Junior Tennis

Open to all levels ages 3-18 years old.
All players are placed on the appropriate courts according to their age and ability.

Beginners and intermediates:
• Learn the skills to rally 
• Fun games and drills
• Develop athletic skills
• Singles and doubles play
• Guaranteed fun and improvement 

Advanced players will learn:
• To construct points 
• Learn winning patterns of play
• How to beat pushers and moonballers
• Develop advanced footwork skills
• Master the 2nd serve
• Return serve as a weapon
• How to move in doubles

Current Junior Tennis Clinic Offerings
Download the current Junior Tennis Clinic Schedule and registration form here.

Red 
Ages 6-8 

Players continue to sharpen their abcs (agility, balance, and coordination) while beginning to develop more dynamic movement and footwork patterns that focus on sending and receiving, introduction to topspin and underspin on both forehand and backhand strokes and the different grips used. ABility to intentionally place the ball short, deep and side-to-side is curusial before graduating to next level. Typically, this is the development stage with greatest duration. Red felt balls on 36′ red court. Recommended 1-2 days a week.

Cost per month: $120 for members / $160 for non-members

Orange
Ages 8-10

Players in this class are progressing from the 36’ Red Court to the 60” Orange Ball Court. This class continues to build upon the sound athletic base established in earlier classes while integrating more complex movement and footwork skills. Players will utilize directional control, spin, and positioning to their advantage while also being able to consistently rally and co-operate with a partner. Being able to maintain proper technique during points and the ability to place ball one serve is a necessity before graduating to the next level. Orange Balls on 60’ Orange Court. Recommended 2 days a week.

Cost per month: $180 for members / $240 for non-members

Green
Ages 8+

 Players in this class are technically sound and tactically engage. Players are beginning to determine their style of play and how it matches up with other styles. This class will incorporate both singles and doubles strategy and play. Orange Balls on 60’ Orange Court and Green Balls on 78’ Green Court.

Cost per month: $180 for members / $240 for non-members

Junior Performance 
Ages 9+

Players will improve stroke mechanics and consistency, footwork and anticipation. Learn sound match play tactics. Improve match play performance with emphasis on footwork and conditioning, match play tactics, mechanics, mental toughness and sportsmanship. This is a two day per week class (4 hrs per week). USTA Tournament play required.  

Cost per month: $240 for members / $320 for non-members

All prices are based on $15/hr for members and $20/hr for non-members with 8 clinics per month.

For more information please contact Tennis Director, Jake Nelson at jake.nelson@swellclubs.com or call (805) 964-7762.