10 and Under Tennis, Tennis Camps | USTA Southern California Tennis News https://southerncaliforniatennis.org Tennis News, Events, Community Activities, Tournaments Thu, 25 Apr 2019 02:33:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cropped-USTAFYIG_SoCal-KO-32x32.gif 10 and Under Tennis, Tennis Camps | USTA Southern California Tennis News https://southerncaliforniatennis.org 32 32 USTA 10U Early Development Camps – REGISTER NOW! https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/10-and-under-tennis/early-dev-camps-register/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/10-and-under-tennis/early-dev-camps-register/#respond Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00:46 +0000 https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=26536 Read More]]>  

USTA Early Development Camps provide players with training and coaching from our USTA coaching staff and section coaches who have proven coaching success. The camps are developed and designed by USTA High Performance Player Development. These camps are offered to inspire, motivate, and to assist players in reaching their highest level. Players with excellent work ethic, commitment, talent, and attitude are encouraged to participate.

These two-day camps are geared toward 10U player progression. Players are required to attend both days.

To learn more, contact Megan Heneghan, heneghan@scta.usta.com.

Visit TennisLink to register and join us for Early Development Camps!

Download the high resolution image here.

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When School’s Out, Camp’s In! https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/when-schools-out-camps-in/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/when-schools-out-camps-in/#respond Wed, 27 Jun 2018 06:00:06 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=24681 Read More]]> The SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis program (TGA SFV) has just wrapped up its fourth full year of after-school enrichment on Pre-K-12th grade LAUSD and private school campuses throughout the San Fernando Valley.

The program continued to grow with over 1200 registrations at 40 schools in the 2017-2018 school year!

Highlights from the school year include:

  • 1st 10U Orange Ball team comprised of students from multiple TGA SFV schools competed in the USTA Junior Team Tennis spring season
  • USTA Diversity and Inclusion grant awarded to the TGA SFV management team to facilitate after school tennis enrichment for grades K-8 and start a high school tennis team program at Valley Alternative School in Van Nuys.
  • Adaptive tennis classes introduced at the Lull School in Encino to work with students physically and cognitively challenged
  • TGA SFV Head Coach Will Mauriz awarded 2017 TGA Coach of the Year
  • Net Generation – TGA Youth Sports Festival at Serrania Charter School
  • Net Generation PE Grants awarded to TGA SFV schools

Now that school is out, TGA SFV Tennis camps are in full swing on court and in local day camps! Our 5th Back to School season begins in August. If you would like TGA Premier Tennis after school enrichment on your school campus, let us know! Contact Nancy Abrams: abrams@scta.usta.com

In addition, we are hiring part time coaches for after school hours August-June. For more information and to apply, visit: www.PlayTGA.com/sfvtennis.

The national TGA Premier Sports programs are impacting youth nationwide through after-school enrichment programs that combine learning lifetime sports with academics and life skills. The Southern California Tennis Association owns and manages TGA Premier Tennis of the San Fernando Valley.

TGA Premier Tennis programs in Los Angeles, the Conejo Valley and the Beach Cities offer tennis through after school enrichment programs and seasonal camps.

To learn more about TGA Premier Tennis Camps in Southern California, visit:

  • www.PlayTGA.com/sfvtennis
  • www.PlayTGA.com/LosAngeles
  • www.PlayTGA.com/conejovalley
  • www.playtga.com/beachcities

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HS Athletes: Don’t Miss Collegiate Exposure Camp in January https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/hs-athletes-dont-miss-collegiate-exposure-camp-in-january/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/hs-athletes-dont-miss-collegiate-exposure-camp-in-january/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:02:15 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=21888 Read More]]> The Collegiate Exposure Camp is open to high school players who hope to gain attention from college coaches. The camp will be held at Pomona Pitzer College in Claremont on January 3 to 5 for athletes in grades 8 to 12. The program is staffed entirely by college coaches and is a great opportunity for players to get exposure  from coaches in the collegiate industry. It’s a valuable opportunity for high school players considering college tennis. Camp highlights include:

