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A.C.E. Squad (Performance)

The performance section of the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy is known as the A.C.E. Squad (Attitude Conquers Everything) and is aimed at 6-12 year olds that want to take their tennis to the next level.  They commit to at least 2 sessions a week either 2 midweek session or one midweek session and a match play session on a Saturday.


The groups are 4:1 player coach ratio and the squad sizes are small which means that each player is guaranteed the attention they deserve from the head of performance with regular communication, help and advice. 

Midweek sessions  

The performance programme follows the same philosophy as the rest of the academy with a high volume of balls being hit and a focus on movement and repetition.  The sessions are slightly longer so there is also time for more open play.

Saturday matchplay sessions

These sessions are mainly tactical and give the players a chance to compete in a relaxed environment, gain tactical advice from the coaches whilst getting some matches towards their LTA rating.

Criteria for selection ages 6-8     - A basic technical understanding of the game with good development of swing shapes
    - The ability to rally and score independently of a coach
    - The desire to begin to compete internally and externally
Criteria for selection ages 8-10   - Good technique with repetitive swing shapes and consistent topspin
    - Working towards improving their rating
    - A strong desire to compete both internally and externally
Criteria for selection ages 10-12   - Good technique with a strong tactical understanding of the game
    - A rating of 9.2 or higher
    - Competing externally on a regular basis
How to get into the A.C.E. Squad   A trial session can be arranged with the Head of Performance or you will be invited to attend a trial if you have been put forward by your current coach at the Academy.
Contact    Please contact the Head of Performance, Sophie Cockell, for more information

All bookings for Annabel Croft Tennis Academy (UK) will be handled by Claire Lewis Cole

Email: claire@annabelcrofttennis.com

Call: 0203 170 8393

Opening hours (all times GMT)
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.00pm
Saturdays Closed
Sundays and UK Bank Holidays Closed

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Annabel Croft Tennis Holidays
20 Mortlake High Street, Mortlake, London, SW14 8JN