Jr. Development Ages 10-14

Days:  Monday & or Wednesday 

NEW Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Location:  Tonaquint Tennis Center / 1851 South Dixie Drive

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). 

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

Drop-in Fee: $20 Resident  /  $25 Non-Resident (Drop-in is only allowed if the clinic session is not at full capacity. Please contact staff for availability.) 

6 Week Clinic:  $84 Resident  /  $108 Non Resident / person / 6 Clinics 

5 Week Clinic:  $70 Resident  /  $90 Non Resident / person / 5 Clinics 

4 Week Clinic:  $56 Resident  /  $72 Non Resident / person / 4 Clinics 

Please register for both Monday and Wednesday if you enjoy clinic 2x's a week

 

REGISTRATION

Session Registration Opens Registration Link
Winter Session  Monday, December 18th, 6:00 AM  
Spring Session I Monday, January 29th, 6:00 AM  
Spring Session II Monday, March 18th, 6:00 AM  
Summer Session Monday, March 18th, 6:00 AM Click Here
Fall Session I Monday, July 22nd, 6:00 AM  
Fall Session II Monday, September 23rd, 6:00 AM  

Registration Issues? Please contact Wayne Bullock or Hilary Koch

 

Monday Clinic Schedule 2024

Session Session Dates Weeks
Winter Session January 8th - February 12th 5
Spring Session I February 26th - April 8th 4
Spring Session II April 15th - May 13th 4
Summer Session  June 10th - July 22nd 6
Fall Session I August 19th - Sept 30th 6
Fall Session II October 28th - December 9th 5

No Monday Clinic Dates

January 15th - Martin Luther King Day

February 19th - Presidents Day

March 11th - Spring Break

March 18th - Spring Break

April 1st - Spring Recess

July 1st - Summer Break

September 2nd - Labor Day

November 11th - Veterans Day

December 2nd - Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday Clinic Schedule 2024

Session Session Dates Weeks
Winter Session January 10th - February 14th 6
Spring Session I February 28th - April 10th 6
Spring Session II April 17th - May 15th 5
Summer Session  June 12th - July 17th 5
Fall Session I August 21st - September 25th 6
Fall Session II October 23rd - December 4th 6

No Wednesday Clinic Dates

March 13th - Spring Break

July 3rd - Summer Break

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