CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: After the constant open and shut of our business by city of Austin, PARD and mayor Adler, it has taken a toll on our small business. After 16 long years of running a very successful tennis business at Oakview park, we have decided to shutdown completely until further notice! This constant open/shut last minute like a light switch has hurt our business our families, our students and their families. However we promise we will find ways to continue elsewhere as we are good at what we do because we love what we do. Spreading health and fitness that benefits mental and physical well being through tennis is what we are known for and have been successful in doing. We don’t have trust or faith in the city but we have trust and faith in our students and families, neighbors and communities who have stood by us during this very challenging time.
We have been operating at other locations all of July, setup by our amazing tennis student who have stood by us during this tough time! We will come back stronger we promise you that! Together we will get through this too! In the meantime here is a link chart published by the Texas Medical Association for Risk of the COVID-19 Virus.
Update, August 1st, 2020: City of Austin, PARD and mayor Adler has extended the shutdown again until further notice and we can no longer open on August 8th.
Update, July 29th, 2020: We will be reopening in August 8, at Oakview location. We will continue to teach at other locations thanks to our amazing student and parent support!
Update, July 12th, 2020: TennisBuddys,LLC went mobile today and we delivered! With the help of our amazing tennis students we are bringing our tennis program to you at different locations with prior coordination by students with coach! Thank you for helping our small business stay afloat!
Update, July 2nd, 2020 : Our Oakview location has again been closed again by PARD and mayor Adler for the full month of July 2020
Update, June 29th, 2020 : Our Oakview location has again been closed by PARD and mayor Adler for the 4th of July weekend starting Thur/Fri/Sat/Sun we will reopen on Monday
Update, May 27, 2020 : Our Oakview location is officially Open for business by the PARD dept. Thank you Governor’s strike force response, council member Atlers office and tennis students who helped us and heard our grievances! We will be following safety measures. Please support our small business, registration is now OPEN starting May 31st, 2020!
Update, March 16th, 2020 : Our Oakview location is closed starting March 16th, 2020 by PARD and mayor Adler
tennisbuddys, LLC is founded by Coach Aruna C Bernier in 2004. Click Here to view Coach’s credentials.
When you expose and encourage yourself and your children to any sport, it is mentally and physically beneficial in life.
When you enjoy that sport you’ve found a new passion in life.
When one chooses to take it to the next level and get competitive, the choice should be yours and yours alone!
In the process who knows we may even have some future stars born in our neighborhood tennis courts.
Our main emphasis: have fun learning, with good work ethic and great sportsmanship!
Quality tennis and high coaching standard is key to learning tennis successfully with the right coach and right tennis program.
We, at tennisbuddys make sure that each student is constantly learning and improving and we review and correct their “form” very meticulously, as this is the main foundation to good tennis.
We also have high standards on teaching proper tennis etiquette, and sportsmanship, which is the key to building character and determination, both important on and off the court. We motivate and boost confidence in children of all ages, starting very young by educating them that there is always a winner and a loser, but both teaches one very good lessons if we learn cope with both gracefully and strive to do our best. This is a very tough but valuable lesson in life.
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TIA (Tennis Industry Association) recognizes “TennisBuddys” as, “An Official Cardio Tennis Site”. Cardio Tennis is a new, fun, group activity featuring high intensity drills to give players of all abilities an ultimate, high-energy workout. (What is Cardio Tennis? CLICK HERE!)
Aruna named PTR Humanitarian of the Year on Feb 17th, 2016
Photo from left: PTR Board President Roy Barth, Aruna Bernier, PTR Foundation Chair Scott Tharp and PTR CEO Dan Santorum
Hilton Head Island, SC – – Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards on February 17th, 2016 at the PTR International Tennis Symposium Banquet. The event, includes more than 40 educational presentations for tennis teachers and coaches.
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 15,000 members in 127 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.
Photo: PTR Board President Roy Barth,
PTR Foundation Chair Scott Tharp and PTR CEO Dan Santorum, Billie Jean King (PTR Hall of Fame Induction), Aruna C Bernier, PTR awards recipients
TennisBuddys,LLC is based on coach Aruna’s love for playing competitive tennis and her love for teaching Junior and Adult tennis programs. She has 16 plus yrs. of professional tennis coaching experience and is PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) certified through Van der Meer Tennis Academy. Coach Aruna was National #1 in her country Nepal, participated in the ITF junior tournaments worldwide, came to the US and played varsity tennis at Luther college. Today she competes in the USTA 4.5 and WTTA Championship women’s doubles tennis league in Austin, TX. She was on the Wilco Breakers team that make it to Nationals on October, 2015 in Palm Springs, California. Her son plays in his high school varsity team and also participates outside of school in Super Championship tennis tournaments.