PEE WEE TENNIS (Ages 3-5)

This program is a fun introduction to tennis for our youngest players.  Children will participate in a variety of skill building activities including basic athletic skills (running, jumping, throwing, bouncing, catching), tennis stroke technique and rally skills all in a fun environment. Kids will use appropriate balls, rackets and mini courts for size proportionate play. Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio. Groupings are done according to age. Mon-Fri 3, 3:30 & 4pm, Fri 10am, 1&2pm Sat 9,10, 11, noon & 1pm

RED BALL(Ages 5-8)

This program follows the mandated USTA 10 and Under Tennis pathway system which uses age/skill appropriate equipment, red dot balls and 36’ courts so that young kids can learn and play the game quickly and develop professional style skills. Curriculum is designed so that children will learn and practice all stroke fundamentals, court positioning, develop a serve, rally and begin point play. Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio. Mon-Fri 3:30, 4:00 or 4:30pm; Sat 9,10,11 noon & 1pm

ORANGE BALL (Ages 8-10)

This program follows the mandated USTA 10 and Under Tennis pathway which uses age appropriate equipment, orange dot balls and 60’ courts so that young kids can learn to play the game quickly and develop professional style skills. Kids will learn stroke technique, to use spin, combine shots together with purpose, serve with proper form, approach the net to use volleys & overheads and practice point play and scoring.  Max 4:1 student/instructor ratio. Mon-Fri 3:30, 4:00 or 4:30, 5pm; Sat 9,10,11 noon & 1pm

GREEN BALL (Ages 10-12)

This program follows the USTA Junior Pathway and will be conducted on 78’ (full) courts with green dot balls. Curriculum will vary based on experience and ability, with the goal to develop or refine technique provide players with the tools to meet their goals.  Groupings will be created with consideration of playing ability and age. Emphasis will be placed on skills application in live ball (point play) situations. Mon-Fri 4:00, 5:00pm; Sat 9,10,11, Noon & 1pm

YELLOW BALL (Ages 12 and up)

This program follows the USTA Junior Pathway and will be conducted on 78’ (full) courts with yellow balls. Curriculum will vary based on experience and ability, with the goal to develop or refine technique provide players with the tools to meet their goals.  Emphasis will be placed on skills application in live ball (point play) situations. Mon-Fri 4:00, 5:00pm; Sat 9,10,11,Noon & 1pm

HIGHLIGHTS

Our Junior Programs are designed to provide quality instruction and a wide variety of options for all ages and levels.  We feature the lowest student teacher ratio in NYC (4:1 or less), and a carefully selected and experienced staff. All of our programs take place in our championship quality indoor tennis courts...not outdoors, in a basement or school gym.

OTHER JUNIOR PROGRAMS

Our High Performance program is designed for kids at a higher skill level who are preparing for competition using faster green dot or yellow balls.  Acceptance is subject to approval by the Junior Directors. Curriculum includes advanced technical and tactical skills and is for goal oriented competitive players. 5:30-7pm Monday-Friday. Our Weekend Junior Clinics are our lowest cost and most flexible junior programs. These are two hour practice clinics are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 2-4pm for kids of all ages and levels. Children will be grouped according to age and level. This program can be used as a supplement to a weekly class or private lesson.  Max 6:1 ratio. Four sessions are included with full Junior program enrollment, 10 packs also available for purchase.

Next Steps...

For more information including availability, pricing and registration please contact director Michael Filipek at michael@suttoneasttennis.com