Upton VH Tennis Club Wirral - Coaching Programme

   Tennis Coaching Course            

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Throughout the year there are coaching sessions available for different age groups and standards of player. These take place in five week cycles with match play planned for the last session of each cycle. All courses will cover instruction on developing technique and also include information on the tactical, physical and mental aspects required for successful match play. 


Course booking
Please contact Paul for a booking form,  which needs to be completed to book on the following courses and sent to:
Paul Maddocks, by email: 

And if you have any queries Paul's mobile telephone number is: 07714 022598

Head Coach Dan Stickland 
Mobile:   07906 047350   by email:  dansticklandtennis@hotmail.co.uk 

Below are details of the coaching available at Upton:

1. Mini tennis coaching - Children aged 5 to 11
2. Junior tennis coaching - Children aged 12 to 17
3. Adult tennis coaching - Adults aged 18+
4. Cardio Tennis - 
 cardiovascular exercises with tennis
5. Private tennis lessons.

1. Mini tennis coaching – Primary school children 

Mini Tennis Programme

Friday             4.30pm - 5.30pm 
                        (Spring & Summer)

Red ball tennis         (Ages 5-7)*

Saturday      10.00am -11.00am

Orange ball tennis   (Ages 7-10)*

Saturday      11.00am -12.00pm

Green ball tennis     (Ages 10-11)*

*please note age guidelines quoted are approximate and can vary dependant on experience.

2. Junior tennis coaching – Secondary school children 

Junior Tennis Programme

Saturday 12.00pm -1.00pm

Yellow Ball Girls Ages 11-17

Saturday  1.00pm - 2.00pm

Yellow Ball Boys Ages 11-17

3. Adult tennis coaching  

Adult Coaching Programme

Saturday   2.00pm - 3.00pm**

Tennis Xpress (Adults new to Tennis)

Saturday   3.00pm - 4.00pm**

Rusty Rackets (Adults who have played before).

**During Spring /Summer when sufficient demand.

4. Cardio Tennis

Cardio Tennis is a fun based session which combines cardiovascular exercises with tennis for fitness and weight loss benefits.

Cardio Tennis

Wednesday 7.30pm-8.30pm**

Adults 18+ (Fun + Fitness)

**During Spring /Summer when sufficient demand.

5. Private tennis coaching    

Private Lessons

Various Days -  subject to availability   

Juniors or Adults

Please note: 

Mini Tennis and Junior Coaching courses are in 5 week blocks and continue all year round, with breaks for all Half-Terms and School holidays. Any sessions postponed due to bad weather will be replaced or refunded.

Adult courses and Cardio Tennis are based on sufficient numbers (normally between 6 - 8 people per session) and there is flexibility with payments for these sessions as it is recognised that not everyone can always attend them all.

Please note places are limited on each course due to safety and court availability, and to make things easier for both parties, courses are payable in advance. 

Please phone Paul on 
07714 022598  to book onto a course.

Please contact Paul for a course/ tennis camp booking form, which needs to be completed to book on the following courses.

Paul Maddocks (LTA Level 2 Coach) details:
Mobile  Tel: 
 07714 022598

Dan Stickland (LTA Level 3 Coach & Head Coach) details:
Mobile  Tel: 
 07906 047350   


Updated PT 25.07 2020