Junior / Mini Tennis Coaching

Angela Crossley Tennis Coaching (ACTC) provide coaching for children of all ages and abilities.

The LTA Mini Tennis programme is used for children 10 and under and players progress to junior tennis once they are 11.  All players must be members of the club to be able to access the coaching programme. Click here for more information on subscriptions. All session are paid termly in advance.

Mini Tennis Red (Age 4-7 years)

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 7 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots. Sessions are:

  • MPrintonday 4-5pm
  • Wednesday 4-5pm
  • Saturday 12-1pm

Mini Tennis Orange/Green (Age 8-10 years) 

Mini Tennis Orange & Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Red and is for players aged 8 – 10. The courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts. It is the next stage before playing on a full sized court and helps players develop different shots and tactics. Sessions are:

  • Mongreen_orange_charactersday 5-6pm
  • Wednesday 5-6pm
  • Thursday 4-5pm
  • Saturday 1-2pm

Junior Coaching (Age 11+ years)

This is tennis on a full court with a normal tennis ball. The technique and skills learnt during the stages of Mini Tennis can now be put into action on the full court. Sessions are:

  • junior_characterThursday 5-6pm – age 14+
  • Thursday 6-7pm – age 11-13
  • Saturday 10-11am – age 11-13
  • Saturday 11-12noon – age 14+


Individual coaching is also available for junior players so they can focus on technique and tactical play in a 1 to 1 environment. For more information, please get in touch.

For juniors with budding tennis and athletic ability we offer a programme to provide further opportunities to develop their talent. If you think your child would benefit from this opportunity please contact us to arrange an assessment.

Angela Crossley – Head Coach

07793718701 / enquiries@ac-tenniscoaching.co.uk / www.ac-tenniscoaching.co.uk

2 thoughts on “Junior / Mini Tennis Coaching

  1. Hello Angela,

    My husband is a member at the tennis club & we thought it would be nice to start my little boy, who is 4 1/2 years old, with some basic tennis coaching.

    Ideally we’d be looking at Saturday. Please can you advise on availability of spaces.

    Kind regards


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