Tennis Coaching Programs

We offer coaching programs for Ages 3 to Adult. Whether you just want to enjoy a healthy pursuit and hang out with friends or you're striving for excellence at an elite level we have a program for you.

Programs Offered:

Tiny Tots

Hot Shots Coaching

Tennis4Teens

Group Lessons

Squad Training

Cardio Tennis

Private Lessons

School Programs

Australian Open Showcase

 
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Tiny Tots

Hot Shots (Blue Stage) Ages 3-5

Tennis covers more fundamental motor skills than any other sport. The Tiny Tots is specially designed for kids aged 3 to 5 and is available on weekends and weekdays in Warrandyte and Greensborough.

In these classes kids will start to develop tennis technique and the basic strategies of the game. The classes cover:

  • Striking: Forehands, Backhands, Volleys, Serves

  • Tracking & Perception (receiving)

  • Rallying: Modified to suit

Weekend classes are 45mins. Weekday morning classes are 60mins as they run at the same time as Cardio Tennis so mum can enjoy a workout at the same time :)


​Both 45min & 60min classes are $160 for 10 weeks (50% discount if Mum does Cardio)

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Hot Shots Coaching

Red Stage (Ages 5-8)
Orange Stage (Ages 8-10)
Green Stage (Ages 10-12)

The Hot Shots ‘play the game’ philosophy is incorporated into the tennis program which covers loco motor skills, stroke technique, etiquette and match play (modified as required). Specialized balls and modified equipment is used suitable to age and ability as showcased by our students on Rod Laver Arena at the 2012 to 2019 Australian Opens
The Hot Shots Coaching is available on weekdays and weekends in Warrandyte and Greensborough. Kids are grouped based on age and experience with the appropriate equipment used to suit. Racquets can be provided (if required).
·        45min classes are $170 for 10 weeks
·        Family discount for 3 or more participants

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Tennis4Teens

Tennis4Teens is a program designed by teens, for teens. It’s fun, social, non-competitive, best of all you, as the participant, get to determine how, and what you play! Ages 12 to 17

Each week your session will consist of on court activities (determined by you) as well as the chance to have fun off court. Open to players of all abilities this is a great chance to let off some steam, get active and socialise with friends. Equipment can be provided if required.

  • 60min sessions are $50 for 8 weeks ($10/week casual)

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Cardio Tennis

Ages 16 to Adult

Cardio Tennis is the ultimate, high energy tennis workout and it is our most popular adult program. It is a fun group activity including a warm-up, cardio workout, and cool down featuring tennis drills and games for players of all abilities.

·        You will burn calories

·        You will hit a lot of tennis balls

·        You will improve your footwork

·        While you are playing tennis the focus is primarily on getting a great workout

·        There is music :)

 All weekday classes incorporate the Tiny Tots which runs simultaneously.

Classes are available weekdays, weeknights and weekends in Warrandyte and Greensborough. Participants are grouped based on experience. Racquets can be provided if needed. Maximum of 8 per group (usually 6).

·        60min classes are $175 for 10 weeks

·        ​Family discount for 3 or more participants

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Group Lessons

Ages 13-Adult

These classes are primarily for players that are new to the game (and you are never too old to get started....haha). In these sessions you will learn all aspects of the game. Great for health, fitness and FUN. When you are ready we can recommend options for competition or squad training.
The group lessons are available on weeknights at Warrandyte and Greensborough. Participants are grouped based on age and experience. Racquets can be provided (if required).
·        45min classes are $170 for 10 weeks
·        Family discount for 3 or more participants

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Squad Training

Ages 10-Adult

Squad training will introduce players to all aspects of the game relevant to their experience in an environment where participants work together and push each other to improve. Including:
·        Match strategy how to implement it
·        An understanding of practice drills
·        Productive practice & training habits
·        On Court agility training
·        High intensity hitting / drilling
·        Strength & Conditioning for tennis
·        Technique, Technique, Technique...!!
Squad Training is available weeknights in Warrandyte and Greensborough. Participants are grouped based on age and experience. Maximum of 8 per group (usually 6).
·        60min sessions are $170 for 10 weeks
·        90min sessions are $220 for 10 weeks
·        Family discount for 3 or more participants

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Private Lessons (one on one)

All Ages

Private Lessons are for individuals who would like a lesson tailored to their individual needs. Whether this be to work on a particular stroke, add extra sessions, or do a small block of intensive sessions.
Private lessons are available any day of the week. Please contact us to book in.
·        $35 per 30min session.

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School Programs

On site at the Primary School

The Tennis Guru run Hot Shot coaching programs before school, at recess and/or at lunchtime. Our school programs are  a convenient way for the kids to get a great grounding in the sport of tennis. All new participants get a free tennis racquet and Hot Shots shirt. They are available at the following schools:

  • St. Mary's PS - Before school & recess

  • St. Thomas PS - Lunchtime

  • Apollo Parkways PS - Lunchtime

  • Greenhills PS - Lunchtime

  • Greensborough PS - Lunchtime

  • Milgate PS - Lunchtime

  • Andreson Creek PS - Lunchtime

The sessions are $88 for 8 weeks

Family discount for 3 or more participants

 

Australian Open - Showcase

The Tennis Guru creates many special opportunities for the coaching participants. The highlight would have to be playing on Rod Laver Arena or Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open. The Tennis Guru has had over 300 kids play on court during AO2012, AO2013, AO2014, AO2015, AO2016, AO2017, AO2018, AO2019. Some have even been lucky enough to toss the coin, while others have demonstrated Hot Shots for the Sunrise Program. The participants are selected from the various Hot Shots coaching groups and competitions at clubs and schools.

 

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