Ball Control Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 6-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to introduce them to ball control and how to accurately hit cross court and down the line. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts. Continue reading Ball Control Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 6-9

Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to help them understand the basics of consistency and that “the ball will always come back.” This basic consistency tennis drill works through three exercises that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts. Continue reading Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

5 Things to Know Before You Start Playing Tennis

Want to start playing one of the greatest lifetime sports out there, Tennis?! Well before you get started, here’s a few things you should know to help get you on your way. So, before you start playing tennis, read these 5 tips: Continue reading 5 Things to Know Before You Start Playing Tennis

Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Here’s a simple contact point tennis drill you can do with your child. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental movements.

There are two key things you and your child need to understand when it comes to the contact point. First is the body position; you want your child to be sideways. So, often you will find that tennis pros and coaches will use a target positioned perpendicular to the net to help the kids understand that they should be facing sideways the whole time. The second thing to remember is that the contact point should be on the side of your body. Continue reading Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Your Tennis Questions, Answered

Mike Sharp, Director of Tennis at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield takes time to answer a few common tennis questions we often get from members here at Elite Sports Clubs. Continue reading Your Tennis Questions, Answered