JUNIOR GROUP LESSONS 2017-2018
(Web version will be posted later in spring.)
We plan on running all these groups through May 25, 2018. Most groups can be joined mid-session.
Call 920.739.0221 to inquire.
Check above PDF for current session dates/pricing information.
Pee Wee Tennis (ages 3 & 4)
3/4s Fridays 4:00 – 4:30pm
3/4s Sundays 12:30 – 1:00pm
Youth Progression (10 & Under Tennis, ages 5-10)
Red Ball Fridays 4:30 – 5:30pm
Red Ball Sundays 1:00 – 2:00pm
Red Ball Tuesdays 5:00 – 6:00pm
Orange Ball Fridays 4:30 – 5:30pm
Orange Ball Sundays 1:00 – 2:00pm
Green Dot Fridays 4:30 – 5:30pm
Green Dot Sundays 1:00 – 2:00pm
Grade School Regular Ball Fridays 5:30 – 6:30pm
Grade School Regular Ball Sundays 2:00 – 3:00pm
Middle School (ages 11-13)
Level 1 Fridays 5:30 – 6:30pm
Level 1 Sundays 3:00 – 4:00pm
Level 2 Sundays 4:30 – 6:00pm
High School (ages 14-18)
Jr. Varsity Sundays 4:30 – 6:00pm
Jr. Varsity Wednesdays 4:30 – 6:00pm (note time change starts session 2)
Varsity Sundays 11:30am – 1:00pm
Invitational Groups (Players invited by the teaching staff)
14 & Under Mondays 4:30 – 6:00pm
18 & Under Thursdays 5:00 – 6:30pm
Mental Training – Contact Coach Wendy Whitlinger Fitness Training – Contact Coach Tony Daharsh
***Policy Reminder: Make-ups are not guaranteed and must be approved in advance***
Pee Wee Tennis: Ages 3 & 4: 36” court: Players work on body management, movement, eye/hand co-ordination, The focus is fun as they begin to learn basic tennis skills.
Red Ball 1: Ages 8 & U: 36’ court: Players develop basic movement skills, balance, and eye-hand coordination. They learn the forehand, backhand, volley, and drop hit serve.
Red Ball 2: Ages 8 & U: 42’ court over big net: Players have tennis experience and Red Ball 1 skills. They work on movement, add the serve and return to their skills, rally, and play points.
Orange Ball 1: Ages 8 & 9: 60’ court: Players develop stroke skills, consistency in rallies, directional control and spin. They play points and games.
Orange Ball 2: Ages 8 & 9: 60’ court: Players have tennis experience and Orange Ball 1 skills and begin to add pace. They learn the rules of the game and start to play matches.
Green Ball 1: Ages 9-10: 78’ court: Players strengthen stroke skills, work on directional control and shot selection. They can sustain a rally, serve, return and play points.
Green Ball 2: Ages 9-10: 78’ court: Players have tennis experience and Green Ball 1 skills adding spin and pace. They rally consistently, adding an approach shot, volley, and overhead. They begin to compete.
Grade School Regular Ball: Grade school players who have progressed passed green dot ball and begin to use regular tennis balls.
Middle School 1 (ages 11-13) Players will develop coordination, balance, agility, stroke skills, court positioning, scoring and rules of play.
Middle School 2 (ages 11-13) Players placed by pro. Players have tennis experience and M.S. 1 skills and will add directional control, spin and pace. They learn tactics and strategy and how to play a point when they compete.
Junior Varsity (ages 14-18) Players will continue development with the emphasis on preparation for or participation on a high school team. Strokes technique will be improved. They will learn percentage tennis, shot selection, strategies and tactics for singles and doubles, and mental toughness skills.
Varsity (ages 14-18) Participants are current varsity players. They will improve performance by fine tuning their skills. They can use pace and depth. They develop a consistency of performance. They train physically and mentally. They learn to understand tactical situations, shot selection, and constructing a point. They compete in local tournaments and/or USTA Team Tennis.
FCRC Invitational (14 & under, 18 & under) Players selected for this group are involved in USTA competition and have rankings at the state, district, sectional or national level. These players are preparing for tournaments by developing all aspects of their game: stroke skills, quickness, stamina, strength and speed, tactics and strategy, and mental toughness. They have goals and a plan for goal achievement.
*Please note that there may be age exceptions due to a player’s aptitude and ability.
The pros will place them accordingly.
GROUP LESSON POLICIES
- Players must register for the entire session.
- Late sign-ups will be prorated, assuming room is available to join.
- Exceptions may be made to accommodate high school tennis seasons.
- Refunds/credits will not be given for missed lessons.
- Make-ups are allowed for missed lessons if room is available. Please talk to your coach.
- Make-ups must be completed within the same session.
- “IM” stands for Instructional Member or Non-Member. Often it is less expensive to take out a membership than to pay the additional cost. Please ask at the front desk for more details.
- *Final level assignments are at the discretion of the teaching staff.
- Each class must have a minimum of four students. (three for Pee Wee classes)