Home to Manhattan's only indoor tennis facilities, Body First offers you the chance to measure your level of play and then improve with a variety of programs for the whole family. We offer the finest in tennis programs and instruction for all levels. Body First offers a variety of programs for youth to participate in, including:
ORANGE BALL TENNIS 1 & 2: ages 9-10 or pro approval
USTA QUICKSTART FORMAT-Orange ball Players will work on strokes, footwork, net play, scoring and beginning competitive play against other players or an instructor. Orange Ball 1 is designed for beginner players
GREEN DOT TENNIS 1 & 2: ages 11-12 or pro approval
Groups are taught using the USTA Quickstart 12 and under format.Class utilizes slightly lower compression green balls (or green dot ball) on a 78’ Court. This class provides the perfect transition prior to joining a high performance training group. Green Dot 1 is designed for beginner players
Beginner/Intermediate Teen Player. This program was developed to allow teens the opportunity to learn and develop tennis skills in a low pressure, fun environment. Perfect for teens considering going out for their school tennis program for the first time, want to learn the game of tennis or just wish to have fun.
NO TENNIS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Enrollment in High Performance Tournament Training group is by pro approval only. These groups help maximize players’ potential. Groups are designed for juniors who wish to play competitively, enhance their athletic performance and develop consistency and power into their game.
Group placement is determined by numerous factors including ability, maturity, and experience. A skill assessment is possible to determine what the player needs (skills, consistency, etc) to advance to a higher group. Advancing a player before they are ready can slow a player’s progress.
Body First Junior Tennis camps are geared towards getting kids playing more tennis. Fun for all levels including games, contests, drills and other tennis mayhem. Camps are based on age however Players may be divided into smaller groups during each camp based on skill level as needed.
Body First offers Junior Tennis multi day camps offer more tennis in a shorter period of time than our clinics. Body First camps provide a fun experience for all levels of play, from the beginner looking for basic instruction to the experienced tournament player wanting to sharpen their skills. Camps are offered several times a year. Past camps have included Winter Break Camps, Summer FUNdamental Tennis Camps, Back to School Camps,and more...
completed Kindegarten to age 8; Lil Stars and All Stars Games, contests, drills and other tennis mayhem that is designed for junior players that have taken or are getting ready to take our Lil' Stars and All Star Junior Tennis Clinic
Ages 13 and upPerfect for teen beginners or those looking for a refresher. This camp is designed teen players interested in playing high school tennis and have not played regularly or for teens that just want to learn something new. NO TENNIS EXPERIENCED REQUIRED!!