Get an ACE up your sleeve! Best Places to Learn Tennis in Mumbai
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Get an ACE up your sleeve! Best Places to Learn Tennis in Mumbai

Just as surely as the sun rises in the East, so too do the requests for sports coaching in every household increase when big sporting events like the Olympics come around. This post will help you get started if your child is interested in tennis. Most clubs across the city offer tennis coaching especially during vacations for non members too. If you want to know what goes into professional coaching please click here to read our interview with 12 year old pro tennis player Andre Baretto and his parents. Here’s a list of tennis academies you can consider: 

 

 

Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA)


Location: Cooperage

Age group: 5+ years

The Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association is the sole controlling and governing body of the game of tennis in Maharashtra. It works towards promoting and developing the sport, conducts and runs tennis training facilities, coaching camps, and organises and conducts state, national and international ranking tournaments. The Junior Regular Coaching is for children 5 to 16 years. Based on the player’s performance the child is promoted to the next group or court such as Mini Tournament and Advance. The coaching works towards the development of an all round personality and also includes physical fitness. The coaching covers aspects like stroke production, drills, specific technical corrections, rally, supervised match play and more. Trainees are assessed regularly and parents are given a half yearly progress reports.

For further information please click here.

 

 

 

Sai Tennis Academy


Location: Goregaon, Santacruz, Andheri, Worli, Thane

Age group: 4+ years

Sai Tennis Academy founded by Vikas Thakur and Deepak Salvi offers tennis coaching that is holistic and cost effective. They blend game knowledge, coaching expertise and result oriented trainers to offer a course that is professional and popular. The academy has coaching centres across the city and has many trained state level tennis players as students and alumni.

For further information please click here.

 

 

 

Tennis Excellence


Location: Chembur and Dadar

Age group: 5+ years

Tennis Excellence is a leading training academy that offers tennis training in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Indore. The aim is to produce Olympic and Grand Slam champions. Emphasis at the classes is not just on technique but also on overall fitness.

For further information please click on the location above.

 

 

 

Om Tennis Academy


Location: Kandivali and Borivali

Age group: 4.5+ years  

Om Tennis Academy organises various levels of tennis coaching at clubs. Currently their classes happen at Kamla Vihar Sports Club and Bhavdevi Sports and Culture Club. In addition to the year round coaching at their courts and facilities they also organise tennis tournaments at the Dahisar Club. Coaching at this academy is for beginners as well as for those who are training at a competitive level. Through their classes students learn the sport, improve their overall physical fitness and also learn about competitive spirit, confidence and character development.

For further information please click here.

 

 

 

Practennis School of Tennis


Location: Andheri

Age group: 4+ years

Practennis School of Tennis at Bhavans College has 12 hard tennis courts. The program run by D.S. Rama Rao, Girish Mishra and Kiran Kumar is designed to develop the technical, tactical, physical and mental skills for every student to reach full potential.

For further information please click here.

 

 

Seth Tennis Academy


Location: Malad

Age group: 3.5+ years

The tennis coaching at Malad Gymkhana is managed by Seth Tennis Academy. At this high performance lawn tennis coaching centre juniors, college players and aspiring professionals are taught by Coach Vinod Seth. Under his tutelage competitive players are developed into champions and novices are taught the sport.

For further information please click here.

 

 

 

Priyadarshini Park and Sports Complex


Location: Nepean Sea Road

Age group: 4+ years

The Priyadarshini Park Sports Complex has three full size and one half size synthetic tennis courts. Over 300 people participate in the popular tennis programs that cater to children as well as veterans. Head coach at the complex is Washim Raja.

For further information please click here.    

 

 

 

Sporty Beans


Location: Matunga, Nepean Sea Road and Vasai

Age group: 1.5 to 8 years

Sporty Beans is a multi sport program for young ones that aims to reinforce a child’s natural love of physical activity. The course introduces children to the fundamental concepts and skills behind popular the ball games baseball, basketball, golf, hockey, cricket, rugby, volleyball and tennis. Life skills such as confidence, concentration, social interaction, sportsmanship and more are taught through the activities too. Using age appropriate equipment the program focuses on gross motor skills, balance, stamina, coordination and timing. The sport specific program focuses on the development of advanced skills in children for a chosen sport of which tennis is one. The research backed curriculum incorporates top coaching practices along with tournament play, match play and small sided games. Students are assessed on a range of parameters every quarter to enable parents and coaches to gauge the child’s level and chalk out the way forward.

For further information please click on the location above.  


For an exhaustive list of tennis classes in the city please click here.

 

If you know of more places, write to us at priya.fonseca@mycity4kids.com

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