Pathway

At Summer Smash Tennis, we believe that every student can become a player for life. Our programs are designed to provide students with a technical foundation that will allow them to maximize their potential as recreational or competitive players. Distinct from other clubs and centres, our mission is to do more than simply facilitate play; we strive to produce tennis players.

Mini Programs (4-7 yrs)

Prepare your child to excel at tennis and sport with our fundamental movement program. We have fun developing students’ throwing, catching, tracking, footwork, and racquet skills. Enjoy various athletic activities that aid in motor skill development and body awareness. 

 

Development Focus

  • Develop listening and cooperation skills in a group setting

  • Develop a love for tennis and sport in a positive environment

  • Develop fundamental movement patterns and coordination for sport

  • Develop dynamic racquet-and-ball control skills

  • Develop reception-based skills for movement and tracking

  • Develop forehand and backhand fundamentals

Junior Programs (7-10 yrs)

Develop your tennis game in a small group setting! Start or continue learning through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ½ stage of the progressive tennis model. An emphasis is placed on inspiring a love for the game while building a strong technical foundation.

 

Development Focus

  • Develop a love for tennis and sport in a positive environment

  • Develop and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Develop full-motion groundstrokes with modern technique

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills

Youth Programs (11-15 yrs)

Build your tennis game! Start or continue to develop skills with an eventual progression to rally and play within the full court setting.  Students will be introduced to all phases of play and basic strategy. Beginner and intermediate levels welcome.

 

Development Focus

  • Develop a love for tennis and competition in a positive environment

  • Develop and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Develop familiarity with the shot cycle for efficient movement during rallying

  • Develop full-motion groundstrokes and serve with modern technique

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills with an awareness of the connection between technique and tactics

Adult Programs (18+)

Take your game to the next level! Through game-based learning, students will improve their ability to play within cooperative and competitive settings. 

Development Focus

  • Develop and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Develop familiarity with the shot cycle for efficient movement during rallying

  • Develop full-motion groundstrokes and serve with modern technique

  • Refine and integrate modern groundstrokes technique

  • Refine and integrate modern volley technique

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills with an awareness of the connection between technique and tactics