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Tennis Makes You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier! Alex Chan USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Maryland Tennis Service Representative

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1 Tennis Makes You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier! Alex Chan USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Maryland Tennis Service Representative

2 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

3 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

4 Tennis Makes You…Smarter! Tennis Players 48% have A Average 81% say they will attend college 82% volunteer in their communities

5 Tennis Makes You…Smarter!

6 Tennis Makes You…Stronger! Ranked among the top sports with the lowest risk of obesity Less likely to binge drink, smoke, use other drugs

7 Tennis Makes You…Happier!

8 USTA Kids’ Tennis Club No Courts Required! No Tennis Experience Required! All Ages! Free USTA Resources!

9 Come by our booth for more information!


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