10 & Under Training is for boys and girls ages 5 - 10. This program will follow the USTA Progressive System using Red and Orange Balls. Players will be grouped by age and/or skill level in the most appropriate section for greatest learning potential.
Three Saturday or Sunday morning sessions held at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Lower School (400 Fontaine St, Alexandria, VA 22302) and The Madeira School Tennis Courts (8328 VA-193 McLean, VA 22102) tennis courts are offered: Full Session (12 classes, $475) runs from September 12 - December 6, Half Session I (6 classes, $270) runs from September 12 - October 18, and Half Session II (6 classes, $270) runs from October 24 - December 6, 2020. One single class costs $48. No classes will be held on Thanksgiving weekend, November 28 - 29.
(ages 5 - 8)
Court Size: 36’
At this stage players will learn the basics of the game - How to score, rally, and serve, as well as understanding how to win and lose points. Advanced red ball players will begin to learn technical awareness and court tactics. Red ball players at this level are able to begin matches on the smaller court sizes.
(ages 8 - 10)
Court Size: 60’
At this stage, players have already learned the basic techniques of the game and are ready to develop more consistency and specific technique in their stokes. With developments in physical control and coordination, players will be challenged to cover the larger court size and to direct the ball away from the opponent. More focus will be placed on learning the tactics of the game, anticipating ball movements, and incorporating ball spin. Serving and return of serve are covered at a more advanced level.
10 & Under Tennis Training (Ages 5 - 10, Beginner - Intermediate)
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