The contribution of tennis to motor literacy from 4 to 6 years of age


  • Josep Campos-Rius Ramon Llull University
  • Martín Rocca Club Tennis Girona, Girona, España



motor literacy, mini-tennis, sports initiation


Tennis contributes to the motor literacy of its practitioners from the early stages of training. The adaptation of the material, the space and the methodology should allow the athlete to learn in a simple and close way to their skills that are in the process of progressive development.
General and specific coordination play a relevant role in this entire process since they will allow the athlete a greater and better ability to adapt and resolve to new learning situations, and this can be facilitated with multi-sports practices.
We must also take into account the social and emotional aspects that accompany any improvement process in tennis, respecting the rhythms and learning styles of each athlete.


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How to Cite

Campos-Rius, J., & Rocca, M. (2021). The contribution of tennis to motor literacy from 4 to 6 years of age. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 29(85), 34–37.