Mini Tennis Times

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Players move up on ball colour on age or ability (training players can play with any ball colour. Beginner comps players can play any ball colour e.g. grade 7 team challenge then players playing grade 6 or above have to stick to the LTA age guidlines for ball colour

2022 Course Dates

6 June - 23 July / 5 Sep – 22 Oct / 31 Oct – 17 Dec

RED BALL  using 19-23 inch rackets and on a half court size (aimed at 5-8 year olds)

Day / Time 

Level 

Ball Colour (school year)

Tuesday 3:45pm

Beginner

Red Ball (reception)

Thursday 3:45pm

Beginner

Red Ball (year 1/2)

Tuesday 4:30pm

Improver 

Red Ball(year 1/2)

Thursday 5:30pm

Improver

Red Ball (year 3)

Wed 4:30pm / Thur 4:30pm

Advanced

Red Ball (year 3)

Friday 3:45pm 

Beginner

Red Ball (year 1)

ORANGE BALL (aimed at 8 to 10 year olds) using 23-25 In rackets and a 3/4 size court

Monday 3:30pm

Beginner

Orange Ball

Thursday 3:30pm

Beginner

Orange Ball 

Fri 4:30pm

Improver

Orange Ball

Wednesday 4:30pm

Advanced

Orange Ball

GREEN BALL (aimed at 9 to 11 year olds) using 26 racket on a full court 

Friday 4:30pm

Beginner

Green Ball

Saturday 10:00am

Improver

Green Ball

Wed 4:30pm

Advacned

Green Ball

 

Age Progressions

Tots - pre-school / reception

Red Ball u8 using a 19 to 23 inch rackets on a half size court

Orange Ball (year 3 to 5) using a 23 or 25 inch racjet on a 3/4 size court

Green Ball (year 5 to 6) using a 25 or 26 inch racket on full court

Yellow u12/ u14 / u18 using a 26 or 27 inch racket on a full court

 

Ability Progressions

Beginner - learning basic tennis skills

Improver - Learning the rules and starting to play in Fun Team Challenges Events 

Intermediate- Developing the basic tactics. Starting to play Team Tennis and LTA youth Matchplay's

Advanced - Sound Technqiue and developing their tacitcal play with Team Tennis and County/ Regional Tour events.