Love to Learn & Love to Play programs offer providers a unique curriculum that includes professional coaching and volunteer mentoring to help players get started and grow in the game
Both programs are short programs that combine professional & mentor coaching to create fun no-judgment experiences for beginner and intermediate players. Players learn the basics and get on-court fun match play experiences preparing them for on-court tennis fun for years to come. Check out the comparisons below.
Love To Learn
Player Level: Beginner (just starting or returning)
Ball Type: Red, Orange, or Green
Session Formats: Fun drills, games, & friendly competion
Coaching: Professional during weeks 1-3, volunteer mentored play sessions remaining weeks
Recommended Next Steps: ‘Love to Play’, clinics, or lessons
Love To Play
Player Level: Intermediate (completed a ‘Love to Learn’ or similar instruction)
Ball Type: Orange or Green
Session Formats: Fun mentored match play
Program Length: 4-6 weeks
Session Length: 60-90 minutes
Instruction: Mentored fun, and interdependent match play
Recommended Next Steps: Clinics, casual play, or formal tennis program play
Volunteer mentors help provide a less intimidating and more personalized experience for participants. Mentors should have tennis play experience. The recommended ratio of player per mentor is 4-8 players per mentor.
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