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Head Coach Mat Mc Cutcheon 0273261816, or email matty-mccutcheon@hotmail.com   is running the Hot Shots coaching programme at Balmacewen. Please contact Mat for any coaching related enquiries.

 

2019 PRE-christmas Coaching dates: 8 lessons starting Wednesday 16th October 2019 (Designed for Primary and Intermediate pupils) (Dates are subject to change)

(High School, Tertiary and adult players see Tennis Xpress below)

Monday Dates 4-5pm:

October 21, 28 November 4,11,18,25, December 2,9

Wednesday Dates 3:30-4pm (4-6years), 4-5pm, 5-6pm:

October 16,23,30 November 6,13,20,27, December 4.

Friday Dates 3:30-4pm (4-6years), 4-5pm, 5-6pm:

October 18, November 1,8,15,22,29,December 6,13

If wet catch up lesson will be done if possible and you will be notified. Coaching cancellation due to weather or coach availability will be by email and Facebook (not text).

(Please note: Coaching groups may vary in size sometimes over the target of 6 players due to unexpected new arrivals and no shows.  The Committee doesn't want to turn away children keen to learn the game so Mat will adjust the coaching staff week by week.  The Club is unable to have the same coaches there each week due to commitments so Mat will arrange and supervise different coaches as needed. Monday Coaching is subject to numbers)

 

4-6 year olds

$135 (2 terms) Minibreak Wednesdays or Fridays . Includes Membership until 31st August 2020

A dynamic & fun filled experience for youngsters to become familiar with elements of tennis while developing essential motor & interactive skills.
Inexperienced players concentrate on developing footwork, quality strokes, & rally skills through fun drills in

7-8 year olds

$195 (2 terms) Minibreak  Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays Includes Membership until 31st August 2020

A dynamic & fun filled experience for youngsters to become familiar with elements of tennis while developing essential motor & interactive skills.
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9 years and older.

$195 ($220 with interclub) - (2 terms) Wild Cards & Interclub Team Training Wednesdays 4:00 to 5:00pm or Fridays 5:00 to 6:00pm tbc.  Includes Membership until 31st August 2020

Wild Cards - These players can hit the basic shots pretty well but need focus on serving consistently and keeping the ball in play for longer periods of time. Students in this group learn to rally & play points through dynamic drills & games while furthering stroke production. Or This group is starting to get more competitive about their tennis. Players now add tactics, shot selection, & point construction while strengthening weaknesses & building weapons by integrating situational point play drills.
 
Interclub team Training- This will be our high performance academy program focusing on all aspects of becoming a strong tournament competitor. 

Mat will organise an extra hours coaching per week on either Wednesday or Friday for a small group who want to progress further. There will be an extra fee yet to be determined. If you are keen please contact Sarah on info@balmactennis.co.nz or tel 4640378


(Please note our coaches make all decisions regarding all these coaching groups. Players will be placed in groups based on ability and not necessarily age. Minimum 4 with each coach). We can't schedule coaching at Edgar if wet. Coaching can't happen if it is wet due to safety and our equipment. Please collect your child if rain starts. We will do our best to deliver the 8 lessons weather permitting.

 


Hard Court Repair and Re-surfacing

Plexipave NZ have repaired and resurfaced the two hard courts in January 2019. The courts are in US blue with a green surround.

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Tennis Xpress: Adult/Student Coaching on selected Fridays 6:00 to 7:00pm 6 lessons. Minimum 4 with each coach. This program is the most enjoyable way to learn tennis for adult beginner and intermediate players. We aim to make your tennis experience an enjoyable and rewarding one by providing the best certified coaches.

$80 - Beginner Adults over 16 years or Students@High School 13 - 17 years. Lessons and light tennis only. Coaching on Fridays 6pm to 7pm on selected dates in season.

November 1,8,15,22,29,December 6

You will learn:

  • the serve
  • forehand
  • backhand and net game basic strategy
  • rules and etiquette
  • ways to improve and keep on improving valuable practice and homework exercises
  • Join in for a complimentary Rusty Racquets Social Tennis session on Sundays 1:30pm to 3pm (tbc)

 

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