Southern Sports Academy

Southern Sports Academy

Welcome to Southern Sports Academy, located in the beautiful city of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

With the wonderful Highveld climate, there is coaching all year-round. The Academy offers a variety of lessons in tennis for all ages…. The beginner or experienced player.

Southern Sports Academy caters for an individual’s personal game development, as well as being part of a broader training group to further grow their skill base in the sport of their choice.

Southern Sports Academy Holiday Programs

SOUTHERN SPORTS ACADEMY offers fantastic Holiday Tennis Programs such as Round Robin Tournaments & Tennis Intensives & Tennis Clinics are held throughout the school holidays:

For further information email us at office@southernsportsacademy.co.za

Tennis Coaching

At SOUTHERN SPORTS ACADEMY we offer Tennis coaching programs which support all ages and skill levels, from beginner to elite.

Coaching classes operate at our schools and at the Bryanston Country Club on a weekly basis during the school term for Groups and throughout the year for Individual lesons

Different programs are conducted during the Holidays.

Tennis is a sport for life and a sport for all. You’re neither too young nor too old to start.

Tennis is healthy and good for fitness. Research has shown that playing tennis regularly:

  • Improves general health and well-being
  • Improves aerobic fitness, flexibility and suppleness
  • Reduces the risk of diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes
  • Improves decision-making and problem-solving skills

For more information on the health benefits of playing tennis visit www.tennis10s.com

Adult Coaching

What a great fun way to get fit!

Adult lessons offered at BRYANSTON COUNTRY CLUB & JOBURG SOUTH

Individual lessons are greatly beneficial for any player, specific in targeting the individual’s game. Technical aspects, drills, stroke production, movement, tactical awareness, mental toughness and etiquette are covered.

Individual / Private lessons

  • 30 minute lesson
  • 45 minute lesson
  • 1 hour lesson
  • 1,5 hour lesson

Dual Trainer (2 players)

  • 1 hour

Trio Group Trainer (3 players)

  • 1 hour

Super Squad (4 players)

  • 1 hour

Beginner Adult Group (5+ players)

  • 1 hour

For more information on getting started email us for Johannesburg South venues at  office@southernsportsacademy.co.za

or  Bryanston Country Club  mailto: tennis@bryanstoncc.co.za

Junior Coaching

Group Classes

Weekly Group lessons are available 30min or 60min classes

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Private lessons

Individual lessons are greatly beneficial for any player, specific in targeting the individual’s game. Technical aspects, drills, stroke production, movement, tactical awareness, mental toughness and etiquette are covered.

For more information on getting started email us at office@southernsportsacademy.co.za  or tennis@bryanstoncc.co.za

Or Enrol Online Click Here

Juniors

Southern Sports Academy offers coaching excellence and is affiliated with TSA Tennis South Africa.  The ITF  Tennis10s PLAY and STAY program is used, which is the fun way for kids to learn to play tennis. Our coaches create an awesome fun learning environment where agility, eye-hand co-ordination, racket control, balance and speed form part of the lesson plan. Players progress through a series of stages relative to their age and ability. See the Junior Progress Pathway.

Checkout more information of the Red, Orange and Green Play and Stay program

11+ years Yellow

YELLOW LEVEL 1 & 2Ages 10+                                              

Group lessons for kids from Green Level 2 (90 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Serving: Slice, Flat and topspin
  • Return of serve, direction and placement
  • Groundstrokes: topspin and slice
  • Net play: slice approach, volleys, smash sequences
  • Passing shots, lobs
  • Intensive drills court tactics
  • Match play singles and doubles

5-8 years – Red

PURPLE LEVEL  Ages 4 – 5                                               

Group lessons for kids with little or no tennis experience.  ( 30 min lesson)
Gross motor and ball skills are covered.

Players develop:

  • Ball and racket handling
  • Movement gross motor
  • Eye hand co-ordination
  • Over- and underarm throwing
  • Midline crossing with forehand and backhand

Progress pathway:  Red Level 1

RED LEVEL1 Ages 5 TO 8                                                       

Group lessons for kids with little or no tennis experience. ( 30 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Movement on the court
  • Rallying on the floor: Crazy tennis
  • Forehand, backhand and serve basics
  • Racket control
  • Contacting ball over the net with coach assistance
  • Tracking and receiving a bouncing ball
  • Working with a group

Progress pathway: Red Level 2

RED LEVEL 2 Ages 5 to 8                                                       

Group lessons for kids from Red Level 1. ( 30 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Rallying with a partner
  • Overarm serve over the net.
  • Basic scoring
  • Sound contact of ball over the net with use of forehand and backhand

RED PERFORMER 

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Group lessons for players that can serve, rally and score. Lessons are twice a week (30 mins x 2 )

8-10 years – Orange

Progress Pathway: Orange Level 1

ORANGE LEVEL 1 Ages 8 to 10                                             

Group lessons for kids from Red Level 2 ( 2 x 30 min lessons / 1 x 60 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • The serve action over the net and in
  • Top spin groundstrokes
  • Net play basic
  • Smash
  • Rallying
  • Scoring

Progress Pathway: Orange level 2

ORANGE LEVEL 2 Ages 8 to 10                                             

Group lessons for kids from Orange Level 1  ( 2 x 30 min lessons / 1 x 60 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Slice serve
  • Groundstrokes: topspin and flat
  • Net play
  • Volley and smash
  • Approach shots
  • Doubles and singles match play tactics

ORANGE PERFORMER   

Group lessons for players that have advanced from Red Stage. Lessons are twice a week (30 mins & 60 min)

9-11 years – Green

Progress Pathway: Green Level 1

GREEN LEVEL1 Ages 9+                                                   

Group lessons for kids from Orange Level 2 (30 min lesson & 60 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Serving: Slice, Flat
  • Return of serve
  • Groundstrokes: topspin and slice
  • Net play: slice approach, volleys, smash
  • Passing shots

Progress pathway: Green Level 2

GREEN LEVEL 2 Ages 9+                                                        

Group lessons for kids from Green Level 1. (30 min lesson & 60 min lesson)

Players develop:

  • Serving: Slice, Flat
  • Return of serve
  • Groundstrokes: topspin and slice
  • Net play: slice approach, volleys, smash
  • Passing shots
  • Intensive drills

GREEN PERFORMER   

Group lessons for players that have advance from the Orange stage. Lessons are twice a week ( 30 min & 60 min).

Enrolment Forms & T’s C’s

Enrolment forms

  • JOBURG SOUTH

 SSA TENNIS ENROLMENT FORM 2019

2019 Terms and Conditions SSA Jhb South

  • Harvest Christian School Tennis Programme

HARVEST SCHOOL TENNIS PROGRAM ENROLMENT FORM 2019

  • BRYANSTON COUNTRY CLUB TENNIS ACADEMY

Bryanston CC TENNIS ENROLMENT FORM 2019

2019 Terms and Conditions Bryanston

  • Terms and Conditions

Kindly request  Tennis Fees & Rates for 2019 at office@southernsportsacademy.co.za

Contact Us

Mobile 1 +27 82 895 0766 

Mobile 2 +27 82 685 2247

General Enquiries office@southernsportsacademy.co.za