Ages 5 – 7

Red ball level trains juniors to become well-rounded, competent players with low compression balls

RED BALL

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

GLOSSARY

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Listens, Cooperates,High Level of effort and comes to class prepared.

ATHLETIC SKILLS

Agility, balance and coordination.

RACKET SKILLS

Hand-eye & racket-eye, correct grips, overall racket control.

RALLY SKIILS

Sending and receiving skills.

TRANSITION & NET SKILLS – VOLLEY SKILLS

Motion and grip. Movement from ready step with proper form.

SERVE & RETURN SKILLS

Underhand and Overhand into correct box in proper position.  Grip and court position.

GAMING SKILLS

Understands scoring, court lines and correct position to start the point.

WHAT YOUR PLAYER WILL LEARN

 

Judge ball depth and direction, use basic footwork patterns to establish balance, refine shapes on groundstrokes and serves. Gain directional awareness of the ball in defined spaces and the ability to move to the net. Working up to direction, action, and proper grip for the serve.

COMPETITION

USTA Red Ball Match Play League

SCHEDULE

Red Ball 1.0

Prior to moving to the next level, the player will be able to demonstrate a serve from a 36’ court to the correct side of the court consistently, serve from the 27’ court (a serve could be thrown overhead or a bounce hit), short 2 -3 rally with a partner with a simple recovery between shots, direct the ball away from an opponent and keep score (7 points).

Price for 8-week session:  $ 192 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $168 + tax)

Red Ball 1.0 Schedule
Tuesday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Thursday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Thursday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Friday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Friday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday9:30 - 10:30 AM
Saturday10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Red Ball 2.0

Prior to moving to the next level, the player will be able to intentionally apply skills learned in Red 2 during our games. The ability to intentionally move the ball, especially side to side and recognition of open court spaces will be evident.

Price for 8-week session:  $ 192 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $168 + tax)

Red Ball 2.0 Schedule
Tuesday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Tuesday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Thursday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Thursday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Friday4:00 - 5:00 PM
Friday5:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday9:30 - 10:30 AM
Saturday10:30 - 11:30 AM

Red Ball 3.0

They have demonstrated an understanding of basic groundstroke and serve technique as well as grips and footwork patterns with balance. They have demonstrated an overhead serve to the correct side of the court consistently, short rally with a partner with recovery between shot, direct the ball away from the opponent and keep score and be able to make line calls. Players are both physically and mentally prepared to begin work on the situational aspects of the game. This is a crucial stage of their development and as such, we require players in the group to attend two (2) classes per week. Placement in this group requires approval from Lead Pro and or Junior Tennis Director.

Price for 8-week session (Tue & Thur)*:  $384 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $336 + tax)

* Red Ball 3.0 players must register for both Tuesday and Thursday classes.

Red Ball 3.0 Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday4:00 - 5:00 PM

2022-2023 INDOOR SCHEDULE

TCSP classes run in 8-week sessions. Below is the registration and session schedule for 2022-2023.

Registration times vary based on program. Please see the table below for details.

SessionREGISTRATION
Adult Workouts &
Ball Machine Clinics
REGISTRATION
Adult Tennis Clinics
REGISTRATION
Juniors 3 - 10 yrs
REGISTRATION
Juniors 11 - 18 yrs
Session Start & End Dates
Early Fall 2022Aug 1Aug 2Aug 8Aug 9Sept 6 - Oct 23
Late Fall 2022Sept 26 (6:00 AM)Sept 26 (6:30 AM)Oct 3 (6:00 AM)Oct 3 (6:30 AM)Oct 24 - Dec 18
Winter 2023Nov 21 (6:00 AM)Nov 21 (6:30 AM)Nov 28 (6:00 AM)Nov 28 (6:30 AM)Jan 3 - Feb 26
Early Spring 2023TBDTBDTBDTBDFeb 27 - April 23
Late Spring 2023TBDTBDTBDTBDApril 24 - June 18

TCSP is proud to partner with PYS for our members’ benefit.