HITTING THE  HARROW  COURTS
IN A NEW SEASON OF TENNIS
COME JOIN US

Dear Harrow HK / ATA Tennis Families,
 
Welcome to Term 2 2020!
 
Harrow HK / ATA’s tennis coaching team and I are looking forward to welcoming your child onto the court for the new term of Harrow/ ATA tennis. 
Harrow HK / ATA’s tennis lessons will re-commence for Term 2 2020 on Monday 6 January 2020 for both Lower School and Upper School students.

We have another exciting term ahead providing increased opportunities for Harrow HK players to compete which will give each player a target to strive towards during their weekly lessons and in-house competitions. We look forward to seeing you on court with us for another fantastic term of tennis with Junior Leagues, Mini Competitions and other inter-Harrow team tennis events.

For EXISTING STUDENTS – There is no need to re-enrol as we have a roll-over enrolment system from Term 1 2019 to Term 2 2020. All Harrow Tennis Students will maintain their current placement within their specialized ability groups in Term 2 unless we are advised otherwise or if you have been contacted directly by Harrow/ATA Coaching team to recommend moving class day or time.

For NEW STUDENTS – The ATA Tennis Team offer tennis lessons 7 days a week for both Lower and Upper School students. Enrolment is on a term basis. If you have confirmed your school schedule please go ahead and sign up online. For any enquires please call ATA Tennis Director Kristin Godridge on 9104 7839 or email us on h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com.
 
The ATA Tennis Team offer tennis lessons 7 days a week for both Lower and Upper School students. Enrolment is on a term basis and fees are payable to Harrow HK. Whether your child is a new hand to tennis or an experienced player really looking to push on please go ahead and sign up online now.

For any enquires please call ATA’s Elite Head Coaches – we offer group classes, private classes, semi private classes and match play

*REGISTRATION FOR TERM 2 2020 IS NOW OPEN FOR ALL NEW STUDENTS.
 
Harrow / ATA CCA tennis lessons re-commence for Term 2 2020 on Monday, 6 January 2020 for both Lower School and Upper School students.

Yours in tennis,
Kristin Godridge & James Doherty 
Harrow / ATA Tennis Director & Harrow ATA Head Coach

Important note from HARROW / ATA’s Tennis Director and Head Coaches

Term 2 2020 is a rollover system and your child will remain in the same class location, day and time unless advised otherwise in consultation with your ATA Tennis coaches or you have a specialised request.

NEW STUDENTS ONLY – Please click on the link “NEW STUDENTS – REGISTER NOW” below to register your enrolment for Term 2 2020. 

Limited Availability – Please be aware that classes have limited availability. To avoid disappointment please jump online NOW to request your child’s tennis class, day and time for the coming term. Click below to register your NEW STUDENT enrolment application now. Alternately, if you need some additional guidance and would like to speak to our Harrow / ATA coaching team please feel free to contact Head of ATA Tennis Director Kristin Godridge (9104 7839) or ATA Harrow Head Coach James Doherty (7074 8215)

INTRODUCING ATA’s – ELITE HK HEAD COACH & COACHING TEAM

JAMES DOHERTY 

James Doherty has now been in Hong Kong for 1 year after leaving Europe with an elite tennis and coaching background from England. James has worked for the National Tennis Centre in England, Wimbledon Park and many venues and centres across the South East of England. 

James is experienced in all levels of coaching having nurtured club tennis players through their tennis careers as well as working with top UK Juniors and ATP tour professionals. Pushing beginner to elite junior players into transitioning from school tennis to elite competitive tennis has always been an area of coaching James has favoured as he strongly believes that every junior with enough focus has the potential to take the competitive scene by storm.
 

RPT trained, LTA qualified, USPTA Accredited.
Actively  competing on the HK competitive Tennis Scene as an A+ player.
James is a leader in the game and is a fantastic motivator. 
He is looking forward to working with all of the Harrow HK Tennis players.

** Weekend  ATA Harrow Match Play will be running from 3-5pm on a weekly basis with singles and doubles matches throughout the term it’s a fantastic add on to your child’s tennis and there will be a court catering to your child’s ability. If you are unsure if your child is ready to start the weekend matchplay please email the ATA Harrow Team for more information and we will take you through all options available.

