Coaching Programme

Junior Tennis / Coaching

Our head coach is Peter Cooper who is a licensed LTA Level 4 coach.  Peter has a wealth of experience in coaching and developing junior programmes and provides a varied and comprehensive junior / coaching and activities programme throughout the yea

Peter has a team of coaches working alongside him.  Peter and Paul Gavin conduct the majority of the coaching at the club. See the notice board for the details of all current coaches.

Junior Tennis coaching

Term time coaching is conducted after school on week days and weekends and is open to juniors from beginners to advanced.

The LTA Mini tennis scheme is followed with children as young as 3 participating in the junior coaching sessions.

  1. Tots Tennis – 3 -5 year olds
  2. Mini Tennis Red – 5-8 year olds
  3. Mini tennis Orange – 8-9 year olds
  4. Mini Tennis Green – 9-10 year olds

Juniors progress onto yellow ball tennis which is aimed at children 10 years and over. It is played on a full size court and we use normal compression yellow balls at this stage.

Squad groups are also available for the more advanced players.

School /community links

Peter has strong established links within the community at many local schools, local groups (ie rainbows, beavers etc), local festivals etc.

 Tournaments

Low key tournaments are run on Sunday afternoons at various times throughout the year and also in the school holidays.

All juniors are also encouraged to play in their own age groups in the club closed junior tournament(s) which take place either once or twice a year.

Junior Nights

Junior nights where juniors can come to the club and play socially under coach supervision and join in team tennis competitions are held every Friday from after February half-term to the beginning of October half-term. Cost is £1 per member per session.

Holiday Activity Camps

Holiday activity camps are run throughout every school holiday with juniors participating in fun/mini/tournament tennis.  Half day and full day courses are available.

Individual coaching

Individual lessons are available to all members throughout the week/weekends   at various days/times.

Adult Coaching

Adult group coaching is available throughout the week/weekends at various days/times

Cardio Tennis for Adults / Teenagers

Cardio tennis is available throughout the

week /weekends at various days/times. Cardio Tennis is a series of tennis-based drills and activities played to up-tempo music on a tennis court.

Junior Social events

Monthly social events for the juniors including BBQ’s, games nights, fun nights, quiz nights etc. 

Childrens Tennis parties

2 hour children’s tennis parties are available delivered by the coaching team.

For all coaching / junior enquiries please contact Peter Cooper.  Office: 020 8668 6680.  Mobile 07903 970476. Email: pcoopertennis@hotmail.co.uk.