At Bodyswot Tennis we offer tailored, professional tennis lessons in London for children and adults of all ages and abilities at both indoor and outdoor locations. Our outdoor venues are great places to enjoy professional, fun and friendly coaching all year round and the health and wellbeing benefits of exercising al fresco are clear (see below).

Outdoor tennis coaching is available for private lessons and group sessions and takes place at the following locations:

Ranelagh Gardens, Royal Hospital, East Road, Chelsea SW3 4NE
Burton Court, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea SW3 4SR

To read more about the facilities at each location and how to get there, click here

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Outdoor tennis lessons in London for kids

Our outdoor tennis lessons for kids take place in Chelsea (Ranelagh Gardens and Burton Court). We pride ourselves on our high staff to student ratio (four students to one coach), which allows us to give individual attention in a group setting. We have devised our own unique training programmes to boost learning while having fun – and our inspiring coaches know how to motivate children to ensure progress. All our coaches are LTA accredited and DBS certified.

All Bodyswot Tennis coaches are:

Accredited with the Lawn Tennis Association
Former players who have competed at international level
DBS checked and certified
Professional, reliable and engaging
Committed to ensuring that all students develop their game whilst having fun

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Outdoor tennis lessons for children are available in three age/developmental categories:

Tots tennis (ages 3 to 4)

The emphasis for pre-schoolers is on:

Developing basic movement skills
Encouraging hand-eye co-ordination
Simple racket and ball skills
Fun games

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Mini tennis (ages 5 to 10)

Group sessions for primary school-aged children with one coach to every four children; this enables us to focus on giving individual attention. We have devised a game based programme using tactical and technical drills to boost learning. We encourage players to enter competitions as soon as they are ready.

Sessions include:

Agility and co-ordination games
Racket and ball skills
Focus on serving
Rally skills
Game tactics

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Junior tennis (ages 11 to 18)

These are enjoyable group sessions with a low student-to-coach ratio of one coach to every four students. Sociable and fun, we plan each lesson to get the very best out of teens and pre-teens.

The focus is on:

Technical skills and coaching
Match play
Strength and conditioning (from age 14+)

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To ensure continuity during the winter months we offer term-time indoor tennis for younger children which takes place in indoor halls close by. For more about indoor coaching click here

Not sure which type of outdoor coaching session may suit you or your child?
Call us on 07944 186 743 or e-mail: .

Outdoor tennis lessons in London for adults

Whether you are a total beginner, want to play for fun, need some improver lessons to boost confidence or really want to up your game, we have coaching solution for you. Our talented and experienced tennis pros will help you to get fit and improve your tennis, whatever your motivation for picking up a racket.

We offer a combination of both developmental and performance tennis coaching, and every coaching session is friendly and fun but with a focus on progress.

If you are looking for outdoor tennis lessons in London, we offer:

Experienced, professional LTA accredited coaches with impeccable playing standards
Coaching in a choice of three Central London locations (some with changing facilities)
Choice of group sessions or private lessons
Cardio tennis sessions to improve fitness
Coaching all year round on all-weather courts

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The benefits of outdoor tennis

Studies show that exercising outdoors is one of the most effective ways to get fit, boost energy levels and improve mood; we ensure that all our tennis coaching sessions will leave you feeling uplifted and pleased with your progress. If, however, fitness is your prime motivator for playing tennis, you might also enjoy one of our Cardio Tennis sessions, where the focus is on improving cardiovascular fitness. For more information about Cardio Tennis call 07944 186 743.

Want to celebrate your child’s birthday with a tennis party?

If you’ve got a child who is keen on tennis and you’re looking for a great way to celebrate a birthday or special event, why not book one of our unique tennis party packages? Suitable for children aged 5 to 10, we will keep your party guests active and having fun. Call 07944 186 743 for details or email