The South Devon Tennis Centre

The South Devon Tennis Centre

tennisMAD offers a very comprehensive year round coaching programme for all players ages from 2-92. Whether you are a complete novice or seasoned county + junior we have a training programme to suit your needs. Young or old we can cater for all your tennis needs. Our friendly and experienced team of coaches are all highly experienced and passionate and will inspire you to be the same.

The Junior tennisMAD Programme

The Junior Programme is for players under 18 years of age with players from beginner standard right through to our “Ivybridge Tennis Academy” which trains top county and even some national standard players multiple times per week.
Sessions for juniors run throughout the week; everyday from Monday to Friday between the hours of 16:00 – 19:00pm and Saturday & Sunday mornings from 8:00 – 12:30am Saturday and 8:00 – 9:30am Sunday.
If you would like to get your child/ren involved in the junior programme then please contact us to arrange a trial session so we can find the most suitable session for them.

Sessions for pre school age children, ‘Little Monkeys’ are shown below.

Little Monkeys

Pre school tennis lessons for 18months – 4 year olds.

Friday 18mnth-3yrs 2pm-2.30 pm
Friday 3yrs-4 yrs 2.30 pm-3 pm

This session is for any young children wishing to improve their ABC’s. Agility, Balance, Co-ordination and Speed. This is a great introduction to ball sports and a way to get youngsters introduced to sport and interacting with others. Parents please stay and get involved too!

The tennis+PLUS Multi Sport Holiday Camps

In 2015 tennisMAD launched our NEW TENNIS+PLUS Multi Sport Holiday Camps. Based on the highly successful model we use for our High 5 Sports & Activity Camps at Stover School but with a bot more of a tennis and racket sports twist, our new holiday camps programme offers something for everyone. With action packed days filled with sports, outdoor activities and also weekly themed arts and crafts. Our holiday camps offer something for everyone aged from 5-14 years. Contact the office for further information.

The tennisMAD Adult Programme

tennisMAD provides a very popular adult coaching programme at The South Devon Tennis Centre. The programme offers group training sessions at affordable prices, and has classes for all standards of player. Outlined below is information on what is available, if you are not sure where you would fit into the programme based on the descriptions below, then do not hesitate to contact us for more help or advice.

Full Court Doubles Improvers Tennis

Tuesday 10:00-11:30am (followed by coffee)

This popular session combines both matchplay and drills courts, with one of our team of coaches on hand with tips and advice. Places are limited and the group is busy so please contact us in advance to book yourself a space.

Wednesday 20:30-22:00pm

These sessions are for anybody who is new to tennis, hasn’t played for a while or simply wants to improve their skills so they can play better tennis. We pride ourselves on these sessions offering a friendly atmosphere in which to improve and develop your skills.

Tuesday 10am-11.30am
Wednesday 8.30pm-10pm

Cardio Tennis

Tuesday 6:00 – 7:00pm
A high intensity cardio workout with all the fun of hitting tennis balls. If it’s a cardio fitness workout you want then this is the session for you.

Touch Tennis

Wednesday 6:00 – 7:00pm
touchtennis is a simplified alternative to the mainstream game, tennis. It is simple and easy to pick up so is a great way for adults to learn the game (even those who say they can’t play!!) Once learnt it allows skillful play to flourish, is an energetic experience and leaves players of all ages hooked!

The Coaches

Paul Butcher

Ben Knight

Rhys Dunford

Mia Loye

How to find us

Erme Playing Fields
Ermington Road
PL21 9ES

01752 426322