Hot Shots Red
5-8 Years — 45 Minutes — 1/2 Court

Hot Shots Red is a beginner level tennis programme for 5-8-year-old children. Children play with larger, low compression balls and a modified court to allow them to develop their tennis skills properly. The focus is on fun and learning so they have all the tools they need to keep playing and enjoying tennis in the future. During the programme players will learn:

  • Movement in different directions, stopping and balancing
  • Proper contact and simple control of the ball
  • Rally skills learnt through throwing, hitting and catching
  • Basic stroke shapes – forehand, backhand, volley, with control of the ball
  • Group structure and game based learning
  • Co-ordinated running, jumping and hopping
  • Simple grips and contact points
  • Introduction of the serve
  • Rallying over a short distance
  • How to win a point and where to stand

Court size: 3 m × 8.23 or 6 m × 10.97 m
Tennis ball: red ball (25% compression)
Recommended racquet size: 21–23 inches

Tennis Monsters Coaching Director Tracey O’Connor—former Grand Slam junior ranked #55 in the world—is your first point of contact to determine your coaching requirements. Tracey will assess your tennis objectives and connect you with the most suitable coach and programme. Please contact Tracey to discuss on 021 468 402.

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