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2679 Shermer Road
Glenview Illinois 60025

LEARNING THEME – FUN AND FUNDAMENTALS (8–12)

Introduction/Foundation Phase

Childhood

Teaching Emphasis

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Physical Skills

  • Complex coordination
  • Agility and balance
  • Running, jumping, throwing and catching
  • Body awareness and control
  • Core and shoulder stability
  • Speed
  • Reaction (response time)
  • Other sports
  • Hydration/nutrition

Tactical(On 60′ to full-size court)

  • Understand singles game situations: serve, return, baseline, approaching and at net
  • Doubles
  • Basic ready position
  •  Ability to move opponent using width and length of court

Technical(Use 23″, 25″, 26″ & full-size racquets, low-compression ball graduating to regular ball)

  • Basic strokes patterns in both offense and defense
  • Quality footwork
  • Ball control for serve, groundstrokes and volley
  • Good positioning  and recovery on baseline

Mental and Emotional Skills

  • Fun and enjoyment of tennis
  • Quality effort in practice and competition
  • Solving problems
  • Decision-making
  •  Fostering independence

Length of Sessions

  • 4–6 tennis sessions per week of 1 hour with recovery before next session
  • At least 12–15 hours of physical activities(including tennis) per week

Type of Competition and Scoring

  • 60′ court events on intra- and interclub basis
  • Modified scoring for 10 and under—best of 1st to 4 game sets (tiebreak at 3-3)with 3rd set tiebreak to 7 points
  • Jr. Team Tennis
  • USTA local  and Sectional  tournaments

Type of Coaching and Program

  • Coaches with experience of age group and necessary tennis skills
  • FUN, well-structured program
  • Group and individual sessions
  • At age 8/9, max. of 20 matches per year
  • Unlimited practice matches

 

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Summer Training Hours

Monday

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Tuesday - Thursday

9:00 - 11:00 AM
2:00 - 4:00 PM
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Fall Training Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuesday & Thursday

9:00 - 11:00 AM
2:00 - 4:00 PM
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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(847) 460-2742