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Saints Tennis Lessons

Our fantastic new four-court indoor tennis centre at the University Sports Centre is now in action and courts can be booked by members and non-members. 

Cardio Tennis 455

2 April - 6 May 2018

In the first five weeks after the Easter holidays Junior Saints Tennis will be running the following coaching courses:

Tots Tennis

This class is for pre-school children aged 4 – 5 years old and parents are encouraged to join in the class and learn about different games that they could use with their child. The class is aimed at developing the children’s balance, co-ordination and agility / basic motor skills. Through a series of fun games and activities, the children will learn to throw, catch and hit tennis balls. 

  • Pre-school children aged 4-5.
  • Tuesdays 09:30-10:15 (5 week block starting 24 April)
  • Fridays 13:30-14:15 (5 week block starting 20 April) 
  • Cost per 5 week curse is:  £20

P1 & P2 Coaching (Mini Tennis Red)

This class is aimed at children in P1 & P2 playing Mini Tennis Red. Mini Tennis red is played on a badminton size court with sponge or soft tennis balls and small rackets. This is to allow the child the best opportunity to develop the skills to play rallies and points. They will develop a good foundation of basic motor skills (ABC’s) and learn to play different shots. Players will problem solve, work in pairs and small groups, learn to play the game and score. 

  • Mondays 16:15-17:15
  • 5 week block starting 16 April
  • Cost per 5 week block £30   

Junior Tennis 455

P3 & P4 Fun Matchplay

This is for children in P3 & P4 who already play mini tennis and would like more practice at playing points. The games will be played on a badminton size court with sponge or mini red balls. Your child will learn how to score and learn the basic tactics of points play.  Parents are welcome to stay and learn how to score.

  • Fridays 16:00-17:00
  • 5 week block starting 20 April
  • Cost per 5 week block  £20

Bookings for all our Junior Tennis classes can be made online or at the Sports Centre Reception. To book online you will need to know your child’s membership number. If you don’t have this number to hand please contact us on 01334 462190 or email: sportbookings@st-andrews.ac.uk.

In the weeks to follow we will add in other coaching and matchplay sessions for both children and adults.