A Plus Junior Training Program (12 & Under)
Burke Racquet and Swim Club 2023-2024
A Plus Tennis Junior Program offers comprehensive tennis instruction for every age group from a player's first strokes to collegiate level. Our program is focused on three specific areas; skills acquisition, practice / development and competitive application. Players graduate to a higher level based on their progress, ability and commitment.
Classes will be held indoors at Burke Racquet & Swim Club (BRSC). In the event of questionable weather conditions, please check our website at www.aplustennisva.net one hour prior to the start of class or call 703-250-1299.
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Junior Program Policies
A Plus Tennis Junior Program consists of 10 weeks of tennis instruction beginning September 11th and ending November 17th. In the case of withdrawal, a
fee of $200 will be assessed unless space can be filled.
Makeups: We will do our best to accommodate makeup requests but we cannot guarantee them. We do not offer refunds for missed tennis classes. If you know of a date that your child will not be able to attend class, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can look for a makeup opportunity. Students are permitted to make up missed classes on other days at the level currently enrolled with prior approval. Makeups can only be used for junior programming clinics. Please note that students are supervised only while on court during class and are not supervised off court, before or after the class.
EARLY DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
Using the United States Tennis Association approved protocol, this class is designed for the 8 years and under age group, utilizing a 36' court and low compression balls. The goal of the class is to introduce and develop tennis related athletic skills and proper tennis groundstrokes with an emphasis on having fun.
In this class, students will also learn to start and maintain rallies with groundstrokes. Emphasis on technique, motor development, stroke production and movement between shots. Students will learn our Moving, Adjusting, Positioning (MAP) system in order to prepare to play tennis at a higher level.
Typically for the new 10 and under tennis player. Using a 60 "court, students to learn the foundation of basic stroke development. The class emphasizes and breaks down all commonly-used strokes. Instructors will regularly review grips, footwork and strokes. Students will learn tennis related athletic skills and proper tennis groundstrokes with an emphasis on having fun.
Designed to accommodate less experienced 12 and under age group. Similar to the other FUNdamental classes, students will learn tennis related athletic skills and proper tennis groundstrokes with an emphasis on having fun on a full size tennis court. There is a high emphasis on using our Moving, Adjusting, Positioning (MAP) system in order to properly develop athletic rallying skills on a full size court.
Students older than 12 learning how to play tennis, will fit nicely in this class. Using regular balls on a full-size court, the goal of this entry level class is to quickly develop rally skills using our MAP system.
COMPETITIVE DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
"Competition" is the emphasis for this level. This level stresses offensive and defensive situational drills during a match. Instructors will work with students on development of technical, mental and strategic skills used in match play. It is recommended that students participate in match play classes at their level.
Competitive Orange I
Typically for 10 & Under players that has exhibited the ability to rally. Due to the matchplay focus, serve reliability and court coverage are greatly emphasized.
Competitive Orange II
Students under 10 that are regularly competing in USTA tournament play are eligible for this class.
Competitive Green I
Typically for 12 & under players that are able to rally and serve consistently. The emphasis is point production in both singles and doubles
Competitive Green II
Students under 12 that are regularly competing in USTA tournament play.
Designed for the student with experience looking to tryout for varsity high school tennis. Emphasis will focus on technical development along with strategic application. Students are encouraged to play USTA sanctioned tournaments.