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In this unit pupils develop the key skills required for tennis such as the ready position, racket control and forehand and backhand ground strokes. Pupils learn how to score points and how to use skills, 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: underarm throwing, catching, forehand, backhand, ready position
  • Social: collaboration, respect, supporting others
  • Emotional: honesty, perseverance
  • Thinking: decision making, understanding rules, selecting and applying skills and tactics