OGTA Pathway 

Improvement - Respect - Commitment 

Developmental Steam

Competitive Stream

Games are an important part of the program, and the children are exposed to games that are both fun and tennis-related to increase their movement, balance, and basic coordination.

A program of movement, balance, coordinated and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills on the 36 court. Both reception and projection activities will be emphasized. Children will learn the first stages of cooperative tennis. The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth to be successful on the 36 court. They will learn adaptive skills that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

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A program of movement, balance, coordinated and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills on the 36 court. Both reception and projection activities will be emphasized. Children will learn the first stages of cooperative tennis. The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth to be successful on the 36 court. They will learn adaptive skills that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

These students work on skill development on the 60 foot court to serve, rally, play the net, and score.   The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth to be successful on the 60 foot court.

Orange Balls. 60 Court. Children will experience the 5 play situations on the 60 court and will refine their tactical/technical skills. Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. Ball control exercises that enhance consistency, direction, depth and spin will be stressed. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

On the regular size court, players learn to rally, serve, play the net, and play points in a singles and doubles format.  Consistency, space, and time are the main tactics emphasized from every area in the court.  

78 Court. Children will be exposed to a full range of technical/tactical development. All court tennis will be emphasized. The program will focus on drills that develop movement, recovery and decision making skills. Situational and competitive play in the five play situations will be planned in the curriculum. This is the final development stage before the children enter the Yellow Ball Program.

The JV Intermediate program is for teenagers who are relatively new to tennis. Learn to rally and play is the theme of each class. The students will be exposed to all the basic skills of tennis including strokes, volleys, overheads and serves. The class will stress cooperation and competition in many of the drills and play situations.

Children will be exposed to a full range of technical/tactical development. All court tennis will be emphasized. The program will focus on drills that develop movement, recovery and decision making skills. Situational and competitive play in the five play situations will be planned in the curriculum. 

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Orange Balls. 60 Court. Children will experience the 5 play situations on the 60 court and will refine their tactical/technical skills. Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. Ball control exercises that enhance consistency, direction, depth and spin will be stressed. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

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78 Court. Children will be exposed to a full range of technical/tactical development. All court tennis will be emphasized. The program will focus on drills that develop movement, recovery and decision making skills. Situational and competitive play in the five play situations will be planned in the curriculum. This is the final development stage before the children enter the Yellow Ball Program.

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Children will be exposed to a full range of technical/tactical development. All court tennis will be emphasized. The program will focus on drills that develop movement, recovery and decision making skills. Situational and competitive play in the five play situations will be planned in the curriculum. 

This group prepares for high school JV or Varsity tennis.  Emphasis is placed on point play.  Singles and doubles tactics, positioning, and shot selection are practiced every day as well as skill development for the first 20 minutes of every clinic. 

Competitive. This class is geared towards the more serious team athlete or tournament competitor. Competitive drills and situational point play is used to reinforce sound tactics and to achieve peak performance.

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This group prepares for high school JV or Varsity tennis.  Emphasis is placed on point play.  Singles and doubles tactics, positioning, and shot selection are practiced every day as well as skill development for the first 20 minutes of every clinic. 

Competitive. This class is geared towards the more serious team athlete or tournament competitor. Competitive drills and situational point play is used to reinforce sound tactics and to achieve peak performance.

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