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Juniors

9-11 Year Olds

  • 9-11 Year Olds
  • 60' Court
  • Orange Compression Balls
  • 21"- 25" Racquet

Skills Developed

For 9-11 year olds the emphasis is on court movement, basic stroke technique and match play.  Classes focus on developing an all-court game and on learning to transition to the net.  Players work on developing groundstrokes with correct swing patterns, learn topspin and slice, volleys and overheads, correct technique for serve and return, with a focus on using the correct grips and the ability to hit to targets.   Interested players can sign up for WORLD TOUR TEAM TENNIS and participate in team match play on Sunday afternoons. Players are assessed during each session and a formal assessment will be provided to parents at the end of each session.

9-11 Competitive Level is for players who have more advanced skills and who are starting tournament play. Players are moved into this level after passing skills assessment tests and with instructor approval only.

All junior players will need to purchase a Player Equipment Bag with personal equipment to use during class. This bag should be purchased in the Pro Shop prior to the first day of class. In addition, please bring a water bottle/jug and a tennis racquet sized by age.  For this level the racquet should be 21″-25″ long, based on the height of the player. Players need to wear a skirt/shorts/leggings with pockets to hold balls and tennis court shoes with non-marking soles.  Tennis racquets, junior clothing and shoes are sold in our pro shop.

Class sizes are limited to no more than 6 players per instructor. Unfortunately, due to this limited class size we are unable to accommodate make ups for missed classes unless we do not teach the class. If we have inclement weather we may move the classes to our indoor courts.

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To register for Fall Practices, please click here.

School Year Classes

Our school year program features practices Monday-Friday in the afternoons and Saturday mornings. Classes start the first week of school and continue through the end of May. Players can register online or in the pro shop. Online registration requires setting up a family account with the tennis center. 

Summer Camps and Classes

Our Summer Camps/Classes feature week long morning summer camps and once a week evening/Saturday classes. Players can register in the pro shop or online. Online registration requires setting up a family account with the tennis center. Summer Camps run Monday-Friday; Weekly Classes are offered on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Orange Level Director

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Schedule of Classes

9-11 Level

Session 1  August 16 – October 11  Session 2   October 12 – December 12   Register here

INDOORS:  Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 5:00-6:00 pm and Saturdays 9:30-10:30 am

OUTDOORS: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 5:00-6:00 pm and Saturdays 9:30-10:30 am

9-11 Competitive Level

Session 1  August 16 – October 11  Session 2   October 12 – December 12   Register Here

OUTDOORS: Tues/Thurs 5:15-6:45 pm

 

Registration

To create up a new member account with us, click on the button below and fill out a short form. We will create an account on your behalf, and then you may log in and register for classes and pay as well.

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Southlake Tennis Academy

Southlake Tennis Academy is a skills based program that focuses on age appropriate development.  We assess skill development and move players based on their ability to demonstrate the skills needed to play.  Players who are interested in competitive play beyond Match Day can find a list of the USTA sanctioned tournaments available for their level.  Our teaching staff is happy to suggest the levels of tournament play best suited to your players.

Texas Section Tournaments

10U USTA Membership