GCSA TENNIS CAMP
Tennis Camp @ Gold Coast Sports Academy allows athletes of all levels to further their passion for this lifetime sport. Our coaches understand the range of needs from beginners to tournament level players and tailor instruction accordingly. All players will be evaluated to determine where focus will be placed to attain maximum results.
CURRICULUM - SUMMARY TENNIS
Athletes will be introduced to basic footwork drills, hand-eye coordination, and conditioning. The focus will be on introduction to the main skill/techniques including proper racket grip, forehands, backhands, volleys, serves. Instruction will focus on developing proper technique, understanding the rules, and an appreciation for the game.
Athletes will perform more complex footwork and conditioning drills designed specifically for the game. Continued development of main skills (forehands, backhands, volleys, and serves) will continue with the addition of spin/slice and specific shot selection, such as lobs, overheads, and drop-shots. Doubles game-play will be introduced along with competitive game strategy.
The athletes will participate in high-intensity conditioning. Focus will be on match play with tennis drills mimicking specific scenarios. Instruction will be on shot selection and accuracy, along with how to effectively develop a point (both from the baseline and at net) in both singles and doubles. Athletes will regular partake in competitive match play to improve both physical and mental skills associated with the game.