Junior Tennis Coaching

There are lots of courses and classes on offer for all our budding Andy Murrays and Laura Robsons! In addition to the course, the club offers juniors plenty of matchplay and tournament opportunities.

There is also a high performance centre for gifted young players which is by invitation only.

Hot Shots Tots for 2 to 3 year olds

Monday: 9.30am to 10.00am
Tuesday: 9.30am to 10.00am
Saturday: 11:00-11:30am (held within Priory School Gym)

A fun introduction to ball skills, basic athletic and coordination skills which are the essential foundations for tennis.

Mini Tots for 3 to 5 year olds

Monday to Friday: 4.30pm to 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 9.30am, 9.30am to 10.00am, 10.00 to 10.30am, 10.30 to 11.00am (All Saturday Mini Tots Sessions are held at the Priory School Gym)

A fun introduction to ball skills, basic athletic and coordination skills which are the essential foundations for tennis.

Mini Red for 5 to 8 year olds

Monday to Friday: 4.15pm to 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 9.45am, 9.45am to 10.30am, 10.30am to 11.15am
Sunday: 9.00am to 9.45am

Played on a smaller court, at this early stage the emphasis is on developing the core tennis skills whilst taking part in lots of fun activities, short matches and team competitions.

Mini Orange for 8 to 9 year olds

Monday to Wednesday: 4.15pm to 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 9.45am, 9.45am to 10.30am
Sunday 9.45am – 10.30am

Played on an 18 metre court using a slower orange ball, children begin to develop an all-court game, using more advanced tactics and techniques. Competition includes slightly longer matches, most often played as part of a team.

Mini Green for 9 to 10 year olds

Wednesday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Saturday: 11.15am to 12.15am

At this stage, children will be able to cover a bigger court using a green ball. We emphasise continued technical and tactical development using increased power and spin, as well as specific athletic skills.

Junior Tennis for Over 10s

Our junior tennis courses for those aged 10 and over cater for all levels, from beginners to social players and for those serious competitors.

Junior Tennis Beginners
Friday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm


Junior Tennis Improvers

Saturday: 10.00pm to 11.00pm


Junior Tennis Intermediate
Wednesday: 5.00pm to 6.oopm
Saturday: 11.00am to 12.00pm

Junior Tennis Advanced

Thursday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Friday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm-1.00pm

Miss Hits – Girls Only Tennis

The mission is to introduce girls aged 5-8 to tennis through a cast of Miss-Hits characters, each teaching their own signature tennis shot, along with games and dance routines – in an all girl environment.

Monday: 5.00pm to 6.oopm
Friday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm

Autumn Term:
4th September 2017 – December 17th 2017

Half term: October 23rd – 29th 2017

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If you are not sure which course would suit your child, please contact Leyla Ogan on 0121 440 2492 or email courses@edgbastonpriory.com and we will put you in touch with one of our coaches.
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Tennis Leaders course

The Tennis Leaders Award is a programme developed by the LTA to help encourage young people to play an active role in delivering the game.

The programme’s aim is to help develop the next generation of coaches, tournament organisers, club managers and tournament officials. It is designed for young people aged 14 and over, and can be delivered in either a school or club.