Red ball level trains juniors to become well-rounded, competent players with low compression balls.Your player will learn to 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

Red Ball Program Overview

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Time Frame: Up to 2 years
Ball: Red
Court: 18′ x 36′
Racquet: Up to 23″

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).
Red Ball 1.0 Schedule
Tuesday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Tuesday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Thursday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Thursday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Friday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Friday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Saturday9:30 AM - 10:30 AM$192
Saturday10:30 AM - 11:30 AM$192
Saturday11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$144
Saturday12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$144

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

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.
  • Ability to intentionally move the ball, especially side to side and recognition of open court spaces will be evident.
 
Red Ball 2.0 Schedule
Tuesday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Tuesday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Thursday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Thursday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Friday4:00 PM - 5:00 PM$192
Friday5:00 PM - 6:00 PM$192
Saturday9:30 AM - 10:30 AM$192
Saturday10:30 AM - 11:30 AM$192
Saturday11:30 AM - 12:15 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$144
Saturday12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$144

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

Red Ball 3.0

Prior to moving to the next level, the player will have demonstrated:

  • Understanding of basic groundstroke and serve technique as well as grips and footwork patterns with balance.
  • 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.

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

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.

Glossary

  • Character Development: Listens, cooperates. Gives high level of effort and comes to class prepared.
 
  • Transition & Net Skills – Volley Skills: Motion and grip. Movement from ready step with proper form.
 
  • Athletic Skills: Agility, balance, and coordination.
 
  • Racket Skills: Hand-eye & racket-eye, correct grips, overall racket control.
 
  • 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.
 
  • Rally Skills: Sending and receiving skills.

2023 – 2024 Season Schedule

TCSP classes run in 8-week sessions. Below is the registration and session schedule for the 2023-2024 season. Registration opens at 6:00am or 6:30am on each day listed below.
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 2023July 31 (6:00 AM)July 31 (6:30 AM)Aug 7 (6:00 AM)Aug 7 (6:30 AM)Sept 5 - Oct 22
Late Fall 2023Oct 2 (6:00 AM)Oct 2 (6:30 AM)Oct 9 (6:00 AM)Oct 9 (6:30 AM)Oct 23 - Dec 17
Winter 2024Nov 20 (6:00 AM)Nov 20 (6:30 AM)Nov 27 (6:00 AM)Nov 27 (6:30 AM)Jan 2 - Feb 25
Early Spring 2024Jan 29 (6:00 AM)Jan 29 (6:30 AM)Feb 5 (6:00 AM)Feb 5 (6:30 AM)Feb 26 - Apr 21
Late Spring 2024Mar 25 (6:00 AM)Mar 25 (6:30 AM)Apr 1 (6:00 AM)Apr 1 (6:30 AM)April 22 - June 16
Summer 2024TBDTBDOPENOPENJune 17 - Sept 1st