Highly acclaimed junior tennis coaching and kids Tennis Hot Shots for Canberra ACT’s Inner North, South, City, Tuggeranong, Gungahlin, Belconnen, Weston Creek & Woden.

Our coaches are Tennis Australia and ATPCA certified and have a kids tennis coaching program in-line with Tennis ACT’s junior development pathway.

Trust the best and have comfort in knowing that your child is getting a specialised kids tennis coaching program.

With the support of our ACT tennis clubs, secondary and primary schools, our kids tennis coaching program continues to serve as the Capital’s number one choice.

Video: Kids Tennis Hot Shots by Tennis Canberra

We don’t want to tell you how much fun we are having, our players are going to show you.  View the video above to see how playing in the Tennis Hot Shots environment develops our players at each learning stage.

Canberra’s #1 Kids Tennis Coaching Programs

Coaching Program For All Ages & Abilities

Guide:  A 30-minute program designed for students new to the game. The primary goal is  to increase fundamental perceptual motor skills. Players will learn to strike, catch & track the tennis ball in a fun colourful environment.

  • Target Group: Pre-School
  • Age: 3-6
  • 30-minute lessons
  • Junior Level: 1
  • Tennis Hot Shots Stage: Blue
  • Competition Pathway: N/A
  • Free Racket Initiative & Free Hot Shots T-Shirt

Guide:  A 1-hour Beginner program for players that have sport experience or physically capable to execute physical fundamental movements with simple instructions.

Our kids Level 2 Program will see a player learn fundamental stokes and concepts of rallying in a smaller court environment.

  • Target Year Group: K-4
  • Age: 6 – 9
  • 1-hour weekly lessons
  • Junior: Level 2
  • Tennis Hot Shots Stage: Red
  • Competition Pathway: Hot Shots Match Play
  • Walk-To-Tennis: After-School Program Available for selected schools
  • Free Racket Initiative & Free Hot Shots T-Shirt

Guide:  A 1-hour Intermediate program for players with previous tennis experience or physically capable to execute physical fundamental movements with simple instruction.

Our Kids Level 3 Tennis Program will see a player learn fundamental stokes and concepts of rallying.

  • Target Year Group: 5 & 6
  • Age: 9-12
  • 1-hour weekly lessons
  • Junior Level: 3
  • Tennis Hot Shots Stage: Orange
  • Walk-To-Tennis: After-School Program Available for selected schools
  • Competition Pathway: Junior Team Tennis
  • Free Racket Initiative & Free Hot Shots T-Shirt

Intermediate players follow the same concepts however, the court size is considerably larger and balls are much faster.

We understand it is not always easy to get you kids to tennis.  For that reason we are running an after school pick-up service for North Ainslie Primary, Turner School & Telopea Park School.

2019 School Pick-Up Service

  • Monday: North Ainslie Primary School to Majura Tennis Club (Dickson)
  • Tuesday: Turner School to Turner Tennis Club
  • Tuesday: Forrest Primary to Wesley Uniting Church Tennis Club (Forrest)
  • Tuesday: Telopea Park School to Wesley Uniting Church Tennis Club (Forrest)
  • Wednesday: Telopea Park School to Barton Tennis Club
  • Friday: North Ainslie Primary School to Majura Tennis Club (Dickson)

^More information & Sign Up: Click Here

Note: The Walk-To-Tennis After-School Pick-Up Program will only go ahead if there is at least 6 students registered for the pick up.  

School Pick-Up Program

  1. Coach School Pick-up at School Meeting Spot (When Bell Rings)
  2. Walk-To-Tennis
  3. Tennis Lesson (4-5pm)
  4. Parent Tennis Club Pick-up (5pm)
  • Healthy Fruit Snack (On Arrival)

*Kids will be supervised during the times they are not on court by coaches.

After School Pick Service

Guide: The 1-hour Intermediate TEENis Program are for our High School students. Due to the size and strength of the high school player it is assumed that even a new player has been exposed to the basic fundamental skills during their Primary School years.  Our TEENis Level 4 program will focus on introducing the basic tennis strokes in the a match environment.

Our Tennis Canberra Squads is an Invite Only Tennis Program designed for juniors who are competition or looking to compete in regular competition.  A squad member has been identified by the Tennis Canberra Team as a player who is at a physical, mental & emotional benchmark for the following programs below.

  • Junior Squad (Level 3.5)
  • Development Squad (Level 4.5)
  • Competitive Squad (Level 5)*

Competition Pathway: Junior Team Tennis

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A 5-Star Rated Tennis Academy

Junior Competitions

Canberra Kids Tennis Team - ACT

Junior Team Tennis (Intermediate)

Reid Tennis Club

A friendly junior teams competition designed give our junior players a taste of junior competition in preparation for local and interstate tournament play.  This friendly team tennis league are for intermediate level players ready to use their skills from coaching to a competitive environment.  Players will represent a region of ACT with each match counting to their weekly team score.

Join with a few school or tennis friends and enjoy Canberra only regional based team competition.

Kids Hot Shots Match Play (Beginner)

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Playing the game from a young age has shown to increase passion and love for the sport. This love for tennis ultimately leads to faster skill acquisition, increased healthy practices and longevity for the sport.

Our Match Play sessions complement our coaching program and designed to increase on court weekly playing time so it reaches the Tennis Australia training recommendations for kids ages 7-14.

Specialist in Tennis Development in Schools

Want to sign up for the season but not sure which session your kids should join?

Book a trial lesson – To view the upcoming trial sessions please click here

*If you’re child is 6-years and under please email play@tenniscanberra.com.au to trial Pre-School Tennis Program

Junior Private Coaching

We encourage new players to join a group program as the social interaction with other kids is important for future development in the sport.  Private lessons are ideal options for juniors who currently play or in transition to state or interstate junior competitions.

For more information about Private Lesson options Click Here