Vijay is a highly experienced tennis coach based in Dubai, UAE, with over 23 years of coaching expertise. Having obtained the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certification in 2007, he has mastered his skills and techniques to deliver exceptional coaching to players of all ages and skill levels.

With a passion for the sport and a commitment to helping players reach their full potential, Vijay utilises his extensive knowledge and experience to create effective training programs tailored to each individual's strengths, weaknesses, and goals. Whether coaching beginners looking to learn the basics or advanced players aiming to fine-tune their skills, he provides personalized guidance and support in a friendly and motivating environment.

By blending technical instruction, tactical strategies, and mental preparation, Coach Vijay strives to develop well-rounded players who not only excel on the court but also cultivate a love for the game that lasts a lifetime.


PTR Professional Coach



Mini Tennis Group Lessons

Mini Tennis provides the perfect introduction to the sport for children aged between 5 and 10. The Mini Tennis programme allows the sport to be accessible to young children. The smaller courts and equipment, combined with lower bouncing balls help to produce a platform for young people to get to grips with the game and develop a love for the sport. Participating in Mini Tennis will be beneficial for your children on many levels. Their confidence will grow as they progress through the stages. They will get all the benefits of regular physical activity too, their work on the court will help them to keep fit, healthy and happy. ‍

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Junior Group Lessons

For children aged 11 years or older and who want to learn the game, beginner levels will learn basic strokes while more advanced kids improve their playing skills, strategy and scoring. Kids have fun while developing motor skills, hand-eye coordination, sociability, focus and confidence.

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Adult Group Lessons

We offer an exciting mix of programmes catering for all levels of play, from beginners right through to advanced. The Archibald Sports Academy team aims to give all players the solid foundation, necessary skills and love of the game that will allow them to continue playing and enjoy the game of tennis for life.‍

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Private lessons

Private and semi-private lessons are available for both children and adults of all ages and are ideally suited for those preferring an individual approach. The lessons are great for people learning squash for the first time providing a long term one-on-one coaching commitment and are tailored to your individual needs. As well as for more advanced players wanting to work on specific technical or tactical aspects of the game.‍

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Ladies Mornings

We offer a fun and social tennis programme for Ladies of all ages and levels. Ladies mornings tennis offers players the chance to practice and improve their game while having fun. Our coaches will help to improve technique, tactics and consistency and sharpen your competitive game.

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Tots Tennis

Tots tennis is for children between the ages of 3 and 5. It enables to learn the basic and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, movement and racquet and ball skills. Tots play with mini red fly or spong balls and 17" - 19" racquets and the focus is about making it as much fun as possible.‍‍

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