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Backyard Sports Programs

Tennis Classes and Camps

Development Tennis

Development Tennis is designed for players who have previous experience, and a good understanding of tennis' fundamental skills.

In Development Tennis, players will work towards refining their technique, generating consistent rallying skills, and grasping how to dictate direction of play to make game winning shots. These tennis classes are open to players from the age of 5 years old through to adult.

What playing level is required to participate in Development Play Tennis?
To participate in Development Tennis, the participant should be able to demonstrate a controlled forehand and backhand technique, a basic serving action, and have some understanding of the rules of the sport. Ideally, the participant would have completed US Sports Institute’s Foundation Tennis classes before joining Development Tennis.


Development Tennis Details

When: Spring, summer and fall
Age: 5-Adult
Ability: Development
Duration: Weekly classes & week long summer camps
Times: Typically 1 hour sessions, summer camps can run up to 3 hours per day
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Other: Each player will receive a certificate. Players must provide their own rackets.

Development Play Tennis Checklist

  • Stroke Improvement
  • Directional Play
  • Consistent Service
  • Rallying
  • Point Scoring
  • Intro to Full Match Play