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Practice

Match Practice is designed to complement the whole club in giving team players and partnerships within those teams the opportunity to gain the sharpness and understanding to compete within their leagues.

Match Practice will also serve to help the committee gain a good knowledge of players improving abilities / pairings when choosing teams for future seasons.

Match practice is designated on the one end court every Monday, this will rotate amongst teams throughout the season. Please see the rules beneath the table.

04/12/17None – 2 away matches

Date Team
18/09/17 County Men
25/09/17 Chelmsford Men
02/10/17 HA men and HA Medley B
09/10/17 Braintree Mixed4 and HA Medley A
16/10/17 Chelmsford Ladies and HA ladies
23/10/17 County Men
30/10/17 Chelmsford Men
06/11/17 HA men and HA Medley B
13/11/17 Chelmsford Ladies and HA ladies
20/11/17 County Men
27/11/17 Braintree Mixed4 and HA Medley A
04/12/17 None – 2 away matches
11/12/17 Chelmsford Men
08/01/18 HA men and HA Medley B
15/01/18 Chelmsford Ladies and HA ladies
22/01/18 Braintree Mixed4 and HA Medley A
29/01/18 County Men
05/02/18 Chelmsford Men
12/02/18 Braintree Mixed4 and HA Medley A
19/02/18 HA men and HA Medley B
26/02/18 Chelmsford Ladies and HA ladies
05/03/18 County Men
12/03/18 Chelmsford Men
19/03/18 HA Medley A and HA medley B

Match Practice Rules

1. Match Practice will take place every Monday throughout the main season on the end court only, leaving the remaining 3 courts for all attending members on Club Night Peg board.

2. Each team will have 1-2 hours of practice approximately every 5th week.

3. The match court should contain 6-8 players dependant on the team members available on the night. If the Match practice court is evidently short of players on the night for what ever reason, players from club night may be invited to join the match practice court, preferably fringe team members at discretion on the team captains.

If Court appears to be undermanned on the night and there is high attendance at club then Members of the committee may ask team captains to take players into their practice session.

Team Captains from each team are to notify team members when they have match practice.

Team Captains are also to ensure at least 6 people are playing/rotating on the court.