Start your tennis journey

Decathlon is providing some guides to help your kids start the first tennis lesson.

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Choose the right equipment

Rackets and balls

Racket: start with a racket that is light and easy to control. Decathlon suggests a racket size between 17-25 inches weighing between 160 to 200 g.

Ball: a pressureless ball with lower bounce for eaiser handling of shot.



- Lightweight (200g) for easier learning


- Slower ball speed and lower bounce (25% lower than regular balls)

Shoes & bags

Shoes: Choose a pair with basic cushioning and breathable material.

Bags: Get a tennis bag/backpack which can protect your racket well, and contains several compartments to organise your racket and clothing.



- Forefoot reinforcement

tennis bag

- One outside pocket to protect any racket and one central pocket for sports gear