Tennis Camp


Learn the game of tennis and how to play like a shark. Participants will be instructed on the basics of forehand and backhand strokes, serving, net play, court coverage, and game etiquette.

For grades 4-8

Camp Focus:

  • Tennis specific fitness and athletic training.
  • Learning and improving of the basic tennis strokes.
  • Acquiring the skills necessary to keep a consistent rally using proper tennis techniques.
  • Understanding of the rules of tennis and it’s scoring system.
  • Learning the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to play a full tennis match.

Techniques Learned:

  • Comprehensive instruction of basic tennis techniques: ground strokes, volleys, overheads and service.
  • Movement, footwork and balance skills.
  • Understanding of tennis rules, areas of court, tennis strategies.
  • Advanced technical and tactical instruction for players of intermediate level and above.

Curriculum and Drills:

  • Technique, footwork or endurance specific hand-fed ground stroke drills.
  • Racket-fed drills (ground strokes, approach shots, volleys and overheads).
  • Live-ball mini-tennis and full court drills.
  • Match play, competitive point play, skill improving group games.

Outcomes:

  • Learning of the proper tennis techniques.
  • Acquiring and improving the ability to effectively rally.
  • Improving overall and tennis specific athleticism.
  • Understanding tennis rules and strategies.
  • Acquiring the ability to play tennis matches.
Dates: Times:
June 27 - July 1 9 AM - 2 PM
July 5 - 8 9 AM - 2 PM
July 11 - 15 9 AM - 2 PM
July 18- 22 9 AM - 2 PM
Camp cost:
$500/per week

HEAD COACH

Jan Griga

Jan Griga completed his third season at the helm of LIU women’s tennis during the 2020-21 season.

Griga, who spent two seasons as a volunteer assistant with the Blackbirds, took the reins of the two-time defending Northeast Conference championship-winning program he helped build, in 2018.

In his first season as head coach, Griga guided the Blackbirds to a 14-8 overall record, and an undefeated conference record en route to capturing the program’s third consecutive NEC Championship title. Griga’s squad concluded 2018-19 season with a trip to the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

Griga earned NEC Coach of the Year honors after a successful first season as head coach. He also mentored three-time NEC Player of the Year Anna Grigoryan in addition to a league-best four All-NEC Honors earned by Jessica Brzozowska, Ana Leonte, Malin Leysen, and Sasha Bollweg.


LIU Post Campus

720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, New York 11548

Questions? Call 516-299-2909
Email:
camps@liu.edu
Hours: 9 am - 5 pm EST



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