Our Junior programs are designed to help children from ages 3-21. Whether just starting out or playing in tournaments, we have classes that fit every need. Our classes improve your child’s development in a fun filled environment, while building a love for the game.
Mommy, Daddy and Me: Designed for children ages 3 and 4, this fun class introduces eye hand coordination activities and games, while learning some basic tennis techniques. Parent participation is welcome
Beginner 1 and Beginner 2 : Beginner 1 classes are for children who have not played before or who have NOT attended a minimum of two , Beginner 1 sessions. Beginner 2 classes are for children who are low intermediates and have attended a minimum of two, Beginner 1 sessions.
U6 (5-6 years): Using red balls, children are introduced to the strokes of tennis in a fun filled environment. Basic coordination and agility skills will also be incorporated to improve techniques and understanding of the game.
U8 (7-8 years): Using red and orange balls, children will learn the fundamentals of tennis with fun drills and games. While developing their techniques, they will also aim to begin to rally.
U12 (9-12 years): Children learn the basic techniques of the different strokes of tennis using orange and green dot balls. Through fun drills and games, children will improve their rally skills and develop a better understanding of the game.
Teen (13-18 years): Teens will learn the basic strokes of tennis, while also developing some strategy. Drills and games are designed to keep teens engaged and build a love for tennis.
U12 (7-12 years) Intermediate Drill and Play: Designed for the juniors who have advanced through the beginner/low intermediate classes and now need to continue to build stroke technique and consistency. Some advanced stroke mechanics are introduced and play is incorporated to build better rallying skills.
Advanced Juniors (8-12 years): For juniors who can rally and are beginning to develop advanced stroke techniques. Players are introduced to competition, as they continue to fine tune their mechanics and build on their consistency.
Intermediate Juniors (12-21 years): Designed for juniors who can rally and keep score, but do not necessarily play tournaments or middle or high school tennis. Through drills, games and competition, juniors will improve mechanics while developing a sense of shot selection.
Intermediate (JV Middle and JV High School): Designed for juniors who can rally and keep score, and for juniors who play on their school JV teams and aspire to move up to Varsity. Through drills and competitive games, juniors learn to improve consistency so they can play points effectively. All aspects of the game are touched upon to improve skills, tactics and shot selection.
Tournament/Varsity 13+ Years: For higher level players who compete on their high school varsity team or in USTA/UTR tournaments. Through drills and competitive games, technique, shot selection, tactics and mental toughness are worked on to help juniors reach their maximum potential.
Quickstart Junior Tennis: This program develops junior players faster and with more stable techniques by insuring that the kids have proper sized racquets, low compression balls for a lower and slower bounce, smaller court dimensions to allow them to to realistically play points and learn control.We also play games and competition appropriate for their age without too much individual match play. 8 and under use the 36′ court with an 18′ wide court. 10 & under use a 60′ court with 6′ less width than a convention court (21′ wide).
Quickstart High Performance: Certain under age 10 kids will be brought into this program as they demonstrate high competency. This will lead into the High Performance group as well.
Jr. Player Introductions: Kids ages 11-14 typically are beginners thru low intermediate that are still working on playing concepts and technique. They will learn the key elements and start to apply them.
Jr. Player Development: Kids ages 11-14 that would be intermediate thru advanced intermediate level that have attained competency in the strokes and can play points. These players will work on the next level of match play and performance with higher expectations for training and execution.
High Performance Group: These players are identified as high performers for their age. Ages vary from 6-16. Programs are custom made with the family. Players are expected to attend a few times a week and pay on a monthly basis rather than by session dates. These players have elected to pursue tennis as a high priority.
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