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Adult Beginners / Rusty Racquet Coaching Courses

Begineers Adult Tennis Coaching Course at Somerton Tennis ClubOur new "In It Together" begineers six week adult (16+) coaching courses have now started, commencing May 3 or 4th 2022, as follows:

Tuesday 3rd May, 10-11am: Women's Only Coffe & Cake Session

Wednesday 4th May, 6-7pm: Mixed Session

Suitable for complete begineers and rusty racquet players.

Only £4.50 per session - Non members welcome!

If you are not booked on either course and are interested in attending any of the remaining sessions, please contact our Head Coach, Neil Driver (details below).

 

 


Head Coach / Adult Coaching Sessions:

Our adult coaching is provided by our head coach Neil Driver (LTA Accredited Level 4 Coach).  Neil is a highly experienced coach and each group session typically includes a physical warm up; a ‘hitting warm up’; practice drills with coaching ideas; half court singles points and doubles points, incorporating tactical strategies & mental skills ideas.

In addition, Neil offers individual adult coaching lessons @ £32 per hour for members & non-members; these lessons can also be shared by 2 or more people.

Neil Driver - Somerton Adult Tennis CoachAdult coaching sessions are usually on:

Tuesday 5.45pm-7pm: Group Coaching
Saturday 10am-11.15am: Group Coaching
Saturday 11.15am-12.15pm: Singles Group Coaching

All group coaching sessions are open to both Club members & non-members. Non-members pay an additional fee of £1 per session into Club funds.

Neil also offers racquet re-stringing services and replacement grips etc.

For further information please contact Neil Driver on:

[email protected]

Tel: 01458 396006 or 07752 272830


Head Junior Coach / Junior Coaching Sessions:

Our junior coaching programme is led by Luke Andrews (LTA Level 4 Qualified Coach) and his LA Coaching Team.

Luke has over 17 years’ experience, a 1st Class Honours degree in Sports Science BSC, is DBS checked, first aid trained, safeguarding course completed and fully insured. 

Luke Andrews - Somerton Junior Tennis CoachA bubbly, enthusiastic coach who strives to help each player meet their goals, Luke and his team run both group and individual coaching sessions, so that lessons can be tailored to suit different needs. The LA Tennis team's junior sessions are usually run as follows:

Tuesdays 16:30 to 17:30 – Green ball full court.

Fridays 16:00 to 17:00 - Red ball mini court.

Ages start at 4/5 years old. Please note that juniors need to join the club to receive coaching, which only costs £10 for the year.  Sessions work out to be only £4 and can be booked through Luke via email or text. 

The team also run a number of School Holiday Tennis Camps throughout the year.  Please visit the "Holiday Camp" page for details of our upcoming camps.

Luke can be contacted via [email protected] or 07437 404242, or to find out more about the LA Tennis team, please visit their dedicated website.