PTP Skill Levels
The Princeton Tennis Program is proud to offer junior tennis lessons for kids of all levels (Beginners to Nationally Ranked Players). All registration is done via Club Automation. To register visit your Club Automation.
Junior Tennis Lesson Skill Levels
RED BALL 1 5&6 YEARS OLD
This class is an introductory class that focuses on athletic skills and basic stroke development. FUN is a key element in this class. Students will be introduced to groundstrokes and volleys in an encouraging environment.
RED BALL 2 7&8 YEARS OLD
This class will continue to reinforce proper stroke mechanics. Students will begin to
rally with their groundstrokes. Children in this class will learn basics for the serve and volley. The environment will be fun, relaxed, and encouraging, facilitating the child’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.
ORANGE BALL 1 SKILL BUILDER 7-10 YEARS OLD
This class will continue to focus on proper technique including appropriate grip changes. Students will continue to improve their rallying skills while developing an understanding of the service return, approach shot to volley transition and overhead. The environment will be fun and encouraging, facilitating the student’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.
ORANGE BALL 2 CONNECTORS 7-10 YEARS OLD
This class is designed for orange ball players able to successfully rally and serve. These students will learn how to compete against each other on the singles and doubles court. Technical parameters will be reinforced.
The environment will be positive and active, facilitating the development of new competitive skills and reinforcement of existing skills.
GREEN DOT 1 SKILL BUILDERS 10-12 YEARS OLD
This class is designed for the 10 to 12-year-old student new to the game of tennis. This class with be taught on the regulation court with a green dot ball. The focus for this class will be on building technique for groundstrokes, volleys and serves. The environment will be fun and encouraging, facilitating the student’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.
GREEN DOT 2 CONNECTORS 10-12 YEARS OLD
This class is designed for green dot players able to successfully rally and serve. Technical and tactical parameters will be reinforced. Students will improve their ability to produce racquet head speed and spin on their groundstrokes and serve. Players will become more self- reliant in their tactical decision- making skills. They will begin to understand winning and losing. The environment will be positive, active, and conducive to reinforcing new and existing skills.
GREEN/YELLOW 1 TEEN (13 YRS. AND OLDER)
This class is designed for 13 and older teenager new to the game of tennis. The focus will be
on technique for groundstrokes, volleys and serves. Both green dot and yellow balls will be used to benefit the student’s development.
YELLOW 2 CONNECTORS (12 AND OLDER)
The emphasis in this class will be rallying and serving from the baseline. Technical and tactical parameters will be reinforced. Players will become more self- reliant in their tactical decision-making skills. The environment will be positive, active, and conducive to reinforcing new and existing skills.
This class is designed for students who are match ready. These students can serve, rally, keep score and have been rated eligible or need to try out. Footwork, strategy, consistency, and full court match play will be evaluated.
This training program is by try-out or pre-approval. Students in this program have already shown their ability and dedication through their tournament play and results. These students already have solid technique and a passion for tennis. Classes are designed with specific age and UTR in mind.
Our Summer Programs/Camps
COMMUNITY PARK SUMMER CAMP
PEAK PERFORMANCE SUMMER CAMP
DAVIS CUP & MATCH PLAY AT COMMUNITY PARK
VETERANS PARK SUMMER CAMP
PTP & THE Y
This exciting program teaches teenage participants how to become
assistant pros. They learn how to organize classes, make presentations,
teach techniques, and implement new drills. The Apprenticeship Program is
a great way for players to subsidize their own lessons or make some extra