Mini Green Tennis

For players aged 9&10yrs old. Played on a full court with low compression balls.

GSM clubs providing Mini Green Tennis:

Session Types

Development Tennis

These sessions are aimed at all players and are open, space permitting, to everyone.

Performance Tennis

Where provided, these sessions are aimed at players who are competing regularly and wish to play more seriously. Sessions are by invitation only.

Fitness Sessions

Where provided, these sessions are aimed at helping players to understand and practice how fitness training for tennis should be undertaken. The fitness sessions are provided by a qualified fitness instructor.

Girls Only

Where provided Girls only sessions are aimed at letting girls play without boys present.

HOW IT WORKS…

Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

What age is Mini Tennis Green aimed at?
Mini Tennis Green is for players aged 9 & 10.

What ball is used?
A green ball is used, which is 25% slower than a yellow ball.

What size court is Mini Tennis Green played on?
Mini Tennis Green is played on a normal size court. Doubles matches should also be played on a normal size court with singles sticks in place (if available).

What height is the net?
The net is at full height.

What racket is best to use?
A bigger racket of 63cm – 66cm (25” – 26”) should be used but not compulsory.

What kind of competitions are there at Mini Tennis Green?
At Mini Tennis Green there are individual and team competitions, with scoring extended to short sets.

This description was based on the LTA website (as at 10/03/2016). For all the LTA details visit http://www3.lta.org.uk/LTA-Mini-Tennis/Green/Mini-Tennis-Green/