Tennis Scotland is hosting an advanced mini tennis coaching course at the Next Generation club in Glasgow on September 19-20 and November 9. The three-day 18-hour course will help teachers and coaches to teach children aged 4-10 the core skills needed to maximise their potential.

For further details, contact Tennis Scotland (tel 0131 444 1984). The governing body warns that places are filling up fast.

Braemar Primary hopes to start a future champion after winning a training pack from the British Schools' Tennis Association.

The school was one of 500 throughout Britain who took part in a survey on schools' tennis by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA). It was one of three schools - the only one in Scotland - to win a training pack, which includes 30 tennis rackets, training balls, a net and a 12 dozen Slazenger outdoor balls.

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