Tennis CLUB PROgramme

Preparing and organising a quality and diverse tennis club programme at your club with the 'CLUB PRO' at the heart of the tennis CLUB PROgramme

We can assist your club, centre or park to prepare and deliver a successful Tennis Club Programme that will help development, continuity, purpose and a business package for the Club Pro.

Initial Consultancy is FREE. Subsequent time is charged for. This can include templates, professional links and a programme designed specifically for your venue.

Every tennis club or centre have different requirements, court time availability and financial situations to evaluate when preparing a tennis club programme. But below is a list of items that should be in every programme where possible.




A Mini Tennis Programme



Mini Red (under 8's)


Sub-divide down into

  • 3-4 yrs Tots Sessions
  • 4-6 yrs Basic Technical Development
  • 7-8 yrs Technical & Tactical Development




Mini Orange (8-9)

Technical & Tactical sessions including Match-Play 


Mini Green (9-10)

Technical & Tactical Sessions including Match-Play 


A minimum of 1 weekend and 1 midweek session of each category depending on the size of the club, the number of coaches and the allowance of court space.


Junior Coaching from 11yrs to 17yrs


This should include:

  • Basic Open Group Standard from Beginners to Intermediate Level
  • Advanced Players in smaller sized squads (maximum of 4 players 'QuadSquads')
  • Tournament structure both for Internal Tournaments, External Match-Play and Junior Leagues.


Girls Only Groups


Where possible it would be great to establish some 'Girls Only' groups and squads.

Girls value the friendship gained from playing in groups with their friends. This also help establish new friendships too and in turn the girls tend to stay in the sport much longer.



Tennis Match-Play for all Juniors


Ensure your programme is not just about coaching.

Place a major emphasis on the following match-play formats:

  • Internal (friendly) Tournaments. Different age groups each weekend/school holiday.
  • External (competitive)        Tournaments. 
  • Set up LTA events at your club and also get the juniors to travel to other local tournaments too. Give help and advice on these.
  • Junior Leagues (internal club) to keep interest in the whole season for the players.
  • Club Team (external) visit and play either friendly matches or competitive matches against other clubs.

It is important that players get to understand why they have coaching and how to administer the skills they are learning into match-play situations.


Adult Section:

18 yrs and over.


Have a full coaching programme for both Men and Women.

Also ensure that they have opportunites to grow within the club structure.



  1. Beginner Sessions
  2. Improver/Intermediate Sessions
  3. Advanced/Team Sessions


Like with the Junior Section put competitve tennis into your programme to compliment the coaching sessions.

  • Internal leagues for all standards
  • Club Team matches.
  • External Tournaments for the very keen!


Also add Fitness/Cardio/Pulse Sessions into your programme for fun and fitness!

Above all else......

Make sure you have a quality Coaching Team in place.


Fully qualified and highly motivated coaches who should run most of the programme (with the exception of adult league teams)


Put the programme in the hands of your coaches and they will make the

Tennis CLUB PROgramme work



" There should be a CLUB PRO in every tennis CLUB PROgramme "

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