HITTING THE  HARROW  COURTS
IN A NEW SEASON OF TENNIS
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Welcome to HARROW/ ATA’s Tennis CCA Lessons

 Term 1 2020 sign up LESSONS STARTING Monday November 2nd

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Elite.
Lower School and Upper School

Dear Harrow HK / ATA Tennis Families,

Welcome to Term 1 2020!

ATA’s tennis coaching team are looking forward to welcoming your child onto the court for the new term of Harrow / ATA tennis STARTING Monday November 2nd.

We are all super excited to see our tennis tennis players out on court for a fantastic term of tennis with us. Classes this term will include group classes of no more than 4 players and private classes for this term please note.
The ATA Tennis Team offer tennis lessons 6 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 ATA Tennis at Harrow has a class and International coach to suit your child’s tennis needs. Online registration for Term 1 2020 is NOW OPEN FOR ALL STUDENTS. This is a new sign up due to an adjustment in schedule so please fill out your tennis request again.

Limited Spots Available – Please be aware that classes fill up fast due to limited availability – to avoid disappointment SIGN UP NOW!

ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO RE-ENROL FOR TERM 1 2020.

 
For any enquires please call ATA’s Elite Head Coaches – we offer group classes, private classes, semi private classes, match play and shot analysis.
  • ATA Tennis Director Kristin Godridge on
  • (m) 9104 7839 
  • Email us on h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com or kristin.godridge@atatennsaces.com
  • ATA Head Tennis Manager Toby Clark 
  • (m) 9646 3760

Yours in tennis,
Kristin Godridge & Toby Clark & James Doherty 
Harrow / ATA Tennis Director & Harrow ATA Head Coaches

 

HARROW / ATA’s IMPORTANT DATES FOR TERM 1 2020

 

HOLIDAY CAMP DATES: 

CHRISTMAS CAMPS :

 

 

For any questions regarding enrolment please feel free to contact
Kristin Godridge (9104 7839)
or email  h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com

Kristin Godridge is ATA Tennis Director & ATA Tennis at Harrow Tennis Director

with a passion for tennis and a multitude of experience is a well known international tennis identity, with strong personal links within Tennis Australia and both the WTA and ATP tours. At the age of 17yrs Kristin was the Number 1 ranked junior female tennis player in the world and went onto the internationally tennis circuit

Highest Junior ITF World Ranking – 1
Highest WTA Singles ranking in the world – Top 60
Highest WTA doubles ranking in the world – Top 50

Her knowledge in coaching and running international junior tennis programs has made ATA one of the leading tennis providers in Asia. ATA is proud to be building Harrow Tennis Stars

Toby Clark (GBR) – HKFC Head Tennis Professional – ATA Management

Background: Toby is a former International circuit player in juniors and seniors. He represented Great Britain in juniors, for British Universities, and for the International Club of Great Britain.

Experience: During his time in the United Kingdom; he held a position as a Lead Coach for 7.5 years at the Wimbledon, All England   Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club venue of the Grand Slam. He also worked as a Tennis Manager for 4.5 years at one of London’s largest public tennis facilities. Toby has had a wide range of work experience in the sporting field, worked as an exercise physiologist, in event management and athlete representation. He has also coached in Europe and Australia.

Qualification: LTA CCA -Performance Coach Qualification, Degree in Sport and exercise science, post grad CAM diploma in Communications. US Boot CampTrainer Certification.

ATA Work Specialty: Coaching both adults and junior players, Marketing, Tennis Programme Management.

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

JAMES DOHERTY – one of hong kong’s leading tennis coaches

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.

 

ATA Tennis @ Harrow HK Tennis pathways are paving the way for strong Harrow Tennis Players

ATA HARROW EVENTS FOR TERM 1 2020 GET READY!

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 / Yellow Ball Mini Events and Tournament round robin events.    

Red/ Orange/ Green ball knockout & Teams Event Tournament    

Yellow ball knockout Competition 2-6pm  

Yellow ball doubles competition  

Parent Child Challenge for all ages and abilities 

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.

ATA / HARROW HK RED BALL

  • Ages 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 years
  • New & Developing Player
  • Red Ball (75% slower than a normal ball)
  • 36″ Court
  • ATA Racquet Size 19″. 21″, 23″
  • The ATA Red Ball junior tennis development program teaches players the fundamental tennis hand eye visual acuity, co-ordination skills, confident movement and a strong tennis technique foundation. With the use of modified equipment / balls and mini nets depending on squad level. ATA coaches install a love of the game. Participation is super fun for all players.

ATA / HARROW HK ORANGE BALL

  • Ages 7-8, 9-10 years
  • Level 1 & Level 2
  • Orange Ball (50% slower than a normal ball)
  • 60″ Court
  • ATA Racquet Size 23″, 25″
  • ATA Junior Orange Ball junior development program is on a mini net on half court.This program environment is suitable for young experienced players and slightly older experienced players with technical competency, semi confident and confident rallying skills in preparation for the green ball pathway. Fostering a strong technique, understanding spins, tactical skills and sportsmanship taught to all players. All juniors will benefit from participating in this program as it fosters a strong sense of comradery,  confidence between players and love of the game. Participation is super fun for all players.