HARROW / ATA’s IMPORTANT DATES FOR TERM 2 2020
START DATE: Monday 6 JAN 2020
FINISH DATE: Friday 27 MAR 2020
 
HOLIDAY CAMP DATES:
CNY Holiday Camps 29 Jan-1 Feb 2020 (4 days)
Christmas Camps – 16 -20th December 2019 & 1-4th January 2020

 

EXCLUSIONS:
(There will be NO CCA tennis lessons on the following dates)
CNY Half Term Holidays:
Fri 24 Jan – Sun 2 Feb 2020 (inclusive)
  
ENRICHMENT TIME exclusions:
(no CCA lessons from 4:30-7:30pm)
Thurs 23 Jan 2020 (4:30-7:30 pm NO CCA)
Fri 27 Mar 2020 (4:30-7:30 pm NO CCA)

ATA HARROW EVENTS FOR TERM 2 2020

The new academic year will bring an even greater range of competition, with the diversity of events on offer expanding again even further. No dates have yet been set, below is a list of events to be expected:
  • Red/ Orange/ Green ball knockout & Teams Event Tournament    
  • Yellow ball knockout Competition 2-6pm  
  • Yellow ball doubles competition  
  • Parent Child Challenge 
  • Red Ball inter-Harrow team matchplay 
  • Orange ball inter-Harrow team matchplay 
  • Green ball inter-Harrow team matchplay 
  • Yellow ball inter-Harrow team matchplay 
  • Harrow HK challenge match vs other ATA venues  

    *Please email h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com for more information. Online sign up for these events will be emailed out closer to the event time.

I am not sure about my child’s schedule for this term what should I do?
If you are not yet sure of your child’s schedule for Term 2 2020, we highly recommend that you sign up now for their preferred lesson time and we can work with you to move them to a class day and time that suits you once your schedule is confirmed in the next few weeks.  

Please be aware that classes fill up fast due to limited availability. 
Due to long waiting lists for some class times we strongly encourage you to complete the online enrolment for Harrow / ATA Tennis CCA Lessons Term 2 2020 NOW in order to avoid disappointment and to secure your child’s spot for this term.
 
NEW STUDENTS – My child did not play with Harrow/ATA’s CCA Tennis Lessons last Term 1 2019. Can I enrol now?
Yes, you can.  If you know the class your child would like to enrol in for Term 2 2020, please move forward & enjoy our easy online enrolment options by clicking on the links “NEW STUDENTS – REGISTER NOW” below. Alternately, if you need some additional guidance and would like to speak to our HARROW / ATA tennis coaching team please feel free to contact Head of ATA Tennis Kristin Godridge (9104 7839) or ATA Head Coach James Doherty (7074 8215).

REMINDER: ONLY NEW STUDENTS are required to complete the online enrolment for Term 2 2020.

To enrol you need to:
1) Select your child’s preferred, lesson day and time
2) Enter your child’s name, contact details, current year group & class/house 
3) Press submit to enrol

When and how do I pay?
You will be invoiced for Harrow/ATA CCA Tennis lessons directly by Harrow International School Hong Kong and not by ATA Tennis. 
Enrolment in Harrow/ATA CCA Tennis lessons is on a term basis for both group and private classes. Your enrolment and child’s attendance at their first group and/or private lesson is your acceptance of these term fees detailed above.
  
If you are unable to complete your enrolment by using the online enrolment process provided please contact us at h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com.

LUNCHTIME CLASSES  – Lower school pupils will be escorted to the dining room after lunchtime lessons with sufficient time to eat lunch. They will be supervised in the dining room by Harrow/ATA coaches.

WET WEATHER – In the event of rain classes will still be on and will be moved undercover to one of the indoor courts. If you are unsure please contact your coach on the day.

MAKE UP LESSONS – If your child misses a lesson due to illness, school excursion or wet weather (if no indoor courts are available) a makeup class can be arranged for a suitable, alternate date. Please contact your coach directly to arrange any makeup lessons.

Makeup lessons must to be arranged within the current term and cannot be carried forward to future terms.
 
WHAT TO BRING? Please bring along your Harrow School sports attire and racket. If you do not have a racket we do have rackets available that you can use at school.