Fun With Tennis

Joseph Nadau, 6, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon, as balls from other players fly by.

Joseph Nadau, 6, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon, as balls from other players fly by.

Simsbury High School tennis coach Michael Chaho, of Avon, collected a small group of tennis players of various ages, for an informal practice and training session this week on the tennis courts of Avon Middle School. The group consisted of his own two sons, and others he’s coached over the years.

Evan Selzer, 18, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Simsbury High School tennis coach Michael Chaho, also of Avon, during an informal practice and conditioning program Chaho is running this week on the tennis courts of Avon Middle School.

Evan Selzer, 18, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Simsbury High School tennis coach Michael Chaho, also of Avon, during an informal practice and conditioning program Chaho is running this week on the tennis courts of Avon Middle School.

Alex Chaho, 10, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon, while connected to a bungee chord. The chord is used for resistance and was combined with an x-drill to work on conditioning his legs.

Alex Chaho, 10, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon, while connected to a bungee chord. The chord is used for resistance and was combined with an x-drill to work on conditioning his legs.

Henry Murphy, 12, of Wilton, left, and Alex Chaho, 10, of Avon, take a break in practice.

Henry Murphy, 12, of Wilton, left, and Alex Chaho, 10, of Avon, take a break in practice.

M.J. Chaho, 7, of Avon, prepares to hit a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon.

M.J. Chaho, 7, of Avon, prepares to hit a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon.

M.J. Chaho, 7, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon.

M.J. Chaho, 7, of Avon, hits a ball tossed by Alex Dahlem, 20, also of Avon.

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2 Responses to Fun With Tennis

  1. Ghassan Nammour says:

    Nice and great job .

  2. John says:

    Michael Chaho its really nice to make the future kids perfect by continuous training… And of course now tennis is one of the upcoming and energetic game all over the world