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2019 Woodledge Tennis Lessons

Woodledge offers tennis lessons to members of all ages and abilities. Youth lessons are $15/child and start on Monday, June 17th. Below are the links to Register, the Lesson Schedule (*the schedule says 2018 but it is the same for 2019), followed by Lesson Descriptions (youth, JV, Varsity and Adult classes) .
 
 

2019 WOODLEDGE TENNIS LESSON DESCRIPTIONS

RED BALL (ages 4-8)

This introductory class is for kids using foam balls and low compression (red) balls.  Lessons are taught on a 36 ft court that is appropriate for the size of the kids at this age.  Emphasis is on building athletic skills; introducing basic tennis strokes while maintaining a FUN environment!


Choose between 2 classes:  Mon & Wed at 9:00-9:50am or Tues & Thurs at 9:00-9:50am


ORANGE BALL (ages 7-9)

This class continues to use a low compression (orange) ball on a 60ft court.  The court size has increased as kids this age can cover more of the court;   the ball has more compression than the red ball.  Students will continue to develop their strokes and technique in addition to learning the basics of tennis match play and fun tennis games!

              
Choose between 2 classes:  Mon-Thurs 9:00-9:50am or Mon-Thurs 10:00-10:50am

GREEN BALL (ages 10-15)

This class is for the older, yet players relatively new to tennis.  The green ball has 25% less compression than the yellow ball; hence allowing success in rallying.  Students will learn proper technique on all strokes; learn to rally on a full size court; and the basics of match play and fun tennis games.


Choose between 3 classes (Mon-Thurs):  9:00-9:50am, 10:00-10:50am or 11:05-11:50am


YELLOW BALL (ages 12-18)

This class is for the kids transitioning from the green ball to the yellow ball.  Emphasis is on proper technique, footwork, match play in addition to fun tennis games!


Choose between 3 classes (Mon-Thurs):  9:00-9:50am, 10:00-10:50am or 11:05-11:50am


Junior Varsity (ages 11-13)

This class is for those that want to compete in the junior varsity team matches.  Emphasis is on further refinement of all strokes; basic tactics in match play; proper scoring in game and match play.


Classes:  Mon-Thurs 10:00-10:50am

                               

Varsity (ages 11-18)

This class focuses on further refinement of all strokes and tactics in match play.  Those wishing to compete in interclub matches must attend this class.


Class:  Mon-Thurs 11:00-11:50am



Adult Drills and Doubles Tennis: Mondays, 6-7:30pm
Held on the upper courts with head pro and class fees paid directly to the pro. Drills for 45 Minutes and then doubles. This is open to both members and non members, so invite a friend.

Fees: $15 for members ($20 non-members) minimum of 4 needed. Please email or text Sharon Murphy sharonmurphytennis@yahoo.com / 860-670-5673 if you plan to attend.

Last Minute Drop-Ins Welcome.


Adult Drill and Play Clinic: Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm

Held on the upper courts with the head pro and 3 assistants. It is designed to get participants some exercise, enjoyment and receive professional help and instruction for your game. FREE for members, $30 non-members.


** Our pro Sharon Murphy (860) 670-5673 is also available on late afternoons and early evenings to provide private instruction on an independent payment arrangement.