Doylestown Tennis Club
 

 

 

Junior Training

We help kids build confidence, one stroke at a time.   

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After more than 40 years of tennis development, with a teaching program second to none, youngsters from preschool to age 18 receive maximum attention with supervised instruction. 

Students benefit from easily understood teaching techniques based on the laws of physics.

We are particularly proud of our full time teaching staff, who have been together for over 18 years.  This consistency and uniformity is what has made our program so successful for our players.

•  Programs at four different skill levels:

•  Early Childhood Development (ECD)

•  Skills Aquisition Program

•  Tournament Prep

•  Advanced Tournament Prep

•  Five separate sessions throughout the year (click here to see session dates below)

•  Maximum of 6 students per court/per instructor

•  Additional “Roving pros” help individual students with the proper grip and stroke, and answer students’ questions

•  Multiple teaching aids on court including portable “backboards” called Tennis Mates

•  Wall mounted cameras used as teaching aids in our Video Training Center

•  Please sign up early- programs fill quickly

•  We carry a full line of junior rackets that are moderately priced. Students can easily be measured for the proper racket and grip size by our qualified staff.      

 
 
 

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD)

•  Quick Start Tennis approach is followed, including use of
    little nets, small rackets, and low compression balls   

•  Instruction to develop proper tennis skills for young children 

•  Classes are for 4 to 6 and 7 to 10* year olds.  

•  One hour classes / 4 to 6 students per court

•  Sign up for one or two days a week

•  8 week sessions  (click here to see session dates below)
                                       

      Classes offered:

Days Time
Monday  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Tuesday  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Thursday  4:00 - 5:00  & 5:00 - 6:00  PM
Saturday  8:30 - 9:30 & 9:30 - 10:30 AM

  
                                   

 

                    

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*ATTENTION PARENTS OF  10 YEAR OLDS

We offer 2 choices for your child.  If your child wants to participate in 10 and Under USTA tournaments, you should sign up for the ECD program.  In this program we will follow the new 10 and Under guidelines.  If your child does not have an interest in the 10 and Under USTA tournament play, you should sign up for the Skills Acquisition class.

SKILLS ACQUISITION PROGRAM

•  Provides a solid foundation for recreational and competitive players

•  Classes for juniors ages 10* to 18

•  8 week sessions  (click here to see session dates below )

•  1 hour classes / 4 to 6 students per court

•  Students grouped according to ability

•  Excellent beginning for future high school team players

•  Sign up for 1 to 5 days a week

 

        Skills Classes Offered:

 
Days Time
Monday   4:00 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday   4:00 - 5:30 PM
Thursday   4:00 - 5:30 PM
Friday   4:00 - 5:30 PM
Saturday   9:00 - 10:30

 

 

 

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TOURNAMENT PREP (TP)

•  Competitive training for qualifying juniors of all ages 

•  8 week sessions (click here to see session dates below )

•  2 hour classes / 4 to 6 students per court

•  Includes tactical and technical training

•  On court cameras for video analysis of match play and stroke production

 

        TP Classes Offered: 

 
Days Time
Monday   3:30 - 5:30 PM
Wednesday   3:30 - 5:30 PM
Friday   4:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday   10:30 - 1:30 AM (3 hrs)

 

 

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ADVANCED TOURNAMENT PREP (ATP)

•  Program designed for high school team players, USTA tournament ranked players, and students who intend to compete at the collegiate level.

•  8 week sessions (click here to see session dates below )

•  2 hour classes / 4 to 6 students per court

•  On court cameras for video analysis, and state-of-the-art training aids

 

        ATP Classes Offered: 

 
Days Time
Monday   3:30 - 5:30 PM
Wednesday   3:30 - 5:30 PM
Friday   4:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday   10:30 - 1:30 AM (3 hrs)

 

 

 

 

 

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Skills Evaluation for TP and ATP

* To promote players from one program to the next, players will be evaluated at the coach's discretion

 

Choose from 5 Eight Week Sessions

•  Session I:   Mon., September 5  -  Sat., October 29 

      NOTE:  Make-ups for Labor Day can be scheduled during the Session I.

•  Session II:  Mon., October 31   -  Sat., December 24

 NOTE:  Make-up for Thanksgiving  can be scheduled during Session II.     

•  Session III:   Mon., January 2  -  Sat., February 25

•  Session IV:   Mon., February 27   -  Sat., April 22

•  Session V:    Mon., April 24   -  Sat., June 10 

 NOTE:  Make-ups for Memorial Day can be scheduled during Session V.
 

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10 Welden Drive - Doylestown PA 18901
Phone: 215-345-7897   Fax: 215-345-7857