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Grasshopper Tennis

Grasshoppers is a Tennis New Zealand national primary school programme designed to introduce all New Zealand children aged 5-10 to tennis.
The Grasshoppers programme uses a games based approach that focuses on the fundamental skills and provides a seamless integration into the physical education curriculum.
Some Key Components of the Grasshoppers Programme
  • Linked to the Physical Education Curriculum
  • Consistent framework -children active, teachers and coaches trained consistently
  • Each child receives four sessions from a Grasshoppers Accredited Coach
  • Creates strong links between schools, clubs and coaches