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Get set for the mini game with the big attitude!

With smaller courts, nets and rackets and lower bouncing balls, Mini Tennis is the perfect introduction to the sport. 

There are four stages of LTA Mini Tennis; Tots, Red, Orange and Green, each with their own court size and type of ball. This tailored approach enables players to develop vital skills and techniques at an early age.





Children between 3 and 10 years old can now get stuck into the fun world of tennis

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Tots is for children aged 3 to 5 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, agility, movement and racket and ball skills.

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

Mini Tennis Orange is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider, but still smaller than full-size courts allowing players to develop a rounded game and learn techniques and tactics.

Mini Tennis Green is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the last stage before moving on to a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

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Mini-Tennis In More Detail


Saturday Morning Tennis

On Saturdays, children are free to drop in and join the coaches for a range of sessions for all skill levels. There is an emphasis on teaching the technical and tactical aspects of tennis as well introducing players to competition in a fun way. All the sessions involve fun games as well.

The rolling programme is:

1st & 3rd Saturday in the Month

Technical and tactical sessions for new and experienced players to learn and develop the basic fundamentals of tennis. This will be followed by fun games at the end of the sessions.

2nd Saturday of the Month

For the Mini Tennis players we will start the "Earn your Stripes" scheme. This programme helps the players monitor their progress by completing ever challenging drills. Their progress will be closely followed by the Coaches.

4th Saturday of the month

Competition week! This week we will introduce players to competition in a fun way. This programme will include team games, singles, doubles, Olympics and a few friendly matches with other clubs. In addition for the older players there will be Davis Cup, doubles, adults v juniors, and club matches plus much more.

Tiny Tots Tennis

Fun activities aimed at improving the ABC's (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination). There will be lots of running, throwing and jumping, as well as using racket and ball. An ideal way of developing a child's athletic skills.


Age-3-4years | Tuesday 12-12.30 | Cost £5


Contact Matt Roberts for more info or to book a place:

Tel: 07815538318  Email: matt.j.r@icloud.com




Coaching programs available to all.

Sessions run by TLTC Coaching Staff


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For more information or to book a place on the courses please contact Ryan Fern on 07814533087 or email ryantennis75@gmail.com