Coach Fredde announces new Junior tennis clinic group classifications at Rancho Niguel Tennis. They are:
Bronze Group Ages: 6–8 The focus of this group is twofold: Laying down the basics of proper technique upon which they can build and avoid injury; and to spark passion for the game of tennis! They will learn to use the racket with a forehand and continental grip. The clinics are geared to accommodate their age and are fun. Balls: Green dot tennis balls Silver Group Ages 8–12 This clinic prepares juniors to get ready for match play. In addition to proper stroke technique, the clinic focuses more and more on covering the whole court and with a strong emphasis on serves. Balls: Green dot tennis balls
Gold Group Ages: 10-14 These juniors are actively playing in tournaments and aim to play high school tennis and beyond.
The tempo is a lot faster, and the expectations are set higher for this group--both physically and mentally. Balls: Regular tennis balls
To be in the group there is a requirement of playing tournaments and taking private lessons. Platinum Group Ages: 12-16
These juniors are playing in tournaments and aim, or already are, playing high school tennis with a goal of college tennis or beyond. In addition to the faster pace, and high physical and mental expectations, there is a greater emphasis on play strategy and physical conditioning. Balls: Regular tennis balls
To be in the group there is a requirement of playing tournaments and taking private lessons.
For times and costs, visit the Juniors page.