  • 1, 2 or 3 day options
  • 12 hours of on court collegiate style drills, fitness and match play for UTR ratings
  • Exclusively taught by college coaches and train in the same environment and intensity as a college player
  • Get exposure and network with college coaches to be recruited
  • Improve your skills, learn singles and doubles strategy specific for college tennis
  • In-class seminars to motivate and educate players on how to prepare for college tennis and the recruiting process
  • Free airport pickup service for campers flying unaccompanied by an adult
  • T-shirt, prizes and much more

To register or learn more about this camp please go to www.CollegiateExposureCamps.com. Use Coupon Code: SoCal and receive up to a $200 Early Bird Special valid until December 15.

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USTA & TGA Braemar Country Club Early Development Tennis Camp https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/usta-tga-braemar/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/usta-tga-braemar/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 20:14:49 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=21842 Read More]]> USTA & TGA Braemar Country Club Early Development Tennis Camp for Orange Ball players

ages  7-10 | consistent rallyer with red/orange balls | adept with ground strokes/overhead serve

Ready to begin the USTA Youth Progression process! 

USTA Early Development Camp (EDC)

Orange Ball 

Hosted by SCTA-TGA Premier Tennis & Braemar Country Club in Tarzana

 For 10U Player Progression

Players earn Player Progression “Stars” to move into USTA Junior Team Tennis competitive play first with Orange Balls / 60′ courts,

then onto Green Dot Ball / full court play!

Campers are required to attend the full session, which includes a USTA sanctioned Level 7 Tournament on the final day.

Each day of camp includes:

  • Athletic/Technical Skills
  • Game Development
  • Teachable Moments
  • Practice Junior Team Tennis Match Play

Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday

December 19-22


$205 per camper

  • 12/19 – Day #1: Expert Rallyer
    • “Respect”
  • 12/20 – Day #2: Net Dominator
    • “Match Preparation”
  • 12/21 – Day #3: All Court Player
    • “Resilience”
  • 12/22 – Day #4: USTA Level 7 Tournament – It’s fun! Play round robin with coach court monitors and earn up to 5 “Trophy” points!

Click here to register. Space is limited! 

To Learn more about USTA Youth Progression and competitive opportunities for Junior Players, click here.


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Level 7 Camp & Tournament Coming in December! REGISTER NOW! https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/level7december/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/level7december/#respond Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:24:58 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=21734 Read More]]>



USTA Early Development Camp (EDC) Hosted by TGA Premier Tennis & Braemar Country Club

Orange Ball for 10U Player Progression

Winter Break/ Friday, December 22, 12-4pm


Players earn Player Progression “Stars” to move into Junior Team Tennis competitive play

first with Orange Ball/60′ courts, then onto Green Dot full court play! 

Campers are required to attend the full session, which includes a

USTA sanctioned Level 7 Tournament on the final day.


Each day of camp includes:

  • Athletic/Technical Skills
  • Game Development
  • Teachable Moments
  • Practice Junior Team Tennis Match Play


 Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday

  • 12/19 – Day #1: Expert Rallyer

◦                       “Respect”

  • 12/20 – Day #2:  Net Dominator

◦                       “Match Preparation”

  • 12/21 – Day #3:  All Court Player

◦                       “Resilience”

  • 12/22 – Day #4: USTA Sanctioned Level 7 Tournament It’s fun! Play a round robin format with coach court monitors and earn up to 5 “Trophy” points!



Winter Break/ Friday, December 22, 12-4pm

TGA Premier Tennis / Braemar Winter Novice Tournament (Level 7) (ID#650042117)

Orange Level 1

Boys/Girls 10U

60’ Court/Orange Ball


View tournament information here.

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Youth Progression Notes https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/youth-progression-notes/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/youth-progression-notes/#respond Fri, 08 Sep 2017 22:14:29 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=20625 Read More]]> Since the launch of Youth Progression on March 1, 2017 we started with 525 players in the Youth Progression Pathway and to date we are at 1,289 players.

The Youth Progression is growing at a steady rate and we are so happy to have players wanting to play more Orange Ball and Green Ball tournaments.

