First Service Doubles
Play tennis alongside your canine best friend with First Service Doubles! This innovative tennis game is designed for Veterans active-duty Military Personnel and First Responders who experience invisible injuries such as Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and their support dog.
Participants play tennis with their opponents and engage their canine partner with a variety of commands. Good times are had by all!
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Any size service dog may be used as long as it meets the minimum requirements of American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen. Orange balls will be utilized initially with a 60' court. Game may progress to a 78' (full size) as skills progress. Commands will be specific to each team (athlete and dog).
Interested in participating in First Service Doubles? Contact Greg Boyd at [email protected].