Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots.
Outline of Mini Red Lesson
Mini Tennis Red introduces the core skills of movement and coordination. The emphasis is on fun activities, playing short matches and team competition
There is also the chance to earn certificates under Tom’s HOTSHOT programme ask Tom for information or visit the HOTSHOT area of the website by clicking here.
What age is Mini Tennis Red aimed at?
Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 & under.
What ball is used?
A foam or felt ball is used which is 75% slower than a yellow ball.
What size court is red ball played on?
The court dimensions are 11m x 5.5m or 12m x 6m.
What height is the net?
The net is at a height of 80cm (in the middle).
What racket is best to use?
A shorter racket of 43cm – 58 cm (17” – 23”) should be used depending on the size and strength of the player.
What kind of competitions are there at Mini Tennis Red?
Players are encouraged to play fun competitions in teams and as individuals, with short matches using tie-break scoring