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Tennis Excellence Program

Target population:

20 children from all parts of Beer Sheba from grades 2-3

Activity framework:

Tennis Almaya

On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, between the hours of 3:30-7:30 PM including pickup from and return to the neighborhoods.

The program is operated by the Israel Tennis Center via the Tennis Center in Beer Sheba, when the Tennis Center is responsible for the athletic side and the Israel Association for Ethiopian Jews for the pedagogical side.

The Program's Objectives

  • Promoting excellence amongst members of the community in the field of tennis
  • Creating social/athletic involvement by members of the Ethiopian community together with the general population
  • Providing help with homework assignments and educational reinforcement
  • Escorting the children until the age of 18
  • Producing outstanding tennis players from members of the Ethiopian community in Beer Sheba

The Program's Goals

  • To reach 20 participants in grades 2-3 who will take part in regional and national competitions within the year
  • Raising awareness amongst parents and children regarding a healthy and athletic lifestyle
  • Raising the self-confidence of the children
  • Encouraging persistence by as many pupils as possible till the age of 18

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