2019 Summer Tennis Camp Information
Our Director of Tennis, Bill Belser, is a USPTA level 1 Elite Professional, who is also a USTA High Performance Certified Coach. He has taught all levels and ages for over 35 years from beginners to D1 college players (Thai Kwiatkowski) to Grand Slam Champions like Andy Roddick and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario. Bill and his wife, Liz, have lived in Charlotte for almost 10 years and have two children, Derby and Wills.
Our Head Professional of Jr. Development, Alfie Bacalja, is USPTA Certified. Alfie is a 3 Time 1st Team All American. He is a National Champion and has played tennis all over the world. He is developed highly ranked Juniors both in the USA and Australia and his an outstanding asset and addition to our staff. We are excited to have him.
Our Director of Fitness, Liz Belser, C-IAYT, is a Yoga Therapist, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and an IYCA Youth Fitness Coach. In addition, Liz is also a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance. With over 20 years of working in the fitness industry, Liz has worked with people of all ages and fitness levels, from 8 to 80 years old and beginners to world class tennis players.
There will also be additional highly qualified coaches added to our staff as we get closer to the summer.
Summer 2019 Camp Dates
June 10th - 14th
June 17th - 21st
June 24th - 28th
July 4th Week TBA
July 8th - 12th
July 15th - 19th
July 22nd - 26th
July 29th - Aug 2nd
August 5th - 9th
August 12th - 16th
*If there is enough interest, more camp dates may be added.
Red Ball ages 4 and up / Little Aces and Tennis 101 (Ages 7 and Up) 8:30am - 12:30pm
The USTA QuickStart program will be used in helping players learn the basics of tennis. A fun play and game based format is used to help children learn the sport of a lifetime.
10:30am to 12:30pm - activities will include Arts, Crafts, Games and Swimming for the last hour, with an option for continued arts, crafts, games and sports if child prefers not to swim.
Intermediate FUTURE STARS Ages 9-15 10:30am - 1:30pm
Future Stars level players. Beginning tournament players. Focus on basic singles and doubles strategy, spins, specialty shots, footwork, court positioning.
Intermediate Daily Schedule (morning and evening hours)
Monday - Friday
10:30-10:45 Warm Up, footwork
10:45 - 11:15 Technical/tactical development
11:15am-12:00 Point and Match Play
12:00-1:30pm Doubles/ fitness games
Advanced ages 11 - 18 9:00am - 1:00pm (9am - 12pm if less than 7 participants)
USTA, USPTA and International methods will be used to teach and coach the jrs. in helping reach their potential. We work on finding the individuals strengths and what makes them special, as well as helping improve any areas of weakness. We will also teach how to enjoy competition and making the most of it. Stroke production, footwork, mental skills, strategy, tactics, fitness, nutrition, etc will all be worked on and discussed.
Advanced Daily Schedule:
Monday - Friday
9 - 10:15am Technical, stroke and shot production and themes
10:15 - 11:20 Drills and point play working on the theme of the day
11:20 - 11:30 Snack Break
11:30 - 12:30 Match Play
12:30 - 1:00 Fitness (speed, agility, flexibility, core, shoulder overall strength and injury prevention, nutrition, etc)
- Red Ball/Little Aces ages 5 and up members - $219 non-mem - $239
- Future Stars 9-15 - members - $219 non-mem - $239
*Discount for following camps members - $199 non-mem - $219
- Advanced Group ages 11 -18 members - $250 non-mem - $275
*Discount for following camps members -$229 non-mem - $255
Click Here for 2019 summer camp form pdf
Please fill out and sign and return to Bill Belser - PPRSC Tennis Director
You can also email or call our pros:
Alfie Bacalja – Head Pro/Junior Development: cell: 405-314-4238
Bill Belser – Tennis Director: email@example.com cell: 704-582-3276