Developing young players

Kids on Court

Kids on Court is the perfect information-source to optimize individual and group instruction for children between 4 and 12 years of age. It's easy-to-follow structure will help you find anything you desire. Each category is full of practical and effective drills and information to support the development of young players. We are especially proud of our exclusive Kids Testing category, which will help you ensure that your young competitive players have the necessary mobility and strength to train injury free.
Athletic Development
In this section you will find many ideas to help young children develop into healthier and more complete athletes and hence better players. The section also includes exercises to develop tennis specific footwork.
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Groundstrokes Development
Learning the correct way to hit the ball from the beginning is the best way to assure solid and dependable strokes later on. This section is all about providing ideas to help young players understand and practice forehands and backhands.
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Sending and Receiving
One can not play tennis if one is not able to get the point started, so one of the first important skills to develop in young children is the ability to serve and return.
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Net Game Development
This section is full of technical and tactical ideas to help young players experience all aspect of net play in a fun and exciting way. Explore the many different ideas to build confidence moving forwards.
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Motor Development
Motor and athletic building blocks in children's training for the development of the physical base.
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Kids Testing
The rate of injury in young children playing competitive tennis is on the rise. Children are starting to train seriously at a younger age, and the additional stress on their body often leads to injury. However, many of these injuries can be prevented by making sure the players's bodies are working properly.
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