No Tennis Dates
(10 n under specific)
|March 14th - 18th||Spring Break|
|May 23rd - 27th||End School Break|
|July 4th - 8th||July 4th Break|
|August 8th - 12th||Beginning of School Break|
|October 10th - 14th||Fall Break|
|Winter Session||Begins January 11th / Ends February 10th||5 Weeks|
|Spring Session I||Begins February 15th / Ends March 31st||
|Spring Session II||Begins April 5th / Ends May 12th||6 Weeks|
|Summer Session||Begins June 7th / Ends July 21st||6 Weeks|
|Fall Session I||Begins August 16th / Ends September 22nd||6 Weeks|
|Fall Session II||Begins October 18th / Ends November 17th||5 Weeks|
10 n Under Tennis / Ages 6 to 10
Players will be divided into three groups: Level 1 (Beginner), Level 2 (Intermediate), and Team Orange (Advanced). Tennis rackets and court size are scaled down to the size of the youth players, allowing them to use proper technique. The balls and court sizes used are within the parameters of the USTA 10 n Under national program. See the Level Descriptions for specific sizes.
4:30pm to 5:30pm / Level 1 - For beginner players with little or no tennis experience. Level 1 will be played on a 36’ court and a 25% compression red ball. This will allow players to make better contact with the ball, and introduce them to a realistic playing style. Players in level 1 will focus on hand-eye coordination, Cooperative drills, contacting the ball, and parts of the court for the first few weeks. The last half of the session will be spent learning the forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Refer to the class syllabus below.
4:30pm to 5:30pm / Level 2 - Players with some tennis experience who can demonstrate proper strokes at times. Level 2 will be played on a 60’ court and 50% compression orange balls to help players improve their tennis game. Players will continue to develop forehand and backhand groundstrokes putting them on course for Team Orange. Court etiquette and scoring will be introduced to Level 2 players as well. Refer to the class syllabus below.
4:30pm to 6:00pm / Advanced / Team Orange - Players who have achieved a level of ability that can handle full speed and court of Orange Balls and 60’ court. Players will continue to work on their forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Players will be introduced to the serve, volley and match play. Players are on course for Jr. Development Green Dot Balls. Team Orange is invitation only. Time is from 4:30pm to 6:00pm allowing for match play,)
Level 1 (Beginner) Syllabus:
Week 1 & 2: Hand-eye coordination, Co-op drills, Familiarization with racquet and court, games.
Week 3, 4 & 5: Forehand and Backhand groundstrokes, parts of the court, games.
Week 6: Review of Forehand & Backhand groundstrokes, introduction to scoring, and match play training.
Level 2 (Intermediate) Syllabus
Week 1 & 2: Forehand Groundstroke, parts of the court, games
Week 3 & 4: Backhand Groundstroke, court etiquette, games
Week 5 & 6: Review of Forehand & Backhand groundstrokes, introduction to scoring, and match play training.
Team Orange Syllabus:
Week 1 & 2: Forehand & backhand groundstrokes, intro to serving
Week 3 & 4: Intro to Volleys, continue practicing groundstrokes and serves
Week 5 & 6: Singles strategy, consistency with groundstrokes, lots of serving. End of Session Tournament will play on the last Thursday of each session.
Wayne P. Bullock
Tennis & Pickleball Head Pro
Tennis & Pickleball Specialist / Instructor / League Director /
801-673-3064 (text preferred)