Coaching

Individual and group coaching 

 

Our Head Coach Matthew Last offers a range of coaching sessions, for children, adults, groups and individuals.

 

That includes private one-to-one hourly sessions to improve all aspects of your game, to fun group pay-as-you go sessions, for all ages and abilities.

 

See details below. 

 

Want to improve that backhand? 

If you would like to discuss your individual requirements, please contact Matt by email or telephone 07561 454563. 

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Adult coaching sessions
 
 
Everyone's welcome, no membership or equipment required. Come along to our friendly and professionally run sessions for a great way to improve or maintain your fitness, along with tweaking your on-court skills!

Team Training (men) 6-8pm 

Weekly training session for all those interested in being involved in competing for one of the Saxmundham Tennis Club men's teams who compete in the Ipswich and District league. Sessions usually consist of an hour of drills and conditioned points followed by an hour of doubles matchplay. Cost £8 per session or five sessions for £35 (members only). 

Pair and Play Tuesdays 6-7pm 

A sociable, weekly ladies session focusing on different areas of doubles play to advance ability and skills. Training is delivered by our LTA Accredited coach who will guide you through drills and exercises designed to help you master essential doubles tactics, while having fun with other players at the same level. Cost £7 per session or five sessions for £30 (members and non-members). 

Club Coaching on Wednesdays 9-10am

This coaching session is aimed at any club player who plays regularly and would like to work on certain aspects of their game to raise their level. Sessions involve a mixture of tactically-led  themes that vary from week to week. Cost £7 per session or five sessions for £30 (members and non-members). 

Cardio Tennis on Thursdays 6-7pm

Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable group fitness class set on a tennis court open to anyone, all ages and abilities. During the session you’ll improve your fitness, tone and shape a variety of key muscles, burn plenty of calories and improve your tennis all in a friendly group environment. Cost £7 per session or five sessions for £30 (members and non-members). 

How to book 
To book onto any of our Group Coaching sessions please head to our online ClubSpark booking site at: clubspark.lta.org.uk/SaxmundhamTennisClub/Coaching

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Junior coaching sessions
 

Tennis is a fantastic way for kids to maintain fitness. It's also great fun! Our sessions are professionally run by our qualified Head Coach Matthew Last. Come and give it a go! 

Youth Red - 5-8 year olds

Every Wednesday 4pm-5pm
 

At the Red stage, children practice to serve (with an overarm throw) rally, and learn to play points. Coaches will help children to develop adaptive skills, coordination, balance & speed. Through basic instruction, children continue to prepare for the game ahead.
 

Junior members £6 per session
Non members £6.50 per session

Bulk term payment available

Youth Orange - 7-10 year olds

Every Wednesday 5pm-6pm

At the Orange stage, children learn the rules & scoring to play the game from serve & return. Coaches will support children to grow their motor skills (orientation, hand-eye coordination, running & moving) to play in a dynamic environment. At the Orange stage children will increase proficiency, problem-solving skills & learn sportsmanship.
 

Junior members £6 per session

Non members £6.50 per session

Bulk term payment available

Youth Green - 9-12 year olds

Every Thursday 5pm-6pm

At the Green stage, children enjoy playing tennis on a full size court. Coaches will help children to grow their game to play with variety and will continue to improve their tactical awareness whilst refining technique. Children will become more autonomous and accept greater responsibilities.
 

Junior members £6 per session

Non members £6.50 per session

Bulk term payment available

 

 

 

Youth Yellow - 12-18 year olds

Every Friday 5-6pm

Group coaching specifically for teenagers. Mixture of cardio tennis, drills and matchplay. All abilities welcome.  At the Yellow stage, children are now playing on a full size court with the balls the professionals use. Children will continue to explore different game styles and start to find their own. They will evolve through well-rounded motor skills development whilst improving their physical capacities. By this stage, children will be tennis fans for life!

Junior members £3 per session

Non members £5.00 per session

Bulk term payment available

 

To book onto any of our junior coaching sessions go to: clubspark.lta.org.uk/SaxmundhamTennisClub/Coaching