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Tennis program ‘hooks’ kids into learning useful academic skills




One child takes a swing, and the ball hit the net. Another one swings, and the ball sails out of play. Still another takes a swing, and the ball politely touches the court for a hard-fought point. Then the four children rotate spots and the game continues. Yet the most important thing for these Minneapolis grade school youngsters isn’t solely to learn tennis fundamentals, but to carry with them back into the classroom the same principles they are learning and are being taught on the tennis court, serving as an educational GPS as they move along a path that someday, hopefully, will lead them to college. Continue Reading →

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