News and Updates

Road to Wimbledon & May Monthly Awards

Road to Wimbledon supported by Slazenger Road to Wimbledon is the biggest junior tournament in British tennis and gives all U14 players the opportunity to progress through to compete on the world famous grass courts at Wimbledon. Our Road to Wimbledon event is taking place on Saturday 29th May 2021 between ...
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Competition Reports by Zente Gottlieb

Zente (11) plays tennis at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching. He started playing tennis when he was 4 and François started coaching him when he was 9 and a half and he just loves it! He wanted to share his thoughts from his last few competitions to give everyone an idea ...
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Cardio Tennis as a Daytime Exercise Class!

Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable group daytime exercise class set on a tennis court and open to people of all ages and abilities. François runs Cardio Tennis sessions twice a week< supported by music, you'll get to hit lots of tennis balls during your class and have a great ...
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Our New Adult Beginners Tennis Lessons Start this Week

Take a Break with Adult Beginners Tennis Lessons It's been a tough year and we are aware of the many parents and adults working from home. We wanted to create some beginner tennis lessons for adults that may appeal to people to be able to take a proper lunch break, ...
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Monthly Tennis Awards

April Monthly Awards & Tennis Parties

April Monthly Awards We are back on court and so are our Monthly Awards! We are so pleased to announce this month we have a winner for Junior Standout and Saturday Superstar. Junior Standout - Anya Ahearn Anya has always been hard working, but throughout the zoom training she was ...
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Accessible tennis lessons.

Accessible Tennis at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching

We are so proud to be able to provide tennis for everyone and we welcome and encourage anyone who is interested in the sport to play, regardless of their age or ability. We have run occasional Accessible Tennis for Kids groups for a while now and we are so very ...
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Success for Kings Tennis squad.

Success for Kings at National Winter League

The National Junior Winter League is a yearly event where hundreds of teams from across the South West compete against each other to win their divisions. At Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching we help children who have the desire and the skill to compete against their peers. Despite difficulties this year ...
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Elly Shearman tennis Coach running tips.

Top Tips for Running with Kids

Elly has created some Top Tips for Running with Kids for The Grand Appeal  Elly supports The Grand Appeal and does a number of fundraising activities and events each year. The Grand Appeal noticed their news feed was full of idyllic looking scenes of families exercising together and spending quality ...
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Dom Boylan

5 things you probably didn’t know about…Dom!

Dom is a Level 3 Tennis Coach at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching. Dom runs a range of mid-week junior coaching sessions and joined the Elly's Shearman Coaching team in August 2020. He has spent the last four years coaching at the University of Bristol, running sessions for all ages and ...
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Elly Shearman tennis coach providing Adult tennis lessons in Bristol

5 things you probably didn’t know about…Elly!

Our Head Coach, Elly Shearman shares five facts about herself. Elly is passionate about getting people of all abilities involved in tennis but hates talking about herself, so we hope you enjoy these 5 things you didn’t know about...Elly! I met Tim Henman at a Under 15 County Schools Tournament ...
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Monthly Tennis Awards

Feb Monthly Awards & Challenges

February Monthly Awards As you can imagine our Monthly Awards will be slightly different due to not being on court, but we are so pleased to be awarding two Junior Standout Awards this month to two people who have not let lockdown stop their tennis. Elin Higton Elin is one ...
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Elly to join the LTA Female Performance Coach Engagement Programme

Opportunities in Tennis!

Tennis is my passion, my job, my hobby, let’s be honest it is my life! I often find myself talking to parents encouraging them to be aware of the opportunities in tennis for their children. I have realised however that I don’t always have time to talk to everyone and you ...
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Kings Tennis Club Bristol

Lockdown Fun

Why not join us for some off court fun! We are starting with a poster competition for our younger players, a family quiz and 5 things you didn't know about Tom! We hope these will help a little bit with the 'groundhog day' of Lockdown. Poster Competition Our very own ...
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Tom, tennis coach for kids at Kings Tennis Club Bristol

5 things you probably didn’t know about…Tom!

Tom is our Head of Under 8 Development Coach at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching. Tom works with our Red Ball and Under 8 tennis courses as well as outreach work with schools to share his love & passion for tennis with the children in Bristol. Tom joined Elly’s coaching team in ...
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Monthly Tennis Awards

Monthly Awards – January 2021

We are pleased to announce our first monthly awards winners! We are so excited to be starting these awards, each month our coaches will be keeping an eye out for deserved winners for our three awards. The awards maybe for most improved, best effort, most positive player - anything the ...
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Tennis Coach Francois at Xmas!

5 things you probably didn’t know about…François!

François is our Head of Performance Coach at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching As part of our exciting newsletter we will be asking all our coaches for 5 things you probably didn't know about them...and first up is our coach François Du Preez! François is our Head of Performance Coach at ...
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Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching in Bristol

Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching Newsletter

We are very excited to let you all know about our NEW Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching Newsletter. Our hope is to create an engaging and informative newsletter which will be sent out on a monthly basis to everyone who plays with us and at Kings Lawn Tennis Club. The newsletter ...
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Kings Tennis Club Bristol

We will be back on court on Thursday 3 December!!

Now that Bristol has been confirmed as Tier 3 we are in a position to update you on what we are allowed to offer at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching. Ok, so for missed junior squad sessions we are running a two week block this side of Christmas and four week ...
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Elly to join the LTA Female Performance Coach Engagement Programme

Elly to join the LTA Female Performance Coach Engagement Programme

We are so thrilled to be able to let you know that our very own Elly Shearman has been successfully accepted into the LTA Female Performance Coach Engagement Programme. This programme targets a range of high potential female coaches, who are looking to progress in performance coaching. Elly is always striving ...
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Toddler classes.

Looking for toddler classes? Why not try Tennis for Mums & Toddlers

Tennis for Mums & Toddlers Are you looking for toddler classes nearby? Then look no further, Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching has come up with the perfect solution. Mums & Toddler Tennis - a tennis class for the mums, with a toddler tennis class which runs at exactly the same time! This six-week course ...
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Our New Assistant Tennis Coaches

Our New Assistant Tennis Coaches

Level 2 Assistant Tennis Coaches We have two new assistant coaches at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching, Alanna Dunne and Hannah Emerson. Alanna Dunne Alanna Dunne is a 17 year-old, level two coach at Elly Shearman Tennis Coaching. Alanna coaches during Saturday sessions and holiday camps and if not she will ...
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Ben Hardwick Tennis coach

Ben Hardwick – our new Wednesday coach 

Ben has been a coach since he was 16 and has worked at many clubs in Bristol, he is a level 3 coach and an accredited+ coach. Ben will be joining the Elly Shearman Coaching team on Wednesdays, as well as future holiday camps so keep your eyes peeled for him on ...
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Dom Boylan

Meet Dom Boylan, our new coach!

Dom Boylan has joined Elly Shearman Coaching and he will be mainly taking a range of mid-week junior coaching sessions from September. Dom has spent the last four years coaching at the University of Bristol, running sessions for all ages and abilities and will be a great addition to the ...
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Wilson Tennis Bristol

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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Kings Club Tennis Bishopston Bristol

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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This week's Tennis Challenge

This Week’s Tennis Challenge

This week's challenge is here! The Shoe Challenge?!? The No Look Challenge The Federer Challenge And a little surprise. Practice & Stay Safe. Avon County Tennis   https://www.facebook.com/Kings.LTC.Tennis/videos/1424311257772100/
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