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UTR to be Used in 2018

By David Minihan, USPTA Master Professional Beginning January 2018, USTA Oklahoma will be using the Universal Tennis Rating system (UTR) for seeding the Challenger and Champs circuits. UTR enables all players to measure their abilities and to discover precise and reliable players’ ratings based on actual match results. Over the last ten years Universal Tennis…
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National Tournament Headed to Kickingbird

EDMOND, OK - Kickingbird Tennis Center received some exciting news yesterday as they were awarded the USTA Girls' 18 National Selection that will take place June 30-July 3, 2018.  While the 2018 schedule was already set, the original host facility had to drop the tournament, which resulted in Kickingbird's gain.  "USTA nationals contacted us and…
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Online Court Availability Posted

Customers now have the ability to view our court availability up to three days on our website.  This will give you the ability to view what courts are available and then contact our clubhouse to book the court. Indoor court availability http://kbtenniscenter.com/court-rental/ Outdoor court availability http://kbtenniscenter.com/court-availability/ One of our goals if for you to be…
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Letter from David Minihan

I wanted to take this time and introduce myself.  I cannot tell you how excited and honored I am to become the new Director of Tennis at Kickingbird.  I know I have some big shoes to fill, but I'm up for the challenge! A little background about me....I am married to my beautiful wife, Lisa…
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Teaching Professionals to Become Certified

By June 2018 all Kickingbird teaching professionals will become USPTA certified.  "It is extremely important to me that our teaching staff is USPTA certified.  I believe continuing education is a huge component to our staff.  We need to stay up to date with the latest teaching styles and equipment to ensure that we are providing…
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McKibbin to Attend Cardio Tennis Training

Kickingbird teaching professional Trevor McKibbin, USPTA will be attending the Cardio Tennis Training Course coming to Nichols Hills, January 12, 2018.  This 7-hour course teaches the fundamentals of Cardio Tennis and everything you need to know to make it a success at your facility. "Cardio Tennis is something that we will be offering sometime in…
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Edmond tennis center proposal moves forward; process draws complaints

By Steve Gust For The Oklahoman EDMOND — A proposed new tennis center project isn't proceeding as fast as one Edmond School Board member would prefer. During its regular meeting Monday the five-member board gave its approval to preliminary plans for the multimillion-dollar project. Yet, board member Kathleen Duncan expressed her frustration, claiming the project…
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Edmond approves tennis center management agreement

By Eriech Tapia For The Oklahoman EDMOND — A new Kickingbird Tennis Center management agreement was approved this week after revisions were requested, paving the way to a groundbreaking on a new tennis center. New changes were included in the agreement passed by the Edmond City Council, including changes to the hours of operation. “We…
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Fall Junior Class Schedule Released. Mark Your Calendar!Click here!