National Participation Programmes


The national programmes are international best practice, evidence based and research backed coaching programmes for teaching kids, beginner adults and fitness enthusiasts. They are co-designed by coaches and educators to be the best tool for player development and player enjoyment, when you embrace Hot Shots Tennis, Tennis Xpress and Cardio Tennis, everyone will find something they enjoy! 

Even if you already cater for these markets, by becoming an ‘official venue/coach’ for national programmes you will have access to fantastic on- and off-court resources, national promotion and support as well as gifts, special offers and exclusive benefits for your players. 

Don’t miss out

95% of deliverers have told us that national programmes add value to their coaching business or club. Over 55,000 people participated in national programmes during the 2022/23 year. 

If you would like to chat more about getting your club and coach involved in any or all of these fantastic programmes, contact the Programmes Team -

Hot Shots Tennis

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Hot Shots Tennis is a fun way for children between the ages of 3 - 10+ to Play and Learn tennis. Each stage provides the right equipment and court size to play tennis at their ability and interest.  

From marketing campaigns, gifts for registered players, certificates and equipment, Tennis Hot Shots will make your coaching and club stand head and shoulders above the rest.  To read more, browse through our club and programme info pages. 

The programme is a great addition to your tennis coaching business, and it’s a great investment. The Hot Shots Tennis format allows for groups of children to play at once on the same court – no queues, no standing around. Qualified coaches can join the programme and receive heaps of benefits. What are you waiting for?!


Cardio Tennis

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Cardio Tennis is the high energy highlight of any player's week!  A fun, social, group tennis-fitness programme for all ages and abilities (even non-tennis players) With 4 different streams - Lite, Classic, Play and Max. 

This programme has huge appeal for non tennis players as an entry point into the sport as well as being great for improving speed and fitness for current players and members.

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Tennis Xpress

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Tennis Xpress is designed to bring a whole new market of players to your club.  This fantastic programme caters for beginner adults and uses a fun, innovative way of teaching tennis which removes many of the barriers associated with learning the sport.  Using low-pressure balls, and focusing on playing the game, adults build confidence as their coach gives simple technical and tactical advice adapted for each player’s needs. 

Tennis Xpress players are welcomed to 'play on' at the club after the first few lessons, by integrating them into club play in a welcoming and positive way - green ball club nights, new player box leagues etc etc.

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