Tennis Hot Shots is Tennis Australia’s official kids’ starter program for children aged 10 and under. It involves three key components:
Key philosophy: Learning through play – serve, rally and score.
By using a system that includes implicit learning opportunities, players have fun and learn quickly and effectively without the need to halt all activity and revert to traditional explicit instruction-based coaching that means standing in line an being inactive for long periods.
This does not mean technical skills are not taught, but technical intervention helps players to perform the skills better when they try to play the game. Technique has a purpose – to help players perform the tactics of the game more effectively.
The Red Stage:
Court Size: 8m x 3m or 11m x 5-6m
Net Height: 80cm
Approximate Age: 5-7 years
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
Group size: Maximum (4) per coach.
RED STAGE COMPETENCIES TO PROGRESS TO
|Know the Game:||
|Love the Game:||
Upon reaching the above competencies the child will be awarded a Red Certificate and will be invited to attend Orange Stage Lessons!
I have two children of different ages, different standards, but as a busy parent I need both children at the same time?
This is a common request and one we take pride in answering “Yes we can!” We know how busy parents are and basically we give parents ‘ a pat of the back’ for all they do for their children. We run several classes at the one venue at the same time, with adequate notice we are able to accommodate several children at the same time in their own groups. Same days we actually have 3 or 4 siblings all playing at the same time!