Hot Shots Tennis

Learn tennis for life

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.

Win The Ultimate AO Experience!

Win an AO Experience

When you Join the NZ Hot Shots Crew you are automatically entered into the draw to win the ultimate trip to Melbourne for an unforgettable Grand Slam experience!

The prize includes:

  • Return flights for two from your nearest airport to Melbourne
  • Four nights twin-share premium accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Tickets for two people to attend three sessions at Rod Laver Arena
  • The chance to meet some renowned players AND perform the legendary coin toss ahead of the game

Winners must be available to travel on 19 January 2024, Return 23 January 2024.

For full competition terms and conditions click here


Join the NZ Hot Shots Crew

Join Tennis New Zealand’s Hot Shots Crew to unlock exclusive opportunities and benefits that only Hot Shots kids can be a part of!  

What do you get for being in the crew? 

  • Automatic entry into the draw to win a trip to the Australian Open for an incredible money can't buy Hot Shots Experience
  • Be in the know – be the first to receive exciting updates with tips, tricks, and breaking news before everyone else.  
  • Be in the action – If you’re a hot shot kid you’ll be the first pick to be invited to ASB, Davis Cup and ITF activations. 
  • Be in the competitions – Hear about the opportunities to play in THS tournaments with a club or coach in your local area.  
  • Be in the community – Hot Shots kids will have the chance to win branded merchandise.  
  • Be in the stands – Ticket presale codes for access to events will come direct to Hot Shots kids in our newsletters. 

Who can be in the crew? 

  • All players age 3-12 interested in taking part in Hot Shots Tennis Coaching, Tournament Matchplay and Community Play are eligible for the Tennis Hot Shots Crew 

Join the crew!

 Hot Shots Crew Terms and Conditions

Where do I fit?

Hot Shots Blue Stage RGB

  • Launch pad for players. Developing the ABC’s
  • Fun, creativity and play

Hot Shots Red Stage RGB

Discovering and developing tennis specific skills including an introduction to specific tennis strokes, basic strategies and the rally

Hot Shots Orange Stage RGB

Exploring and developing more complex tennis specific skills in conjunction with additional and more complex game related strategies

Hot Shots Green Stage RGB

  • Refining more complex tennis specific skills and game related strategies
  • Completing the transition to full-court tennis

Where can I play?

  1. Search your postcode or suburb in the map below to find your nearest Hot Shots location
  2. Contact you local Hot Shots member coach or club to book a session
  3. What to Bring:
    • Racquet – If you don’t have one, no worries, ask if one can be provided
    • Wear shoes and comfortable sports clothes
    • Wear a hat and sunscreen
    • Bring a water bottle