Presentation on theme: "Tennis Makes You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier! Alex Chan USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Maryland Tennis Service Representative"— Presentation transcript:
Tennis Makes You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier! Alex Chan USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Maryland Tennis Service Representative
USTA Serves Special Report 2013 Study: “More Than a Sport: Tennis, Education, and Health” 1 st nationwide study to analyze the educational, behavioral, and health benefits for adolescents who participated in tennis 50, th graders surveyed 4,000+ tennis players Non-Players Sports Players Contact Non-Contact
Results Sports Players consistently showed more positive results over Non-Players TENNIS stood out among all sports as being one of the best for developing healthy behaviors in youths
Tennis Makes You…Smarter! Tennis Players 48% have A Average 81% say they will attend college 82% volunteer in their communities
Tennis Makes You…Smarter!
Tennis Makes You…Stronger! Ranked among the top sports with the lowest risk of obesity Less likely to binge drink, smoke, use other drugs
Tennis Makes You…Happier!
USTA Kids’ Tennis Club No Courts Required! No Tennis Experience Required! All Ages! Free USTA Resources!