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2679 Shermer Road
Glenview Illinois 60025

LEARNING THEME – TRAINING AND COMPETITION(Females: 12–16 Males: 15–20)

Refinement/Transition Phase

Pre & Post Puberty

Coaching Emphasis

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Physical SkillsIndividualized Post Puberty

  • Complex coordination and movement
  • Linear/multi-directional speed
  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Core and shoulder stability
  • Power
  • Injury prevention and fitness testing
  • Other complementary sports
  • Nutrition/hydration
  • Rest and recovery
  • Testing and tracking

Tactical

  • Knowledge of game style
  • Use of strengths
  • Tactics against different game styles
  • ‘Scouting’ opponents

Technical

  • Weapon development—serve  and at least one other
  • Appropriate power and racquet head speed on all shots
  • Adaptation of technique for different surfaces
  • Power and variation on baseline even under pressure
  • • Sound footwork and recovery on all strokes

Mental and Emotional Skills

  • Goal-setting skills
  • Increasing confidence
  • Routines
  • Concentration
  • Relaxation skills
  • Resilience
  • Sound decision-making  skills

Length of Sessions in a Training Phase

  • 2.5 hours with recovery before next session
  • 24–27 hours of physical activities
  • (including tennis) per week

Type of Competition

  • High School
  • USTA Sectional and National tournaments
  • ITF events
  • Collegiate
  •  Futures/Challengers

Type of Coaching and Program

  • High Performance coaches with experience of post-puberty issues
  • Established Development Plan with 2–3 cycle periodized year moving toward increased competition levels
  • At age 14, max. of 60 matches per year
  • At age 16+, max. of 90 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