Better Sports Lessons and Courses for You

At Better, we’re all about helping our members achieve their goals. Whether you're dipping your feet in the pool for the first time, thinking of trying something new or looking to develop your skills to the highest level, we offer a huge range of quality lessons and courses suitable for all ages and levels. These range from swimming to sporting activities such as tennis, gymnastics and athletics. Find more details on each courses below. Lessons and courses rules apply.

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Accredited Courses and Coaching

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Athletics

Train in athletics at Better with new challenges every time. With over 300 young athletes taking part each week in our progressive athletics programme, we offer a wide range of courses for all levels of ability and taught by highly qualified staff.

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Basketball

In partnership with the London School of Basketball, Better offers children from 5 to 11 years old the chance to take their basketball skills to the next level with highly trained coaches.

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Football

Choose amongst over 100 affordable weekly football lessons for 18 months to 12 years old children. Our programs are taught by qualified coaches that put fun at the heart of learning.

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Gymnastics

At Better, you can enjoy a wide range of gymnastics courses for all ages and abilities. We currently provide lessons and courses to over 6000 gymnastics every week and have a Gymnastics Club for those wanting to train in Competitive Gymnastics disciplines.

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Ice Skating

Fitness, balance and strength - these are all the skills you could improve while learning ice skating. Whether you'd like to come with friends or by yourself, book your session to go from level 1 to 8 and enjoy a program based on the National Ice Skating Association structure. Lessons available for children as young as 3, up to adults of any age.

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IT

Get trained in IT to learn basic computer skills. Our accredited training centre at Battersea library will teach you how to use a computer efficiently for you to know how to do tasks the quicker way. 

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Performing Arts

Check out our performing arts classes. From Ballet to Tap, Jazz, Street, Contemporary, Creative Dance, we have a wide range of courses available for all. Our DBS checked staff proudly teach everyone, from little ones to adults and complete beginners to professionals.

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Swimming

We are the largest provider of swimming lessons in the UK providing quality teaching to more than 100,000 swimmers of all ages and abilities. Our friendly, experienced and qualified teachers follow the Amateur Swimming Association's National Learn to Swim Teaching Plan to help you learn to swim, improve your stoke or try something new through our aquatic skill programmes. 

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Tennis

As the largest and fastest growing public provider of tennis lessons in the UK, Better offers quality tennis lessons which follow the latest Lawn Tennis Association guidelines and are delivered by licensed and registered LTA coaches. Across the country we help over 2000 people of all ages learn how to play and improve their game. 

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Diving

Learn to dive with the Tom Daley Academy. Whether you're a beginner swimmer or elite level diver, our program will teach you valuable skills all the way for a clear progression. The course is available for all ages and a holiday camp is also in place for your kids' half-term holidays.

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PROGRESS AT YOUR OWN PACE

Our lessons are delivered on a rolling programme that allows pupils to join at any stage and progress at their own pace. For those who want to progress quickly, one-to-one lessons are available, as well as intensive holiday short courses which take place during the school holidays. Our lessons operate for 50 weeks of the year with a short break over the Christmas period.

TRACK YOUR PROGRESS ONLINE

When you book a Better lesson or course, you can track you or your child's progress using our online progress tracking tool; Home Portal. It's easy to set up and allows you to access information and updates on the go.

Features include:

- Record of achievement - clear and regular updates on progress, including achievements and areas for improvement

- Book and pay online - pre-plan and skip the queue, allowing you to go straight to your lesson. Dates and times (subject to availability) all available online

- One account for multiple children - perfect for schools and families
 

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