There are always Orange Ball and Green Ball tournaments every weekend which is a one day round robin of play.

Players can accumulate their stars and trophies by participating in tournaments, Junior Team Tennis and Early Development Camps. For more information on Youth Progression in the SoCal Section, please visit our website http://www.socaljuniortennis.com/youth-progression.html.

Early Development Camp

We have upcoming Orange Ball Early Development Camps at Braemar Country Club on the following dates:

  • Sunday, September 24
  • Sunday, October 15
  • Sunday November 19

The Camps are for players ages 7-10 years old. All camps are from 12pm to 4pm. We teach USTA based curriculum throughout the 3 Camp series. We have National as well as local coaches instructing the Camps. The players will learn specific tactics, agility and participate in match play.

This is a great way to earn your stars towards your Youth Progression, all you have to do is participate in all 3 Camps and you will earn 250 points which is 5 stars. If you would like your son or daughter to register for the Camp please visit http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=200737#&&s=0, Tournament ID # 650039817.

Price: $150 plus tax

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San Fernando Valley Summer Camp Registration https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/san-fernando-valley-summer-camp-registration/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/san-fernando-valley-summer-camp-registration/#respond Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:43:20 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=14003 Read More]]> SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis is dedicated to engaging more young athletes from Pre-K through 8th grades on school campuses and courts in the San Fernando Valley.

TGA stands for Teach, Grow, and Achieve – the foundation of every after-school enrichment class and camp day.

Summer Camps begin on June 12, for full weeks or individual day sessions.

Summer Camp Details & Highlights:

  • Locations include Braemar CC in Tarzana, Cal State Northridge, and Weddington Golf & Tennis in Studio City
  • Ages 4-12
  • All Equipment Provided
  • Convenient Camper Drop-off and Pick-up
  • Easy On-line Registration via www.PlayTGA.com/sfvtennis
  • Register for Full Weeks or Individual Days; June 12 – August 11
  • Sibling Discount
  • Certified TGA Coaching Crew
  • Low Coach to Camper Ratio
  • Weekly Themes
  • Fit & Fun Warm Ups
  • Tennis Stroke Fundamentals
  • Games & Point Play
  • Scoring & Rules
  • STEAM Activities
  • Friday Junior Team Tennis Play & Prizes

To learn more about SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis summer camps, visit:


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Summer Camp Registration Now Open https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/summer-camp-registration-now-open/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/summer-camp-registration-now-open/#comments Tue, 02 May 2017 03:48:43 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=13446 Read More]]> Locations in Tarzana, Northridge, Studio City

SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis San Fernando Valley after school enrichment sessions are in the final few weeks of another successful school year.

It’s time to register for summer tennis camp! Summer Tennis Camp registration is now open for locations in Tarzana, Northridge, and Studio City. Register before May 31 and receive a FREE youth racquet!


It’s time to register for summer tennis camp! Summer Tennis Camp registration is now open for locations in Tarzana, Northridge, and Studio City. Register before May 31 and receive a FREE youth racquet!

Premier Tennis camps are open to youth ages 4-12, and all equipment is provided. Activities include Fit & Fun warm-ups, tennis stroke fundamentals, game and point play, scoring and rules, STEAM activities, weekly themes, and Friday Junior Team Tennis play and prizes.

Camps are overseen by certified TGA coaches, with a low coach-to-camper ratio to allow all players a chance to learn essential skills from talented mentors.

TGACampers may register at playtga.com/sfvtennis for either full weeks or individual days, June 12 thru August 11. There a sibling discount available, and parents will appreciate convenient camper drop-off and pick-up.

SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis is dedicated to engaging more young athletes from Pre-K through 8th grades on school campuses and courts in the San Fernando Valley.  TGA stands for Teach, Grow, and Achieve – the foundation of every enrichment class and camp.

To learn more about SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis summer camps and to take advantage of the early registration FREE youth racquet promotion, visit playtga.com/sfvtennis.       

