Coaching

Details of  sessions happening appear at the bottom of the page and can be booked from here subject to availability.  We are keen to help you get playing so please come back to this page to find about any new coaching sessions in the future.

*News -  Tennis For Free  which is the ideal first step into starting playing restarted on Saturday 5th March 2022.  See seperate tab/web page for details. Places will need to booked on this website - SEE BOTTOM OF PAGE.

Additionally for younger players wanting coaching the LTA youth scheme is operating at the park and coaches involved in this session will be looking to run sessions for young children seperately . These are accredited courses with an LTA coach with a charge. Details can be found on Adam Fields LTA ClubSpark page.

Players wanting coaching

1. Bexhill Tennis Club are located in the park and have 2 allocated courts, courts 3 & 5. The club offer memberships and coaching opportunities.

2. There are coaches who use the courts and they play an important role in helping introduce people to tennis and to improve their game. Through the Council's work with the LTA we only recommend using LTA qualified coaches who are listed on the "find a tennis coach"

Currently only Adam Field, Stephanie Trill & David Gabb have provided accredited details to coach in 2021/22. Nick Montague has also submitted coach details to be approved.

Coaches

The Council is keen to work with coaches to encourage year round use of the courts but ask them to be responsible over the number of bookings they reserve per week to ensure everyone can access the courts.

It is vital that any coaching is carried out by insured and qualified instructors who following conditions for use of the courts. We require coaches to follow safeguarding procedures and having a risk assessment to prevent and deal with any incidents that occur.  It is a requirement for all coaches wishing to use the courts to register and provide details evidencing that they are qualified and insured. This must be done annually and in advance of any coaching taking place to [email protected]

All coaches are required to follow safguarding and national governing body codes of conducts and remind all those present including parents/guardians and players their responsibilities. See tab at top of page 

Tennis For Free Scheme

Working with the charity Tennis For Free, Active Rother will  restart Tennis For Free on 5th March 2022 - see additional tab at top of page. This provides an introduction to the game and promotes a tennis community. It is free with equipment provided be it at current time you are asked to bring your own if you have any. You can book from this page as it will show up as a course. We are grateful for the support of the charity Tennis For Free for helping these to happen.

Please contact [email protected] if you wish to help volunteer as a coach for these sessions or want to gain tennis qualifications to help volunteer for these sessions. This will help us to get more people involved and help with advice provided supporting the core team.