KenDara Peoples grasps her tennis racket, choking up liberally on the grip. It’s over 90 degrees outside, and a volunteer begins to sweat as she lobs balls from less than 10 feet away.
From her wheelchair, KenDara hits quick, punctuated backhands, missing few balls as the volunteer’s tosses come faster.
After a few hundred returns, she’s feeling better about her range of motion.
“It’s my left arm that needs help,” she said. “I’m working on looking to the left.