Mini Aces & Mini Reds
Mini Aces is ages for children ages 4 to 6 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on fundamental ABC’s (Agility, Balance and Co-ordination).
These sessions develop ABC’s (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination) and speed, ball and racquet skills, an introduction to the game and mostly importantly of all FUN!
What age is red ball mini tennis aimed at?
Red ball mini tennis is for players aged 8 and under
What ball is used?
A red sponge ball is used indoors and a red felt ball is used outdoors.
What size court is red ball played on?
A court with dimensions of 11m x 5.5m. The diagram below shows the size of a mini red court compared to a full size tennis court.
What height is the net?
The net is lower then yellow ball tennis at a height of 80cm.
What racquet is best to use?
A shorter racquet of 43cm - 58cm (17” - 23”) is recommended.
What kind of competitions are there at red ball?
Competitions are usually team based so the player can compete in lots of short matches. The scoring for each match should be first to 10 points and competitions should last between 1 and 3 hours.