8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
1191 US 22 East
Mountainside, New Jersey 07092
Phone : 908-232-0310
Steve Ondish, the founder of Tennis Systems Academy and our Director of Tennis, brings an outstanding 30-year track record of developing high school, college, and professional players. Our staff of highly trained pros, who have both played and coached at the USTA, NCAA, WTA, and ATP Pro Tour, levels are committed to providing the highest quality and most enjoyable instructional experience in the area. We emphasize learning, fun, and a true collegial atmosphere across all ages and abilities. Whether your child is a beginner looking to learn the game, a junior focusing on a high school or college career, a nationally ranked player aiming for an NCAA scholarship and pro circuit success, or an adult looking to improve their game, we will provide the program and support that will enable you to pursue your tennis goals.
FALL 2023 Junior Tennis Programs
Red Ball Level 1
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. The program runs for 12 weeks and the cost is $330. For more information, please contact Howard Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orange Ball Level 2
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. The program runs for 12 weeks and the cost is $450. For more information, please contact Howard Sherman, email@example.com.
Green Ball Level 3
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. The program runs for 12 weeks and the cost is $450. For more information, please contact Howard Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Green Ball (Level 3 - High Performance Track)
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 at, email@example.com.
AJP Level 4
The Advanced Junior Program is designed for the mid-level player who has graduated from our Green Ball program and is approximately 10-16 years old. The clinic is combination of drilling and hitting and is geared towards improving a player’s stroke mechanics and point production. As students advance, they will be taught strategy and shot selection, so they can take their game to the next level. The program runs for 12 weeks and the cost is $765 for a 1.5 hour session and $995 for a 2 hour session. For more information, please contact Howard Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tournament Training Level 5
The Tournament Training Program clinic is designed to improve a player’s skills for match and tournament competition. The drills used in this clinic will improve a player’s shot selection, so they develop reliable shot patters in tough situations which should improve their chances of winning. In addition, this program has a fitness component, so they can outlast their opponents even in the toughest of matches. The program runs for 12 weeks and the cost is $1260. Please contact Howard Sherman, email@example.com, for details and registration information.
High Performance Level 6
The High Performance program is designed for the fully committed, tournament level player who wishes to compete at the highest level. The program has three levels, and each level requires a specific criteria for qualification which are listed below:
Junior High Performance
Requires a Tennis Recruiting ranking and rounded 4 UTR
High Performance 1
Requires a Tennis Recruiting ranking and flat 5 to 7.5 UTR
High Performance 2
Requires a Tennis Recruiting ranking and a rounded 8 UTR or higher.
THE HIGH PERFORMANCE 1 and 2 PROGRAM REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 3 HIGH PERFORMANCE CLINIC DAYS PLUS THE HIGH PERFORMANCE FRIDAY TOURNAMENT WARMUP (NO EXCEPTIONS). JUNIOR HIGH PERFORMANCE REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF 2 JUNIOR HIGH PERFORMANCE CLINIC DAYS PLUS THE HIGH PERFROMANCE FRIDAY TOURNAMENT WARMUP (NO EXCEPTIONS)
ANYONE WISHING TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TENNIS DIRECTOR, STEVE ONDISH, firstname.lastname@example.org, FOR FURTHER INFORMATIONH