Junior Fall 1st Session 2021

THE PRINCETON TENNIS PROGRAM JUNIOR PROGRAMS

The Princeton Tennis Program 12 and Under Program is modeled after the United States Tennis Associations guidelines for developing players 5 to 12 years old. USTA 12 and under tennis allows children to learn and compete on courts and with equipment appropriate to their stage of development. The focus is game based, and the environment facilitates the child’s ability to rally and compete at an early age. 

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 6&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 9-12 YEARS OLD This class is designed for the 9 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 9-12 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 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 (11 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.

PERFORMERS-ORANGE, GREEN AND YELLOW 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.

Fall 2021 Classes

1st Session- 6 weeks outside at Community Park South 365 Johns Street, Princeton NJ. September 13th- October 24 (Indoor backup in the event of rain at Eve Kraft Tennis Center, 92 Washington Rd Princeton Junction NJ) 

  • No registration fees
  • Maximum 6 players per instructor
  • Sign up August 2nd. Annual Pass Holders will receive 10% off.
  • Please email if you have a special request for a private group lesson, other than sessions listed below, email – Gina Pileggi – gina@ptp.org
  • One Make up per session if there is room in a corresponding class, in case of injury or illness. 

Day                        Class                            Time                         Price                                  1st  Session Begins               1st  Session Ends

Monday                 Red Ball 1               3:45 pm-4:30 pm           $100 (per person)                        Sep 13                              Oct 18              

Monday                 Green Ball 1            4:30pm-5:30pm             $130 (per person)                       Sep 13                              Oct 18         

Monday                 Orange Ball 1          6:00pm-7:00 pm            $130 (per person)                       Sep 13                              Oct 18

Monday                 Green Ball 2            4:30pm-6:00 pm            $195 (per person)                       Sept 13                             Oct 18

Monday           Green Ball Performer    5:00pm-6:30pm             $195 (per person)                       Sept 13                             Oct 18

Monday                 Orange Ball 2          5:30pm-7:00 pm            $195 (per person)                       Sept 13                             Oct 18

Monday                 Green Ball 2            5:00pm-6:30pm             $195 (per person)                       Sept 13                             Oct 18

Monday          Yellow Ball Performer     6:30 pm-8:00pm            $195 (per person)                       Sept 13                            Oct 18   

Tuesday                 Red Ball 2               3:45pm-4:30pm             $100 (per person)                       Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday            Green/yellow teen        4:00pm-5:00pm            $130 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday                 Orange Ball 2          4:30pm-6:00pm            $195 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday            Orange Ball Performer   4:30pm – 6:00 pm      $195 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday                 Orange Ball 1           5:00pm-6:00pm           $130 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday                 Yellow Ball 2             5:00pm-6:30pm           $195 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday            Green Performer           6:00pm -7:30pm          $195 (per person )                       Sept  14                           Oct 19

Tuesday                 Green Ball 2             6:00pm- 7:30pm          $195 (per person)                        Sept 14                            Oct 19

Tuesday            Yellow Performer           6:30pm-8:00pm        $195 (per person)                        Sept 14                          Oct 19

Wednesday           Orange Ball 1            4:00pm-5:00pm           $130(per person)                         Sept  15                          Oct 20

Wednesday           Green Ball 1              4:00pm-5:00pm           $130 (per person)                        Sept 15                           Oct 20

Wednesday           Red Ball 1                 5:00pm-5:45pm           $100 (per person)                         Sept 15                          Oct 20

Wednesday           Green Ball 2              5:00pm-6:30pm           $195  (per person)                       Sept 15                           Oct 20

Wednesday     Green Ball Performers    5:00pm-6:30 pm          $195 (per person)                        Sept 15                           Oct 20  

Wednesday           Yellow Ball 2              6:30pm-8:00pm           $195 (per person)                        Sept 15                          Oct 20

Wednesday           HS Training                6:30pm-8:00pm          $195 (per person)                        Sept 15                          Oct 20

Thursday               Red Ball 1                  3:45pm-4:30pm          $100  (per person)                       Sept 16                          Oct 21

