Junior Club Program
Tennis For Life
We offer a wide range of programs for children of all ages and skill levels, but at the heart of our curriculum are shared core objectives. Tennis is a game we love, and a sport we really can play and enjoy all our lives. Our goal is to teach fundamentals, strategy and more, helping create a lifetime love affair with a game like no other.
To build the best foundation for a lifetime of success, we’ve created the Tennis for Life Pathway (TFL). Holistic perspective and proprietary tools combine in a truly nurturing and positive learning environment to encourage children to progress. A path aligned with their individual skills and personality in five key areas: Technical, Tactical, Mental, Social and Athletic Training. Beyond teaching the game of tennis, is the transferrable benefit of foundational and universally applicable athletic skills.
ROGace 3/4 ( STTC ONLY)
ROGace 3/4 is a program designed as a prelude to ROGace focusing mostly on players 3-5 year old. As an earliest stage of an adventure with tennis, we aim at creating an exciting, educational and creative environment, where young tennis players can familiarize themselves with tennis court, equipment and structure, through games and varying tasks. For more information please go to www.rogace.com
ROGace (STTC Only)
ROGace is an innovative tennis training concept for children under 12 years old. At ROGace, our focus is on teaching all of the strokes and strategy from the earliest stages of learning the game. We believe that a firm understanding of the game and proper strategy is a driving force behind a mastery of technique. And none of that comes without proper engagement. That’s why we use fun games as an engagement vehicle, keeping kids excited and prepared for competition. Couple that with our use of modified equipment and modified court size, and you have a winning combination to achieve maximum tennis proficiency. For more information visit www.rogace.com.
MINI EXPLORERS (VG only)
Led by a dynamic instructor, both parents and children embark on a learning adventure to develop athletic skill to help them succeed in any sport. Parents have the option to choose the optional ‘Parent and Me’ tennis format, allowing adults to participate in the class when it makes sense for the child.
CLUB RED (VG only)
Designed for beginner players 5-7, agility, balance, coordination and speed are physical skills developed along with fundamentals including the serve, rally, and scoring in a rally/game-based curriculum. Coaching priorities develop sending and receiving skills, proper footwork and racquet mechanics. Players must demonstrate the ability to serve underhand from a 36’ court, an overhand serve from the 27’ court, and rally/recover with a partner/opponent in order to move up to the next level.
CLUB ORANGE (Vg only)
For beginner to intermediate players 8-10, Club Orange focuses on the athletic skills and fundamentals required to serve, rally and score, employing proper sending and receiving, footwork and racquet mechanics. To advance to the next level, players must be able to demonstrate an overhand serve consistently to correct side of the court, rally with a partner, recovering between shots, directing the ball away from an opponent, and the ability to keep score.
We designed Club Green for beginner to intermediate level players ages 10-12, as a class that continues building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals to serve, rally and score using a rally/game-based curriculum. Coaching focuses on developing sending and receiving skills, sound footwork and racquet mechanics. Prior to moving to the next level, the player will be able to demonstrate an overhead serve to consistently serve to the correct side of the court, short rally with a partner with a simple recovery between shots, direct the ball away from an opponent and keep score.
Club Teen Green
Designed for beginner to advanced beginner players ages 13-17 but ideal for teenagers new to tennis. Players in this level will learn the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally and score using a rally/game-based curriculum. Club Teen Green focuses on developing sending and receiving skills, sound footwork and racquet mechanics.
Club JV Yellow
We designed Club JV Yellow for intermediate level players ages 13-17 and in this class continue building an athletic base while teaching the fundamentals necessary to serve, rally and score using a rally/game-based curriculum. JV Yellow focuses on developing sending and receiving skills, sound footwork and racquet mechanics. Players learn how to properly position themselves to execute ground strokes and volleys with purpose and skill. As players advance and gain skill and confidence, most participants play in tournaments, Junior Team Tennis and interscholastic competition.
Club Varsity Yellow
Club Varsity Yellow is designed for intermediate to advanced level players ages 13-17. These players are fundamentally sound in both movement and technique and beginning to work on more advanced patterns of play at higher levels of competition. To meet this challenge, Varsity Yellow focuses on stroke development and tactics for singles and doubles. Most participants play in tournaments, Junior Team Tennis and interscholastic competition.
Match Play is conceived as the perfect opportunity to bring it all together, combining ongoing development and showcasing progress. Students are set up with singles and doubles matches in a fun competitive environment, demonstrating newly learned skills in an environment that fosters continued development of strategy and tactics.
Both sanctioned and no-sanctioned tournaments are held throughout the year.
Drill & Play
Designed for Jr. Varsity and Varsity players, Drill & Play is simply the perfect blend of drilling combined with practice play. This program enables advancing players to continue to work on their skills and tactical development in a fun, yet competitive atmosphere.
For more detailed information about Junior Programs see the attached forms below: