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Junior Development Ages 10 1/2 to 14 Green Dot Ball

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Description

Jr. Development clinics utilize a 75% compressed green dot ball and a 78’ court (full size court) to help players between the ages of 10 and 13 and staying within the parameters of the USTA (United States Tennis Association). 

Days:  Monday, Tuesday, & or Wednesday 

Time:  Monday and Wednesday / 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

           Tuesday / 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM     

Monday & Wednesday - Instructional days, drills, technique, rallying etc. 

Tuesday - 30 minute cardio tennis + match play (singles or doubles), variation of match play, regular singles or doubles.   

Location:  Tonaquint Tennis Center / 1851 South Dixie Drive

Packages and Sessions

Clinics are continuous all year round. Please note NO Tennis clinics dates below.

All packages expire within 90 days of purchase.  Your session begins on your first day of tennis.  Clinics and lessons will be tracked by tennis attendants. 

 

NoTennis Clinic Dates:

August 16th-20th Summer Break

September 6th Labor Day

October 4th-15th Fall Break

November 24th-26th Thanksgiving 

December 22nd-January 7th Winter Break

 

 

Level and Syllabus Descriptions

     Beginner Level  -  For beginner players with little or no tennis experience. 

     Syllabus for Beginner level players:

  • Week One:  Introduction to forehand ground strokes, grip, and spin.  Intro to parts of the court and racket.
  • Week Two:  Introduction to backhand ground strokes, grip and spin. 
  • Week Three:  Review of forehand and backhand ground stroke, grip and spin.  Introduction to scoring.
  • Week Four:  Review of forehand and backhand ground stroke, grip and spin.  Review of scoring and intro to match play
  • Repeat to Week One

     Intermediate/Level -  Players with some tennis experience who can demonstrate proper strokes at times. 

          Prerequisite for intermediate level:  Knowledge of scoring, ground stroke grips, parts of the court and the forehand and backhand ground stroke components.  Players must have a fundamental swing using topspin, and be           consistent with getting balls into play using drop feeds and toss feeds.

     Syllabus for Intermediate players:

  • Week One:  Forehand ground stroke, introduction to footwork while using the forehand ground stroke
  • Week Two:  Backhand ground stroke, introduction to footwork while using the backhand ground stroke
  • Week Three:  Forehand and Backhand ground stroke, changing grips from forehand to backhand.  Introduction to serving
  • Week Four:  Review of serving, ground strokes
  • Repeat to Week One

   Advance/Level  -  Players who have achieved a high level of ability that can handle full speed and court of Green Dot Balls. Players will continue to work on their strokes, court coverage and strategy.  

          Prerequisite for Advance Level:  Technical knowledge of the serve, grip, swing and types.  Show proper footwork with ground strokes.   Player should be able to do the following skill set:  Hit 7 out of 10 fed forehands and backhands cross court and down the line and rally 10 balls in a row with a coach using forehand or backhand ground strokes.

     Syllabus for Advance players

  • Week One:  Serving, Introduction to Volleys
  • Week Two:  Serving, ground strokes and doubles strategy
  • Week Three:  Serving, ground strokes and singles strategy
  • Week Four:  Serves and returns, intro to overheads
  • Week Five: Serves, ground strokes, specialty shots
  • Week Six:  Serves, Backhand slice, specialty shots

Pricing Information

New Pricing! *Resident and Non Resident fee rates have been implemented by the city as of July 1st 2021

Drop-in Fee: $15 Resident  /  $20 Non Resident (Drop in is only allowed if clinic session is not at full capacity. Please contact staff for availability.) 

Package A:  $80 Resident  /  $85 Non Resident / person / 6 Clinics 

Package B:  $140 Resident  /  $145 Non Resident / person / 12 Clinics 

Package C:  $180 Resident  /  $185 Non Resident / person / 18 Clinics 

 

+ ADD: Liveball Package / $50 - Liveball 2x a week / 6 week session* (That's 2 free Liveballs!)



Tennis Shack
(435)703-1146


Wayne P. Bullock
Tennis & Pickleball Head Pro
(435) 627-4522


Hilary Koch
Tennis & Pickleball Specialist / Instructor / League Director /
801-673-3064 (text preferred)



Registration

Registration Issues?

Please contact Wayne or Hilary 

Wayne.bullock@sgcity.org 

Hilary.koch@sgcity.org

 

In Person
Recreation Center
285 South 400 East
Leisure Services at City Commons
220 North 200 East