Junior Coaching

Encore! Tennis offers Junior coaching all your round from 2 years old catering for beginners up to performance level following the LTA YOUTH curriculum.  

BLUE STAGE (4-6 years) -  For children aged 4 to 6 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, agility, movement and racket and basic ball skills.

RED STAGE (6- 8 years) -  For players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots.

ORANGE STAGE (8-9 years) -  A great way for players to continue their progress from Red stage and is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics.  It is the next stage before playing on a full sized court and helps players develop different shots and tactics.

GREEN STAGE (9 - 10 years) - A great way for players to continue their progress from Orange stage. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

YELLOW STAGE (10+ years) - Time to find your game. Playing on a full size court with the same size balls the pros use, kids will continue to explore different styles on the court, and start to choose their own. 


Contact Head Coach Jimmy Smith 07966 210 692 e[email protected] to register your child.







January - February 2022


Starting:  8th January  Ending: 13th February



Address: Upper Shoreham Road, BN43 6BA


6 Week Course


Mini Tots Tennis (3-5 yrs)


Saturday                     Beginners/Improvers                  9:00-10:00am  - BOOK HERE               


Mini Tennis Red (4-8yrs)


Saturday                    Beginners/Improvers                  9:00-10:00am  - BOOK HERE


Junior Squads (8-16 yrs)


Saturday                     Beginners/Improvers                  10:00-11:00am  - BOOK HERE    



All 6 week courses £48 please email Head Coach Jimmy Smith 07966 210 692 [email protected]


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