Junior classes

RLTC runs a variety of junior tennis classes based on ability and age.  However, these classes are currently suspended due to Coronavirus

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"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.

Weekly junior tennis
Mini Tennis (ages 5 to 7)
Monday 3.45 to 4.30pm
Wednesday 4 to 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 Tennis Red Squad (by invitation only)
Monday 4.30 to 5.30pm

Mini Orange Squad (by invitation only)
Monday 3.45 to 4.30pm

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

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

Richmond Gold Squad  (by invitation only)
Tuesday 5:30 pm to 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 Silver Squad - 11 years and over (by invitation only)
Thursday 5.30 to 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 Bronze, ages 8 to 10 (based on ability)
Thursday 4 to 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 starts on Saturday 11 January 2020.
email Michael for details: 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
The 2020 junior weekday coaching programme starts from Monday 6 January.
Spring term: Monday 6 January to Saturday 4 April
Summer term: Monday 20 April to Saturday 18 July
Autumn term: Monday 7 September to Saturday 19 December. 

There will be no tennis on the following dates:
Half-term: 17 to 23 February
Easter holidays: 6 to 19 April
May Half-term: 25 to 31 May
Summer holidays: 20 July to 6 September
October half-term:  26 October to 1 November. 

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

Annual Junior Membership: Aged 6 to 18 years on 1 May 2020 - £55
Annual Child Membership: Aged under 6 years on 1 May 2020 - £30
email Amanda about junior membership 

- 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