Junior Tennis Pathway

Our award winning junior tennis pathway (JTP)

Tennis Factory’s highly regarded junior tennis pathway is proven to develop competent and confident junior tennis players.

Junior Tennis Pathway

4 tiers of junior tennis development

We offer 3 tiers of junior tennis coaching programs and 1 competition stream:

The Tennis Factory, Onslow Rd Tennis Centre in Shenton Park, Perth. 17th May 2018. Photo: (c) Daniel Carson | dcimges.org

DEVELOP

New to the game and/or still learning the basics: Ages 3-17 years

The Tennis Factory, Onslow Rd Tennis Centre in Shenton Park, Perth. 17th May 2018. Photo: (c) Daniel Carson | dcimges.org

PROGRESS

Love the game, want to play more, starting to compete: Ages 6-17 years

The Tennis Factory, Onslow Rd Tennis Centre in Shenton Park, Perth. 17th May 2018. Photo: (c) Daniel Carson | dcimges.org

PERFORMANCE

Identified as having some potential, training more and competing: Ages 6-17 years

JUNIOR TENNIS COMPETITIONS

COMPETE

Competitive opportunities for players: Ages 5-17 years

Why should your child come to Tennis Factory to learn?

Matt is regarded as one of the pioneers of modified junior tennis coaching in Australia using modified balls, nets, racquets and court sizes to help children learn the game faster.

In 2006 he ran the very first modified tennis tournament held in Australia for children; the overwhelming success of that first tournament demonstrated the potential of the format, which has since evolved into Tennis Australia’s grass-root children’s tennis program Tennis Hot Shots.

Matt Bull is a Tennis Australia Tennis Hot Shots Ambassador (the only one in WA), was the inaugural winner of the Newcombe/Australian Tennis Award for Hot Shots Coaching in 2010 and speaks regularly about the topic at the Grand Slam Coaches Conference before the Australian Open.

Players progress

Matt has developed the JTP (Junior Tennis Pathway) over many years teaching juniors the game. The difference between us and other tennis coaching centres is the 3 tiers of level we have for each colour ball (most clubs just have 1). Tennis Factory’s great coaches are constantly assessing the players in the programs to ensure they are playing and being challenged at the right level.

Having 3 tiers of coaching ensures that players are playing at the level that is appropriate for their standard. Players that are taking a little longer to learn the basics won’t lose confidence having better players in their group and better players won’t get frustrated if they feel they are being held back by weaker players. The tier system gives motivated and ambitious young players something to strive for.

Competition is great for learning

To round off our junior tennis pathway there is a competition stream – we encourage all players to compete at their appropriate level. Competition is fantastic as it gives real purpose to learning. When competing and trying to perform children will reflect on what they did well and what they struggled to do. When they go to their next tennis lesson they will want to go and work on the areas that didn’t go well when they played.

Group tennis lessons vs private tennis lessons?

For maximum benefit we advise a group tennis lesson and a private tennis lesson once a week. Your child will be able to take what they have learnt in the private lesson and apply it in the group lesson.

Perth’s best tennis coaches

Learn from the best at Tennis Factory. Our Tennis Australia qualified coaches have recognised education, insurance and a working with children check.

Find out more about our tennis coaches in Perth.