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Juniors at Lansdown

The Junior Tennis programme (under 18s) is provided by Blue Sky Tennis with the aim of guiding juniors along the tennis journey they choose to follow by means of different types of tennis opportunities.

 

Juniors benefit from free membership until they turn 18 when one or more parents are full Racket sport members of the The Lansdown Club.  Non-members can partake in coaching programmes on payment of a slightly increased course fee or purchase Junior membership.  Junior members aged 14 and over of an appropriate playing standard are welcomed at Club Play and in the Singles Boxes.

 

Group and/or individual coaching programmes are planned around developing the 4 performance factors relating to Physical, Tactical, Technical and Psychological skills. Lessons are planned to develop the relevant skills in each of these 4 areas to suit the individual or group:

 

  • Mini Tennis Red (8 yrs and under)
  • Mini Tennis Orange (8-9 yrs)
  • Mini Tennis Green (9-10 yrs + older inexperienced juniors)
  • Junior coaching (11 – 17 yrs) – Squad, Team and Tour levels
  • LTA Leaders Training courses (13 – 17 yrs)

 

Modified courts, balls & rackets are provided for Mini Tennis.

 

TENNIS & SIGN 3-4 YRS

For Pre-School Children

 

What is Covered?

  • Fun Tennis Introduction , Developing coordination, Themed lessons, Sign Language

 

Type of Classes

  • 10 week progressive courses

 

 

TENNIS EXPLORERS 5-8 YRS

For Children of all abilities

 

What is Covered?

  • Learning fundamental skills, Developing coordination, Fun games and making friends

 

Equipment

  • Sponge ball indoors / Red Ball outdoor / Mini court / 21-23” rackets

 

Type of Classes

  • 10 week progressive courses

 

Book your place here

 

 

HOT SHOTS 9-12 YRS

For Children of all abilities (Players organised into ability groups)

 

What is Covered?

  • Developing technique & tactics, playing matches, movement & footwork

 

Equipment

  • Orange & Green progression balls

 

Type of Classes

  • 10 week progressive courses

 

Book your place here

 

 

EVOLUTION 13-17 YRS

For Beginner & Intermediate Juniors (Players split by age & ability)

 

What is Covered?

  • Developing singles & doubles tactics, team games, Build skills

 

Benefits

  • Health & Fitness, social opportunities, individual player development

 

Type of Classes

  • 10 week progressive courses

 

Book your place here

 

ATHLETE 13-17 YRS

For Advanced Juniors on a Competition pathway

 

What is Covered?

  • Intensive training sessions, Strength & Conditioning, Competitive drills & Matchplay

 

Coach to player ratio = 1 : 4

 

Benefits

  • Physical Fitness, High level performance, individual player development

 

Type of Classes

  • 10 week progressive courses

 

Book your place here

 

 

CONTACT US

For more information please contact us – genie@blueskytennis.co.uk or visit our website www.blueskytennis.co.uk

Juniors benefit from free membership until they turn 18 when one or more parents are full racket sport members of the The Lansdown Club