For older children

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From fun drop-in sessions to regular squads for more competitive kids

Tennis Training for Older Kids and Teens

We run lots of different types of sessions for different ages and all abilities.

From relaxed and fun drop-in sessions to regular squad training for more competitive players, we have something for everyone.

We also have separate sessions just for girls to encourage more female players.

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Junior Coaching for teenagers

Availability and Booking

Currently all our Red Ball groups are fully booked. If you are interested in joining, please complete the contact form to double check as people do sometimes move groups or we can put you on our waiting list.

Please make sure you follow us (links at the bottom of the page) or sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with any new groups.

If the mid week blocks you are interested in are full, please remember we run Saturday morning Pay as You Go Tennis and these sessions are a brilliant way to get in weekly tennis with great quality coaching.

Monday Drop In Teens


  • U12 Tuesday Advanced at 4 – 6pm
  • U12 Wednesday Training (Intermediate) at 4 – 5.15pm
  • Thursday Teens – Year 7 – 9 (10 – 14 year olds) at 4 – 5pm
  • U12 Friday Training at 5 – 6pm


  • U14 Tuesday Advanced at 6 – 7.30pm
  • U14 Wednesday Squad (Intermediate) at 4.30 – 6pm
  • Thursday Teens – Year 9 – 11 (14 – 16 year olds) at 4 – 5pm
  • U14 Friday Advanced at 4 – 5.30pm


  • Teen Thursday (13 – 17 year olds) at 5 – 6pm


  • U18 Monday Advanced at 5.30 – 7.30pm
  • U18 Wednesday Girls Training (Intermediate) at 5.15 – 6.45pm
  • U18 Thursday Training (Intermediate) at 6 – 7.30pm
  • U18 Friday Advanced at 5.30 – 7pm

Need more information?

Contact us if you are looking for individual lessons or are not sure which coaching course is right for you or your child.

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Junior Coaching FAQs

It will depend on your child’s age and skill, we will inform you when your child is ready to move to the next group.

At Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching we encourage progression within our sport, we will of course let you know when your child is ready to move up a group. If you have any questions or queries please get in touch.

As a general rule for U10s, if they put the end of the handle in their armpit with the racket running along their arm, they should just be able to touch the end of the racket. By the time children are 11+ they will probably be using a full size 27” racket.

If you are unsure please ask your coach when you next see them and they will be able to advise.

Yes, we are able to support people completing their Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE), please get in touch with Elly directly.

We are an inclusive club and we want to encourage as many people to play tennis as possible. We have a number of squads for teens but we also offer drop in sessions for teens who just want to play for fun and not commit to a weekly more competitive session. All details can be found here - Pay-as-you go Tennis Sessions

Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching only coaches at Kings Lawn Tennis Club. Our head coach, Elly Shearman is part of the Avon Tennis Coaching team and will coach at different clubs as part of this role.

Yes, we would love to do more curriculum tennis, if your school is interested please feel free to give them our details. However, many schools have multi-sport programs working out of their school or running in their PE lessons and this can sometimes hinder whether they want tennis experts coming in as well.

If these FAQs don’t provide you with the answer you are looking for please contact us.

Lost property is placed in the foyer in the Kings Tennis Club Clubhouse. Items will be taken to a charity shop on the last Friday of the month so please try to pick up any lost property quickly!

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