FALL JUNIOR CLINIC UPDATE

FALL JUNIOR CLINICS

September 11 - November 18 (10 Week Session)

Some of this information is slightly different from what was sent out a few weeks ago.  Please read through this carefully.  All fall clinic information is now on the KRA website, and registration will open right away. To sign-up please email Houston.barrick@gmail.com to reserve your spot!  Then, on the first day of the clinic, please bring a check made to Kanawha for your payment.  Please note that for each clinic, the instructor is listed, but general questions should be addressed to Houston Barrick, Kanawha Director of Tennis.

 

MONDAYS

 

TODDLERS AND TENNIS (Lila LaCroix)

12:30-1:00 PM

Cost: $75 member/$90 non-member

Description: This clinic is for kids under the age of 5 who are interested in getting learning about the tennis basics. Kids will work on racket skills, and will begin to learn the very basics of tennis.

 

 BEGINNER RED BALL (Bridget Reichert)

2:45-3:30 PM

Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 4-7. Using smaller racquets, shorter nets, and a "red ball" that moves slower and bounces lower. Your child will learn the strokes including forehand, backhand, serves, volleys, overheads, parts of the racquet and dimensions of the court with a strong emphasis on hand eye coordination and child friendly athletic development.

 

ADVANCED RED BALL (Bridget Reichert)

3:30-4:30

Cost: $120 member / $135 non-member

Description: This clinic is for children ages 8 and under who have learned their basic ground strokes. Kids in this clinic have taken at least one seasons of red ball and have begun rallying with the red ball.

 

 ORANGE BALL (Bridget Reichert)

4:30PM – 5:30PM

Cost: $120 member / $135 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 8-10. This ball is a step up in difficulty from the larger, softer Red Ball. Children will begin to rally, learn scoring, and begin match play in preparation for youth match play. 

 

 12&U INTERMEDIATE/MIDDLE SCHOOL CLINIC (Bridget Reichert)

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Cost: $120 member / $135 non-member

Description: This clinic is designed for kids in middle school playing at the beginner/intermediate level. The clinic will focus on stroke production, consistency, and point play in preparation for matches and/or USTA tournaments.

 

 

TUESDAYS

 

BEGINNER and Advanced RED BALL (Bridget Reichert)

3:15PM - 4PM 

Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 4-7. Using smaller racquets, shorter nets, and a "red ball" that moves slower and bounces lower. Your child will learn the strokes including forehand, backhand, serves, volleys, overheads, parts of the racquet and dimensions of the court with a strong emphasis on hand eye coordination and child friendly athletic development.

 

ORANGE BALL (Bridget Reichart)

4PM-4:45 PM

Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 8-10. This ball is a step up in difficulty from the larger, softer Red Ball. Children will begin to rally, learn scoring, and begin match play in preparation for youth match play. 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAYS

 

 TODDLERS AND TENNIS (Lila LaCroix)

12:30-1:00 PM

Cost: $75 member/$90 non-member

Description: This clinic is for kids under the age of 5 who are interested in getting learning about the tennis basics. Kids will work on racket skills, and will begin to learn the very basics of tennis.

 

 BEGINNER RED BALL (Lila LaCroix)

2:45-3:30 PM

Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 4-7. Using smaller racquets, shorter nets, and a "red ball" that moves slower and bounces lower. Your child will learn the strokes including forehand, backhand, serves, volleys, overheads, parts of the racquet and dimensions of the court with a strong emphasis on hand eye coordination and child friendly athletic development.

 

 

ADVANCED RED BALL (Lila LaCroix)

3:30-4:30

Cost: $120 member / $135 non-member

Description: This clinic is for children ages 8 and under who have learned their basic ground strokes. Kids in this clinic have taken at least one seasons of red ball and have begun rallying with the red ball.

 

 

 THURSDAYS

 

 BEGINNER RED BALL (Lila LaCroix)

2:45-3:30 PM

Cost: $90 member / $105 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 4-7. Using smaller racquets, shorter nets, and a "red ball" that moves slower and bounces lower. Your child will learn the strokes including forehand, backhand, serves, volleys, overheads, parts of the racquet and dimensions of the court with a strong emphasis on hand eye coordination and child friendly athletic development.

 

ORANGE BALL (Whit Sheppard)

4PM-5:00 PM

Cost: $120 member / $135 non-member

Description: Boys and girls ages 8-10. This ball is a step up in difficulty from the larger, softer Red Ball. Children will begin to rally, learn scoring, and begin match play in preparation for youth match play. 

 

 

 MIDDLE SCHOOL AND UP CLINIC (Whit Sheppard)

5PM - 6:30PM

Cost: $180 member / $195 non-member

Description: This clinic is meant for kids in middle school through high school. This clinic will focus on stroke development, strategies, and consistency.

 

 

FRIDAYS

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL AND UP CLINIC (Whit Sheppard)

4PM - 5:30PM

Cost: $180 member / $195 non-member

Description: This clinic is meant for kids in middle school through high school. This clinic will focus on stroke development, strategies, and consistency.

 

 

ADDITIONAL NOTE TO MEMBERS OF ALL LADIES SUBURBAN TEAMS

Suburban Team Clinics begin on Monday, September 11.  B Team Clinics are on Mondays, C Team Clinics are on Tuesdays, and A Team Clinics are on Thursdays.  Check with your captains for times and registration procedures.  Suburban matches begin the week of September 11.  GOOD LUCK to all 5 of Kanawha's Suburban Teams.