Year 3

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent singles or between two teams of two players each doubles. Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ballcovered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent’s court. The object of the game is to manoeuvre the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will.

Tennis Lessons

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Forehand - Week 1

Backhand - Week 2

Movement - Week 3

Rallying - Week 4

Assessment - Week 5

Tournaments - Week 6

Forehand – Week 1

In the lesson the pupils will Demonstrate choosing and making the best pass in a game situation, Link a range of skills together fluently (pass and move)  & Demonstrate a range of ball control techniques 

Backhand – Week 2

In the lesson pupil’s will Show confidence in using ball skills in a variety of ways in a game situation, Use ball skills in different ways and successfully link them together & Dribble and turn at a variety of speeds.

Movement – Week 3

In the lesson pupils will Use good hand-eye coordination to be able to direct a ball when shooting, Strike a ball with more power and accuracy & Show confidence in striking a ball.

Rallying – Week 4

In the lesson pupils will Demonstrate following and creating complicated rules to successfully play, Demonstrate communicating plans to others during a game situation & Lead others in a game situation.

Assessment – Week 5

In the lesson pupils will review the ability to pass in football, Assess the ability to travel with the ball in football, Assess the ability to strike a football & review understanding of tactics and rules.

Tournaments – Week  6

In the lesson pupils will Pupils can thoroughly evaluate their own and others work suggesting improvements, Perform and apply a variety of skills and techniques confidently with precision & Take part in competitive games with a strong understanding of tactics & composition.