From the age of 3 until 5 the children are at the Pink level. The basics of tennis are taught through a series of entertaining activities covering areas of balance, focus, and coordination with the racket and balls. The racket size at this level is 19″-21″.
From the age of 5 until 8 the children are at the Red level. Here children play with red sponge balls and small courts, having an opportunity to practice different shots and teqniques, as well as have long rallies. The racket size at this level is 21″.
From the age of 8 until 9 the children are at the Orange level. At this stage, children play with orange balls on bigger courts, however not a full-sized court yet. This allows them to expand their ability to play a full game and practice their techniques adapting to the court.
For ages up until 10 years old. This is the first age category you can play official federated tournaments. Players ages 8-10 can compete with green balls in Under 10 competitions. The full court is used for this age group and the green balls helps keep the game realistic by reducing the height of the bounce and slowing play down, allowing players to develop technically and tactically.