Coaching

The club coach, Brian Knox, LTA DCA Level 3 (Accredited+) Coach has over 20 years’ experience in all forms of club coaching. Brian's experience promoting and delivering tennis to mainstream primary schools has seen him previously shortlisted for the "Tennis Scotland Coach" and the "Tennis Scotland disability Programme" Awards.

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The club runs a programme of coaching classes.

JUNIORS

Our Junior& Tots tennis coaching caters for pre, primary and secondary school age groups.

Registration for the current block of sessions ending 2/3rd March is closed.

The Spring block regstations will re-open soon.

All queries regarding junior coaching sessions should be sent to juniors@troontennis.org.uk 

Easter Holidays 2024

We are pleased to be able to offer some sessions to keep young players entertained over the Easter School Holidays!
 
Junior sessions will run on Tuesdays & Thursdays following the same format as our usual weekly sessions

  • P1-2     0900
  • P3-4     1000
  • P5-6     1100
  • P7+      1200

Spaces are limited....Booking can be made here - https://troontennis.bookwhen.com/junioreaster

 

TOTS TENNIS

Thursdays 13:30 - 14:15

Age 3-5 £4 per class pay as you go

Designed to teach young players the basics using fun activities & energetic games to develop  coordination, agility, and racket and ball skills.

Each child must be accompanied by an adult on court with them to help them with various activities.


P1 - P2: TENNIS YOUTH RED -

Saturday 09:00 – 10:00 

Friday 15:30 - 16:30

Red is for players 8 and under. It is played on smaller courts with short rackets and softer balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have rallies and play different types of shots.


P3 - P4 : TENNIS YOUTH ORANGE - 

Saturday 10:00 – 11:00

Friday  16:30 - 17:30

Orange is a great way for players to continue their progress from Red. It is played with short rackets, softer balls but courts are bigger and wider than the red stage yet still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics.

 

P5 - P6:TENNIS YOUTH GREEN -

Saturday 11:00– 12:00 noon

Friday 17:30 - 18.30

Green tennis is a great way for players to continue their progress from  Orange and is played with low compression green balls on a full-size tennis court.

 

P7 - S1-6 to (U18)TENNIS YOUTH YELLOW

Saturday 12:00 noon - 13:00 

Friday 17:30 - 18.30

Yellow ball tennis is for those aged 11 and upwards and continues the players skills and knowledge of the game.

The cost for all primary and older coaching sessions is £5 per club member and £7 for non-club members and is paid when you arrive for your coaching session.

Equipment

Children should bring their own equipment where possible, but rackets can be  provided by the club if required.

Appropriate tennis clothing and sports footwear must be worn. (No jeans/sandals) Clothing which represents team colours (such as Football / Rugby tops of any kind) are not permitted. 

 

ADULTS

During Winter months (with only floodlit courts available) Brian will run Coaching Sessions to accommodate all standards of play as outlined below.

 

TUESDAY DYNAMIC DOUBLES Weekly

Advance booking: numbers available limited to max 18 people per session minimum booking 6. 

19:00 - 20:30

For the more experienced team players. Geared to specific skills and tactics required to play effective doubles..

Suitable for players who can maintain a consistent rally looking at technical aspects such as how to control the ball and decision making to allow the player to play the right shot at the right time.

Combines specialist shot development, tactics, drills and match play.

The cost for Dynamic Doubles group coaching is £5 per member per session and can be paid when you arrive for your coaching session.

 

SATURDAY TENNIS XPRESS Weekly

Advance booking: numbers available limited to max 18 people per session minimum booking 6. 

13:00 - 14:00

For newer players in the earlier days of their tennis journey or for those who have recently returned to the game who would like to learn the modern way of playing the game. Also suitable for lesser experienced team players

Covers technique, positioning and scoring to allow players to play the game straight away.

The cost for Tennis Xpress coaching is £5 per member/ £7 per non-member per session and can be paid when you arrive for your coaching session.

 

All adult coaching must be pre booked using the "bookwhen" site (the link for which is provided in your membership info sent out when joining)  If you have misplaced this link - email treasurer@troontennis.org.uk

Private coaching lessons are bookable by contacting coach Brian on 07919 060381 or emailing brian@knoxtennis.co.uk to arrange your session.  Please also note, you will be required to book a court in advance for the lesson.