Green Ball

Even advance players face a difficult time on the larger court. Playing forward, coming to the net, using the serve as a weapon – it all becomes a lot more difficult. Emphasis is on advanced court positioning, taking the ball on the rise and putting enough weight transfer into shots.

Children will learn to:

  • Perform shoulder turn, circular swing on ground strokes and consistency in contact
  • Serve into the service box from the baseline
  • Rally with a partner on a full court
  • Readily adapt their strokes and court positioning in response to their opponent’s actions
  • Utilise their strengths and exploit their opponent’s weaknesses
  • Apply tactics in all game situations
  • Display respect for coaches, officials and other players. From the green stage children will move on to play on a full court with a regular ball.

Group Coaching inclusions

Hotshots GREEN Coaching

  • 10 week coaching term
  • Progression from Hotshots ORANGE
  • 1/1.5 hour class
  • Average 8 pupils per coach
  • Full sized court
  • Free racquet for all new pupils
  • Modified Green balls are used that fly slower through the air and bounce in the hitting zone of the child. The green ball is slightly harder than the orange ball and flies the full length of the court
  • Focus is on preparing the children to be capable of playing Hotshots Green Fixtures
  • Sticker Reward booklets track progression on each pupil

Green Squad

Allows for game strategies in all situations through tactical and drills based training for players in fixtures wanting to improve:

  • Shot selection
  • Training habits
  • Planning strategies prior to each match
  • Pre and Post match drills
  • Footwork and fitness drills
  • Tournament preparation
  • 1 hour program
  • Average 8 pupils per court
  • 10 week term

To participate in these squads, you must be playing fixtures at a Hotshots Green level.

Green Fixtures (competition play)

  • Suitable for Hotshots GREEN pupils who have progressed through the Orange level.
  • 1 hour program
  • Approx 8 pupils per court
  • Fully supervised by a trained fixtures supervisor
  • Players continue to improve their umpiring and ball person skills and court etiquette
  • Singles play is introduced (1 singes and 1 doubles is played most weeks)
  • Emphasis is still on court etiquette with a weekly best and fairest prize awarded
  • 6 month season
  • Weekly scores are tallied over the season with a quarter finals, semi finals in the last 2 weeks of the season
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08 Dec 2023


4:35 pm - 5:35 pm




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St HIldas School


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