Townsend Tennis and Bowls Club

Mini Tennis

Mini Tennis is divided into 3 different levels. A brief description is provided below with current LTA guidelines.

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Mini Red

Aim – Fundamental co-ordination and movement skills, an introduction to rallying and playing the game and above all to build confidence and have fun.

Age – 4 to 7/8 years.

Equipment – Low bounce foam or felt covered ball, larger than a tennis ball for slow movement and red coded where possible. Strung rackets 17” – 23”.

Court size – 11m x 5.5m.

Mini Orange

Aim – Fundamentals and playing the game, basic tactics and playing more points/games.

Age – 7/8 years and above (depending on ability and age when started playing).

Equipment – Modified tennis ball of a tennis ball size but softer and lighter, with a lower bounce than a normal tennis ball and orange coded. Strung rackets 23” – 25”.

Court size - 18m x 6.5m (singles) and 18m x 8.23m (doubles).

Mini Green

Aim – Fundamentals, physical skills, tennis skills and matches, encouraging children to be more independent, understanding about warming up, practicing, fitness and health.

Age – 9 years and above (depending on ability and age when started playing).

Equipment – Modified tennis ball of tennis ball size but slightly softer and lighter, with slightly lower bounce and green coded. Strung rackets 25” – 27”.

Court size – Full size singles court (also for doubles).

More information on Mini Tennis can be found at the LTA's mini tennis website.

Contact Details

Total Tennis Coaching Ltd

Flat 23a, Benningfield Drive

Napsbury Park,

St Albans

Herts

AL2 1FD

ttcltd.tennis@gmail.com

07780 533337

(Matt - Course bookings, Holiday Camp and Tiger Academy enquiries)

 

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