Learn to play the easy way

What is Tennis Xpress?

If you have never played tennis before, or haven’t played in a long time, then Tennis Xpress is for you. It is an easy and fun way for adult beginners to get into the game.

During the six week course you will be taught new skills and be shown how to serve, rally and score, so that by the end, you will be able to enjoy fun matches with your friends, family or other people you meet.

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"I wanted to learn a new sport and always like the idea of playing tennis. Within 6 weeks I learned to serve, rally and win matches."
- Bill, Scotland -

"I hadn't played tennis since school and I'm really enjoying playing again with all the other people I have met on the course."
- Charlotte, 35, Suffolk -

  • For complete beginners
  • Learn how to server rally score
  • With group coaching, equipment provided

What you learn

Week One

Discovering all the shots

Week 1 of the Tennis Xpress course is all about getting active, meeting other players and having fun. In this session you’ll try all the different shots and have a go at rallying.

Week Two

Developing all the shots

Week 2 of the Tennis Xpress course is all about building on week 1 and continuing to develop your shots. In this session you will also start to play some points.

Week Three

Serve & Return

Week 3 is all about Serving & Returning. In this session you will try different types of serves and returns and play singles & doubles points.

Week Four

Court Positioning

Week 4 of the Tennis Xpress course is all about court positioning. In this session you will try different types of movement & recovery exercises and will learn where to position yourself on court.

Week Five


Week 5 is all about Team Work. In this session you will learn to work with a partner and discover basic doubles tactics.

Week Six

Putting it all together

Week 6 is where we put it all together. In this session you will warm up all your shots before playing points in a fun tournament.