Junior Tennis

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Tiny Tots (ages 5 - 7)
Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:15 – 4 pm • Members $20.60 per class, Guests $22.50 per class
Designed for our youngest players, this class introduces the game of tennis in a fun, low-pressure environment. We teach fundamentals of technique and cultivate hand-eye coordination through a combination of instruction and games. Our goal is to provide a positive experience in order to help kids develop a love for the sport, and establish a foundation to grow from in the future.

Junior Foundations
Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays 4 – 5 pm • Members $27.50 per class, Guests $30 per class
Saturdays 9 - 10 am • Sundays 9 - 10 am • Members $30 per class, Guests $33 per class

For players with little to no tennis experience, typically ages 8 - 11.
This class introduces students to the fundamentals of the game, covering ground-stroke, volley and serve techniques, alongside basic movement and court positioning. We focus on consistent positive reinforcement, allowing kids to gain success and build confidence while ensuring they receive a solid foundation from which to start their tennis career. The class consists of a combination of drills and games, generally using 'Orange Balls,' alongside basic fitness exercises to provide a well-rounded session that keeps learning tennis fun.

Junior Development
Tuesdays/Thursdays 5 – 6:30 pm • Members $41.25 per class, Guests $45 per class
Saturdays 10 - 11:30 am • Sundays 10 - 11:30 am • Members $45 per class, Guests $49.50 per class

For players with established technique, working towards rallying / match play, typically ages 10 - 13.
Players in this class will learn to take basic techniques and start to focus on shot production, developing both consistency and accuracy. Using primarily 'Green Balls,' we will introduce more advanced strokes and movement patterns to prepare students to rally with each other, and eventually, match play. Players will also learn to keep score and basic strategies alongside more advanced footwork and conditioning drills.

Junior Competition
Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 4 – 6 pm • Members $55 per class, Guests $60 per class
Saturdays 11:30 am - 1:30 pm • Members $60 per class, Guests $66 per class
Sundays 11:30 am - 1:30 pm • Members $60 per class, Guests $66 per class

For players looking to compete on high school teams or junior team tennis, typically ages 12 - 17.
Designed for players who can already rally and are comfortable with the scoring / rules of match play. Using regular yellow tennis balls, this class focuses on competitive play ensuring students develop the complete set of skills necessary to achieve their tennis goals. We will be utilizing both basket fed and live ball drills to refine techniques, develop more advanced shot production, further conditioning and learn the tactics necessary for success in competitive tennis.

Sports Performance Training Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Invitation Only Classes

Tournament Foundations (Invitation Only) • Tuesdays 4 – 5:30 pm • $45 per class
This class is designed to help establish strong fundamentals for younger players who have the goal of eventually playing tournament tennis. It is a long-term clinic that will ensure students have all the appropriate habits and skills required to set them up for later success. They will eventually transfer into our Tournament Training track to being playing competitive events. For players 6 - 8 looking to set a foundation for eventual tournament play.

Tournament Training (Invitation Only) •
Mondays & Wednesdays 4 - 6 pm • $60 per class
This is a long-term clinic that ensures students have all the necessary tools required to begin their competitive journey & guide them through early stages to achieve successful results in higher level events. Designed for players 10 & under looking to enter into tournament play & help prepare for future college play. Taught by Tennis Director Josh Martin.

Please ensure your child is prepared by:
- bringing water
- tennis racquet
- appropriate tennis shoes

Tennis Registration Policies.

    Tennis & Pickleball Office Hours

    Monday - Friday | 8:45 am - 12:45 pm & 4:30 - 8 pm
    Saturday | 8:45 - 11:45 am

    Email Us

    Almaden Valley Athletic Club
    5400 Camden Ave [at Kooser Road] | San Jose, CA 95124
     408.445.4900   [email protected]