Overland Park
6700 W 110th St Overland Park KS 66211
Today's Hours: 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Junior Tennis

Junior Development Tennis Program

SPRING SESSION 
March 18 - May 26, 2019 

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Info Sheet

 

SUMMER PROGRAM 

 

Tots (Ages 3 - 5)

Tots class is your child’s first experience on a tennis court. This is an informal environment that establishes a foundation for gross motor skill development. Tots focuses on coordination training, movement and balance skills, as well as sending and receiving skills. Games are an important part of the program and the children will be exposed to games that are both fun and tennis related.

Monday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 


 

Rookies (Ages 6 - 8)

A program of movement, balance, coordinated and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills on the 36’ court.The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

Monday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Advanced Rookies (Ages 9 - 10)

Children will continue to learn the skills of the 60’ court. By the end of this program, a child should be able to play Quickstart Tennis. The children will learn how to move effectively so as to insure good position and balance for each shot.

Monday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday      4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Smashers (Orange Ages 11-12, Green Ages 11 - 14)

Children will learn the basics of tactical play from the 60’ & 78’ court for both singles and doubles. Swing rhythm on the forehands and backhands will be emphasized, and children will learn how to differentiate between a volley action and a ground stroke action.

Tuesday      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm  
Thursday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm 

 

Match Play Options

Genesis Interclub match play encompasses all ages and abilities. Players will have the opportunity to play both singles and doubles in a rotating format. This is a great way to gain competitive match play experience and to make new friends!

Saturday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Advanced Rookies
  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Smashers

 

 

Junior Competition Tennis Program

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Info Sheet

 

The Junior Competition Program is designed for the more serious player. The program stresses mental discipline, conditioning, refining racquet skills and situational training. Admittance into the program is based on coach’s approval.

 

Hot Shots (Ages 8 - 12)

Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. Ball control exercises that enhance consistency, direction, depth and spin will be stressed. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills, and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

Tuesday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (orange/green)
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (green)
Friday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (orange/green)
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am (orange/green)
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 am ( orange/green

 

High School Prep (Ages 14 - 17)

Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday      4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Genesis Competitive Training (GCT) (Ages 9 - 13)

Players that are eligible to play yellow ball by advancing through the USTA Youth Progression System or that are ready to play USTA yellow ball tournaments on a regular basis. Should have continental grips on their serves and volleys and be able to create topspin on their groundstrokes. Starting to place ball and set up points. Coaching staff must approve entry to this program. Entry to this program is strictly enforced by the coaching staff at Genesis – at least 2 days per week is recommended to train in group.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

High School Academy (Ages 13 - 18)

Improve mechanics for all strokes, footwork and conditioning, develop consistency and improve shot making. Developing variety on their shots and setting up points. Players in this group are playing NET events, JTL, JTT, JV high school tennis, and lower to middle varsity play on their high school teams.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday      4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

High Performance Training Ages (HPT) (Ages 11 - 18)

This program is for the junior player who is focused on competitive tournament play. Players in the program show the desire to play top sectional tournaments as well as the drive to play tennis after high school. Training sessions will include tactical, technical, mental and physical training in order to help players improve their game. All players should be committed to training on a full time basis year round. Entry to this program is strictly enforced by the coaching staff at Genesis and requirements commitment to training and playing USTA tournaments on a regular basis. At least 3 days is recommended to train in group.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

   

Genesis In-House Match Play

In-House match play is for all levels of play. It is a great opportunity to play against other players in the program for additional match play experience and meet new friends!

Saturday

GCT, HS Prep

Sunday

High School Academy, HPT

 

 

 

Summer Junior Tennis

Session 1: May 28 - July 7 (no class July 4)

Session 2: July 8 - August 11

 

Junior Development

Info Sheet

Pre-Red (Ages 3 - 5)

This class is your child’s first experience on a tennis court. An informal environment that establishes a foundation for gross motor skill development. Focus on coordination training, movement and balance skills, as well as sending and receiving skills. Games that are both fun and tennis related are an important part of the program.

Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

 

Red (Ages 6 - 8)

A program of movement, balance, coordinated and motor skill development with a focus on self and partner rallying skills on the 36’ court.The children will learn how to initiate a rally, how to move and judge a ball (reception and centering skills), how to control the racquet at the contact point and control the height, direction and depth that will be the foundation of their future tennis development.

Wednesday      5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Orange (Ages 9 - 10)

Juniors continue to learn the skills of the 60’ court. By the end of this program, a child should be able to play tennis. The children will learn how to move effectively so as to insure good position and balance for each shot.

Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesday      4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 

Green (Ages 11 - 14)

Juniors learn the basics of tactical play from the 60’ & 78’ court for both singles and doubles. Swing rhythm on the forehands and backhands will be emphasized, and children will learn how to differentiate between a volley action and a ground stroke action.

Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday      4:30 pm – 6:00 pm  
Thursday 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm 

 

Match Play

This is a great way to gain competitive match play experience and to make new friends!

Saturday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm  Orange, Green, and Junior Varsity

$49 member/$59 non-member per session with one class enrollement

 

 

Junior Competition Program

The Junior Competition Program is designed for the more serious player. The program stresses mental discipline, conditioning, refining racquet skills and situational training. Admittance into the program is based on coach’s approval.

Info Sheet

Tournament Green/Orange (Ages 8 - 12)

Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. Ball control exercises that enhance consistency, direction, depth and spin will be stressed. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills, and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

Tuesday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (orange/green)
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (orange/green)
Friday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (orange/green)
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am (orange/green)
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 am ( orange/green

 

Junior Varsity (Ages 14 - 17)

Concepts of offense/defense will be introduced in both singles and doubles. A variety of adaptive skills will be trained using dead ball drills, live ball drills and competitive play situations in all areas of the court.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday      9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

Genesis Tournament Yellow (Ages 9 - 13)

Players that are eligible to play yellow ball by advancing through the USTA Youth Progression System or that are ready to play USTA yellow ball tournaments on a regular basis. Should have continental grips on their serves and volleys and be able to create topspin on their groundstrokes. Starting to place ball and set up points. 2 days per week minimum is recommended.

Monday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

High School Academy Ages 13 - 18

Improve mechanics for all strokes, footwork and conditioning, develop consistency and improve shot making. Developing variety on their shots and setting up points. Players in this group are playing NET events, JTL, JTT, JV high school tennis, and lower to middle varsity play on their high school teams.

Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 am Genesis
  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Genesis
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am JCC
Wednesday      9:00 am - 11:00 am JCC
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 am Genesis
  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Genesis
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Genesis
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Genesis
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Genesis

 

High Performance Training (HPT) (Ages 11 - 18)

For the junior player who is focused on competitive tournament play. Players in the program show the desire to play top sectional tournaments as well as the drive to play tennis in college. Training sessions will include tactical, technical, mental and physical training in order to help players improve their game. Entry to this program is strictly enforced by the coaching staff at Genesis and requires commitment to training, playing USTA tournaments on a regular basis and minimum UTR of 5.0. Recommended minimum of 3 days/week training.

Monday 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm Leawood Park
Tuesday 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm Leawood Park
Wednesday 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm Leawood Park
Thursday 12:15 pm - 3:15 pm Leawood Park
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Genesis
Saturday 1:00 pm -3:00 pm Genesis
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Genesis

 

JTL

Must register by May 1 on the JTL website to confirm your place on Genesis team. 

  • www.kcjtl.org
  • Enrollment in one class is required to participate in JTL. $59
  • Enrollment in 2 classes JTL participation is complimentary

 

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 10 & Under Matches
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 12 & Under Matches
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 13 & Over Matches


  

Genesis In-House Match Play

In-House match play is for all levels of play. It is a great opportunity to play against other players in the program for additional match play experience and meet new friends!

Saturday

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

GCT, HS Prep

 

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