Coaching

Junior Tennis Coaching

We have a thriving junior programme at Downend & Frenchay TC, please click on one of the links below to view our coaching sessions and book your place. If you are unsure which course to book or if a course if showing as ‘full’ please get in touch using the ‘Contact Us’ page and we will be happy to help.

2022 Summer Term

W/C 25th April

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Fun Saturdays

Saturday Sessions

Tots

Fun multi-skills session aimed at helping develop the foundations of agility, balance and co-ordination.

Saturday 9.00am – 9.45am

Red Ball 2

Fun group session on smaller courts with softer balls. For players just starting out and focuses on the basics.

Saturday 9.00am – 9.45am

Red Ball 1

For more advanced players who are ready to focus on rallying and playing points. 

Saturday 9.45am – 10.30am

Orange / Green Ball

Fun session on 3/4 length courts with softer balls, teaching basics to rally and play points.

Saturday 9.45am – 10.30am

Green Ball/ U12s

Fun group session to help players develop technically and tactically whilst still enjoying the game.

Saturday 10.30am-11.15am 

U14s 

Fun Group session aimed at slightly older players looking to devlop their game.

Saturday 10.30am – 11.15am

U18s

Fun group session to help players develop technically and tactically whilst still enjoying the game.

Saturday 11.15am-12.00  

For more information on any of our junior coaching, or a free taster session please contact us.

Are you a member of the LTA? All players in the squads should be members of the LTA – it’s free to join too.

If you haven’t got LTA membership, please visit – https://www2.lta.org.uk/advantage/

For a helpsheet on how to make adult/junior coaching bookings on Clubspark please click below:

Clubspark Help Sheet

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Development Tennis Sessions

 

As a Mini-Tennis Accredited Club, all of our term-time development sessions are run to LTA guidelines.

These are not drop-in, but groups according to age/ability.

Development Sessions

Mini Red 

A session for younger Red ball players to start focusing on co-ordination, basic technique & rallying. Red 1 is for better players who are able to rally & score.

Monday Mini Red 

Monday 4.30pm – 5.15pm

Tuesday Mini Red 1

Tuesday 4.15pm – 5.15pm

Tuesday Mini Red 

Tuesday 4.30pm – 5.15pm

Thursday Mini Red 

Thursday 4.30pm – 5.15pm

Orange Ball

A session aimed at teaching the skills to be able to rally and play points on a 3/4 lengh court.

Monday Orange Ball

Monday 5.15pm – 6.00pm

Tuesday Orange Ball

Tuesday 4.15pm – 5.15pm

Thursday Orange Ball

Thursday 4.30pm – 5.15pm

Green Ball

A session aimed at teaching the skills to be able to rally and play points on a full court.

Tuesday Green Ball 

Tuesday 4.30 – 5.15pm

Thursday Green Ball

Thursday 5.15pm – 6.00pm

U12s / U14s Yellow Ball

A session for players to work on technical and tactical skills.

Tuesday U12s / U14s

Tuesday 5.15pm – 6.00pm

Thursday U12s / U14s

Thursday 5.15pm – 6.00pm

U16s/U18s Yellow Ball

A session for players to look at improving their skills through drills and match play.

U16s Yellow Ball

Tuesday 6.00pm – 6.45pm

U16s/U18s Yellow Ball

Thursday 5.15pm – 6.00pm

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Tots Tennis

 

What is it?

A Tots tennis group which is aimed at children aged 3-5 years which teaches key hand-eye co-ordination skills and whole-body movements that will help them progress through to Mini Tennis and beyond. 

What are the benefits?

 

  • Tennis Tots is all about FUN!
  • Designed to get 2-5 year olds active and learning new skills in an exciting and social environment.
  • Focuses on the ABC’s of tennis (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination)
  • Fun games and activities
  • This can also help them settle into the group quickly and happily, with a reassuring and familiar face cheering them on!

Saturday Morning Tots (3-5 years)

Saturday 9.00-9.45am

Monday Morning Tots (2-4 Years)

Monday 10.15am-11.00am

For more information on any of our junior coaching, or a free taster session please contact us.

Are you a member of the LTA? All players in the squads should be members of the LTA – it’s free to join too.

If you haven’t got LTA membership, please visit – https://www2.lta.org.uk/advantage/  

For a helpsheet on how to make adult/junior coaching bookings on Clubspark please click below:

Clubspark Help Sheet

Performance Sessions

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Performance Tennis Sessions

 

As a Mini-Tennis Accredited Club, all of our term-time development sessions are run to LTA guidelines.

These are not drop-in, but groups according to age/ability.

 Yellow Ball Performance

A high intensity group coaching session for select players.

 Tue U12’s Performance

Tuesday 5.15-6.15pm

Tue U18’s Performance

Tuesday 6.00pm-7.00pm

She Rallies 

 Email us if interested and we will contact you when the next She Rallies is running

What is it?

This event will provide a whole range of fun activities, all females welcome from 4 to 74 years! It’s designed as a fun and relaxed introduction to tennis for females.

Bring a friend, mum, daughter, sister, aunt, or even grandma as age is no barrier.

The event is free and equipment will be provided plus a goodie bag for all participants.

What do you need:  Active wear and trainers.

The event will run in all weather conditions with an alternative indoor programme if necessary.

 

Activators: Claire Nutt

Still have questions?

 

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