Our mini tennis lesson programme follows the Lawn Tennis Association Mini Tennis Scheme. This scheme motivates children to work through a variety of skills and challenges. There are 3 stages – Red, Orange and Green.
Our structure is as follows.
These are fun 45 minute sessions for children aged 3 – 4 years. Lessons help develop balance, agility and coordination and are packed full of fun engaging games. Parents are welcome on court too if they would like to get involved!
Courses run April – July.
Click here to book a free trial lesson.
Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied to their sports lesson by their parent or guardian. Children attending lessons will not be released from our care in the absence of their parent or guardian; we would therefore strongly advise that you remain on site incase of any emergency so we can contact you quickly and that you arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the end of your child’s lesson.
Suitable for children age 4 – 5yrs. These lessons introduce children to the very basics including movement, sending and receiving skills, basic bounce and hit, body awareness, catching and throwing, running and jumping.
Mini Red Level 2
Suitable for children age 5 – 8 years who are complete beginners or have little experience. This level involves core skills, hand eye co-ordination, movement, developing basic skills of the game, sending and receiving skills, rallying, fun drills and lots of games. Children aged 5 yrs will be able to progress from tiddlers to this group.
Mini Red Level 1
Suitable for children age 6-8 years who are improvers or have tennis playing experience. This level involves developing core skills, movement, improving basic skills of the game, sending and recieiving skills, rallying, fun drills and lots of games. Entering Mini Red tournaments is encouraged at this level.
Mini Orange Level 2
Suitable for children age 7 – 9 years and above depending on size and ability who have some knowledge of the game normally progressing from Mini Red. Children at this level will learn strokes and techniques to enable them to rally and play the game. Throwing, catching, sending and receiving skills are honed at this level.
Mini Orange Level 1
Suitable for children age 7-9 years and above depending on size and ability who have knowledge of the game normally progressing from Mini Orange Level 2. Children at this level will learn strokes and techniques to enable them to rally and play the game. Throwing, catching, sending and recieving skills are honed at this level. Entering Mini Orange tournaments is encouraged at this level.
Suitable for children age 10-12 years and above depending on size and ability. Children must have a knowledge of the game and have played before either at school or home and be able to rally on a full tennis court. Children will learn a full range of strokes including forehand, backhand, volleying and serving.
Suitable for children over 11 years, who can rally, have some technical and tactical knowledge of the game.
Development and Performance Squads
At any stage children can be invited to join our mini and junior development and performance squads which prepare players for competitions and tournaments. Click Here for further information about our performance squads.
Children throughout all stages will be given the opportunity of entering fun competitions and will receive awards as they progress throughout the programme.
Our Tennis courses run for 40 weeks per year to run in line with the BANES holidays.
Please note that courses do not run on bank holidays. If your course falls on a bank holiday you will receive a credit on your following months direct debit.
Fees will be collected via direct debit monthly in advance. This makes enrolment and payment for classes easier and more affordable as payments will be spread over 12 equal monthly payments. A full calendar months notice is required in writing for cancellations from customers paying monthly by direct debit for any sports courses.
Tiddlers, Red, Orange, Green, Full Court & Mini Development (1 hour lessons)
£22.60 per month (increasing to £23.73 from 1st April)
Junior Development (1.25 hour lessons)
£23.65 per month (increasing to £24.83 from 1st April)
Junior Development / Development Plus (1.5 hour lessons)
£32.70 per month (increasing to £34.34 from 1st April)
Try a Session for Free
Free trial lessons are only available for new customers only.
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