After gallons of coffee, many late nights and a few false starts tennis thing was born in the early hours of the 10th September 2006. The story didn't start there though, in fact, it started back in September 2000 almost 6 years earlier.
Picture the scene ... it's late September 2000 and a meeting has been hurriedly put together by the ex-Lord Mayor of London, Sir Anthony Joliffe and the tennis guru David Lloyd bringing together a selection of individuals who had similar plans for online sports portals.
Two of the attendees, Jonathan Phillips and Arif Harbott were meeting for the first time. Arif an ex-tennis professional working for Deloitte Touché and Jonathan; badminton journeyman and owner of Inchima – a software house specialising in online communities. After retiring to a local coffee shop they discussed plans to build a media portal for grass roots tennis players, soon after www.badders.com was born and the journey had started.
tennis thing is more than a website. It is a library packed full of video instruction and articles to help you improve your tennis. Dedicated to helping grass roots, club and county players improve their game it has lots of media clips designed by top players and coaches.
These media clips come in the form of video, text and audio and to get the message across in the most concise way possible – each clip provides a single tip of how to improve your game.
With new and unique content added every month it offers a unique service to tennis players in both England and all over the world.
Everyone gets a 'try before you buy' one month no risk trial. Complete access to the site costs as little as £3.99 per month.
We are always tweaking, adding content and making the site better so why not drop us an email!