Thursday               Red Ball 2                  3:45pm-4:30pm          $100 (per person)                         Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday               Green Ball 2               4:30pm-6:00 pm         $195 (per person)                        Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday           Green Ball Performers   4:30pm-6:00 pm         $195 (per person)                        Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday           Yellow Ball Performers   5:00pm-6:30pm         $195 (per person)                         Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday           High School Training      6:30pm – 8:00pm      $195 (per person)                         Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday               Green Ball 2               6:00pm-7:30pm         $195 (per person)                         Sept 16                         Oct 21

Thursday               Green/yellow teen      6:00pm-7:30pm         $195 (per person )                        Sept 16                         Oct 21 

Thursday               Yellow Ball 2               6:00pm-7:30pm         $195 (per person)                         Sept 16                         Oct 21                                                    

Friday                    Red Ball 2                   3:45pm-4:30pm        $100 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22

Friday               Green Ball Performers     4:00pm-5:30pm        $195 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22

Friday                    Orange Ball 1              4:30pm-5:30pm        $130 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22

Friday                    Green Ball 1                4:30pm-5:30             $130 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22

Friday                    Yellow Ball 2                5:30pm-7:00pm        $195 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22  

Friday              Yellow Ball Performers      5:30pm-7:00pm        $195 (per person)                          Sept 17                         Oct 22

Saturday                Red Ball 1                   9:00am-9:45am        $100 (per person)                           Sept 18                        Oct 23

Saturday                Green Ball 1               10:00am-11:00am      $130 (per person)                          Sept 18                         Oct 23 

Saturday                Red Ball 2                   10:00am-10:45 am    $100 (per person)                          Sept 18                         Oct 23

Saturday                Yellow Ball 2               10:00am-11:30am     $195 (per person)                           Sept 18                        Oct 23

Saturday                Orange Ball 2              11:00am-12:30pm    $195 (per person)                            Sept 18                        Oct 23

Saturday                Orange Ball 1              11:30am-12:30pm    $130 (per person)                            Sept 18                        Oct 23                                                                                                          

Saturday                Green Ball 2                11:30am-1:00pm      $195 (per person)                            Sept 18                        Oct 23

Saturday                Green Ball  1               11:30am-12:30pm    $130 (per person)                            Sept 18                         Oct 23

Saturday          Green Ball Performers       1:00pm-3:00pm        $310 (per person)                           Sept 18                         Oct 23

Saturday          Orange Ball Performer       1:00pm-3:00pm        $310 (per person)                          Sept 18                          Oct 23

Saturday          Yellow Ball performer         1:00 pm-3:00pm       $310 (per person)                          Sept 18                          Oct 23

Saturday               Autism Program            3:00pm -4:00pm                Free                                      Sept 18                           Oct 23

Sunday                 Red Ball 1                     9:00am-9:45am         $100 (per person)                          Sept 19                          Oct 24

Sunday            High School Training          9:00am-11:00am       $310 (per person)                          Sept 19                         Oct 24                         

Sunday                 Red Ball 2                     10:00am-10:40am      $100 (per person )                        Sept 19                         Oct 24

Sunday                 Orange Ball 1                11:00am-12:00pm      $130 (per person)                         Sept 19                         Oct 24

Sunday                 Orange Ball 2                11:00am-12:30pm      $195 (per person )                        Sept 19                          Oct 24      

Sunday                 Green Ball 2                  1:00pm-2:30pm          $195 (per person)                         Sept 19                          Oct 24     

Sunday         Green Ball Performer            1:00pm-2:30pm          $195 (per person)                         Sept 19                          Oct 24      

Sunday                 Yellow Ball 2                  2:30pm-4:00pm         $195 (per person)                          Sept 19                          Oct 24

Sunday          Yellow Ball Performer           2:30pm-4:00pm         $195 (per person)                          Sept 19                          Oct 24

Sunday                 Green Ball 1                  4:00pm-5:00 pm        $130 (per person)                          Sept 19                          Oct 24

Sunday          Green/yellow teen               4:00pm-5:00pm         $130 (per session)                         Sept 19                          Oct 24  

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