Junior Pathway

The Tennis Excellence Junior Pathway is the perfect entry point for children Kindergarten age and upwards, looking to learn the game of tennis. These Tennis Australia certified programmes constituting the Junior Pathway teaches kids basic tennis fundamentals including technique, co-ordination and rallying skills in a well structured, fun environment. Kids advancing through the Junior Pathway are invited to join the Yellow Squad and play in competition representing the Club.

** All our Junior Pathway programs below run for 8-weeks**


HotShots Blue (Ages 4-6)
Ideal for early tennis development. Hotshots Blue exposes younger players to fundamental tennis and co-ordination skills. With the use of modified equipment participation is fun for all players.
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HotShots Red (Ages 6-8)
Designed to develop tennis technique. Kids will learn the basic skills while enjoying the dynamic nature of this program.

HotShots Orange (Ages 8-10)
Junior players will be exposed to all tennis skills in the Hotshots Orange program. This open environment is suitable for beginners and experienced players.

HotShots Green (Ages 10+)
HotShots Green focuses on technical competency and rallying as preparation for advancement into the Squad Pathway and full-court tennis. Beginners and experienced players alike will benefit from participating in this program.
Yellow Squad
Entry level Squad for teenagers aged 12+ who have had experience playing with Green ball and are ready to move up to Yellow ball.

Young Adult Squad
An invitation only program for players ready to advance to the next level of Squads. Please contact Tennis Excellence for an assessment if you are joining one of our programs for the first time.
Please only enrol in Young Adult Squad if you have received an invitation from Tennis Excellence to join this Squad.


A ***** star review for Coach AJ

"AJ explains in a way children understand and they always seem to be smiling. I'm really pleased with the whole set up actually. My child just told me out of the blue a few weeks back that she wanted to play tennis and after enquiring with Tennis excellence, they gave me a free trial day for her to try before committing and now Payten is hooked lol. The facilities at Melville are also really great so we have both become members so we can get more court time for her "

-- Damien
TE Melville
22 Feb 2018