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In this unit pupils develop the key skills required for tennis such as the ready position, racket control and hitting a ball. They learn how to score points and how to use skills, simple strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. Pupils are given opportunities to play games independently and are taught the importance of being honest whilst playing to the rules.


Key Skills:

  • Physical: forehand, backhand, throwing, catching, ready position
  • Social: collaboration, respect, supporting others
  • Emotional: honesty, perseverance
  • Thinking: decision making, understanding rules, using tactics