Junior Developmental Pathways - Learn, Train, Compete

Kingwood Country Club offers comprehensive junior tennis pathways for players of all levels and ages. The pathway embodies the development of both the player and the person. Coaches help players identify and achieve their goals along their individual pathway. Below is a summary of classes within the Junior Developmental Pathways. Additional details are available in the Tennis Shop.

SCHOLARSHIP ACADEMY 1

This program is for players who have in the past qualified for the Championship and SuperChampionship level in Texas. Students will now qualify for the this class through the new USTA tournament system. This class will focus on the higher level technical and tactical aspects of the game. Students will receive this feedback through pro-fed drills (Monday), match play (Wednesday) and live ball drills (Thursday). Players are also encouraged to compete in tournaments on a monthly basis to maintain a competitive level.

SCHOLARSHIP ACADEMY 2

This program is for players who never qualified for the Championship or SuperChampionship level in Texas but are competing in tournaments. These students will still be refining their fundamentals, rally and match skills in order to reach the next level. Students will train with live ball (Monday), pro-fed drills (Thursday) and match play (Wednesday). Please look at the Program Movement Guidelines to qualify for SA1.

SCHOLARSHIP ACADEMY 3

This program is for junior players who are in early stages of tournament play. These players on a weekly basis will work on their technique through pro-fed drills, live ball drills and point play. The students will train with pro-fed drills (Tuesday), live ball (Friday) and match play (Wednesday). Please look at the Program Movement Guidelines to qualify for SA2.

FUTURE STARS

This program is for junior players who are in early stages of development. These players on a weekly basis will work on their technique through pro-fed drills, live ball drills and point play. Players in this class should utilize the club match play days and club tournaments for continued improvement.

12 AND UNDER ELITE- GREEN BALL

This class is for 10 and under players that already have the basic fundamentals. These players are already competing in orange ball and green ball tournaments. Players will work on technical and tactical improvement through pro-fed drills (Tuesday), live ball (Friday) and match play (Wednesday).This class does require professional approval. Players in this class should utilize the match play days and club tournaments for continued improvement.

12 AND UNDER ELITE- ORANGE BALL

This class is for 10 and under players that are demonstrating rally skills and basic fundamentals which allow the student to work with other students, play points and matches .Players will enhance their skills through live ball (Tuesday), pro-fed drills (Thursday) and match play (Wednesday). This class does require professional approval. Players in this class should utilize the match play days and club tournaments for continued improvement.

8 AND UNDER ELITE- RED BALL

This class is for our young players who are already developing rally skills. This class has limited space and does require professional approval. We will introduce the other basics through live ball, point play and match play. Players in this class should utilize the red ball match play days and club tournaments for continued improvement.

QUICKSTART 

This class is for young players 5 years old to 12 years old.Players will be introduced to tennis by working on basic hand-eye coordination and striking skills.Cooperation and fun will be emphasized.

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