Mini Red

They’ll be introduced to the basics of tennis and get the opportunity to practice long rallies, play different types of shots and get competing.

For more information about the national Mini Tennis scheme visit the Lawn Tennis Association's (LTA) website.

What ball is used?

A red ball is used which is 75% slower than a normal ball.

What racquet is best to use?

A shorter racquet of 19” – 23” is recommended depending on the size and strength of the player. Visit our shop at the centre for help choosing the ideal racquet.

Choose from these tennis courses:

  • Start* - These groups are intended for juniors at the start of their tennis journey or for those who have just graduated from the colour below

  • Rally - This is for juniors with basic skills where we will work with them on improving technique and tennis specific racquet skills

  • Play - This offers the juniors a more tactical approach to their tennis and includes scoring and playing matches as well as the possibility of play tournaments

For information on how to book or be added to our waiting list, please contact us.

*Please note, our Start course will only run on player demand. If you're interested in booking on to a Start course, please contact us to discuss your booking further.

Essential information:

  • All necessary equipment is provided

  • Players should arrive changed, wearing comfortable sports clothing and non marking trainers or tennis shoes

  • We recommend that children arrive at least 15 minutes before so that they are ready for the start of the session