INTENSITY offers a world-class tennis academy led by Kris Hrisovulos and Mike Slattery with Joe Norton. This is a 13-week session from December 10th to March 20th.
Next Generation: Red Ball
This program follows the USTA’s system of scaled training and competition for kids which is an exciting play format designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing modified equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to age and size.
INTENSITY offers a world-class tennis academy led by Kris Hrisovulos and Mike Slattery with Joe Norton. This is a 13-week session from December 10th to March 20th which follows the USTA’s system of scaled training and competition for kids which is an exciting play format designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing modified equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to age and size.
13-Week Winter Session
Last clinic is Monday Mar-20th
|No clinics from Dec-24 to Jan-1
|13 Week Clinic Packages||Price|
|1 clinic per week||$810|
|2 clinics per week||$1,470|
|3 clinics per week||$1,870|
|Deposit of $300 per clinic due on registration,
the balance is due 1 week before the start of the season
Next Generation: Red Ball (8 and under)
Players at this level are taking their first steps on a journey that could become their lifetime sport. The program is based on establishing the player’s foundations which they will build from while growing into a successful tennis player. This is where basic stroke production begins, focusing on ground strokes and the serve. We stress the importance of rallying with partners and players develop sufficient consistency to sustain longer rallies.
The program uses 75% slower tennis balls that bounce at a level proportionate to a child’s height to allow better and longer rallies, encouraging the development of all-court games, racquet skills, physical awareness and confidence.
The program is offered four days a week and players are encouraged to train a minimum of 2 days per week.
Student:Pro Ratio is kept at 4:1. This is a significantly better ratio than would be found in other programs, providing greater interaction between coaches and players while keeping it fun & focused.
Kris Hrisovoulos has over 15 years of High-Performance coaching experience as an Academy Director. He has developed and coached top 100 nationally ranked junior players and has an impressive record of continuous achievement: in 2022 he was one of 8 finalists in the “National High School Tennis Coach of the Year” awards and in 2021 he was named Connecticut Boys Tennis Coach of the Year after the Wreckers went 22-1 and captured their 5th straight state title. In 2019 he was named Westport Sports Person of the Year from the Fairfield County Sports Commission.
Mike Slattery brings our program over 30 years of experience coaching junior players and developing them into college standouts. He was named both “USTA New England Coach of the Year” and “USPTA Coach of the Year” in 2010 and has traveled on the WTA and ATP circuits with some of the best junior players in the world, reaching USTA National Championships, NCAA Championships and the US Open qualifying rounds.
REGISTRATION: Spaces are limited and guidelines for appropriate levels need to be met. INTENSITY reserves the right to not accept a registration. INTENSITY makes every effort to ensure that the programs run to schedule but reserves the right to re-schedule in the event of insufficient sign-ups or events beyond the club’s control. Refunds are not issued.
LIABILITY WAIVER: Due to the nature of the sport injuries can occur, Registrant acknowledges the risks and waives INTENSITY of any liability for such.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations for camps or clinics must be in writing and will be accepted up to one week prior to the start of the session for refunds. Daily booking and drop-ins must be cancelled 14 hours in advance or you will be charged.
ABSENCES: Due to the popularity of our programs, make-ups are not offered.
INJURIES: A doctor’s note is required in any case where make-ups are deemed an appropriate remedy for missed classes or, in the case of a prolonged injury, where a house credit may be issued for future use in a similar future program.
REFUNDS: Refunds are NOT offered and registrant agrees to make payment in full for all registered programs. Registrant agrees to pay INTENSITY reasonable attorney’s fees and costs in connection with collection of any amounts owed.
VIDEO / LIVE STREAMING: The club uses video/live streaming technology for informational use as a teaching tool during lessons, clinics and matches. Registrant confirms that they are aware of this and gives permission for its use.
WE ARE SORRY
THE RED BALL
IS SOLD OUT
Spring Program Registration will open in early February.
Please email Kris or call 203.853.7727 x1 with any questions about this program.