Females

Find specific information regarding attracting more females to play at your club.

  • Jo Maples from Wangaratta Hardcourt provides us with some insights into how they engaged teenage girls in their Girls Get Into Tennis program, a program made possible by Tennis Victoria’s female participation grant.
  • Leanne Melgaard from West Brunswick talks to Tennis Victoria about what she has achieved with her Female Participation Grant.
  • This guide from VicHealth's This Girl Can - Victoria campaign offers four simple strategies to assist in attracting females to your club.

    Get your club involved in the This Girl Can - Victoria campaign here.
  • The Girls Make Your Move campaign is about inspiring, energising and empowering young women to be more active regardless of ethnicity, size or ability. Why girls? Studies show that young women are twice as likely as boys to be inactive and that they experience more barriers preventing them from being as physically active. Check out the campaign and how you can better engage young women here.
  • This document summarises the ideas and suggestions that were workshopped at Community Tennis Forum #3 "Increasing Female Participation." It provides practical ideas on programs/improvements you can implement at your club.
  • Do you want to attract more teenage girls into your club? This fact sheet highlights some important how to's to engage this elusive group.
  • This study conducted by VicHealth in conjunction with Latrobe University's Centre of Sport and Social impact, gives us an insight into females and the motivators and influencers of participation.
  • The research explores the attitudes and barriers to physical activity for Victorians at each life stages, and considers what would motivate them to change their existing behaviours. Features a section on females in each life stage.
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