Tennis Academy of the South at Fowler Park in South Forsyth
TAS Youth Tennis at Fowler Park is a great place for young athletes to improve their tennis skills, work hard, make new friends and have a ton of fun. Our pros use the latest teaching methods from the USTA and USPTA to help youngsters be successful. Lessons are designed to meet the developmental needs of each age group enabling them to play and learn while they build confidence.Call (404) 632-4850 for days, times, prices.
The following TENNIS PROGRAMMING will be offered during each of the above sessions:
QUICKSTART is a USTA designed program to create a fun and instructional entry into tennis. Group instruction, with a 6:1 student to teacher ratio, is given on a 60 foot court using low compression balls. Students are encouraged to use an appropriate junior size racket (8 & under use 19”, 21” or 23” rackets; 10 & under use 23” or 25” rackets). Each lesson is 1 hour in length. The goal of the program is to help players learn the skills needed to play junior league and USTA tournaments.
USTA’s revolutionary QuickStart program enables youngsters to practice and play real tennis to scale. Simple lead up activities and modified courts, nets, racquets and balls introduce our youngest students to the skills needed to play tennis successfully.
- - Balance, movement, agility, coordination
- - Throwing with rotation, catching and hitting, sending and receiving
- - Racquet and ball control, ball tracking
- - Team work and cooperation
The USTA’s QuickStart approach for youngsters ages 9 to 10 takes advantage of their improved concentration and focus as well as their physical strength, coordination and stamina. Drills, team building activities and game play help them improve
- - Motor skills, fluency and movement
- - Approach to the ball, rotation and follow thru
- - Anticipation and reaction
- - Decision making tactics
- - Stroke production and footwork
Junior Development, Ages 11-14
This program is designed for 11 to 14 year olds who have an interest in playing tennis but have not taken intensive instruction. Students learn
- - Stroke production, grips and footwork
- - Simple fitness drills
- - Decision making and tactics
- - Shot selection and game style strategies
- - Court positioning, match play and scoring
JUNIOR ACADEMY is a training program designed for the junior player, ages 11 and older, who wants to play high school tennis, become a competitively ranked tournament player or compete at the college level. On court training includes intensive drilling, match tactics and conditioning. Off court training includes mental imagery, goal setting and tournament coaching. Academy drills are 2 hours per drill, 2 to 3 times per week.
ADULT ALTA/USTA TEAM COACHING is designed for ALTA/USTA tennis players to develop court positioning and doubles tactics. Learn how to play the score, move with the flow of the ball, and make shot selection second nature.