Players become well-rounded and competitive using 60’ courts with Orange Balls. Serve, rally, and play tennis quickly. Your player will learn to track and move the ball, develop swing shape to build a rally, develop solid contact points to direct the ball, introduce grips, and learn how to play cooperatively and competitively.
Competition: Play USTA Match Play Day Events
Play UTR and USTA Tournaments
 

Orange Ball Program Overview

1.0, 2.0, 3.0

Time Frame: 1-3 years
 
Ball: Orange
 
Court: 60′
 
Racquet: 21″ – 26″

Orange Ball 1.0

Prior to moving to the next level, the player will be able to:
 
  • Demonstrate an overhead serve (can be a bounce hit serve) to the correct side of the court consistently
  • Short 2 -3 rally with a partner with a simple recovery between shots
  • Direct the ball away from an opponent and keep score.
 
Orange Ball 1.0 Schedule
Monday4:00 - 5:30 PM$336 (8 weeks)
Tuesday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
Thursday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
Friday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
Friday5:00 - 6:15 PM$280 (8 weeks)
Saturday9:30 - 10:30 AM$224 (8 weeks)
Saturday10:30 - 11:30 AM$224 (8 weeks)
Saturday11:30 - 12:15 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$168 (8 weeks)
Saturday12:15 - 1:30 PM (*NEW 45-min class)$168 (8 weeks)
  • Price for 8-week session: $224 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $196 + tax)

Orange Ball 2.0

Prior to moving to the next level, the player will have an improved understanding of how to “play” the game. This includes:
 
  • Ability to direct the ball side to side.
  • Recognition of open court spaces.
  • Demonstrate an approach and volley pattern during points.
 
Orange Ball 2.0 Schedule
Tuesday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
$196 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
Thursday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
$196 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
Friday4:00 - 5:00 PM$224 (8 weeks)
$196 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
Friday5:00 - 6:15 PM$280 (8 weeks)
$245 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
Saturday9:30 - 10:30 AM$224 (8 weeks)
$196 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
Saturday10:30 - 11:30 AM$224 (8 weeks)
$196 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
  • Price for 8-week session (Tues, Thurs, Fri 4:00 – 5:00pm): $200 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $196 + tax)
  • Price for 8-week session (Tues, Thurs, Fri 5:00 – 6:15pm): $280 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $245 + tax)
  • Price for 8-week session (Sat 9:30 – 10:30am & 10:30 – 11:30am): $200 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $196 + tax)

Orange Ball 3.0

Players demonstrate a high degree of proficiency with:
 
  • Racquet skills and movement mechanics, court awareness and an ability to structure points.
  • Concept of offense/defense (in single and doubles) situations.
A key feature of Orange 3 is match play. Each Orange 3 player should be playing in TCSP Friday Night Match Play Events. The Lead Coach will track their progress session by session basis. Placement in this group requires approval from Lead Pro and or Junior Tennis Director.
Orange Ball 3.0 Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday5:00 - 6:15 PM$560 (8 weeks)
$490 (Early Fall, 7 weeks)
  • Price for 8-week session (Tues & Thurs 5:00 – 6:15pm)*: $560 + tax (Early Fall: 7 weeks, $490 + tax)

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