The first foundation of play. Playing games using visual schedules and verbal cues. These games and motor skill activities prepare the student to play tennis at a basic level. We are focussing on following routines and instructions as well as socialization with peers.
To help you prepare your child for the lesson. You can print our visual schedule of the lesson routine, You can find it under the tab visual aid.
Second foundations of play. Ability to follow the routine including the warm-up. Students will learn the basic stroke forehand and backhand through different motor skill techniques.
Ball movements will be adapted to learn the height and direction of the tennis ball. Students will learn the different areas on the court through various games. We will be working on increasing the student's reaction and anticipation skills.
Fourth foundations of play. Ability to position themselves on the court to play a game. have insight on where the ball should be in accordance to the instruction. Work on increasing the ability to learn to play with a peer. The student will have successfully learned how to execute the correct groundstrokes 80% of the time
Students can maintain a standard rally using height, directions, distance, speed, spin in a controlled manner. Students will understand and communicate on how to play a point and transition themselves to play a match.