Junior classes

RLTC runs a variety of junior tennis lessons based on ability and age

"We love being able to play with our kids, especially as they get better and better."
Lee Burns

If your child wishes to join a class that has already started please email head coach Michael Jones.

Please note all juniors taking classes at Richmond Lawn Tennis Club also need to be members of RLTC.

Mini tennis 
Mini Tennis (ages 5 to 7)

Monday 3.45 – 4.30pm and Wednesday 4 – 5pm
Combines fun lessons and activities. Children are introduced to tennis in a progressions format geared to their athletic development as they grow and learn.

Mini Orange Squad (by invitation only)
Monday 4 – 5.30pm

Green Squad (by invitation only)
Monday 5:30 - 7pm

Bronze Squad, Under 12s (by invitation only)
Monday 5.30pm - 7pm

Richmond Silver (by invitation only)
Monday 5.30 – 7pm
Should have developed consistency, placement, increased ball speed and a high level of control utilizing all types of spin. Great match play ability.

Richmond Gold Squad, age 11 and over (by invitation only)
Tuesday 5:30 pm – 7pm

Richmond Bronze, ages 8 to 10 (based on ability)
Thursday 4 - 5.30 pm
Played in three quarter and full court. Players should be rallying more comfortably and starting to develop their topspin. Thinking about where to place the ball during point play.

Richmond Silver, age 11 and over
Thursday 5:30 pm – 7pm
Players should be rallying of baseline using topspin off both sides, having a good understanding of match play, when to be defensive and aggressive.
 

Saturday Junior Tennis
Lessons will cater to maturity. Children will be introduced to tennis in a progressions format geared to their athletic development, developing all the skills needed to become a great tennis player.

Each hour lesson is £10. Coaching started on Saturday 12 January 2019.
Contact Michael for details:
email: mjtennis@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 07976 228075

Richmond mini tennis, ages 4 - 7
Saturday: 9am - 10am

Richmond “T1”, ages 8 - 9
Saturday: 10am - 11am

Richmond “T2”, ages 10 - 11
Saturday: 11am - 12pm

Richmond “T3”, ages 12 - 13
Saturday: 12 - 1pm

Richmond “T4”, ages 14 and over
Saturday: 1 - 2pm
 

Junior coaching prices
45 minute class: £7.50
1 hour class: £10
1.5 hour class: £15

Important notes
All juniors taking classes at Richmond Lawn Tennis Club also need to be members of RLTC.

Annual Junior Membership: Aged 6 to 17 years on 1 May 2019 (Category T4) £50
Annual Child Membership: Aged under 6 years on 1 May 2019 (Category T5) £25
email Amanda about junior membership 

Spring term (check back for 2020 dates)
Summer term (check back for 2020 dates)

Autumn term
Monday 9 September to Saturday 21 December
(14 week term)

- there will be NO tennis coaching during the following holiday dates:

Summer holidays: 21 July 21 to 7 September
October half term:  28 October to 1 November

- Each class must have a minimum of 3 people to run.  If there isn’t the required number you will be offered the option of a private lesson.

- Consent forms MUST be provided annually.

- Please contact the coach if you’re unsure class will be taking place. Bad weather conditions do happen and a refund or an extra class will be offered if this happens more than once per term.

For more information, or to reserve a place for you child, please do not hesitate to contact Michael Jones (Head Tennis Coach) on 07976 228 075 or via email at mjtennis@hotmail.co.uk