FAST TRACK – GREEN

An orange to green ball transition training squad catering for players showing an interest in pennants and competition (appropriate for those aged 7-10yrs).

TECHNICAL:

  • Ability to competently and repeatedly execute a forehand, backhand and volley with sound technique in the full orange court.

  • Ability to competently and repeatedly execute an overarm serve from the orange baseline and return the ball from an appropriate position.

TACTICAL:

  • Ability to feed and achieve a rally to 10 from the orange baseline.

  • Has an understanding of scoring (games and tie-break scoring).

PHYSICAL:

  • Has the required physical strength to hit to the boundaries of the orange court and rally from the orange baseline.

  • Ability to competently and repeatedly perform a split step, required adjustment to the ball, recovery and ready position when fed to.

FAST TRACK – ORANGE

An orange ball training squad (appropriate for those aged 7-10yrs).

TECHNICAL:

  • Ability to competently and repeatedly execute a forehand, backhand and volley with sound technique from the service line.

  • Ability to execute an overarm serve from the service line.

TACTICAL:

  • Ability to feed and rally to 5 within the service boxes.

  • An awareness of correct positions for serving, returning and rallying.

PHYSICAL:

  • Displays consistent ball tracking abilities.

  • Displays competent sending and receiving skills.

  • Displays basic hand-eye coordination skills.

  • Shows an understanding of the split step, ready position and recovery to the middle.

FAST TRACK – RED

A red ball training squad (appropriate for those aged 4-8yrs).

TECHNICAL:

  • Ability to competently and repeatedly execute a forehand and backhand with sound technique.

  • Ability to perform an overarm throw.

  • Shows an understanding of the ready position.

PHYSICAL:

  • Displays consistent ball tracking abilities.

  • Displays competent sending and receiving skills.

  • Displays basic hand-eye coordination skills.

Please thank the coaches for me as Ishaan has absolutely loved tennis this year and can't wait to start again in term 4!  They do a wonderful job.

-- Vina
Blue Gum
24 Jun 2017