Friendly Expert Tennis Coaching

Different types of tennis sessions for every level of player

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. 


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.

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We are now part of the Wilson Tennis Family

Tennis for all Anyone who knows me, Francois or Tom, or who comes and hits a ball here at King’s Tennis Club knows that at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching we’re not just about the tennis – we’re about community and just getting everyone, whatever their ability, on a court hitting ...
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Summer Group Coaching & Holiday Camps for July & August

Hope you are all well. We are now able to announce our Summer Group Coaching & Holiday Camps for July & August 2020!! Woo hoo – there is a lot of information here but hopefully it should have all the information you need. We will be running our summer program ...
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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.

Junior Tennis Coaching

We use the Lawn Tennis Association Mini Tennis programme to get kids playing tennis.

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

Older Kids and Teens

Aimed at children aged 10 and older

Drop in sessions for players of all levels and also regular squads for the more competitive kids.

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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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Tennis drop-in sessions

Saturday Drop-In

For children of all ages

We run several drop-in sessions on a Saturday morning to get kids playing tennis with no commitment needed.  

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Tennis parties for Kids in Bristol


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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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.

Ladies Wellbeing and Tots Tennis

Open to all abilities

A six-week course for mums and their little ones to get outside for fun and exercise. Followed by tea and biscuits in the clubhouse afterwards.

Adult Tennis Coaching

We run different kinds of sessions for every kind of player.

Live Once, Serve Twice Tennis Sessions Bristol

Live Once, Serve Twice

A fun and social session for over 50s who want to get fit, have fun and improve their tennis skills.

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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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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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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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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. 

We play tennis whatever the weather

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