ABOUT KITA

The Kooyong International Tennis Academy (KITA) was established by the Founder and CEO Glenn Busby; Elite Coach to top players for over 40 years and currently ranked No 1 in the world on the ITF Tour.

Glenn has worked with his team to create a distinctive tennis training academy, to foster the development of tennis enthusiasts of all ages. KITA specialises in a unique approach to player advancement using a cutting-edge combination of physical, mental, emotional and social skill development. Addressing each of these key areas deeply, is the focus that brings real and lasting player improvement.

PLAYER PROGRAMS

At KITA we have developed programs for all ages and levels of players, from youngsters learning tennis in the Hotshots programs, right up to and including individualised training packages for Pro players on the ATP and WTA Tours. Our programs are meaningful and targeted specifically to the needs of our students.

We also cater for adult players of all levels, and provide tournament camps and packages for young players, teens and seniors, wanting to prepare to win in their matches and climb the ladder to success.

COACH DEVELOPMENT

At KITA we focus intently on coach development to ensure we are up to date with the leading-edge information, skills and developments in the tennis industry.

Our coaches attend in-house training programs and workshops offered by industry experts, as well as international programs available each year in Australia. We pride ourselves on the high quality of coaching talent we have at KITA and what we are able to provide to our students and those who choose to learn from us.

CORPORATE TENNIS DAYS

Come to the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club with your work team and spend an afternoon on Centre Court in the famous Kooyong Stadium playing some competitive tennis. These active and focused tennis events will give your staff an opportunity to play some competitive team tennis, have some stress-free fun and be involved in a unique team-bonding experience.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

We offer programs here in Australia for International individuals and groups wanting to learn and play tennis to improve their skills. We can also undertake programs for those wanting to become tennis coaches. These programs are an opportunity to learn from experienced coaches and to visit our beautiful country and learn about its ways and culture.

ADULT PROGRAMS AND TOURS

We have evening squad sessions along with tennis-focused morning fitness programs. Ladies clinics are held in the mornings so you can have lunch afterwards with your friends after improving your game. We also offer camps and tours for serious seniors; for those wanting to enjoy their tennis in a new environment.

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

Effective player development is our passion; we believe that a deliberate and structured approach to a player’s improvement process is the best way to realise their best potential. Starting with young players, providing training in each of the key developmental aspects and then offering a well-targeted pathway for players to progress toward their desired goals, is a recipe for success that works.

STAY UP TO DATE

Find all the latest news about what’s happening at KITA and our Player’s progress in tournaments and on the ATP and WTA Tours.

Find us on Facebook and Instagram for all this plus the latest releases and updates from our Pro Shop.

PRO SHOP

The Kooyong Pro Shop has a large range of racquets, shoes and bags as well as tennis and fitness attire, for the needs of tennis players and fitness enthusiasts of all ages.

Our range of racquets includes many of the major brands and we have a fast and professional racquet stringing service, as well as a racquet ‘demo’ program, allowing you to ‘try before you buy’, any racquet model for up to 4 weeks prior to purchase.