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Serious about tennis

Learn - Practice - Improve

Quality tennis coaching in Streatham.


Serious about tennis

Learn - Practice - Improve

Quality tennis coaching in Streatham.

 Tennis coaching in south london   

Our Tennis Vision

Learn, practise and improve...

Serious About Tennis is determined to deliver great tennis coaching at affordable prices. Our philosophy is to teach players of any age or standard to love the game of tennis. We love to share our life long passion for the game of tennis by helping people from all backgrounds experience the game of tennis in the park. We use up to date equipment and programmes to help players achieve their goals of improving whilst having fun.

Lessons are planned so that training is appropriate for the age and skill of players. 


Tennis Coaching in South London

We run group courses for players as young as 3 years old. Individual Coaching is available. For more information about adult group tennis coaching click here. For more information about junior group tennis coaching click hereOur Head Coach Dino Skeete is an LTA Level 4 Performance Coach and has trained many players young and old to top club and county level. When free he is available for private lessons at Hillside Gardens Park, and Streatham Vale Park.

RacKet Stringing South London

A professional racket stringing service is available. For more information about tennis racket stringing click here.

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Our Coaching Team

Our Coaching Team

The tennis coaching team


Dino Skeete, Head Tennis Coach

Dino is a very experienced, level 4 qualified tennis coach having coached for over 20 years. 
Award winning and recognised as a coach of national significance through the Aegon Awards, he has regularly produced County players. Some of his best pupils have gone on to have
careers in the world of tennis. He is ranked in the top 10 over 45 British tennis players and
set up Serious About Tennis to give more people the chance to learn and excel at tennis.


Rosena Skeete, Assistant Coach

Rosena Skeete is a level 2 qualified and registered tennis coach specialising in
teaching younger children and beginners. She has been assisting with mini red groups for
the last four years, and enjoys coaching the younger players helping them to build their
skills, and watching them progress.


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“I credit Dino with the fact my children are so well balanced… the tennis is a bonus!”
— Miriam, Mum of three children West Norwood
Dino is the most innovative effective & enthusiastic coach I have ever worked with
— Rif, Herne Hill
Hi Dino
Following your great advice after each match played I write the report.
It helps to show the mistakes when trying to analyze the game.
Kind regards
— Slawek
I want to be a player and a coach, just like Dino
— Thursday morning Tot, 4 Years Old
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Safeguarding Policy
Serious About Tennis is committed to prioritising the well-being of all children and adults at risk, during all the programmes and events we run. This Policy strives to minimise risk, deliver a positive tennis experience for everyone and respond appropriately to all safeguarding concerns/disclosures.





Safe and Inclusive Code of Conduct

All employees, those under contractual arrangements, club officials, volunteers, members and others using the club facilities are required to abide by this Code of Conduct. This is required in order to support the club in providing a welcoming and safe environment for all children and young people and in the implementation of its child protection policy and procedures.

Those working in the club should at all times:

Prioritise the well-being of all children and adults at all times.
Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person within the context of our sports.
Display high standards of behaviour.  Always work in an open environment (i.e. avoid private, or unobserved, situations). Act with integrity at all times.
Help to create a safe and inclusive environment both on and off court and promote the Fair Play values: enjoy; respect.
Place the well-being and safety of children above the development of performance.
Value and celebrate diversity and make all reasonable efforts to meet individual needs.
Keep clear boundaries between your professional and personal life, including on social media.
Check you have the relevant consent from parents/carers, children and adults before taking or using photos and videos.
Ensure your own roles and responsibilities, and those of everyone you are responsible for, are clearly outlined and everyone has the information, training and support to carry them out.
Where possible, do not be alone with a child or adult at risk (NB LTA guidance does allow for public 1 to 1 coaching as defined within the good practice guidelines).
Coaches and volunteers must take positive action to protect both themselves and raise concerns if they feel uncomfortably placed in a position of working alone and/or unsupervised.
Do not abuse, neglect, harm or discriminate against anyone; or act in a way that may be interpreted as such.
Doing nothing is NOT an option: report all concerns and disclosures as soon as possible, following the Concern Reporting Procedure. If someone is in immediate danger, call the police (999).
The Code of Conduct should be interpreted in a spirit of integrity, transparency and common sense, with the best interests of children and adults at risk as the primary consideration.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Serious About tennis Privacy Statement

At Serious About Tennis, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

We may change this Policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email to seriousabouttennis@gmail.com.

How do we collect information from you?

We collect data from you when you book onto courses, join our Club or sign up for events. This is for the express purpose of sending you information from time to time about our offers, courses, competition and our Club. You provide all data directly, such as when you make a purchase or when you register to receive our email newsletters. We use a third party to facilitate membership, events and course booking, Clubspark, their privacy policy can be found here.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, email address, photo permission and contact phone number, and dates of birth for juniors. In some circumstances this may include health information. If you make a purchase we do not hold your payment details, it is collected by our third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

·      Let you know about matches and competitions coming up, to make arrangements for these

·      Seek your views or comments on the services and products we provide

·      Notify you of any changes to course times, especially weather related!

·      Send you communications which may be of interest to you or your family. These may include information about offers, events, new course, and other sporting opportunities.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis.

Who do we share your personal data with?

Third Party Service Providers, mainly the Lawn Tennis Association where you have entered a competition: We may pass your information to our trusted third party service providers for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you. For example, to the LTA for competition results.

However, when we work with third parties;

• We disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service.

• We will not release your information to third parties for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so.

Your marketing choices

You have a choice about whether you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive email communications from us about our courses and offers any longer you may unsubscribe at any time.  

We will not contact you for marketing purposes by email unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by logging into the My Account area on the Clubspark website or contacting us by email: seriousabouttennis@gmail.com

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you would like to change your details at any point, please log into your Clubspark account and update the relevant area.

16 or Under.

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 16 or under. All children who are 16 or under‚ must have their parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever we are provided with their personal information.

Review of this Policy

We keep this Policy under regular review. This Policy was last updated on 23rd May 2018