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10U Program

At Mountainside Racquet Club, we believe that tennis is a sport for everyone, and that includes our youngest players! Our 10U Tennis System Junior Academy is designed to introduce children to the basics of the game in a fun, engaging way that encourages a lifelong love of tennis. 

Choose from Red, Orange, Green Ball, Advanced Green running Monday to Sunday. Register now by clicking on the dates you want. Hurry, spots are filling up fast! Our programs are structured as 12-week sessions. Please note that no refunds or makeups will be provided for withdrawals or absences during the program. Under no circumstances will the program be refunded.

Important: Advanced Green is a selective program and requires approval from our 10U Director, Howard Sherman.

Level 1 

Red Ball

Details: Red Ball is the first level of the 10U youth progression program which utilizes a larger, soft compression tennis ball on a smaller tennis court with a lower net. Children will begin to develop their athletic and hand-eye coordination skills through specific drills which focuses on footwork and stroke development.  Children who complete the Red Ball program will have a basic understanding of stroke mechanics as well as being able to direct their shot, and sustain a rally with coaches and fellow students. For more information on Red Ball, please contact Brittany LaBruna, brittany@mrctennis.com.

Program duration: 12 weeks

Cost: $350

Level 2

Orange Ball

Details: Orange Ball is the second level of the 10U youth progression, and children entering the program will have developed all of the Red Ball program skills. The Orange Ball program utilizes a decompressed tennis ball on a smaller tennis court with a regular net.  The program consists of drills to improve their tennis stroke mechanics and movement skills.  Additionally, the program introduces live ball play to develop their point play skills. Graduates of the program will demonstrate the ability to consistently serve, understand tennis scoring, and rally with other students on a modified tennis court. For more information on Orange Ball, please contact Brittany LaBruna, brittany@mrctennis.com.

Program duration: 12 weeks

Cost: $475

Level 3

Green Ball

Details: Green Ball is the third level of the 10U youth progression and is played on a full-sized tennis court with a regular sized, lower compression tennis ball. Students in the program are beginning to develop a mastery of tennis stroke mechanics with a focus on rallies and point play.  Students graduating from the program will be able to do cooperative drills, rally from the baseline, and be able to play a tennis match set on a regulation size tennis court. For more information on Green Ball, please contact Howard Sherman, howard@mrctennis.com.

Program duration: 12 weeks

Cost: $475

Level 4    |   Advanced Green Ball

Details: Advanced Green Ball is designed for the student who is proficient in all Green Ball skills and wishes to compete in USTA tournaments.  For participation in the program, students must have an evaluation and are expected to be able to rally and serve with consistency. In the Advanced Green Program, students will gain the ability to train cooperatively, learn how to hit with spin, and develop tennis strategy. It is a selective program and requires the approval of our 10U Director, Howard Sherman.  For more information, please contact Howard Sherman, howard@mrctennis.com.

Contact Us

For more information on 10U Program, please contact Howard Sherman, howard@mrctennis.com

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