Tagged: 10 and under tennis

What Size Racquet Should My Child Be Using?

Choosing the right sized tennis racquet is important for the development of junior tennis players. Whether you have a child just starting out or one that has outgrown their current racquet, we’ve put together this handy guide on child tennis racquet sizes.

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Why Should I Enroll My Child in Tennis at Elite this Summer?

Our tennis director at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield, Mike Dierberger is here to tell you why tennis at Elite could be the right fit for your child this summer!

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Red Dot, Green Dot, Orange Dot, or Yellow?

While you might be eager for your child to progress from a low compression ball to a higher bouncing ball quickly, there’s quite a number of benefits from starting out on a red dot ball. We’ll explain why it’s still important to start slow before we advance our junior players to larger court sizes and […]

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Ball Control Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 6-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to introduce them to ball control and how to accurately hit cross court and down the line. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts.

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Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to help them understand the basics of consistency and that “the ball will always come back.” This basic consistency tennis drill works through three exercises that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts.

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Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Here’s a simple contact point tennis drill you can do with your child. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental movements. There are two key things you and your child need to understand when it comes to the contact point. First is the body position; you want your child […]

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6 Reasons Your Child Should Play Tennis

Tennis benefits not just the physical but also the psyche. In an article titled, “Why Play Tennis?” by Jack Groppel, Ph.D., USPTA Master Professional, Dr. Groppel discusses 34 reasons to play tennis. Elite Sports Clubs has highlighted 6 reasons for your children to play tennis. General body coordination. Players have to move into position and […]

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Youth Tennis Progression: How to Become a Top Junior Tennis Player

Progressing your child’s tennis game can be a daunting task. Elite Sports Clubs, through its decades leading Wisconsin junior tennis players to the top, has a suggested progression for your child. We provide two paths, one for the 10 and under tennis player and another for the 11 and over tennis player. Each path offers […]

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