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Become a Coach

We have a strong track record of training our juniors to gain LTA coaching qualifications whilst still at school so that they can become either part time or full-time coaches once they leave school

 

Tennis Racquet Guide for Juniors

A guide for parents on choosing a tennis racquet for their child
It is vital that a young player uses a tennis racquet of the right size relative to his or her height. Looking for a kids tennis racquet but unsure on what size or type of racquet to get them?
[ read more at 'Perfect Tennis' ]
Coaching for Juniors

 

 

Tots Tennis - for ages 2-4 years

For 2 – 4 years old accompanied by an adult, the children learn the co-ordination basics in a fun and friendly environment.
45 minutes of fun packed with lots of games and activities.
£3.05 per session charged as a term – 45 minute sessions.
Sessions are on Saturday mornings from 11:00am – 11:45am.
Contact us for a choice of days and times.

 

Tennis for Kids - 98% of parents have said they were happy with their child's experience

Tennis for complete beginners aged 4 – 11 years to learn the basics of the game.
Your child will receive 6 high-quality lessons from a Professional LTA-trained coach.
Only £25 per person for the full course (+£4.99p&p for the included special Babolat racket, ball set and a personalised T-shirt).
Classes vary throughout the year and run after school and on a Saturday – Please contact us for current days and times.
Bookable online here

 

Mini Tennis Groups - for ages 5-10 years

For 5 – 10 years olds to learn the fundamentals using low compression balls (red, orange & green), shorter rackets and miniaturised courts, the game is made much easier to increase success and speed up the improvement rate.
Mini Tennis is fully endorsed by the LTA and we also have our own Wacky Wall where the younger pupils can gain Achievement Certificates and collect the Wacky Wall Animal badges.
From £4.90 per session charged as a term – 45 minute sessions.

 

Teens Tennis - for ages 11-18 years

Split into two age groups - the Junior Teens aged 11 – 14 years and the Senior Teens aged 14 – 18 years.
These children learn the basics of Serve, Rally and Score for both Singles and Doubles play.
For the first half of the session the coach focuses on technical/tactical drills followed by match singles and doubles play to finish.
From £11.65 per session for a 90 minute session.

 

Family Tennis - all ages and abilities welcome

All the families are welcome and if the children are on one of our coaching programmes then the whole family play for FREE!
Held on a Saturday morning on both indoor and outdoor courts the session is co-ordinated by a qualified coach.
Saturdays 11:45am to 1:00pm – 75 minute session.
Visitors £2 per person – FREE for parents and pupils on the coaching programme.

 

Academy Tennis

Join one of the South Devon Tennis Academy Performance Squads by invitation split into three squads: Mini Academy: 5 – 10 years | Junior Academy: 11 – 14 years | Senior Academy: 14 – 18 years.
We also operate a Partnership Programme with the Ivybridge Community College/LTA School of Tennis for pupils aged 11 – 18 years.

 

SDTA on Tour

We encourage our keenest junior players to enter competitions and our coaching team offer tournament support at several key competitions throughout the year.
We run a very successful annual six-day Tour to the Penzance Grade 3 Open in August staying in the local YHA for players aged 11 years plus.