K-12 PE Tennis

Tennis for School Teachers

Tennis is an ideal sport for children that will allow them to stay healthy and fit.  


Why Tennis?

  • Tennis is fun, easy and safe
  • No courts needed – Tennis can be played in any space
  • Kid-friendly equipment is great for any age and level


In conjunction with SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Education), we’ve created comprehensive lesson plans for K-12 to give teachers the tools to teach tennis in Physical Education classes. 


Learn more about the tools and resources the USTA provides for you to be successful on and off the court.

Benefits of tennis in schools:
  • Get better grades – 48 percent have an “A” average
  • Have college aspirations – 81 percent say they will attend college
  • Are better behaved – 73 percent have never been sent to the principal’s office
  • Are more well-rounded – 82 percent volunteer in their communities

Free Resources

  • Curricula: Print and online K-12 curricula.
  • School Activity Videos: Step-by-step standards based school activity videos
  • Training Opportunities: In-person or on-line training to learn and utilize the curricula and equipment appropriately.
  • Equipment: Partner with a local coach or organization and receive free equipment including a roller bag, youth racquets (30), red-level balls (36), along with chalk and Net Generation barrier tape to create nets and draw courts. *Items subject to change
  • Net Generation Tennis at Home: Stay connected with tennis tips and fun activities for all. Check out for more details. 

Check out the Schools Webinar Series

Partner Resources 

Download the Net Generation App

Whether you're on the go or on the court, access curriculum, videos, pre-built lesson plans and our on-court assessment tool.

*Some features only accessible to Certified Teaching Professionals