The coaching programme at Oundle is run by James Muir, LTA CCA Performance Coach, Level 4 and his team.

James's team offer coaching for groups to individuals. Tuition covers match play, performance play and strength and conditioning sessions as well as holiday camps throughout the year.

Please be aware that those wanting to have coaching must become OTC members.  A coaching membership rate has been arranged to accommodate this, details of which are here.

Coaching during the Coronavirus Pandemic - updated 13th May 2020

Individual tennis lessons can now take place at the tennis club, however the following safety guidelines must be  adhered to in addition to the guidelines already sent out by the club committee.

  • Social distancing applies at all times - all players to stay 2 meters apart following the distancing rules
  • All lessons will be 55 minutes long to limit player contact in-between each session
  • All players must bring their own Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser
  • All players must bring own tennis racket
  • Players will not touch the balls with their hands
  • Coaches will collect all balls during the session with the hopper
  • Clubhouse will not be in use
  • Coaches will brief players of the safety measures upon arrival prior to their first lesson
  • All lessons are to be booked via Head Coach (call 07985 286176 or email
  • All payments for individual lessons are required at time of booking and will be taken via bank transfer only.


5% discount will be given for the two weeks from 13th May on all individual lessons:

Discount prices for a 55 min lesson:

  • Head Professional James will be £36.00
  • Level 3 Professional will be £33.00



The following information is for non-Coronavirus affected times

Group Coaching

Regular adult and junior coaching block sessions (detailed here) run throughout the term time, with Junior Camps available during most major holdiays.

It is often possible to join in after a block has started. Please contact James using the details below.   

Private Coaching 

Is offered to individuals or small groups for adults and juniors of all abilities.

James can be contacted at and on 07985 286176