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Rackets and Net

Junior Tennis

We offer clinics and lessons for ages 4 and up to members and non-members. Our full time tennis pros Jonathan Parks and Kevin Galloway will work with your young tennis star on a one on one basis or in a group setting. Junior Team Tennis and Summer Tennis Camps are popular activities for our area's youth.

For questions or more information contact:

Jonathan Parks - Director of Tennis - jonathanparks@wsrc.us

Kevin Galloway - Head Tennis Pro - kgalloway@wsrc.us

 

WSRC Junior Tennis Pathway

Click on the link for a guide to the Weddington Swim & Racquet Club junior clinic progression. 

Includes skills required for advancement.

* Members and current clinic participants will receive priority registration.  If you are a new participant, please contact us before submitting registration for junior clinics. *

Red Group
Ages 4-8

36 Foot Court - Red Balls

Red 2: Ages 4 - 7

Basic Tennis & Agility Skills

Red 1: Ages 5-8

Beginner Rally Skills Advancing to Basic Point Play on the 36' Quickstart Court

Tuesday / Thursday 3:30-4:30PM

Orange Group
Ages 8-10

60 Foot Court - Orange Balls

This group is for a wide range of students from Beginner to Intermediate. Emphasis will be on the primary stokes of tennis (Forehand, Backhand, Volley and Serve) focusing on stroke mechanics, footwork, consistency, competitive skills and sportsmanship. The goal is to transition from the 36' court to the 78' court by honing match play skills on the scaled down 60' court.

Orange 2 - Learning to control direction, spins, and pace, as well as                        basic tennis movement patterns.

Orange 1 - Must be able to serve, play points and execute proper tennis footwork.

Monday/Wednesday 4:00-5:00PM
 

Green Group
Ages 11-15

78 Foot Court - Yellow Balls

This group is for a wide range of students from Beginner to Intermediate. Emphasis will be on the primary stokes of tennis (Forehand, Backhand, Volley and Serve) focusing on stroke mechanics, footwork, consistency, competitive skills and sportsmanship. The goal is to help each player improve their technique and skills during competitive play. A combination of challenging drills & match play will be used to improve upon game fundamentals. 

Green 2 - Must have a basic understanding of tennis footwork patterns. 

                    Focus on anticipation and assessing opponents

Green 1 - Players must be able to produce consistent strokes with proper grips. 

                    Advanced footwork patterns.

 

Monday/Wednesday 5:00-6:30PM

Saturday 9:00-10:30AM
 

Yellow Tournament Training Group
Staff Approval Required

Advanced Tournament Training

Admission by Staff Approval Only

Players are expected to combine Drills, Matchplay and Fitness Training to prepare for competition.  

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:30PM

 

ABOUT
USTA
Jr. Team Tennis League
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USTA Jr. Team Tennis (Co-ed) is a program of match play for boys and girls, ages 5 to 18, who want to play on a team. The teams are comprised of players of similar age and skill who compete against other club teams from around the area.

League divisions are:  18 & under, 14 & under, 12 & under, 10U-60' or 8U-36'.

 

Playing isn't only about lessons. Have fun and compete with the skills you learn in clinics. Match play is for members and juniors participating in our weekly clinics. Improve the intensity of your game. Players will be matched up based on level & ability.

1-1/2 hours of organized and supervised match / point play for kids that have had at least 2 years of experience and are ready to learn while playing matches. This is the best way to learn how to compete while gaining essential match play experience to take their game to the next level.

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Junior Match Play
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