Nancy Abrams  / SCTA

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RAFA NADAL ACADEMY coming to Los Angeles April 29-30! https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-news/rafa-nadal-academy-coming-to-los-angeles-april-29-30/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-news/rafa-nadal-academy-coming-to-los-angeles-april-29-30/#comments Mon, 10 Apr 2017 20:22:21 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=12726 Read More]]> Top level junior tennis players will have a unique opportunity this spring when Rafa Nadal Academy comes to Los Angeles for two clinics, April 29 and April 30. Under the guidance of the Academy coaching director Joel Figueras, talented local players will learn from some of the world’s finest instructors, direct from the legendary champion’s own training facility in Mallorca, Spain.

These clinics are valuable for players and parents alike, with both on- and off-court training, and a presentation about the Rafa Nadal Academy. Morning sessions are scheduled for Boys and Girls ages 12U and 14U, with afternoon sessions to accommodate 16U and 18U players.

Mr. Figueras has previously coached American up and comers including Tommy Paul, Taylor Fritz, and Stefan Koslov, and currently oversees all aspects of technical, tactical, physical, and mental training programs at the Nadal Academy.

There will be four sessions over two days:

Saturday, April 29 (view flyer here) at The Jack Kramer Club, Rolling Hills Estates. Begins at 9:45am.

Sunday, April 30 (view flyer here) at Loyola Marymount University Tennis Centre, Los Angeles. Begins at 9:00am.

Please review the links to clinic flyers (above) for exact times, contacts, and registration information.

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open in San Fernando Valley! https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-news/summer-camp-registration-now-open-in-san-fernando-valley/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-news/summer-camp-registration-now-open-in-san-fernando-valley/#comments Sat, 08 Apr 2017 01:58:17 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=12639 Read More]]> Register before May 31 and receive a FREE youth racket!

The SCTA’s Teach, Grow, and Achieve (TGA) Premier Tennis of San Fernando Valley After School Enrichment Sessions are in full swing, and Summer Camp registration is now open.

SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis is dedicated to engaging more young athletes from Pre-K through 8th grades on school campuses and courts throughout Southern California.  TGA programs combine Athletics (tennis & fitness activities), Academics (STEAM Labs, word of the day), and Life Lessons (sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership, etiquette, rules and scoring) for a fun and engaging experience.

To learn more about SCTA’s TGA Premier Tennis summer camps and to take advantage of the early registration FREE youth racket promotion, visit: http://playtga.com/sfvtennis/.

Nancy Abrams
TGA Premier Youth Tennis


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San Diego Tennis Fest Rescheduled for May 21 https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/register-now-san-diego-tennis-fest-may-7-volunteers-and-participants/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/register-now-san-diego-tennis-fest-may-7-volunteers-and-participants/#respond Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:44:29 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=12232 Read More]]> The annual Tennis Fest San Diego celebration will be rescheduled to Sunday, May 21, from Noon to 4pm at Balboa Tennis Club due to weather. Please mark your calendars for this new day.

Free tennis clinics for adults and juniors of all levels will be taught by over 60 USPTA teaching pros. Over 1,000 residents can enjoy fun tennis, exhibition matches, prizes, t-shirts, entertainment and more. This year, baseball commentating legend Dick Enberg is being honored with the Ben Press Award for Lifetime Achievement by the San Diego District Tennis Association.

Also, event organizers are partnering with “Tennis Thanks the Troops” and ThanksUSA to raise money through a silent auction. Donations will go to educational scholarships for San Diego-based military families. Since 2012, Tennis Fest has raised over $20,000 for the cause.
Registration for this free event is preferred but not mandatory. This community celebration will give the first 800 people who register a complimentary t-shirt and goodie bag.


To register as a player/participant, please go to http://sddta.weebly.com/.

To volunteer as a teaching pro, please sign up HERE.

If you want your business or organization to sponsor a court, please consider this a great advertising opportunity.

Questions regarding Tennis Fest should be directed to Geoff Griffin at griffintennis@msn.com.

