Thanks to the agreement between Decathlon and the Madrid Tennis Federation, aid will be provided to promote tennis and amateur tournaments, with an amount of 300 euros for all the Madrid clubs that organize them, exchangeable for sports equipment in Decathlon stores. In addition, a specific “Club” space will be created for clubs with special prices on those products necessary for their development.
(1-4-2022). Decathlon and the Madrid Tennis Federation (FTM) have come together through a new agreement to continue promoting the sport of tennis in the Community of Madrid. Both entities will work together in the development of different initiatives.
The Madrid Tennis Federation (FTM) and Decathlon have signed a collaboration agreement to show their support for one of the most practiced racket sports on the national scene1, tennis.
Through this agreement, whose main objective is to strengthen the practice of tennis in the Community of Madrid, both entities will work together to develop initiatives for this sport that benefit all tennis lovers.
To this end, aid will be provided to promote tennis and amateur tournaments, with an amount of 300 euros for all the Madrid clubs that organize them, exchangeable for sports equipment in Decathlon stores. In addition, a specific “Club” space will be created for clubs with special prices on those products necessary for their development, and they will be invited to join their affiliation program so that they can recommend products and obtain commissions both for their sale and for their consumption. . Currently, the FTM has more than 100 affiliated clubs.
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Going through actions for the little ones, with a program to promote the integration of this sport in Madrid schools. Even for those interested in starting out in the sport of tennis, who will be able to acquire the federative license for free at Decathlon stores in the region.
The company has a firm commitment to developing its activity in a sustainable manner, therefore, thanks to this agreement it will also offer the possibility of participating in its Upcycling program for used balls to all tennis clubs in Madrid. Putting at your disposal the use of its centers in the community with the aim of guaranteeing an adequate treatment of used balls through a clean and sustainable system.
Finally, Decathlon, as one of the largest employers in the national territory, together with the Madrid Tennis Federation, will create a shared job bank, the purpose of which is to offer and encourage the entry into the labor market of personnel trained by both entities.
As explained by Agustín Esbec, commercial director of Decathlon Spain, “with this new agreement, Decathlon joins the Madrid Tennis Federation to promote tennis among all lovers of this sport in Madrid, thus contributing to creating a better future for sports and athletes in our country”.
Juan Luis Rascón Lope, president of the Madrid Tennis Federation, has assured that “for the FTM, this agreement with Decathlon is a very powerful way of supporting tennis in Madrid thanks to the strength and experience that the company has in Spain and throughout the world. Bringing the federation closer to Decathlon stores is essential for the practice of our sport and for its growth, thus strengthening the strategic line that the FTM has set itself to be able to exponentially develop amateur tennis. In addition, with this signing we also extend our support to clubs and athletes, with financial aid and material at much better prices”.
With the signing of this agreement, the Madrid Tennis Federation, with more than 18,000 federative licences, thus reinforces its objective of being close to Madrid clubs, listening to their needs and offering them the best alternatives and proposals for improvement and growth. And, it continues to expand its program of aid to clubs included in its 2021-2024 Operational Plan, which also includes, among other actions, subsidies to clubs of 50,000 euros that will be paid throughout the year 2022.