SCHOOL TENNIS PROGRAM

Designed for kids aged 5-12 (from prep through to year 6) using modified equipment to make learning easier and more fun. Our school based coaches follow the same Tennis Australia approved Hot Shots coaching program as we do at our main base KDV Sport. This program also feeds back and links in with our club program and players are taught everything from how to serve and rally to then following on with match play and team competition.

BENEFITS OF OUR SCHOOL TENNIS PROGRAM

Learn Through Play

A program that assists with the development of fundamental motor skills such as coordination, balance & agility.

Health & Well-Being

Positive promotion of a health lifestyle & love of sport at a very early age to improve personal and academic learning.

Inclusion

The developement & growth of self esteem, self confidence, cooperation & persistence. 

SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP OPTIONS WITH KDV

AFTER SCHOOL BUS PICK-UP SERVICE
Alternatively, another addition to the KDV Kids Tennis coaching program is an after school bus pick up service which can pick your child up from school, transport them back to KDV and put them into a tennis lesson in our club based program. For more info on our after school bus service click here.
INTER SCHOOL TEAM TRAINING
Have our professional team visit your school or bring your players to our state of the art 20 court training facility to select your inter-school team players and then run regular team training sessions to help your school have the Best chance they can in the local & state school competitions.
SPORTS EXCELLENCE PROGRAMS
Our KDV Performance Coaching team can tailor a first class sport’s excellence program to be integrated into the School’s curriculum.
SPORTING SCHOOLS PROGRAM
Through government funding your school can partner with KDV to have their professional coaching team visit your school to help facilitate Hot Shots tennis as part of the school curriculum during school PE sessions.
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KDV HOT SHOTS SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS

Merrimac State School

KDV Services provided:

  • Sporting Schools in PE
  • Friday Social Sport 
  • Before School Lessons

Ashmore State School

KDV Services provided:

  • After school bus service

Emmanuel College

KDV Services provided:

  • Sporting Schools in PE
  • Team Training
  • After school bus service

Broadbeach State School

KDV Services provided:

  • Sporting Schools in PE
  • After school bus service

William Duncan State School

KDV Services provided:

  • Sporting Schools in PE

Miami State High School

KDV Services provided:

  • Sporting Excellence Program
  • After School & Saturday Morning Lessons

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Tennis Australia Club Professional

LTA (UK) Level 4 Senior
Performance Coach
10 Years Coaching In The UK
5 Years at Tennis Australia
Super 10's Coach & State Teams
Coach for NSW & QLD

Queensland Tennis Centre- Senior Coach 2015- 2019
Somerville Private all Girls School - Head Coach 2018-Present
Tennis Australia- Super Tens 2018-2020

Competed on the Women's Tour for 10 years
Australia Junior Ranking 3
Australian Adult Ranking 5
Pro Tour Ranking In Doubles 10
Pro Tour Ranking in Singles 48

TO BE UPDATED

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PRIVATE COACHING PRICE LIST

PRIVATE COACHING

ADULT
  • Director of Instruction - $229
  • Senior Instructor - $150
  • Instructor - $120

FULL DAY COACHING

8 HOURS
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior Instructor - $1100
  • Instructor - $910

PLAYING LESSON

9 Holes
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior Instructor - $299
  • Instructor - $275

AIM POINT

  • Director of Instruction - $400

JUNIOR COACHING

HIGH SCHOOL YR 12 AND UNDER
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior instructor - $115
  • Instructor - $99

HALF DAY COACHING

4 HOURS
  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior Instructor - $550
  • Instructor - $480

TPI SCREENING

  • Director of Instruction - By request
  • Senior Instructor - $199
  • Instructor - $175

MENTAL PERFORMANCE

  • Jamie Glazier - $220

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Hot Shots Red Plus Program (6-8 Years)

Overview: This is a coach selected program for the more competitive red ball player. There is a minimum playing level required for these squads which is assessed by out professional coaching team. Players training in these squads are expected to be playing multiple times per week including match play and competing in in-house leagues, future stars events and local red ball tournament series events.