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TGA Premier Tennis’ New Look & Winter After School Enrichment Sessions Are In Full Swing https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/tga-premier-tennis-new-look-winter-after-school-enrichment-sessions-are-in-full-swing/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/tga-premier-tennis-new-look-winter-after-school-enrichment-sessions-are-in-full-swing/#respond Mon, 06 Mar 2017 23:06:15 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=11750 Read More]]> Early Bird Discounted Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

New Year, New Look!

The TGA Premier Tennis brand has a new modern look, but the same amazing enrichment programs and camps are still offered throughout Southern California!

TGA Premier Tennis is dedicated to engaging more young athletes from Pre-K through 8th grades on school campuses. TGA stands for Teach, Grow, and Achieve – the foundation of every enrichment class and camp.

TGA programs combine the following concepts for a fun and engaging experience: (see graphics)Athletics: station based tennis and fitness activities

Athletics: station based tennis and fitness activities

Academic Concepts: STEAM labs, word of the day

Life Lessons: Sportsmanship, teamwork, leadership, tennis etiquette, rules & scoring

To learn more about the TGA Tennis programs and take advantage of early bird summer discounted camp opportunities available in Southern California, visit these sites:

Keep PlayingTM


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Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp May 2016 https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/adults-seniors/wounded-warrior-tennis-camp-may-2016/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/adults-seniors/wounded-warrior-tennis-camp-may-2016/#comments Sat, 12 Dec 2015 00:10:12 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=5155 2016-WW-Tennis-Camp-Flyer-Final

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TGA Premier Youth Tennis Summer Camps https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/tga-premier-youth-tennis-summer-camps/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/newsletter/tga-premier-youth-tennis-summer-camps/#respond Thu, 07 May 2015 00:11:36 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=2042 Read More]]> Anyone looking for the ultimate summer experience for youngsters between the ages of five and eleven should check into the opportunities provided by TGA Premier Youth Tennis Summer Camps in the San Fernando Valley. Each of the facilities listed below is offering expert instruction, fitness development and exciting activities. They also feature a low camper to instructor ratio, along with group parings by age and skill. TGA camps provide ample individual attention and offer just the “Right Tennis Sized” instruction.

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  • June 15 – August 2
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
    (Early drop off and after-camp picnic lunch options are available)

The three-hour morning camp sessions include a variety of station-based instruction, play-based formats and games.

Click Here To Register

Afternoon Family Tennis Camp

  • Birmingham Community Charter High School/Serve It Up Tennis-Lake Balboa
  • June 8 – June 25
  • Monday – Thursday
  • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Adults can do more than watch youngsters play tennis. They can join in the fun. While TGA certified instructors work with the kids, Serve It Up Tennis instructors offer adult classes on adjacent courts.

Click Here To Register

Children’s Arts Institute

  • Westland School Campus
  • June 22 – August 26
  • Monday – Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

TGA Tennis is pleased to partner with the Children’s Arts Institute (CAI), an arts program for youngsters. Here’s a chance for kids to avoid the summer Valley heat by getting on the court in the cool of the morning at CAI. The program is not only convenient, but a fun way to learn the game in a marvelous setting.

Click Here To Register

St. Nicholas Summer Enrichment Program Northridge

  • Monday (Grades K-2) and Wednesday (Grades 3-5)
  • June 20th  – August 12th
  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Tennis, fitness and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activities are part of the day. The program is open to all youngsters even if they are not enrolled in the St. Nicholas Summer Enrichment Program.

Click Here To Register

For more information about the TGA Premier Youth Tennis Summer Camps contact Nancy Abrams at abrams@scta.usta.com

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Orange County Summer Tennis Camps 2015 https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/orange-county-summer-tennis-camps-2015/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/youth-tennis/orange-county-summer-tennis-camps-2015/#respond Thu, 30 Apr 2015 01:13:59 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=1931 youth tennis,OC-Tennis-Camps-2015

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Summer Camps In Irvine https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/summer-camps-in-irvine/ https://southerncaliforniatennis.org/tennis-camps/summer-camps-in-irvine/#respond Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:05:05 +0000 http://southerncaliforniatennis.org/?p=1071 Read More]]> Tennis CampGeneral Information & Junior Tennis Lessons


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