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11th July - 7th August 2021

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020

Applications for School of English and Culture summer courses for 2021 are now open. If you were previously booked on to a 2020 course and did not ask for your booking to be cancelled, your place is secure and your application can be completed at your earliest convenience.


In the current climate of uncertainty, we realise that circumstances may alter between now and next summer. We will be as flexible as we possibly can if Covid-19 means your plans need to change and you can request a refund at any time up to 30 June 2021 without losing your deposit.


You can also rest assured that we will operate in line with government guidelines around social distancing and safety to ensure the wellbeing of all our guests and staff.

Tennis

Note this is only a guide, not a guarantee.

Tennis

Tutors: Mr Martin Wright
Weeks: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Course Details


A professional team of LTA qualified coaches will lead this course, which caters for tennis players of all abilities. Whatever your needs, the coaches will assess your game, teach you in small groups of similar ability, work on your faults and improve them both technically and tactically. At all levels, the emphasis will be on enjoyment while improving. There will be a fun tournament at the end of the week.


Course Notes


During an intensive week of tennis coaching experienced Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) coaches will work on technical and tactical aspects of your game. Through a progressive programme we aim to advance your existing strengths and work on your weaker areas to develop your all round game.

Below is a basic structure of the programme for the week but is subject to change dependent upon the abilities and requirements of the group.

MONDAY

  • Welcome day
  • Assessment of players abilities
  • Basic ground strokes
  • Footwork
  • Anticipation

TUESDAY

  • Ground strokes
  • Use of spins, tactical awareness and patterns of play
  • Use of depth, consistency

WEDNESDAY

  • Volleys
  • Use of spins and angles
  • Approaching the net

THURSDAY

  • Serving
  • Singles and doubles tactics
  • Shorts balls and attacking opponent's weaknesses

FRIDAY

  • Match play
  • A chance to practice what has been learnt throughout the week

All sessions will begin with a warm up and end with warm down drills.

Coaches will be available at the end of each session to answer any general questions you may have. Video analysis will be used as a teaching aid as well as demonstrations and practice.

We hope to improve your all round game and tennis knowledge in a fun and enjoyable environment.

You will require sports clothes and suitable footwear and a tennis racket.