Junior Tennis PROGRAMS


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Pre-K to 4Th Grade Programs

Our Red and Orange Ball Program, Introduces Tennis to kids by using fun drills and games to teach fundamentals, technique and improve hand-eye coordination, strength and agility, using the USTA QuickStart format.

2019-20 PRE-K - 4TH GRADE CLINIC SCHEDULE AND RATES - 
Indoor Session 2 (Nov 19 - Jan 7) 

4Th Grade to 12Th Grade Programs

Our Green and Yellow Ball Program follow the USTA Junior Pathway and is conducted on 78’ (full) courts Our curriculum varies based on experience and ability, with the goal to develop proper fundamentals and technique and provide players with tools to meet their goals.  

2019-20 4TH GRADE - 12TH GRADE CLINIC SCHEDULE AND RATES -
Indoor Session 2 (Nov 19 - Jan 7) 

 

Junior High Performance Programs 

The NATC Kobelt Tennis Academy has been proudly developing many of Central Ohio's top players with the advanced skill set required to compete with the top players in the world at the pro level since 1992. Our team of coaches has developed over 500 juniors  from their first clinic to becoming successful middle school, high school and lifetime tennis players. Over 50 of our students have been High School State Qualifiers, 7 have won State Championships, 23 have become Collegiate Players. NATC is the only club in history to have two players from their junior program go on to become #1 in the USA in Singles in D-1 College Tennis, (Peter Kobelt, OSU & Francesca DiLornezo, OSU).  Four players who learned how to play tennis at NATC currently have world rankings on the ATP / WTA Pro Tours.

2019-20 JUNIOR HIGH PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AND RATES -
Indoor Session 2 (
Dec 3 - Feb 12, 2020) 


Little Tennis

Ages 4 - 5, (FREE JR Racquet with first time registration) Entry level for juniors ages 4-5, emphasis on fun, simple movement skills, basic technique and social skills. New players may try one class before enrolling. Max of 5 players per coach.

Rip and Rally

Grades 1st-3rd  (FREE jr racquet with first time registration) For beginner and advanced beginner juniors ages 5-8; emphasis on technique, rules and learning to play points. Max of 6 players per coach.

Quick Start High Performance

Grades 2nd - 4th, (Accelerated group) This is the next step for QuickStart/Rip & Rally players who are progressing rapidly and are ready to begin more advanced skills and match play. Players will be invited to join this group by their QS/R&R coach. Max of 6 players per coach.

Future Stars

4th - 7th Grade For beginner to advanced beginner juniors who have had little to no previous experience and have never played a real match. Emphasis is on having fun learning to play tennis through live-ball games and rallying with age appropriate equipment and balls. Fundamentals, technique and rules are incorporated into each clinic. Limit of 6 players per coach/court.

Teen Player Development

8th - 12th grade.  This is a series of introductory classes for teens who are beginners or advanced beginners with little or no match experience. It is a perfect way to learn or re-learn all of the fundamentals in stroke production, movement, positioning, strategy and scoring for singles and doubles play. Limit of 6 players per coach/court.

High Performance (HP) 1

High School JV & Middle School level players, ages 12-16

High Performance (HP) 2

Juniors just starting competitive tennis, ages 9-13)

Competitive Training Center (CTC) 1 and 2

Competitive Junior Training for Co-ed High School Varsity, JV and Middle School Players working on USTA Rankings and UTR's.  Ages 12 - 18. *By invitation only by a Head Teaching Pro.