PEE WEE TENNIS (Ages 3-5)
This program is a fun introduction to tennis for our youngest players. Children will participate in a variety of skill building activities including basic athletic skills (running, jumping, throwing, bouncing, catching), tennis stroke technique and rally skills all in a fun environment. Kids will use appropriate balls, rackets and mini courts for size proportionate play. Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio. Groupings are done according to age.
RED BALL (Ages 5-8)
This program follows the mandated USTA 10 and Under Tennis pathway system which uses age/skill appropriate equipment, red dot balls and 36’ courts so that young kids can learn and play the game quickly and develop professional style skills. Curriculum is designed so that children will learn and practice all stroke fundamentals, court positioning, develop a serve, rally and begin point play. Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio.
ORANGE BALL (Ages 8-10)
This program follows the mandated USTA 10 and Under Tennis pathway which uses age appropriate equipment, orange dot balls and 60’ courts so that young kids can learn to play the game quickly and develop professional style skills. Kids will learn stroke technique, to use spin, combine shots together with purpose, serve with proper form, approach the net to use volleys & overheads and practice point play and scoring. Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio.
GREEN BALL (Ages 10-12)
This program follows the USTA Junior Pathway and will be conducted on 78’ (full) courts with green dot balls. Curriculum will vary based on experience and ability, with the goal to develop or refine technique provide players with the tools to meet their goals. Groupings will be created with consideration of playing ability and age. Emphasis will be placed on skills application in live ball (point play) situations.
YELLOW BALL (Ages 12 and up)
This program follows the USTA Junior Pathway and will be conducted on 78’ (full) courts with yellow balls. Curriculum will vary based on experience and ability, with the goal to develop or refine technique provide players with the tools to meet their goals. Emphasis will be placed on skills application in live ball (point play) situations.
Our Junior Programs are designed to provide quality instruction and a wide variety of options for all ages and levels. We feature the lowest student teacher ratio in NYC (4:1 or less), and a carefully selected and experienced staff. All of our programs take place in our championship quality indoor tennis courts…not outdoors, in a basement or school gym.
OTHER JUNIOR PROGRAMS
Our High Performance program is designed for kids at a higher skill level who are preparing for competition using faster green dot or yellow balls. This program is offered at Sutton East Tennis Club and acceptance is subject to approval by the Junior Directors. Curriculum includes advanced technical and tactical skills and is for goal oriented competitive players. 5:30-7pm Monday-Friday.
Our Weekend Play Sessions are two hour play sessions that are offered Saturdays and Sundays from 2-4pm. Kids will play points and games, so they can put into “play” what they learn in their clinics and private lessons. This is our most flexible and lowest cost program and is fun and stimulating because kids get to actually play the game. Children will be arranged on site according to age and experience . This program is best used as a supplement to a weekly class or private lesson. Up to 6 children per group. Four sessions are included with full Junior program enrollment, 10 packs also available for purchase.
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For more information including availability, pricing and registration please contact director Michael Filipek at email@example.com