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Group 2616

AFTER SCHOOL TENNIS

BLAKENEY JUNIOR PROGRAMS

Group 2626

SCHOOL YEAR

(We follow the Union County School Calendar)

Group 2627

These Students will learn all of the skills required to rally with a partner.
They will learn how to start a point with underhand toss and overhead serve.

*Skills Needed Before Advancing to Orange Ball

  • Student can send and receive on both sides off the bounce and out of the air.
  • Student can rally consistently 8 balls or more with recovery, balance, and moderate technique.
  • Student can start a point with an overhead serve.
  • Student can control depth and direction of the ball.

These Students will develop basic to moderate/advanced rallying skills from the 60 ft. court baseline. They will learn how to start a point with both an underhand and overhead serve.

*Before Advancing to Green Ball

  • Student can achieve all movements and rally with balance.
  • Student can control depth and direction from the baseline.
  • Student can play all parts of the court including baseline, mid-court and net with moderate technique on: forehand, backhand, serve and volley.
  • Student can rally 10 balls or more.

Students will develop basic to moderate/advanced techniques and rallying skills on a 78ft. court from the baseline. They will learn how to start a point with an overhead serve and technical fundamentals for mid-court and net play.

*Before Advancing to Regular Ball/Teen Class

  • Student should be able to play a rally starting with proper serve technique and grip.
  • Student should be able to control direction, depth and spin from the baseline.
  • Student should have the ability to play all parts of the court including mid-court and net with proper grips, footwork and fundamentals.
  • Student can rally 12 balls or more.
  • Student will graduate by age 13 to teen class if they don’t meet the requirements for BTA II

Students are new to the game and still learning the basics of tennis and is not ready for BTA III. They can play USTSA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) and level 7 USTA tournaments. This class will work on technique to make sure the right foundation is in place.

*Before Advancing to BTA III

  • Student should be able to play a rally starting with proper serve technique and grip.
  • Student should be able to control direction, depth and spin from the baseline.
  • Student should have the ability to play all parts of the court including mid-court and net with proper grip, footwork and fundamentals.
  • Student can rally 12 balls or more.

BLAKENEY JUNIOR PROGRAMS
REQUIREMENTS (BTA)

Please email Coach Berhe at berhe@blakeneyclub.com with all questions
regarding qualifications to make sure your child is in the correct group.

You can also email

Please email Coach Chris at chris@blakeneyclub.com with all questions
regarding qualifications to make sure your child is in the correct group.

For those students who are playing USTA level 6 and 7 tournaments with UTR 1-1.9.

Students must be able to hit top spin on both sides of ground strokes and also be able to serve flat, slice and start topspin serve before graduating to move BTA II.

Students are on track to play high level high school or college tennis.

Commitment of 2 days a week

* If your UTR is not a 2.0 but you have beat two students in this group in a recent tournament or beat them in a challenge match you will be accepted.

Mandatory to play at least one USTA/UTR tournament a month.

Private Lesson: Important for student to progress.

10 & Under: Ranking must be top 25 in the state in the 10 & Under Division.

*Before Advancing to BLAKENEY Tennis Academy

Students must have a UTR 4.9 or higher or be able to beat two students in (BTA I) in a tournament or challenge match.

Higher level at BLAKENEY

Students are on track to play college tennis.

Commitment of 2 days a week

UTR level 5.0+

* If your UTR is not a 5.0, but you have beat two students in this group in a recent tournament or beat them in a challenge match you will be accepted.

Mandatory to play at least one USTA/UTR tournament a month. Suggested to play two tournaments a month.

Bta

PROGRAMS SCHEDULE AND PRICING

BTA I

Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday

4:00-6:30

Cost

$46

per class

BTA II

Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday

5:00-6:45

Cost

$36

per class

BTA III

Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday, Thursday

5:00-6:45

Cost

$36

per class

Red Ball

Tuesday,
Thursday

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Saturday
9:30-10:30 am

Cost

$16

per class

Orange Ball

Tuesday,
Thursday

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Saturday
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Cost

$27

per class

Green Ball

Tuesday, Thursday,
Friday

5:00 – 6:45 pm

Saturday
12:00 – 2:00 pm

Cost

$36

per class

Regular Ball/
Teen Class

Tuesday, Thursday,
Friday

5:00 – 6:45 pm

Saturday
12:00 – 2:00 pm

Cost

$36

per class

SUMMER SCHEDULE

WE FOLLOW SAME GROUPINGS

BTA I

Summer Schedule

Monday-Thursday
12pm-3pm, must sign and get approved by coach Chris.

Cost

$50

per class

BTA II

Summer Schedule

Monday-Thursday
Session 
7:30am-9:30am Drills and Technique Work

Cost

$40

per  2 classes attended or $50 once a week

BTA III

GREEN BALL, REGULAR BALL/TEEN CLASS

Monday-Thursday

Session 
7:30am-9:30am Drills and Technique Work

Cost

$40

per  2 classes attended or $50 once a week

ORANGE BALL AND RED BALL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS NEED TO SIGN UP FOR REGULAR SUMMER CAMP, INCLUDING THE SATURDAY PROGRAM.
ALL QUESTIONS INCLUDING SCHEDULING YOUR CHILD PROGRESS REPORT, PLEASE DIRECT THEM TO YOUR PLAYER PRIVATE COACH OR EMAIL Berhe@Blakeneyclub.Com

Group 2629

COACHES EMAIL