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Description: Using tennis as a tool for mentorship and community building. The Kings County Tennis League located in Brooklyn, New York, uses tennis to teach skills its players can use off the court. The league targets children from low-income families, who have either had minimal or no experience with tennis. Its mixing of children’s excitement about tennis with positive mentoring fosters not only improved tennis skills, but also effective communication, fair play, and the benefits of commitment.
How it achieves its mission:
It positively mentors its athletes by:
Its build the community by:
(Information courtesy of Kings County Tennis League)
If you are interested and want to know more, visit http://www.kingscountytennisleague.org/