Sutton Tennis School Mini Tennis
The Foundation Tennis programme is for children aged between 3 and 4 years old. Players will use either Sponge or Red mini tennis balls learning the basic core skill of the game. The programme helps them develop basic skills including coordination, balance, movement and racket control.
Take a look at our New Foundation Tennis Class (3&4yr olds) on Friday at 9:30am - 10:15am. It is fun and stimulating way to introduce children to tennis whilst improving gross motor skills and handeye co-ordination. Call us now to book your child's space.
The Mini-Tennis programme is for children aged between 5 and 10 years old. Mini Tennis is the first stage of the tennis pathway in which children gradually progress through Red, Orange, and Green stages according to ability. During this process the court size, racket length, ball speed and the length of games all increase until the player is ready to move onto the full game. For more information please visit www.minitennis.com
Mini Tennis Descriptions
Mini Tennis Red
Mini Tennis Orange
Mini Tennis Green
Mini Tennis Red:
Red ball mini tennis is for players who are aged 8 and under. It is played on smaller courts with shorter rackets and softer balls. It's just like the real game and gives players opportunitities to have long rallies and play different types of shots. Red ball mini tennis is played on a court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m and the net is at a height of 80cm.
Mini Tennis Orange:
Orange ball mini tennis is for players aged 8 and 9 years old. It is played on a slightly large court than red ball, with bigger rackets and ball thats are not as soft as red balls. It is the next stage to go through before you start playing on a full sized court and it will help players to develop all the different shots, providing fun competition. Orange ball mini tennis is played on a court with dimensions of 18m x 6.5m and the net is at a height of 80cm.
Mini Tennis Green:
Green ball is for players aged 9 and 10 years old and is the next step after orange ball mini tennis. It is played on a full tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls that are a little softer than yellow balls. It is the next stage to go through before you start playing with a full compression yellow ball on a full sized court and it will help playes work on and improve all aspects of their game.
For further information on any of our programmes please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone on: 020 8641 6611