10 & Under Program Information

Children's Lesson Schedule Session I

 

Intro to Tennis Red Ball (Ages 3-4-5)


36 foot Micro Court: Foam Balls: 19-21 inch rackets
This class teaches children the building blocks for tennis and athletic movement. We focus on the ABCs:
agility, balance and coordination in a fun-based tennis environment, while introducing basic tennis technique.


Red Ball 2 (6-8 yr. olds)


36 foot Micro Court: Red Balls: 19-23 inch rackets
This class is for the beginner tennis player. Through drills and games we teach the ABCs: agility, balance
and coordination, along with an introduction to all the basic tennis strokes. Our goal is to have the
little athletes begin rallying.


Red Ball 1 (6-8 yr. olds)


36 foot Micro Court: Red Balls: 19-23 inch rackets
This class builds on Red 2. Athletes who have the ability to serve, return, and conduct short rallies on the
36’ court should enter this class. We use game-based teaching to begin tactical development with further emphasis on proper swing shapes and technique

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Red Ball Jr. Excellence (6- 8 yr. olds, by pro invitation only)


36 foot Court: Red Balls: 19-23 inch rackets
This class is geared towards advanced young players, who have the ability to consistently serve, return, rally and are interested in match play. There will be emphasis on strategy and point construction. Pro approval required.


Orange Ball 2 (9-10 yr. olds)

 

60 foot Court: Orange Balls: 23-25 inch rackets
This class is designed for beginners and players with minimal tennis experience. Athletes will work on the ABC’s (agility, balance, coordination and speed) along with technical instruction on the basic tennis strokes: groundstrokes, serves, returns and net play. We will also introduce singles, doubles and proper scoring.


Orange Ball 1 (9-10 yr. olds)


60 foot Court: Orange Balls: 23-25 inch rackets
This class is for athletes who have progressed through Red 1 or the Orange 2 levels. These players have the ability to serve, return, and rally using proper tennis technique. This class will have a stronger emphasis on court movement and ball placement. Students will continue to develop proper swing paths and grips on all strokes. Match play in singles, doubles, and different tennis scoring systems will be used.

 

Orange Ball Jr. Excellence (8-10 yr. olds, by pro invitation only)


60 foot Court: Orange Balls: 23-25 inch rackets
This class is for committed younger player who are beginning to play tournaments. The main emphasis is game development, strategy and point construction in match play settings. A focus will be made on footwork patterns, proper swing shapes, ball movement and shot selection.  Pro approval required.


Green Ball 1 (9-10 yr. olds)


78 foot Full Court: Green Balls: 25-27 inch rackets
This program is for the 9-10 year old who has passed through the Red 1 and Orange 1 levels. Focus will be on point play on the full 78 foot court. We will develop athletic and technical skills through game situations. Athletes will be exposed to different swing patterns, footwork patterns and point strategies. They will play singles, doubles and proper tennis scoring.


Green Ball Jr. Excellence (9-10 yr. olds, by pro invitation only)


78 foot Full Court: Green Balls: 25-27 inch rackets
This program is for the 9-10 year old tournament player. There will be a strong emphasis on developing
technical skills to apply to game situations. The program will include physical, technical, tactical, and
mental training. Continued emphasis on the proper stances, swing shapes and grips will be made.
Students will learn tactical strategy in both singles and doubles. Pro approval required.