Junior Coaching


2018 Dates
Easter Holidays: 3rd-13th April
Summer Term: 16th April-13th July (12 weeks)
Summer Holidays: 16th July - 31st August
Autumn Term: 3RD September - 9th December (13 weeks)

Term Time
Courses for all levels and ages run throughout the Summer, Autumn and Spring terms, with great member and other disounts available.

Mini Tennis
Mini Tennis is the worldwide system used to develop junior tennis players. For players to develop a range of physical skills, the Red, Orange and Green stages, gradually teach tactical and technical elements of the game on smaller courts using slower balls. For more information from the LTA, click here

Mini Tennis Red (3yrs+)
Mondays 3:45-4:40pm, Wednesdays 4:30-5:25pm or Saturdays 9-10am
Mini Red Tennis used to develop Key FUNdamental physical skills and technique, to play a real match, with plenty of fun games (groups usually divided 4-5yrs and 5-7yrs with seperate coaches). 

Mini Tennis Red-Orange (7yrs+)
Tuesdays 4-4:55pm and Saturday 9-9:55am
Mini Red/Orange Tennis used to develop those key skills in various games and activities, as well as learning a wider range of shots to use in playing matches. 

Mini Tennis Orange-Green (8yrs+)
Wednesdays 5:30-6:25pm
Mini Orange/Green Tennis used in graduating towards full court play, while developing a range of shot techniques and more advanced physical skills.

Junior Squads
These are based on drills and adapted matchplay to put technical and tactical skills into practise for singles or doubles. Racket, body and footwork technique are all worked on, as well as physical conditioning. All this is done with the aim for players to compete in club competitions, local league matches and various tournaments.

Junior Development Squad (10yrs+) - Mondays 4:45-5:40pm

Junior Performance Squad (11yrs+) - Tuesday 5-5:55pm

Girls Teen Tennis Squad (12yrs+) - Fridays 6-7:30pm

Senior Development Squads (12yrs+) - Mondays 5:45-6:55pm

Senior Performance Squad (14yrs+) - Mondays 7-8:30pm

School Holidays

Summer, Christmas and Easter holiday camps are all available and with great discounts available for full weeks, siblings and members.

Mini Tennis Camps (4-11yrs)
Weekdays 11-2pm
Mini Tennis Red/Orange/Green, with lots of activities and games to develop physical skills and technique for all the essential shots used to play a tennis match. Fun challenges and competitions every day.

Senior Tennis Camp (11yrs+)
Weekdays 2-4pm
Full court tennis used to learn and refine a full range of groundstrokes, volleys and serves, as well as tactical work, physical conditioning and matchplay. Tennis tournament on the last day each week.


Schools Tennis

Shalford LTC Coaching team endeavor to work closely with local schools to help promote tennis, running demo's, in-school sessions, as well as competitions during the summer. The Club proudly hosts the Guildford and Godalming District Primary Schools Tennis Competition each year in June, where the winning teams go through to the Surrey finals. Any further local schools interested in developing their tennis, please get in contact with Matt or Dale.

Current In-school Coaching Sessions (application forms available from the school office);
Shalford Infant School - Thursdays 3-4pm
Wonersh & Shamley Green Infant and Primary School - Fridays 8-8:45am
Holy Trinity School - Fridays 3:15-4pm (summer only)