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    Breakpoint 2019 is a Charity Challenge
    raising funds to provide free tennis activity sessions
    for people experiencing mental ill health,
    learning, sensory and physical disabilities

BREAKPOINT 2019?

In June, Robyn Moore completed a monumental tennis challenge on behalf of Bright Ideas for Tennis.

Her target was to hit 200,000 tennis shots throughout the month. Putting this in to perspective, she had to hit 1 shot every 4 seconds for 8 hours a day, for 30 consecutive days. In doing so, Robyn visited 47 venues across the UK, starting in her home town of Fleet on the 1st June, travelling all the way up to Glasgow and Edinburgh, before finishing at the AELTC Community Sports Ground on the 30th.

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30

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47

VENUES

200000

TENNIS SHOTS

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MILLION METRES

ROBYN’S STORY

My name is Robyn. I am 43 years old, and in 2016 I was diagnosed with PTSD.

I suffered flashbacks, felt isolated, and just wanted to give up. Then, on the advice of a fantastic psychologist, I took up tennis. Tennis helped steer me away from the constant battle in my head, and more importantly, I realised that I didn’t feel so alone anymore. At this point, I knew that so much more could be done to help people very much like myself. My idea soon became a reality as Breakpoint 2019 was born. It’s a very unique event, a tough physical and mental challenge, and it will have a life-changing impact for those that will benefit. Let the challenge begin.
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20% OF PEOPLE IN THE UK ARE DIAGNOSED WITH A DISABILITY. OF THOSE THAT HAVE TAKEN UP TENNIS, 80% FEEL HAPPIER, HEALTHIER AND LESS ISOLATED

REPORT: The Positive Impact on Mental and Physical Health of Disability Tennis
Commissioned by the Tennis Foundation 04/04/2017

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The LTA’s vision is to open up tennis to many more people. Organisations like Bright Ideas for Tennis share this goal, and support our work to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable. We know tennis is a great way to improve and maintain good mental health, and can help combat anxiety and depression – that is why the LTA is fully supportive of Breakpoint 2019. Good luck Robyn!

Scott Lloyd, LTA CEO

I was overwhelmed when reading that someone had set out to raise so much for such a worthwhile cause. I'm truly honoured to be Robyn’s inspiration and I want to personally wish her the best of luck.
"It's so wonderfully brave of Robyn, and she is and should be our inspiration to speak out more about these matters..

Jo Konta

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