ESF Tennis - Progression


Age Range

Beginners Level 1 (TEN1A) 

4 - 6 years

This class is for beginner players who, throughout the term, will become confident in performing all groundstrokes, volley, serving and introduction to a basic rally. This is where the fun begins!

Beginners tennis class (TEN1B) older players

7 - 8 years

This class is for beginners or players with little playing experience. It’s never too late to learn tennis so this class will also provide the basic fundamentals (forehand and backhand groundstroke, volley, serve).


Age Range

Improvers tennis class (TEN2)

7 - 8 years

This class is for students who are comfortable with the basic skills of tennis. This class will introduce more challenging tennis skills including topspin, footwork and point play. Students will be challenged to use these skills in real match situations. 


Age Range

Advanced tennis class (TEN3)

9 years +

This class is a high intensity class which will challenge each student in all aspects of their tennis game. Advanced footwork patterns, swing techniques and point play tactics will ensure all students are on their way to becoming a complete player.

Tennis Development Academy

Age Range

Tennis Development Academy (U12)

Under 12

Tennis Development Academy (13+) 

13 years +

This invitation only programme is aimed at 'Future Aces' - those students who have an increased aptitude and talent for the sport of tennis and who wish to develop their skills and understanding in a more technical environment.

Specialised Tennis

Age Range

Tennis Adapted Tennis for Challenged Athletes (TENA)

For All

The adaptive tennis programme is sculpted for those want to enjoy the participation of tennis beyond the physical restrictions.