Session Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Cost: $24 for 1 squad or $43.20 for 2

Court Size: 5.5m x 8.2m

Tennis Ball: Red Ball (25% compression)

Recommended Racquet Size: 21-23”

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Advantage Squads (12-17 years)

Overview: Choose 2 squads from the below times. These are full court yellow ball squads for players in the yellow program that want to develop their game to the best of their ability and possibly move into more competitive squads, fixtures and tournaments in the future. There is a minimum playing ability required (assessed by our professional coaching team) with some coaching and playing experience necessary. It is recommended that players in these squads are taking some private lessons in conjunction with the squads as well as playing in regular inter-club fixtures team matches.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $55/ week (2 squads/ week – one squad $33)

Full court size: 10.0m x 23.7m
Tennis ball: Yellow ball (Full compression)

Recommended racquet size:  26-27 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Yellow Ball Groups (12-17 years)

Overview: No minimum playing experience required and players can join this program at any stage. As with all the other junior coaching programs it also includes free access to our weekly in-house match play sessions. At this stage players are taught all areas of the game both technical and tactical on a full sized court and guided into hopefully playing in regular inter-club fixtures or in-house match play sessions. Our yellow ball groups are aimed at the more sociable teenage player who wants to learn and improve but not necessarily interested in competing at a high level.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $24/ week

Full court size: 10.0m x 23.7m
Tennis ball: Yellow ball (Full compression)

Recommended racquet size: 26-27 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Green PLUS (9-11 years)

Overview: This program is designed for the more competitive green ball player. There is a minimum playing level required for this and it is expected that players are having regular private lessons and competing in regular individual and team tournaments & events. This program has a selection criteria based on an assessment from our professional coaching staff. The green plus program is a launch pad into the KDV Performance Tennis program. For more information on this program click here.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $70/ week

Green court size: 10.0m x 23.7m

Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 25-26 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Green Stage (11-12 years)

Overview: The green ball program runs on the full court size using slightly softer balls so the bounce is not quite as high and the rally speed is slightly slower to again make learning easier and more fun for the kids. The general green ball program does not have any minimum playing standard and kids can join the program at any time during the year. At this stage players are taught all areas of the game both technical and tactical and guided into hopefully playing in regular inter-club fixtures or in-house match play sessions.

The KDV green ball program also includes in-house match play sessions as a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $24/ week

Green court size: 10.0m x 23.7m
Tennis ball: Green ball (75 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 25-26 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Plus Program (7-10 years)

Overview: The KDV ‘Orange Plus’ Program is for the more competitive orange ball player. These sessions run twice per week and it is expected that kids in this program are taking regular private lessons and competing in regular inter-club events. There is a minimum playing level requirement for these sessions which is assessed by our professional coaching team.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $50/ week (two sessions per week)

Orange court size: 6.4m x 18.3m
Tennis ball: Orange ball (50 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 23-25 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Orange Stage (8-10 years)

Overview: No minimum playing standard required and kids can join the program at any stage through the year. Played over the full court net with the baselines brought in a little closer towards the service line, the orange ball lessons make learning easier and more fun.

There is no rush to move kids out of orange ball to the next level. Sometimes they may stay in the orange level for up to 3 years. It is important that kids learn all aspects of the game in an environment that is suited to their size and ability. Our orange stage is also includes regular in-house match play. This is a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

From there we also have inter-club team events and for the more advanced red ball kids the Gold Coast Orange Ball Tournament Series. Please ask your coach for more details on this. Download the yearly event planner here.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $24/ week

Orange court size: 6.4m x 18.3m
Tennis ball: Orange ball (50 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 23-25 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Red Stage (5-8 years)

Overview:This is an entry level class where kids will learn the basics of tennis including rallying,basic scoring, serving and understanding how to compete. Perfect for all kids aged between 5-8 years old of any level. Kids can join at any stage through the year. We grade the classes with lesson plans to help progress the kids and find their level.There is no rush to move kids out of red ball to the next level. Sometimes they may stay in the red level for up to 3 years. It is important that kids learn all aspects of the game in an environment that is suited to their size and ability.Our red stage is also where we introduce the kids to in-house match play.This is a free addition to all classes and gets the kids practicing what they learn in their lessons against other kids from the club in a fun, coach supervised, team environment.

From there we also have inter-club team events and for the more advanced red ball kids the Gold Coast Red Ball Tournament Series. Ask your coach about more info on these. Download your yearly event planner here.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $24/ week

Red court size: 3m × 8.2m or 5.5m x 8.2m

Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 21-23 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet

Hot Shots Blue Stage (3-5 years)

Overview: Blue Hot Shots is ideal for children between the ages of 3 and 5. It is a Fundamental Motor Skills program based around the basics of movement, balance, and coordination, throwing, catching and striking.

Our Blue Stage program is a launch pad and helps to familiarise children with the size and bounce of a Red Hot Shots court and ball while focusing heavily on improving their fundamental and perceptual motor skills. These skills are essential as children begin to move into Red Hot Shots and beyond.

Sessions Times: To see available times click the book now button 

Package Cost: $13/ week

Blue court size: 3m × 8.23
Tennis ball: Red ball (25 per cent compression)

Recommended racquet size: 19-21 inches

Further information about our coaching program can be found here FAQ Sheet