ATA / HARROW HK GREEN BALL

  • Ages 9-10, 11-13 years
  • Fast Track – New/Inexperienced Player
  • Green – Intermediate Level
  • Green Ball (25% slower than a normal ball)
  • Full Court
  • ATA Racquet Size 26″, 27″
  • ATA Junior Green ball Program caters to players ready to expand to mor advanced movement, swing, tactical patterns with the emphasis on skill based, matchplay learning.
  • A strong emphasis is placedon serving technique, full court matchplay and a constant competitive intensity.

ATA / HARROW HK YELLOW BALL

  • Ages 11-13, 14 -16+ years 
  • Intermediate & Advanced Levels.
  • Teenagers on the Move
  • Performance B
  • Performance A
  • Yellow Ball
  • Full court
  • ATA Racquet Size 26″, 27″, Full Adult rackets
  • We hit three clear levels in our yellow ball junior program.
  • Intermediate & Advanced Levels – older player that has fundamental tennis skills yet have yet master matchplay and compete.
  • Teenagers on the move – social players who are taking up tennis older and want a fun sporty enviroment that welcomes their progression path.
  • Performance A & B – High performance, competitive level.
  • All of the above programs use yellow balls and full court. The difference between the 3 programs is the players current ability, mindset and skill level.

Monday (6 Classes – Mon 2 Nov – Mon 7 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : 11.35 – 12.15pm (40 min)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

Tuesday (6 Classes – Tues 3 Nov – Tues 8 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : 11.35 – 12.15pm (40 min)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

Wednesday (0 Classes – Wed 4 Nov – Wed 9 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : None available

*This term there are NO Wednesday lunchtime lessons for Lower School

Thursday (6 Classes – Thurs 5 Nov – Thurs 10 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : 11.35 – 12.15pm (40 min)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

Friday (6 Classes – Fri 6 Nov – Fri 11 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : 11.35 – 12.15pm (40 min)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

Saturday (6 Classes – Sat 7 Nov – Sat 12 Dec 2020):

Lunchtime Classes (Lower School) : 11.35 – 12.15pm (40 min)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

IMPORTANT INFO:
Eating Lunch after tennis
– Your child will have plenty of time to each lunch after their lunchtime tennis lesson has completed. Once the lunchtime tennis class is finished, ATA tennis coaches accompany Lower School students to the canteen and supervise them there while they eat lunch. Please be assured that your child will have more than enough time to eat a proper lunch before afternoon classes start.

Monday (6 Classes – Mon 2 Nov – Mon 7 Dec 2020):

Morning Classes (Upper School) : 6:30 – 7:30am (Boarders ONLY– 1hr)

Lunchtime Classes (Upper School): None available

Enrichment Time Classes (Upper School) : 4:30 – 5:30pm / 5.30 – 6.30pm / 6.30 – 7.30pm (1hr)

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

Tuesday (6 Classes – Tues 3 Nov – Tues 8 Dec 2020):

Morning Classes (Upper School) : 6:30 – 7:30am (Boarders ONLY– 1hr)

Lunchtime Classes (Upper School): 12.50 – 1.30pm (40 min)

Enrichment Time Classes (Upper School) : 4:30 – 5:30pm / 5.30 – 6.30pm / 6.30 – 7.30pm (1hr)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

40 min Private class HKD 500 / Class (1-1 coaching)

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

Wednesday (6 Classes – Wed 4 Nov – Wed 9 Dec 2020):

Morning Classes (Upper School) : 6:30 – 7:30am (Boarders ONLY– 1hr)

Lunchtime Classes (Upper School): 12.50 – 1.30pm (40 min)

Enrichment Time Classes (Upper School) : 4:30 – 5:30pm / 5.30 – 6.30pm / 6.30 – 7.30pm (1hr)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

40 min Private class HKD 500 / Class (1-1 coaching)

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

Thursday (6 Classes – Thurs 5 Nov – Thurs 10 Dec 2020):

Morning Classes (Upper School) : 6:30 – 7:30am (Boarders ONLY– 1hr)

Lunchtime Classes (Upper School): 12.50 – 1.30pm (40 min)

Enrichment Time Classes (Upper School) : 4:30 – 5:30pm / 5.30 – 6.30pm / 6.30 – 7.30pm (1hr)

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

40 min Private class HKD 500 / Class (1-1 coaching)

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

Friday (6 Classes – Fri 6 Nov – Fri 11 Dec 2020):

Morning Classes (Upper School) : 6:30 – 7:30am (Boarders ONLY– 1hr)

Lunchtime Classes (Upper School): 12.50 – 1.30pm (40 min)

Enrichment Time Classes (Upper School) : None available

40 min class HKD 170 / Class

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

40 min Private class HKD 500 / Class (1-1 coaching)

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

Saturday (6 Classes – Sat 7 Nov – Sat 12 Dec 2020):

Classes (Upper School) : 8-9am / 9-10am / 10-11am / 11-12noon / 12 – 1pm

1 Hour class HKD 235 / Class

1 Hour Private class HKD 750 / Class (1-1 coaching)

** Weekend  ATA Harrow Match Play will be running from 3-5pm on a weekly basis with singles and doubles matches  throughout the term its a fantastic add on to your child’s tennis and there will be a court catering to your child’s ability. If your 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.

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 1 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 1 2020 NOW in order to avoid disappointment and to secure your child’s spot for this term.
 
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: ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ENROL FOR TERM 1 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.

STAY IN TOUCH WITH ATA HARROW
EMAIL:  h.schooltennis@atatennisaces.com
WEBSITE: 
www.atatennisaces.com