customized tennis and coordination program for kids aged
from 4 to 12 that brings the game to a size that enables
children to progress more easily and quickly. By using
size-appropriate equipment and courts, the game of tennis
becomes more fun for them, and allows kids to get right
into the action from the start. Legendary coach, Dennis
Van der Meer, taught the graduated length method throughout
his long career, and was instrumental in bringing a sponge
ball to the mainstream of teaching in the United States.
These balls, as well as a series of low compression balls,
give a bounce that produces longer and better rallies.
The shorter and narrower courts give children confidence
and ability to learn the movement techniques that will
eventually allow them to cover the whole court. The shortened
rackets have grips for smaller hands, giving kids more
control and allowing them to develop better, more versatile
Introducing your children to World Class Quickstart Tennis
at an early age will give them confidence by seeing immediate
progress. This makes them excited to continue playing
tennis. All children are evaluated and placed in age and
skill-appropriate groups. A checklist of competencies
ensures appropriate and timely progression throughout
the 10-12 week sessions.
you have any questions about the program or are ready
to register your junior(s), please call 800-845-6138 and
choose the sales extension.
March 7-May 25, 2017
After School Program
Tennis and Day Camp
5-August 11, 2017
8:30am to 2:30pm
Under the guidance of Coach Sally, VDMs QuickStart
Coordinator, the QuickStart Tennis and Day Camp is an
exciting way for your young camper to spend the day
with the Van Der Meer staff.
Held at the Van Der Meer Tennis Center, the camp will
focus your child on developing his/her tennis skills
using the World Class QuickStart Tennis format which
is a customized tennis program for kids ages 412
years old that brings the game of tennis to their level
so they can progress more efficiently. By using size-appropriate
equipment and courts, the game of tennis becomes more
accessible and fun for them, and allows kids to get
right into the action from the start. Introducing your
children to World Class QuickStart Tennis at a young
age will allow them to gain confidence by seeing immediate
progress, making them more excited about continuing
While we feature tennis and conditioning, the QuickStart
Tennis and Day Camp has the perfect blend of other activities
to keep your child entertained, motivated, and enthralled
in a fun, safe, and healthy environment. Other activities
include, but are not limited to, arts and crafts, dodgeball,
soccer, hockey, water games, snacks, and other physical
play. Sign your child up for a day or week and see them
progress in a sport for their lifetime!
for the full week or $52 daily.
"Excellent instruction; pros try to
connect to the kids and genuinely seem to enjoy teaching"