Youth Tennis

We run courses for children aged 4 – 18, packed full of fun games and dynamic training. We want kids to bring all their energy to tennis; no ‘quiet please’ needed here. 

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Blue Stage - VIEW VIDEO
Learn the basics (Age 4-6)
This is an introduction to tennis. Here, we’ll help kids improve their balance, agility and co-ordination while teaching them about the sport we love. At this stage it’s not about winning or losing, it’s just getting to grips with the basics.
 


Red Stage - VIEW VIDEO
Serve, rally and score (Age 6-8)
This will look a bit more like the tennis you know. You’ll see overarm serves, rallies and volleys. Coaches will help children to further develop their co-ordination, balance and speed. We’ll introduce relaxed competition here too.
 


Orange Stage - VIEW VIDEO
Develop a rounded game (Age 8-9)
Time to throw in some tactics, problem-solving, and guides to sportsmanship and leadership. At this stage children will know all of the rules and will be serving and returning in matches.
 


Green Stage - VIEW VIDEO
Test your skills (Age 9-10)
This is the big one. It’s time for kids to play on full size courts. Now it’s all about growing their game by fine tuning and refinning the techniques they’ve learned so far.
 


Yellow Stage - VIEW VIDEO
Take your skills further (Age 10+)
Time to find your game. Playing on a full size court with the same size balls the pros use, kids will continue to explore different styles on the court, and start to choose their own.

 

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Lesson Plan
Week 1 = Forehand
Week 2 = Backhand
Week 3 = Serve
Week 4 = Volley
Week 5 = Games Week
Week 6 = Forehand
Week 7 = Backhand
Week 8 = Serve
Week 9 = Volley
Week 10 = Games Week / Awards

- Maximum Ratio of 1:8
- Different coloured balls and modified court sizes ABCs development (Agility, Balance and Co-ordination)
- Technical and Tactical coaching
- All children receive a Telford Park tennis shirt

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Cannot find the course you are looking for? No problem! We are always looking to put on new classes, please contact Head Coach Charles to discuss options.

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