STB COVID-19 ADVICE AND GUIDELINES FOR RESTART OF TENNIS- JULY 6, 2020 MODIFIED.
The measures of the National Covid-19 management team are always our starting point, which everyone must adhere to. Fortunately, tennis is one of the sports where social distancing is possible and can be practiced safely by following the right guidelines.
BEFORE LEAVING HOME
AT THE CLUB/COURT
*Be extra alert and take the necessary precautions during this period.*
*Absolutely no personal items such as water botles, towels, sweatbands, caps and rackets to share with others, not even friends.*
WHILE PLAYING ON THE COURT
Avoid physical contact, keep 1.5 meters away. Remove the mask once you are on the track. If it is a disposable mouth cap, put it in a plastic bag and throw it away and disinfect the hands. If required by the club, use an additional face mask before leaving court. First disinfect your hands before using the clean mouth mask.
Avoid touching the face, nose, and mouth while playing. Don’t high five, shake hands, or give hugs (give racket fives). Also keep your distance during changeovers and rest breaks. Afterwards it is advisable to disinfect the racket and the tennis balls with an alcoholic spray. Wash of disinfect hands after playing and go home as soon as possible to avoid socializing
*For use of a mouth mask before and after classes, see previous paragraph.
Disinfect or wash hands after class.
It is advisable that the coach disinfects equipment such as balls, cones, etc. At the start if each lesson.
For the time being, the advice is not to organize tennis tournaments or tennis events.
The STB follows the instructions of the Covid-19 management team and COTECC/TIF and will adjust the advice of guidelines based on this.
Stay safe and let’s fight Covid-19 together!
July 20, 2020