PILLAR 3: TACTICAL
SQUADS & COMPETITION

A vital and extremely rewarding step in any players journey; the squads and competitions make the perfect platform to put all the lessons & match play into action!


Green Squads

To participate in these squads, you must be playing fixtures at a Hotshots Green level. Allows for game strategies in all situations through tactical and drills based training for players in fixtures wanting to improve:

  • Shot selection
  • Training habits
  • Planning strategies prior to each match
  • Pre and Post match drills
  • Footwork and fitness drills
  • Tournament preparation
  • Average 4 pupils per court **
  • 10 week term

** May vary per centre


Junior Development Squads

Our JDS Squads are focused on developing the specific skills juniors require to be prepared for tournaments. Drills will focus on developing the technical and tactical components of tournament play, including emphasis on fitness, footwork and strokes as well as offensive and defensive strategies.

We offer the JDS Squads regularly per week which allows our players plenty of options and days to train. Some sessions also have an additional 30min fitness session prior to the start of squad.  All of our players who train more than once a week are also included in our Tournament Touring Group who attend per-selected tournaments throughout the year together with one of our coaches who give advice, support & feedback to each player.


Full Ball or Gold Squads

These are typically are a a 2.5hr sessions based on a strict selection criteria.

Gold Squads are designed to assist regular tournament players to become a more complete and individual player. Execution of learned skills is refined under a variety of competitive pressures. Individual game styles, winning plays and physical development are prioritised. Players are encouraged to set short, medium and long term goals and are given programs to make sure these goals remain on track.

Private and Semi Private Lessons

Private Lessons are suited to all players, from beginner to elite standard, who are looking to dramatically improve their game. Player’s specific games are thoroughly analysed from a technical, mental and tactical point of view and corrections and enhancements are implemented to ensure maximum improvement.

With private lessons you will always be able to set new goals and targets so you can continue to work on your game.

Benefits

  • Individual and specific one on one time with coach.
  • Expert analysis, cause identification and correction.
  • Knowing what to work on tactically and technically whenever you are playing.

Semi-Private Lessons

Players are grouped in compatible pairs. Whilst similar to private lessons, Semi-Privates enable the student to share the time and reduce costs. In most instances the clients will make private arrangements to pair together to attend semi private lessons.

Benefits

  • Shared session with semi-individual time with the coach
  • Expert analysis, cause identification and correction.
  • Reduce costs whilst still receiving personal time with a coach.