hese sessions develop ABC’s (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination + speed), ball and racket skills, an introduction to the game and most importantly of all FUN!
What age is red ball mini tennis aimed at?
Red ball mini tennis is for players aged 8 and under.
What ball is used?
A red sponge ball is used indoors and a red felt ball is used outdoors.
What size court is red ball played on?
A court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m. It’s fine to use badminton court lines. The diagram below shows the size of a mini red court compared to a full size tennis court.
What height is the net?
The net is lower than yellow ball tennis at a height of 80cm.
What racket is best to use?
A shorter racket of 43cm – 58 cm (17” – 23”) is recommended.
What kind of competitions are there at red ball?
Competitions are usually team based so you can compete in lots of short matches. The scoring for each match should be first to 10 points and competitions should last between 1 and 3 hours.