Kids on Court does not just integrate the ITF's Play and Stay concept, it also presents innovative and modern training concepts from top coaches. 


  • Juergen Mueller teaching kids in the red court
  • Juergen Mueller explaining grips
  • Juergen Mueller with Dominik Koepfer

Valuable tips from experienced top coaches

TennisGate.com's team of authors publishes training content exclusively on this platform - content which coaches, club personnel or parents can implement as valuable tips in the development of their 4 - 12 year olds.

The structure of this Kids on Court enables individual training for the different age groups as well as training in large groups

Handling large groups is a key task

Keeping a large group of children purposefully occupied at the same time is a key task facing tennis schools, club coaches and club assistants if they are to keep or gain members.



  • Kids Development
  • Kids on Court
  • Kids on Court

Motor Development
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Improve coordination and fundamental athletic skills

In the Motor Development Section you will find exercises to help children improve their general coordination and fundamental athletic skills such jumping, running, and all types of throwing and catching skills.
Foundation of athletic activity

Foundation of any athletic activity

The motor development skills form the foundation of any athletic activity and are essential in promoting a quicker and more efficient future athletic skill development.
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Less frustrating and more fun learning

The exercises you will find in this section guarantee a faster, less frustrating and more fun learning process of all tennis specific skills.
Athletic Development
Success in the game requires many fitness components

Success in the game requires many fitness components

Tennis is a very complete sport where all of the different fitness components play a role. Success in the game requires coordination, speed, agility, endurance, strength and power and each of these areas has to be targeted to help athletes succeed.
Develop young children healthier and more complete

Develop healthier and complete young athletes

In this section you will find all the ideas you need to help young children develop into healthier and more complete athletes and hence better players.
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Develop tennis specific footwork

The Athletic Development section also includes many exercises to help your players develop tennis specific footwork.
Groundstrokes Development
Success in the game requires many fitness components

Learning the correct way to hit the ball

In tennis solid technique is essential and learning the correct way to hit the ball from the beginning is the best way to assure solid and dependable strokes later on.
Providing ideas to help young players understand

Providing ideas to help young players understand

This secticon is all about providing ideas to help young players understand and practice forehands and backhands.
Many different methodological ideas

Many different methodological ideas

You will find many different methodological ideas as well as drills in which the players can experiment with groundstrokes in different tactical situations.
Serve and Return Development
Success in the game requires many fitness components

All points start here

One can not play tennis if one is not able to get the point started, so one of the first important skills to develop in young children is the ability to serve and return.
Many drills, ideas and progressions

Many drills, ideas and progressions

Here you will find many drills, ideas and progressions to develop solid fundamentals as well as many ways to practice these two important strokes.
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Proven with hundreds of children

The methodology used to teach the serve has been proven with hundreds of children and if you follow it you will find that learning to serve correctly may not be as difficult as one may think.
Net Game Development
Feel comfortable anywhere on the court

Feel comfortable anywhere on the court

At TennisGate we believe in a holistic approach to the game in which all the strokes are taught simultaneously. We strive to develop complete players that feel comfortable anywhere on the court, and in order to achieve this children have to experience net play from the beginning.
Develop skills for all net game situations

Develop skills for all net game situations

Approaches, volleys, half volley and overheads are an important part of the game and children should develop these skills early on.
Net play in a fun and exciting way

Net play in a fun and exciting way

This section is full of technical and tactical ideas to help young players experience all aspect of net play in a fun and exciting way.