Junior Tennis

Junior Tennis

 

Junior Tennis

 

Tennis is a sport that gets kids moving!  By introducing your child to tennis you will be opening a door to lifelong enjoyment.  Your child will have fun while improving his/her agility, balance, hand-eye coordination and tennis ettiquette.  Our tennis programs are developed to meet the needs of each individual player.  We work with the parents and players to place each child in the right program that meets the needs of individual development.

 

 

Offerings:

 

  • 10 & Under Youth Progression: Red, Orange and Green classes designed to introduce kids as young as 3 to tennis in a fun and social environment. Low compression balls and different court sizes are used to maximize players’ development and help them progress through the different stages.

 

  • Recreational track: Youth tennis classes designed around stroke development, proper footwork, strategic games and drills to get them ready for long rallies and match play.

 

  • USTA Junior Team Tennis: Fun, active, and social team competition against other clubs in New Hampshire. Team members enjoy weekly drills and match play to strengthen the team spirit while improving their overall game.

 

  • Competitive track: Intermediate to advanced players looking to play High-School, USTA Tournaments, and/or College Tennis receive world-class instruction on-court and off-court tailored to maximize individual strengths.

 

Year Programming – 8 week sessions:

 

 

  • Fall: September 6th - October 28th

 

  • Winter 1: October 31st - January 6th (No classes during Thanksgiving and Christmas Vacation)

 

  • Winter 2:  January 9th to March 10th (No classes during February school vacation)

 

  • Winter 3: March 13th to May 12th

 

  • Spring: May 19th to July 7th

 

  • Summer: July 10th to September 1st

 

Classes:

 

  • Pee Wee (3-4 years old) – Fun and active 30 min class designed to introduce young children to the game of tennis through fun hand-eye coordination drills needed to transition to racquet handling skills. Classes are taught using low compression red felt balls in 36’ courts with smaller nets.

 

  • Red Ball (5-7 years old) – Fun and active 30 min class to introduce young players to the game of tennis. Activities are designed to develop racquet handling skills, stroke fundamentals, hand-eye coordination and basic footwork. Classes are taught using low compression red felt balls in 36’ courts with smaller nets.

 

  • Orange Ball (7-10 years old) – This one hour class is designed to teach young players the different grips, stances, and basic spins associated with each particular stroke. More advanced footwork, singles and doubles match play, tennis etiquette, and basic strategy will be introduced through drills and games. 60’ courts and orange balls are used.

 

  • Green Ball (9-11 years old) – This class is ideal for young players who have successfully completed the orange ball class and/or feel comfortable rallying full court. Activities are designed to continue the development of proper technique, improve consistency, anticipation skills, and shot selection to prepare players for competitive rallies and team tennis. Regulation court and green balls are used.

 

  • U12 Drills – This hour and a half class is ideal for intermediate level young players who have team tennis match play experience and would like to continue improving technically and strategically. Drill, games, and competitive singles and doubles match play will help players take their game to the next level.

 

  • U14 Drills – This hour and a half class is ideal for intermediate level young players who have team tennis match play experience and would like to continue improving technically and strategically. Drill, games, and competitive singles and doubles match play will help players take their game to the next level.

 

  • Youth Tennis 2 (11 - 14 years) – This class is ideal for players who have limited experience playing tennis and are interested in learning the game. Activities are designed around stroke development, proper footwork, strategic games and drills to get them ready for long rallies and match play. Students may be divided into groups based on skill level.

 

  • Youth Tennis 1 (15 - 18 years) – This class is ideal for players who have limited experience playing tennis and are interested in preparing for high-school tennis. Activities are designed around stroke development, proper footwork, strategic games and drills to get them ready for long rallies and match play. Students may be divided into groups based on skill level.

 

  • Junior Development 2 (11-14 years old; approval required) – This class is ideal for motivated advanced-intermediate to advanced players who are looking to take their game to the next level. Activities are designed around full stroke development, the use of different spins to improve shot selection, advanced footwork, developing individual strengths, recognizing opponent’s weaknesses, and anticipating shots.

 

  • Junior Development 1 (15-18 years old; approval required) – This class is ideal for motivated advanced-intermediate to advanced players who are looking to take their game to the next level. Activities are designed around full stroke development, the use of different spins to improve shot selection, advanced footwork, developing individual strengths, recognizing opponent’s weaknesses, and anticipating shots.

 

  • Advanced Training 2 (all ages; by invitation or approval only) – This class is designed for advanced players of all ages who have experience playing competitive tennis (high-school tennis and/or USTA tournaments at different levels). Dynamic warm ups, stretching, conditioning exercises, live drills, and competitive match play are designed to maximize individual strengths, improve shot anticipation and selection, promote mental toughness, and develop sound strategies under different playing scenarios. Students may be divided into groups based on age.

 

  • Advanced Training 1 (15-18 years old; by invitation or approval only) – This class is designed for advanced players who have experience playing competitive high-school tennis and/or USTA tournaments at different levels. Dynamic warm ups, stretching, conditioning exercises, live drills, and competitive match play are designed to maximize individual strengths, improve shot anticipation and selection, promote mental toughness, and develop sound strategies under different playing scenarios.

 

For more information, please contact the tennis office at (603) 624-9300 ext 224.  

 

 

 

Wellness

Welcome to the “Commit to get fit program”! The program does not require a long-term commitment, or initiation or membership fee, and the purchase of products is not required! We are so sure of our past success we will guarantee results!

We will give you the personalized fitness and nutrition plan necessary to meet your goals. To ensure you stick with the plan, you will work with a wellness coach weekly and have unlimited access to all of the health and sports facilities right here at the club. Get ready to transform your life!

 

 

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