The club coach runs an LTA approved, junior group coaching programme on weekday evenings and on Saturdays, in blocks that match school term dates. This coaching is payable directly to Tennis Aces Ltd.
Sessions run during the week and also camps in the schools holidays. You can find out more at the Tennis Aces Website. Some course places and holiday camps are also open to junior non-members aged 4-14.
Children are grouped into the Junior Coaching categories detailed below. You can find their coaching schedule here .
1 - 2 - 1 coaching is also available - contact coach Mark Airey for more infomation.
JUNIOR COACHING GROUPS
- MINI BLUE: 4-5 yr olds (school year reception and year 1)
Emphasis on the fundamental skills such as movement and co-ordination. Performed on a smaller sized tennis court that goes across the width of a normal tennis court.
- MINI RED: 6-8 yr olds (school year 2 & 3)
Emphasis on the fundamental skills such as movement, co-ordination and a technical introduction to rallying. Played on a smaller sized court that goes across the width of a normal tennis court.
- MINI ORANGE: age 9 & under (school year 4)
Introducing children to playing on a 3/4 length tennis court, learning the basic tennis shots and having fun playing the game.
- MINI GREEN: age 10 & under (school year 5)
The final stage before moving to a yellow ball, learning good technique using mini-tennis green balls which bounce lower than normal tennis balls, thus improving consistency.
- GIRLS ONLY SQUAD (School Year 6-11)
A fun and friendly session designed especially for girls.
- MIXED DEVELOPMENT
For children at an improver level stage, improving technique and matchplay. GIRLS’ DEVELOPMENT For girls to improve their technique and matchplay.
- MEMBER ONLY INVITATION SQUAD
Intensive coaching for children at a competition level, developing technical, tactical, physical and mental skills.