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
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
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
Here’s another opportunity to meet one of the many staff who make Elite Sports Clubs so great. Zach Feerick has been with the Elite clubs for quite a few years and has taken on many roles at multiple clubs since then as he has grown in his career. You may have even seen him helping with this year’s Team Weight Loss Challenge finale party and he’s also helping to plan our upcoming 30th Anniversary party at the Pfister! Continue reading Staff Highlight: Zach Feerick
This is a specific drill you will often see Tennis pros doing with kids during QuickStart 10 & Under tennis lessons. It’s also a simple drill that parents can do with their children at home. The bounce catch tennis drill consists of three specific steps. Kids learn coordination by bouncing and catching the ball with their hand, a cone, and their racquet. Continue reading Bounce Catch Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years