Private Tennis Coaching on the Isle of Wight

Private lessons are undertaken by Martyn Bailey MSc or Pete Reynold (BA) Hons. Martyn is a level 4 LTA Senior Performance Coach with over 10 years coaching experience following a semi-professional playing career. Martyn is also a fully qualified Sports Performance Psychologist who has experience working with sports people from many different sports, including tennis, rugby, golf, cycling and table tennis.

Pete has an education in Sport and Fitness, and studied Sports Therapy, Sports Science, and has a BA(hons) Degree in Leisure Management. As a lifelong tennis player, Pete has represented the Isle of Wight for the past 24 years, and is a 5 time Island Junior Singles and Doubles Champion, and a multiple Island Singles and Doubles Mens Champion, most recently in 2018. Teamed with his playing experience, he is also a licensed LTA level 4 Performance Tennis Coach.

To book a private lesson or for more information, please call 01983 766222

Martyn Bailey Head Tennis Coach answers some Frequently Asked Questions about private tennis coaching…

How will private tennis coaching benefit my game?
Private tennis coaching is the optimum way for players to fast track their tennis development and reach their full potential. Private tennis lessons are productive and allow you the opportunity to develop skills at your own pace and learn or refine the five basic strokes of tennis at a speed that is comfortable for you.

Who is tennis private tennis coaching for?
If your game is struggling, book a private lesson to help get it back on track or if you have a match coming up you may wish to practice a certain technique to help hone your skills.
Each private lesson is individually tailored to ensure maximum improvement. Players’ games are thoroughly assessed, from a technical and tactical point of view, and corrections and enhancements are addressed. Players will have a greater understanding of what to work on whenever they play. Private tennis coaching is also a great idea for those who are learning tennis for the first time. The coach can teach you the basics so you can get up to speed quickly, and join a group of other same level players.

How can I benefit from a private coaching session?
Private tennis lessons have many benefits for example:
· More personalised attention
· Fine-tune your technique
· Reduce chance of injury with proper form
. Help with your fitness/weight loss goals
· Private lessons can be scheduled at a time to suit you


Find out more about our private tennis coaching as well as our additional services including our racket re-stringing & gripping service, private pilates, private yoga, private conditioning and private rehab on our club tennis programmes here.