Adult Coaching Programs


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So you fancy having a go at tennis but don’t really know where to start? Don’t want to look silly but still want to have fun and get fit in the process?
Each week our coaches will focus on a different skill to help you feel confident when hitting the courts for social play.
Week One: Groundstrokes, Forehands and Backhands
Week Two: Volleys and Smashes
Week Three: Serves
Week Four: Doubles Tactics
Week Five: Tournament

Simon will help you understand your continental from your semi-western and your buggy whip from your sledgehammer! He’ll explain when it’s best to be in Dagenham or when you need to hotfoot it to the Bahamas and before you know it your social tennis skills will be on point!

When: Monday 6-7pm

Fee: $130 inc GST (UWA Students $115)

Venue: UWA TC, Mt Claremont

Starts: Monday 15th April 2024

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This session is for players who have completed at least one full Adult Beginners course and will have a basic understanding of all strokes. This course will recap the previous work done on groundstrokes and will be more comprehensive regarding movement and receiving the oncoming ball. Players will be ready to work on building their match-play confidence!

Week One: Groundstrokes and Their Role Within Doubles
Week Two: Serves & Volleys and Their Role Within Doubles
Week Three: Doubles Tactics & Matchplay
Week Four: Singles Tactics & Matchplay
Week Five: Tournament
When:Thursday 7-8pm
Fee: $130 inc GST (UWA Students $115)
Venue: UWA Tennis Club, Mt Claremont

Starts: TBA

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New to Tennis Matchplay

These sessions are a follow-on for players who have completed one or more Beginners or Improvers courses and would like to take part in a fun weekly competition. Players will play two or more timed doubles matches with a different partner each time whilst our coaches track your score and encourage you to improve your tennis skills with coaching hints and tips. Move up the ladder to reach Top Player and win a prize at the end of the term. Social with purpose if you will!

Fee: Drop In Visitors $20 Members $15 per session OR $100 for 8-weeks term
When: Saturday 11am-12pm
Venue : UWA TC, Mt Claremont
Starts: TBC

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This on-going term-time session is for more experienced players who want to gain consistency. Players at this standard will have a basic skill base and will probably have played tennis for some time. These sessions are for players who can rally with topspin consistently, control the volley with depth and direction and serve consistently.
At this level, we continue to work on your technical skills and apply them in match play situations. Improve your accuracy, ball control, and decision-making skills - our sessions will enable you to excel in the game! You’ll develop your tactical awareness and improve your physical fitness, using drills specific to game situations.

Fee: $25 per session Venue: UWA TC, Mt Claremont

Starts: TBC

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ADULT Competitive

These hi-energy pennants training sessions focus on the regular competitive player who is looking to improve their tactics and technique. Coach Simon Harper will facilitate strategic drills and match play sessions to take your game to the next level.

Venue: UWA Sports Park, Mt Claremont
Tuesday *MEMBERS ONLY* 6-7:30pm Fee $20 per session Saturday 9.30-10.30am Fee: Members $10 per session Visitors $20 per session


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Our Tennis Fitness Circuit is an on-going term time class. These sessions offer a series of tennis-based drills and activities played to up-tempo music on a tennis court. It does not require tennis skills, but is all about keeping your heart rate up, burning calories, and having fun. Whether the ball goes in or out is irrelevant as the main purpose is to get fit. Get your mates together and shake your booty at this fun, action-packed class!

Fee: $20 per week
Thursday 9-10am, UWA TC, Mt Claremont.

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What better way to fast-track your improvement than with a one-on-one coaching session allowing you to develop those areas of your game most important to you. These can be booked any day or time of the week and are a great way to improve your technique. Call or enquire to book your private lesson today!

Director of Coaching: 30 mins- $50 45 mins - $70 60 mins - $90
Head Coach: 30 mins- $40 45 mins - $52.50 60 mins - $80 Lead Coach: 30 mins- $35 45 mins- $52.50 60 mins- $70 GST incl in all fees

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So what is your standard?

Beginner…This means you’ve never played, just started playing, haven’t picked up a racket for years or are still working on the basics of your game.

Improver…You know the basic techniques and are able to keep a rally going, however, you still make quite a few mistakes and you may find serving difficult.

Intermediate…You play fairly regularly and your technique is solid. You use some tactical play when competing but struggle a little when putting together points against advanced players.

Competitive…You have played a lot of tennis over many years. Serving with spin, placement and power are part of your game. You can rally consistently and create opportunities to win points off both your forehand and backhand. You compete regularly or have the desire to do so.

It’s difficult to make an objective self-rating; we recommend you ask a coach to decide for you.


UWA Tennis Club also offers….


If you would like to play regularly for fun and fitness then UWA Tennis Club has a welcoming social tennis scene more details of which can be found HERE


For those who wish to compete, UWA Tennis Club offers a range of levels to suit all abilities. See HERE for more details.