01. 02. 03. 04. MINI RED /BLUE BALL RED BALL Tennis for kids
3 - 4 yrs
Tennis for kids
5 - 7 years
ORANGE BALL Tennis for kids
7 - 10 yrs
GREEN BALL Tennis for kids
8 - 12 yrs
The Ultimate in Kids
Tennis Training
01. 02. 03. 04. BLUE BALL RED BALL Tennis for kids
3-4
Tennis for Kids
5 - 7
ORANGE BALL Tennis for kids
7 - 10
GREEN BALL Tennis for Kids
8 - 12
Highly successful tennis training for kids! Hotshots BLUE/Mini Red is perfect for young
children new to tennis. The play-based program
involves a parent/care giver in the sessions which
focus on skill development through a fun and
engaging program of games, drills and team
activities.

Coaching inclusion
30 minute classes; 10 week coaching term
Offered Tuesday afternoons
All equipment provided
Excellent for gross motor skills and hand eye
co-ordination Prepares children for future
sporting pursuits
Increases children’s confidence and improves
social skills
Progression is into Hotshots RED
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01. 02. 03. 04. BLUE BALL RED BALL Tennis for kids
3-4
Tennis for Kids
5 - 7
ORANGE BALL Tennis for kids
7 - 10
GREEN BALL Tennis for Kids
8 - 12
Highly successful tennis training for kids! 45min class
10 week coaching term
Average 4 pupils per coach
Free 21 inch racquet for every new pupil
Modified equipment used (1/4 court, mini nets,
soft balls)
A fun and encouraging program with sticker
reward booklets.
Takes approx 12 – 18mths to complete all stages
depending on the age and ability of your child.
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01. 02. 03. 04. BLUE BALL RED BALL Tennis for kids
3-4
Tennis for Kids
5 - 7
ORANGE BALL Tennis for kids
7 - 10
GREEN BALL Tennis for Kids
8 - 12
Highly successful tennis training for kids! Progression for Hotshots Red program
1 hour class
Average 8 pupils per coach
3/4 court
Free 23 inch racquet for all new pupils
Modified Orange Balls fly slower through the air
and bounce in the hitting zone of the child.
This fast tracks their stroke development and
allows them to have longer rallies and hit more
tennis balls.
Focus in on preparing the children to be capable
of playing Hotshots Orange Fixtures.
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01. 02. 03. 04. BLUE BALL RED BALL Tennis for kids
3-4
Tennis for Kids
5 - 7
ORANGE BALL Tennis for kids
7 - 10
GREEN BALL Tennis for Kids
8 - 12
Highly successful tennis training for kids! 10 week coaching term
Progression from Hotshots ORANGE
1 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
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Mini Red Ball


Hot Shots Mini Red Ball

Kids 3 – 4 yrs

Hotshots Mini Red is perfect for young children new to tennis. The play-based program involves a parent/care giver in the sessions which focus on skill development through a fun and engaging program of games, drills and team activities.

 

Red Ball


Hot Shots Red Ball

Kids 5 – 7 yrs

By learning the basic skills on the red 1/4 court, children will master new skills and learn how to move around the court.  The small racquets allow consistent contact with the red ball assisting the development of proper technique.

 

Orange Ball


Hot Shots Orange Ball

Kids 7 – 10 yrs

In Hotshots ORANGE children learn on a 3/4 court. During this stage the pupils are able to develop a complete technical repertoire. The length of the court forces the attacking player to be accurate and use spin. It allows players to approach the net and develop their net game.

 

Orange Squad

To participate, you must be playing fixtures at a Hotshots Orange level. This is practical and drill based training for players wanting to learn:

  • What shots to hit in match conditions
  • good training habits
  • game plans
  • tennis warm up drills before a match
  • tennis specific footwork and fitness
  • how to prepare for tournaments
  • 1 hour program
  • Average 4 pupils per court
  • 10 week term

Orange Fixtures (competition play)

  • Suitable for Hotshots Orange level 2 & 1 pupils who have passed their fixtures tests
  • 1.5 hour program
  • Average 6 pupils per court
  • Fully supervised by a trained fixtures supervisor
  • Players learn how to umpire, ball person, where to stand and move on the court, shake hands at the end of matches etc
  • All doubles format helps the kids learn to work together and share the win or loss
  • Emphasis on learning 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 and finals in the last 2 weeks of the season

Green Ball


Green Ball

8-12 yrs

Even advance players face a difficult time on the larger court. Playing forward, coming tot eh 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.

 

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 4 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.
  • 1.5 hour program
  • Approx 4 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