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Sound Tennis for players with visual impairments to launch in Hastings — Sussex World

Wednesday, 18 January, 2023

Sound Tennis for players with visual impairments to launch in Hastings — Sussex World

The sport is open to players of all abilities, experience and fitness levels who are blind or have a visual impairment.

This format of the game is different to traditional tennis as it is played on a smaller court with a lower net and uses an audio tennis ball that makes a noise so players can hear it bounce and being hit.

Councillor Andy Batsford, lead councillor for Health and Culture at Hastings Borough Council, said: “Visually impaired tennis is one of the fastest-growing VI-sports in the UK, therefore, we are very excited to offer these sessions in Hastings, and to give our local community the opportunity to get involved.”

Read more at: https://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/news/people/sound-tennis-for-players-with-visual-impairments-to-launch-in-hastings-3982438

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