand for take away food this will continue during the closure of tennis. Your support is greatly appreciated. This weekend we will be offering the reduced take away menu that we have had available over the last number of weeks. Food will be available from 12-8pm. Please see take away MENU We will also be offering a set 3 course MENU option for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Orders must be placed a day in advance for this menu option. Collection will be from the balcony of the clubhouse. To order any food please contact the club on 01 8210423 or email Simona Cozma fandmanager@cltc.ie Kind Regards Simona Cozma
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Update from Tennis Ireland- Level 5 COVID-19

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Dear Members,Please see updated statement from Tennis Ireland that was circulated late last evening. At this time the courts will remain open under these restrictions stated. Once we have further communication from Tennis Ireland we will circulate. Stay Safe https://www.tennisireland.ie/2020/10/21/statement-from-the-board-of-tennis-ireland/
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Level 3 – Plan for Living with COVID-19 …and what it means for the Members of Castleknock Lawn Tennis Club

Level 3 – Plan for Living with COVID-19 …and what it means for the Members of Castleknock Lawn Tennis Club

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Dear Members Following last evening's announcement of an escalation in Dublin to Level 3 (as per the Government's recently published framework Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Living with COVID-19) will have major implications for activities, both tennis and dining, in the Club. The Club will, in all instances, be guided by this framework together with Government and Tennis Ireland advice that forms part of the framework. The key message is that we should reduce our contact groups to as few as possible, for us in CLTC this might mean reducing the amount of times we play each week and the number of different people we play with for the moment. When you visit the club consider the length of time you spend there by arriving and leaving promptly and if dining…
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Restricted Christmas Club House Opening Hours

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Dear Members Please see the Restricted Christmas Opening hours for the Club house and food and beverage offering over the festive period. We would ask that you review these hours as on certain days the court light facility and toilet facilities will not be accessible. The office will be on reduced opening over the Christmas period and will be closed from Thursday 24th December and will reopen on Wednesday 30th December. https://cltc.ie/site/wp-content/uploads/Christmas-Opening-hours-2020.pdf
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Inter county travel for tennis- Tennis Ireland Update

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The Government’s Level 3 Guidance relating to Domestic Travel released last Friday state that you should “Stay in your county apart from work, education, medical and other essential purposes”.  (https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/ad569-level-3/) Following queries from governing bodies of sport, the Department of Sport Expert Group met on Thursday and discussed the protocols relating to intercounty travel during Level 3.  The Expert Group engaged with the Department of Health and as of today the guidelines relating to intercounty travel have been amended and now allow people to train / participate at the club they are registered with, even if it is across a county border.  The purpose of this amendment is to allow those living close to a county border to train / participate in sport where their club might be in close proximity to their…
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