THIS CAMP WILL BE HELD FROM 4PM - 7PM SATURDAY, December 12,
Player Selection Type
USTA Early Development (Orange Ball) Training
The USTA would like to invite your 10 Under Orange Ball Player to
train and compete in a 2020 USTA Early Development Training
Early Development Camps are the first step in the USTA Player
Development Pathway. These training's aim to provide 10 under
tennis tournament players from around the section an opportunity to
train with a team of USTA Middle States Player Development coaches
and earn progression awards through training and competition.
During this event the players will be divided into teams and the
coaches will be coaching their team of players throughout the
We will be using the USTA National Curriculum titled NET
The chosen Theme for this camp is MATCH PREPARATION
USTA Player Development Coaches:
Istvan Szabo (Lead Coach)
Seth Walrath (USTA Junior Development Staff).
Other Pros to be announced closer to the Camp's date.
The Schedule for December 12, 2020
345-4 pm players check-in
4 pm camps begins
4-415 pm Dynamic Warm Up: Skipping, heel kicks, side shuffles,
speed reaction, complex coordination, etc.
415-5 pm Technical/Game Development: drills that will cover use of
continental grip, half court singles play, 5 ball control (depth,
height, direction, speed, spin)
530-7 pm Team Match play: The lead coach will split players into
teams where they will compete against other teams in a competitive
singles and doubles point play format.
(Please note: A Parent Seminar will be included at each
Space is limited to 16 players!
Our goal is to bring together local players currently competing in
the Youth Progression Pathway to practice and play together. Our
intention is to minimize travel and utilize our locally USTA
Trained highly-qualified coaches and create a positive fun team
atmosphere with each training and competition.
Orange ball competencies expected for attendance:
* are able to sustain a 12 ball rally with coach at medium
* are able to sustain a 8 ball rally with player of similar level
at medium pace with contact points between hip and shoulder
* are able to rally using slice off of both sides with the
* beginning to use continental grip on volley, overheads and
* understands how to serve, rally and score!
Below you will find facility guidelines and reminders in addition
to the USTA return to play guidelines, and player recommendations
and reminders that must be adhered to.
[Important Note - COVID-19]
- Depending on the number of registered players, Tournament
Directors reserve the right to cap the number of
- Tournament Directors reserve the right to ask you to leave the
facility if proper guidelines are not being followed.
- One chaperone or guest can accompany a player to this indoor
training and tournament. This is at Tournament Director
[Mandatory Protocol - COVID-19]
MANDATORY: Each player must complete this liability waiver (link)
MANDATORY: If a player, chaperone, or guest develops symptoms, you
must contact the Tournament Director at the event in which you
[Facility Guidelines - COVID-19]
Note: state and local government guidelines will be enforced.
Please click here to view and comply with Julian Krinsky School of
Tennis guidelines: https://www.gulphmillstennis.com/
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 350055720 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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