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Tennis for Everyone

Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching is based at King’s Tennis Club in Bishopston, Bristol.

Working with this small and friendly club, we aim to put tennis at the heart of the community.

We welcome and encourage anyone who is interested in the sport to play, regardless of their age or ability. 

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Junior Tennis Programmes

Our junior coaching sessions are designed to get children of all ages and abilities playing tennis in a supportive environment. We encourage respect for other players and coaches, a good level of discipline and a positive attitude. 

Tennis Coaches in Bristol

Our Coaches

Our coaches work with players at every level of tennis. We have the patience and enthusiasm to encourage beginners of all ages while our experienced and expert coaching has taken some of our juniors to county level and beyond.

Holiday Tennis Camps

All ages and abilities

Open to children of all ages (4-15) during the school holidays.

A great way to get kids outside playing tennis, having fun and making new friends.

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Junior Tennis Coaching

We use the Lawn Tennis Association Mini Tennis programme to get kids playing tennis. With a programme of courses after school and pay as you go sessions on Saturdays.

Toddler Tennis Bristol

Toddler Tennis

Aimed at children under 5

A 6-4 week course introducing basic ball and racket skills but mostly just having fun on the courts.

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Orange ball tennis sessions in Bristol

Red Ball

Aimed at children 8 and under

Using a slow foam ball and a smaller court for those starting out in tennis and learning to hit.

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Junior Tennis Coaching in Bristol

Orange Ball

Aimed at children aged 8-9

Learning techniques, tactics and how to rally with a ball that is 50% slower than a yellow ball.

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Green Ball Tennis Bristol

Green Ball

Aimed at children aged 9-10

Using a ball that is 25% slower but playing on a full size court and progressing towards the full game.

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Teens Tennis Lessons and Coaching in Bristol

Yellow Ball

Aimed at older children and teens

Sessions for players of all levels and also regular squads for the more competitive kids.

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Individual Lessons

With a coach that suits your child

We also offer 1-hour individual lessons with our coaches.

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Toddler classes.

Pay As You Go Tennis

For children of all ages

We run several pay as you go sessions on a Saturday morning to get kids playing tennis with no commitment needed.  

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Tennis parties for Kids in Bristol

Tennis Parties

A fun way to celebrate birthdays!

We provide the courts and the coaches and you can also book the clubhouse for cake afterwards! 

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Kings Club Tennis Bishopston Bristol

Holiday Tennis Camps

All ages and abilities

Open to all ages (4-15) during the school holidays. A great way to get kids outside playing tennis and having fun.

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We always try to group similar ages and abilities together so please get in touch if you are unsure which session is best for your child.

Lunchtime Tennis Sessions

Learn the Basics or Cardio Tennis Fitness

New lunchtime sessions to give you a proper break in the middle of the day to get you moving, enjoy the fresh air and socialise.

With so many people still working from home, or even if you are working locally, break up the day with some tennis.

Lunchtime Tennis Lessons

Adult Tennis Coaching

We run different kinds of sessions for every kind of player. Check out our FAQs if you are not sure which session is right for you.

Cardio Tennis Sessions Bristol

Cardio Tennis

Drills, hitting balls, fitness and footwork - all done to music. This session runs alongside our Toddler Tennis so mums can attend.

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Rusty Rackets Tennis Sessions Bristol

Rusty Rackets

A drop-in coaching session for adults who enjoy a rally and want to work on their technique.

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Our New Assistant Tennis Coaches

Mum and Toddler Tennis

A course for mums and their little ones to get outside for fun and exercise.

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Lunchtime Tennis Lessons

Lunchtime Tennis Sessions

Take a proper lunch break, get some exercise, socialise, and enjoy some fresh air!

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Adult Tennis Coaching in Bristol

Tennis Xpress

A back to basics course of lessons for beginner adults or those needing a confidence boost.

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Live Once, Serve Twice Tennis Sessions Bristol

Individual Lessons

We also offer 1-hour individual lessons with our coaches, we try to pick a coach that is available and suits your needs.

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Want to join Kings Tennis Club?

You don't have to be a member to come along to our sessions but if you want to use the courts outside the sessions you might want to join Kings Tennis Club. 

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