Body First Junior Tennis
Body First offers a variety of programs for youth to participate in. Body First Junior Tennis programs are geared towards getting kids playing more tennis. Fun for all levels participants can expect games, contests, drills and other tennis mayhem.
United States Tennis Association’s QuickStart format provides a junior tennis players a chance to learn to the game of tennis with kid-sized courts, balls, and racquets. Body First Quick Start Tennis Pre-K, Red Ball (8&U), Orange Ball (10&U), and Green Ball (12&U) programs
Red Ball Tennis
Kindergarten to age 8
USTA QUICKSTART FORMAT- Red Ball Racquet control and basic tennis skills are introduced. Eye hand coordination is encouraged through games.
Orange Ball Tennis
Ages 10 and Under
USTA QUICKSTART FORMAT-Orange ball Players will work on strokes, footwork, net play, scoring and beginning competitive play against other players or an instructor. Orange Ball 1 is designed for beginner players
Green Ball Tennis
ages 11-12 (or pro approval)
Groups are taught using the USTA Quickstart 12 and under format.Class utilizes slightly lower compression green balls (or green dot ball) on a 78’ Court. This class provides the perfect transition prior to joining a high performance training group or teen tennis group
Ages 12 and up
NO TENNIS EXPERIENCED REQUIRED!! Perfect for teen beginners or those looking for a refresher. This camp is designed teen players interested in playing middle school or high school tennis and have not played regularly or for teens that just want to learn something new.
Focus will be on developing basic tennis skills (forehand, backhand, volley, serves) and learning the rules of the game.
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Pre K Tennis
age 4 to entering Kindergarten in the Fall
Get the wiggles out!!! USTA QUICKSTART FORMAT-Red Balls move slower through the air, bounce lower and travel less distance to maximize play. Classes taught on smaller courts using smaller nets. Focus on developing basic tennis and athletic skills through fun games.
High Performance Training
Enrollment in High Performance Training groups are by pro approval only. These groups help maximize players’ potential. Groups are designed for juniors who wish to play competitively, enhance their athletic performance and develop consistency and power into their game.
Call 785 776 6060 to register
Intermediate Tournament Player
Maximizing players’ potential. Groups designed for juniors who wish to play competitively, enhance their athletic performance and develop consistency and power into their game.
Futures-levels Player generally have at least 1-2 years of year-round competitive experience
Advanced Tournament Player
enrollment by Pro Approval onlyEnrollment in High Performance Tournament Training group is by pro approval only. These groups help maximize players’ potential. Groups are designed for juniors who wish to play competitively, enhance their athletic performance and develop consistency and power into their game. Players are expected to be actively competing in USTA tournaments.
Please 785 776 6060 to see what opportunities are available for Challenger level players beyond our junior programs