LTA Youth Programme

The tennis programme designed to give you skills for life!

Everyone aged 2-18 is welcome in the LTA Youth Programme; any shape, size, ability – it doesn’t matter. We just want to see you pick up a racket. 

It’s not just about tennis. It’s about kids improving mentally and physically, on and off the court. 


To discover more, take a look around the pages below and get ready to Level Up your skills with LTA Youth.

2 - 4 years


This session provides lots of toddler-friendly ball skills, balancing and co-ordination games with an introduction to using the racket. Young players gain confidence having thier parents involved with their initial learning.


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4 - 6 years


Our Tots Tennis sessions include learning different balls skills, balancing and co-ordination games with an introduction to using the racket and hitting over the net. 

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6 - 8 years


Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. Just like the real game, it gives players the chance to have long rallies and play different types of shots.


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8 - 9 years


Mini Tennis Orange is played with lower pressurized balls with a bigger and wider court. However, the smaller courts still allow players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics.


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9 - 10 years


Players move onto a full-size court, but still use a lower compression ball which is ideal for the last stage of their Mini Tennis development.


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10 - 18 years


Yellow stage is played on a full size court with full compression yellow balls and is the final stage of junior tennis helping players progress through to adult tennis.

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