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HOLIDAY CAMPS

Have fun during the holidays- and develop tennis skills at the same time!

The Chichester Tennis Academy Holiday Camps are a fantastic way to spend time enjoying tennis and other sports during the school holidays.

Camps are organised during every school holiday and have proved to be extremely popular- most children return again and again!

The Camps are run by enthusiastic well qualified L.T.A coaches who time after time deliver exciting and challenging sporting experiences for every player.

It is advisable to book early to avoid missing out.

Organisation

The 2, 3, 4 and 5 day tennis camps are available to both members and non-members of Chichester Racquets and Fitness Club.

Activities

The main focus will be on Tennis including Tournaments and matches. Other activities may include Rounders, Football, Quick Cricket and Water pistol shootouts!

During poor weather in the winter the dome will be used. At other times indoor activities may include table tennis, fitness circuits, racquetball and quizzes.

Additional Information

The club restaurant can provide lunch, drinks and snacks. Alternatively, children may bring a packed lunch.
Please bring clothing suitable for athletic activity.

Non-marking shoes should be worn on the tennis courts.

A spare pair of trainers is advisable

Please also bring a waterproof, sun cream and a hat.
On arrival and collection, non-members should use the Northgate car-park. If dropping off out side club please avoid blocking the access road to the football club.

Toddler smiling playing tennis

TOTS TENNIS - COURSE INFO

45 minutes of fun for Parents & Toddlers aged 2 1/2 to 4 1/2
Toddler Tennis is for 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 year olds.
 

Hitting - Running - Catching - Jumping - Throwing - Rallying - Co-ordination - Balancing

 

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JUNIOR TENNIS - COURSE INFO

JUNIOR TENNIS

 
Junior Yellow Ball Tennis - for Junior players aged 11 to 18 years old

A standard compression yellow ball is used, with a 26", or 27", full-size racquet.
Both singles and doubles are played on the full sized court.
A variety of sessions are available to suit all abilities.

Please contact Justin to discuss which group would be most appropriate.

Tennis Player in mid air volley

MINI TENNIS - COURSE INFO

Mini Tennis Red

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. A foam or felt ball is used which is 75% slower than a yellow ball. A smaller court, lower net (80cm) and shorter racket (17”-23”) is used.The players start learning all the basic skills and are encouraged to play fun competitions with short matches using tie break scoring.

Mini Tennis Orange

Mini Tennis Orange is for players aged 8 and 9 and is a great way for players to continue their progress from mini red. An orange ball is used which is 50% slower than a yellow ball giving better control. Mini tennis orange is played on a 18m x 6.5m court with a lower net (80cm) and a shorter racket (23”-25”).

Competitions are played using tie break scoring – usually best of three.

Mini Tennis Green

Mini Tennis Green is for players aged 9 and 10. A green ball is used which is 25% slower than a yellow ball. Both singles and double are played on a full size singles court with the net at normal height. 25”-26” rackets are used.

Green balls can also be used with older juniors or adults learning the game.

Mixed doubles player hitting tennis ball with partner standing near net

ADULT COACHING - COURSE INFO

The CTA coaching team aim to provide a comprehensive coaching programme for all adults wishing to improve their standard of play. There are a variety of sessions available to suit all standards - whether you are competitive or just enjoy a social game - there is something for everyone.

Rusty Rackets

Get the basics right!  For all those starting tennis and those returning to the game.

Adult Improvers

Adult group coaching with the emphasis on developing good technical and tactical skills.

Adult Advanced

Experienced players with well developed skills and tactical knowledge.

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PERFORMANCE TENNIS - COURSE INFO

PERFORMANCE TENNIS

  • Natural athleticism and ball sense?
  • Passionate about competing and playing?
  • Willing to learn?
  • Supportive parents?

If the answer is Yes then you should join our club performance programme!
At CTA we are always on the look out for talented and enthusiastic players. If you or your child has the desire and commitment to learn and compete then please get in contact. Potential players should have: good agility, co-ordination speed and balance; the ability to learn, good thinking skills and above all be passionate about playing and competing.

We are able to recommend players to attend county identification sessions. A player's schedule will vary depending on age. Players who join the club performance programme would usually work towards having at least two squad sessions per week, in addition to an individual lessons and separate physical training / ABC's sessions.
We are proud to have supported many players to county level and beyond.