Summer 2020 Junior Tennis Academy

Held at Wilde Lake Tennis Club, 10499 Cross Fox Lane

For ages 6-17

9am-3:30pm (Full Day) or 9am-noon (Half Day)

One-week sessions in June, July and August

CA’s Junior Tennis Program welcomes boys and girls ages 6-17 to our Summer 2020 Junior Tennis Academy.

One-week sessions will be held Monday-Friday — the program meets from 9am-3:30pm on Monday-Thursday, and from 9am-noon on Friday. We offer full-week, full-day sessions, as well as full-week, half-day sessions for those who don’t want to attend a full day.

The curriculum is designed to challenge and enable athletes to develop their tennis skills and improve match/tournament play. The program mirrors our Junior Development and Junior Competitive Junior Pathway program, which groups athletes by age and skill level. CA’s Junior Tennis Academy is taught by a team of certified professionals and led by Junior Tennis Director Arun Pant.

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Schedule:

Cost for Full Week, Full Day Sessions:

Cost for Full Week, Half Day Sessions:

For more information on this program or to sign up, please call Long Reach Tennis Club at 410-423-4120.

Summer 2020 Junior Development Tennis Evening Program

Our mission is to provide an organized and active tennis development program featuring a Rally and Play approach. This is a fun and dynamic environment where children learn what to do and how to do it. Appropriate technique for all levels of players will be taught within the context of ball control activities. The juniors will be grouped by skill level and age.

Held at Long Reach Tennis Club, 6180 Old Dobbin Ln

June 15-August 23

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A program of movement, balance, coordination, and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills in the Micro Court. Both reception and projection activities will be emphasized. Children will learn the first stages of cooperative tennis. The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racket at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth to be successful on the 36-foot court. They will learn adaptive skills that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

Children will learn the skills of the 36-foot court. By the end of this program, a child should be able to play mini-tennis using a full or abbreviated serving motion. The children will learn how to move effectively so as to ensure good position and balance for each shot. They will be taught how to adapt to different situations and to control a follow-through on both the forehand and backhand groundstrokes.

Children will continue to learn the skills of the 36-foot court. By the end of this program, children should be able to move their opponents with intention by controlling the direction of the ball, use a full or abbreviated serving motion and learn how to move effectively to ensure good position and balance for each shot. They will be taught how to adapt to different situations and how to compete in age 8 and under events

Students will learn the basics of tactical play as they transition from the 36-foot court to the 60-foot court for singles and doubles. Swing rhythm on forehands and backhands will be emphasized. Children will be introduced to topspin and will learn how to differentiate between a volley action and a ground stroke action. A variety of serve progressions will be taught. Serve and return of serve will be covered in each class.

Students will experience the five play situations and will refine their technical/tactical skills. Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. Ball control exercises that enhance consistency, direction, depth and spin will be stressed. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, love ball drills and competitive play situations in all areas of the court. Students should compete in Junior Match Play.

A program of movement, balance, coordination, and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills in the Micro Court. Both reception and projection activities will be emphasized. Children will learn the first stages of cooperative tennis. The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racket at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth to be successful on the 36-foot court. They will learn adaptive skills that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

Students experience the five play situations and refine their tactical and technical skills using a variety of adaptive skills with dead ball drills, live ball drills, and competitive play situations as they transition through court sizes.

To enroll in our Junior Development Tennis Program, please call Long Reach Tennis Club at 410-423-4120.