U8 ALL-STARS PROGRAM

Program Dates: Sept.10, 2018 – June 16, 2019

Program Leader: Greg Uras

Age Group: 5-7

Playing Level: Mighty Mites: Advanced+

Maximum Participants: 12

Program Priorities:

  • A Fun, School-Year Program, featuring sufficient regularity and volume of practice, including duo (semi-private) lessons, amongst a small enthusiastic group, to permit significant development of skills.
  • Introduction to the rules, etiquette and requirements of Open Play through periodic matchplay sessions.
  • Implementation of Long-Term Athlete Development Stage #2: FUNdamentals: “The most important focus of this stage is to emphasize fun and enjoyment when playing tennis.”

Program Features:

  • Full-Time NTS Program Leader
  • Maximum 12 Students
  • Duo Lessons (15 lessons per student)
  • Intermittent Matchplay Sessions (9 per year)
  • Seasonal Assessments

Curriculum emphasizes athleticism, the 5 playing situations, the process of play (ready-set-stroke), stroke development and the FUNdamentals of sportsmanship and successful play.

Student Requirements:

  • Correct Age Group
  • Ability to Function within a Group Setting
  • Minimum 80% Attendance of Group Lessons, Duo Lessons and Matchplay sessions combined (measured after Fall, Winter & Spring sessions)

Required Activities:

  • 2 Group Lessons per week
  • Intermittent Duo Lessons
  • Intermittent In-House Matchplay

Schedule:

Group Lessons:

Monday 5:00-6:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00-6:30 pm

Duo Lessons: Sundays, 1:00-2:00 pm or 2:00-3:00 pm (schedule TBD)

Matchplay: Saturdays, 2:00 – 5:00 pm (schedule TBD)

Competitive Requirements:

Not Applicable, apart from intermittent in-house Matchplay Sessions

Physical Training Requirements:

Not Applicable, On-Court sessions will include emphasis on motor skills, balance, quickness, spatial awareness, body awareness, rhythm.

Additional Benefits:

  • Annual OAC Membership Included in Registration
  • Member Rate for Individual Lessons & Summer Programs
  • Program Clothing, Accessories

U9 ALL-STARS PROGRAM

Program Dates: Sept.10, 2018 – June 16, 2019

Program Leader: Greg Uras

Age Group: 6-8

Playing Level: U8 All-Stars Graduates, Mighty Mites: Advanced+

Program Priorities:

  • A Fun, School-Year Program, featuring sufficient regularity and volume of practice, including duo (semi-private) lessons, amongst a small enthusiastic group, to permit significant development of skills.
  • Open Play and Competitive Development through participation in U9 Tournaments (OTA/QTF), TDC Cup and/or other suitable Team Events, and periodic In-House Matchplay sessions.
  • Introduction to Off-Court Physical/Athletic Development and Training
  • Implementation of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) Stages #2 and #3: “FUNdamentals” and “Developing.”

Program Features:

  • Full-Time NTS Program Leader
  • Maximum 8 Students
  • Maximum 4 Players per Court
  • 1:4 Coach-Student
  • Duo Lessons (15 lessons per student)
  • Intermittent Matchplay Sessions (9 per year)

Curriculum emphasizes athleticism, the 5 playing situations, the process of play (ready-set-stroke), stroke development, basic tactics and the FUNdamentals of sportsmanship and successful play (consistency, quality, variety).

Student Requirements:

  • Correct Age Group
  • Ability to Function within a Group Setting
  • Minimum 80% Attendance in Group Lessons, Duo Lessons and In-House Matchplay sessions combined (measured after Fall, Winter & Spring sessions)
  • Minimum 6 Tournaments and/or sanctioned Team Events during the School Year

Schedule:

Group Lessons + Physical Training:

Tuesday, 5:00-7:00 pm
Thursday, 5:00-7:00 pm

Duo Lessons + Physical Training: Sundays, 3:00-4:00 pm or 4:00-5:00 pm

Intermittent Matchplay: Saturdays, 2:00-5:00 pm (Schedule TBD)

Tournaments & Team Events (Schedule TBD)

Additional Benefits:

  • Annual OAC Membership Included in Registration
  • Member Rate for Individual Lessons & Summer Programs
  • Program Clothing, Accessories

U10 ALL-STARS PROGRAM

Program Dates: Sept.10, 2018 – June 16, 2019

Program Leader: Greg Uras

Age Group: 7-9

Playing Level:

U9 All-Stars Graduates, Mighty Mites: Advanced+, UTR 2.0-5.0

Program Priorities:

  • A Fun, School-Year Program for Competitive Players, featuring sufficient regularity and volume of practice, including duo (semi-private) lessons, amongst a small enthusiastic group, to permit significant development of skills and strong results at the  Provincial U10 Level.
  • Implementation of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD): Stage 1: “Developing”, Stage 2: “FUNdamentals”, and Stage 3: “Becoming a well rounded athlete and building the full-court tennis skills required to be a player.”
  • Open Play and Competitive Development through participation in Provincial U10 Tournaments (OTA/QTF) in both Local/Regional and Out-Of-Town locations, TDC Cup and/or other suitable Team Events, and periodic In-House Matchplay sessions. U12 Competition may also commence for players in this group, at the discretion of the Program Leader.
  • Off-Court Physical/Athletic Training Included as a Key Element for High Performance Development.

Program Features:

  • Full-Time NTS Program Leader
  • Maximum 8 Students
  • Maximum 4 players per Court
  • 1:4 Teacher-Student Ratio
  • Duo Lessons (15 lessons per student)
  • Intermittent Matchplay Sessions (9 per year)

Curriculum emphasizes athleticism, the 5 playing situations, the process of play (ready-set-stroke), stroke development, basic tactics and the FUNdamentals of sportsmanship and successful play (consistency, quality, variety).

Student Requirements:

  • Correct Age Group
  • Ability to Function within a Group Setting
  • Minimum 90% Attendance in Group Lessons, Duo Lessons, Physical Training and Matchplay sessions combined (measured after Fall, Winter & Spring sessions)
  • Consistency of Effort and Focus (Formal assessments after Fall/Winter sessions)
  • Measurable Improvement (Skills, UTR Rating, Ranking), as per Agreed Objectives
  • Parental Adherence to NTS “Role of the Parent” Provisions
  • Minimum 8 Tournaments and/or sanctioned Team Events during the School Year

Schedule:

Group Lessons + Physical Intelligence Training (P.I.T.):

Tuesday, 5:00-7:00 pm
Thursday, 5:00-7:00 pm

Duo Lessons + P.I.T: Wednesdays 5:00-7:00 pm

Matchplay: Saturdays, 2:00-5:00 pm or 4:00-7:00 pm (Schedule TBD)

Tournaments and Team Events (Schedule TBD)

Additional Benefits:

  • Annual OAC Membership Included in Registration
  • Member Rate for Individual Lessons & Summer Programs
  • Program Clothing, Accessories
Junior tennis questions?
Tony Roth
Tennis Director
613-523-4024 ext. 226