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The opening of the Gold Coasts latest sporting complex is designed to attract and develop world class athletes locally and abroad.

Another fantastic tournament over the past 2 weekends on the KDV courts for the 2020 Qld Claycourt Championships! Read all about it in today’s The Gold Coast Bulletin – well done all those involved in making this another great event!

KDV Sport has joined forces with Australia’s premier airline – Qantas – to offer customers great golf course deals on our very challenging course in Carrara.

KDV Sport Wins State Architecture Award

As an iconic landmark in Carrara, the architecturally designed KDV has won its first award! Great recognition for a beautifully designed building

A great article in today’s Gold Coast Bulletin which features all the winning players from a very successful 2019 campaign – especially the KDV trained “Carrara Cougars”! The winning teams will now take to the courts at the State Tennis Centre from January 3rd – 7th!

Producing world class golfers is the vision for KDV Sport and this golfer is headed in the right direction.

40 Split level driving range, 20 tennis courts, 18 hole mini golf, golf course, function rooms, bistro, gym & pool – everyone is welcome at KDV Sport and we are open everyday!

Young tennis aces from far and wide are battling it out on the clay courts at Carrara. They aim to gain invaluable experience on an unfamiliar surface.

2016 PGA Australia Teacher of the Year, Richard Woodhouse providing some great tips on PGATV!

Known for its love of the outdoors, Queenslanders have a multitude of options – KDV Sport is a must see.

Across almost every sport club experiences can teach the most important lessons.

KDV Sport Golf Academy athlete takes out his biggest win at the NZ Open – and hits a course record doing it!

Located directly across the road from the home of the Commonwealth Games, KDV Sport in Carrara features heavily in the latest comments from the REIQ.

Another great article from the Gold Coast Bulletin featuring some of KDV’s best up-and-coming junior tennis players such as Emerson Jones, Alize Yarwood and Sarah Bigg.

The Gold Coast is rich with recreational options and KDV Sport – a golf & tennis facility – is at the top the list.

Located in the prime spot across from Metricon Stadium, KDV Sport is expecting huge visitor numbers during the Commonwealth Games.

With the 2019 Australian Teams Event about to hit the KDV Sport facility this weekend, read all about it in today’s  Gold Coast Bulletin. This u/11 & u/13 event just might unveil our next number 1 tennis player!

Check out how to get into junior golf at KDV Sport! Today, we take a swing and miss on the golf course, go back in time and find a phone weighing a massive 7 kilos! Plus, we go for a teeny, tiny train trip and discover more about rats.

KDV Sport has been highlighted several times in travel reviews since opening in Oct 2016 and this is just an example of what we have, what we offer and fun the whole family can have.

While Queensland continues to celebrate born and bred grand slam hero Ashleigh Barty, a Gold Coast tennis ace is quietly planning his own international triumph.

See what it takes to become a tennis star on a clay courts of KDV Sport! It’s cuteness all the way today when we catch up with not one, not two, but three baby possums ready to face the world, a whole handful of fluffy chicks and a herd of elephants.

KDV Junior Golfer Conor Whitelock has won the South Australian Junior Masters at Royal Adelaide GC by 12 shots.

KDV Sport was selected as the German Davis Cup tennis teams training base for its Davis Cup encounter with Australia – training which included the use of the tennis hardcourts, gym & massage.

STATE CHAMPIONS! The KDV Sport based “Carrara Cougars” players and coaches have been crowned State League Champions in 2018!

KDV Head of Performance Tennis, Ben Pyne speaks with popular Melbourne based radio sports show SEN about the KDV Sport facility and his role in the tennis department

The KDV Sport trained players & coaches are leading the way as the Carrara Cougars seek a State title!

Great to have world #41 Sam Stosur and world #17 Ashley Barty training on the hardcourts at KDV Sport in the lead up to The Brisbane International and Australian Open.

Ben Pyne – Head of Performance Tennis at KDV Sport – was the original coach of future tennis star Alex De Minaur. Here he talks to SEN about this young stars imminent rise and future propects.

Learn all there is to know about padel tennis at KDV Sport! Rare parrots, a team of orchid-saving superheroes and mysterious creatures of the deep… we’re exploring all things unexpected and unusual.

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: Tues & Thur 4:30-5:30pm

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: Mon, Tues, Wed & Thursday 4:30pm-6pm

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: Monday 4:30pm, Wednesday 4:30pm Saturday 9am

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: Monday & Wednesday 4:30-6pm (squads) and Friday 4:30-6pm (Match Based Squad)

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: Monday 4:30pm, Tuesday 3:30 & 4:30pm Wednesday 4:30pm, Thursday 3:30pm Saturday 9am

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: Tuesday & Thursday 4:30-6pm

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: Monday 3:30 & 4:30pm, Tuesday 3:30 & 4:30pm, Wed 3:30 & 4:30pm, Thursday 3:30pm Saturday 9am

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: Monday, Tuesday 3:30pm, Wednesday, Thursday 3:30 & 4:30pm, Saturday 8 & 9am

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: Tuesday & Thursday mornings at 9am, Saturdays 8am & 8:30am

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