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The club coach is Chris Taylor. Chris runs regular group coaching or you may arrange to have private, individual or small group coaching through Chris at the tennis club. Coaching is available to non-members, but they will be charged a court fee for each coaching session.

Adult Coaching Courses, commencing June 9th, 2010

Course Title

Day

Time

Duration

Start Date

End Date

Cost

Adult coaching

(Beg/Int)

Wednesday

10.00 11.30

6 weeks

June 9th

July 14th

48

9 per session

Cardio Tennis

Wednesday

18.30 19.30

6 weeks

June 9th

 

July 14th

 

36

6.50 per session

Beginner Session

Thursday

18.30 19.30

6 weeks

June 10th

July 15th

 

36

6.50 per session

Adult Drill Session

(Int/Adv)

Saturday

12.30 1.30

6 weeks

June 10th

 

July 15th

 

36

6.50 per session

All squads will be run by an LTA qualified member of the Taylor Tennis Coaching Team.

All Adult Squads require minimum numbers to run.

For Further Information/Bookings contact

Chris Taylor - Tel: 07590024186.  e-mail: ctaylor_tennis@yahoo.co.uk

Andy Taylor Tel: 07766402503.  e-mail: wb3apt@hotmail.com

Junior Coaching Courses, commencing April, 2010

MONDAY
New 12 week courses Starting Monday 19th April 2010

SUPER TOTS

4.00 - 4.30 pm

42 per term

YOUNG ACES

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

ACES

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

CHALLENGER

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

 

 

TUESDAY
New 12 week courses Starting Tuesday 20th April 2010

ACADEMY A

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

ACADMY B

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

JUNIOR FITNESS

5.30 6.30 pm

54 per term

 

 

WEDNESDAY
New 12 week courses Starting Wednesday 21st April 2010

PERFORMANCE

5.00 6.30 pm

120 per term

CHALLENGER

5.00 6.30 pm

120 per term

 


THURSDAY
New 12 week courses Starting Thursday 22nd April 2010

YOUNG ACES

4.30 - 5.30 pm

84 per term

CHALLENGER

5.30 6.30 pm

84 per term

 


SATURDAY
New 12 week courses Starting Saturday 24th April 2010

SUPER TOTS

9.00 9.30 am

42 per term

YOUNG ACES

9.30 10.30 am

84 per term

ACES/CHALLENGER

10.30 11.30 am

84 per term

TEENS

11.30 12.30 am

84 per term

 

 

Please note: Half term May 31st  June 6th  (No squad sessions)

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SUPER TOTS - For players aged 4 6 years.  Learning of basic coordination, movement and fundamental skills.  Focus on fun and increasing confidence of pupils on their first steps towards learning the game of tennis.

YOUNG ACES (Red) - For beginners aged 6- 8 years and who wish to start learning tennis. Sessions will cover basic co-ordination, racket and ball skills and various fun games the emphasis is very much on FUN and skill learning. They will be introduced to the basic strokes to play the game, and will continue to build on their athletic, balance and co-ordination skills.

ACES (Orange) - For players aged 8 10 who are progressing quickly, and who have developed their skills sufficiently to move onto a modified size court with low compression balls. Sessions will cover more actual stroke production drills, match play and the basic rules and tactics of match play ready for some local, fun tournament action. Please ask the Director of Tennis as to how you now go about getting your LTA Rating.

CHALLENGER - For advanced players aged 10- 15, who are progressing quickly in the game. Sessions will continue to focus on grooving technique on all strokes and are now really geared up to getting them playing competitively and ready for some local, fun tournament action. They must be able to maintain a groundstroke rally from the baseline, be able to serve overarm and play a game of singles/doubles. Basic knowledge of the rules is essential. Sessions will include technique and tactics incorporated within drills and games.  Please ask the Director of Tennis as to how you now go about getting your LTA Rating.

TEENS - For Intermediate level 1116 year olds. They must be able to maintain a groundstroke rally from the baseline, be able to serve over arm and play a game of singles/doubles. Basic knowledge of the rules is essential. Sessions will include technique and tactics incorporated within drills and games.

PERFORMANCE -These squads are designed for advanced players aged 14- 18 years, who are involved or have the potential to progress into the County programme and are regularly competing in tournaments with an LTA rating. Sessions will prepare players for tournaments and match play, focusing very much on the 4 performance factors technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects of the game.

ACADEMY A (invitational only) - For advanced players aged 8 - 15 years, who are involved or have the potential to progress into the County programme, who have a good understanding of the rules and tactics for both singles and doubles. Players should be able to rally from the baseline and be able to play all the basic stokes with spin, pace, depth and accuracy. Sessions will cover technical, tactical, physical and mental aspects of the game. Players wishing to attend this course should have an LTA rating, already play in tournaments and be approved by the Director of Tennis.

ACADEMY B (invitational only) - For advanced players aged 6- 8 years and who wish to really add to their tennis skills and shots. Sessions will cover preparatory games in order to progress as quickly as possible to actual point play the emphasis is still very much on FUN but they will be grooved more on the basic strokes of the game, and will continue to build on their athletic, balance and co-ordination skills. Please ask the Director of Tennis as to how you now go about getting your LTA Rating.

JUNIOR FITNESS Ages 8+.  For players who are looking to improve their tennis abilities through different movement and strength exercises.  Also players who wish to improve their general fitness levels in a slightly different environment.

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