Training Pathway

Here you will find information about various training programs that aspiring pros can take advantage of in their quest to make it to the professional tour. From Tennis Hot Shots for kids right through to the Davis Cup and Fed Cup squads for Australia’s elite players, there is a program for every player at each stage of development.


Tennis Hot Shots

This is where it all begins. Have fun, learn the basics and begin your tennis dream with Tennis Australia’s kids’ starter program, Tennis Hot Shots.

> Visit the Tennis Hot Shots website


Find a coach

Working with a qualified tennis coach is a great way to fast-track improvement in your game. Tennis Australia qualified coaches have undertaken training courses, completed a working with children check and undergone first aid training.

> Find a Tennis Australia qualified coach


Project Talent

Talent Search is Tennis Australia’s national identification program that evaluates the skills and abilities of athletes aged between six and twelve years of age.

> Check out Project Talent


National Academies

The National Academies are Tennis Australia’s high performance environments that offer a comprehensive training program for athletes who wish to become professional players.

> Learn how you can be selected to join a National Academy


International Tours

International Tours are open to junior players who are under the age of 18. The aim of these trips is to assist the development of our junior players by giving them the opportunity to compete against the world’s best athletes.

> Find out more about International Tours


US Colleges

As well as providing aspiring pros with a great training and coaching program, college players also gain a degree. If you are interested in playing tennis at a US College, find out how we can help you get there.

> Find out more about US Colleges


The Davis Cup and Fed Cup Squads

The Davis and Fed Cup squads are the pinnacle for Australian tennis players. These hand-picked squads include players who are in the respective teams and those who may become future Davis Cup or Fed Cup players.