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Tennis Camps For Kids And Teens

Apr 14, 2008
Tennis is a fantastic sport in any season, but the summer is very special for this sport as it can be played outdoors while soaking up some sun rays. It is also a great sport to learn at a summer camp. When it comes to sports camps most people think of basketball, football, and cheerleading. Tennis camps are often overlooked. Tennis is a great sport to perfect your physical as well as mental skills. In Tennis camps you learn to play tennis. You will work on your individual strengths and weakness as an overall player. There are coaches and counselors to assist you. It is a fantastic way to improve as a tennis player and gather some valuable team player skills in the process. Tennis has become a very competitive sport and utilizing tennis camps is a great way to stay on top of this quickly growing sport. Tennis has become more popular over the past ten years and so has tennis camps. You learn to think quickly on your feet as you plan each specific move to throw off your component.

How to develop your hand movements and strength

In addition to gaining overall arms strength, agility, flexibility, you can also increase your endurance over time. The effect tennis camps have on players is amazing. They leave feeling more confident as a player. Whether they plan on competing at the local neighborhood courts or in the Wimbledon players truly benefit from tennis camps. For many children and teens camps that focus predominantly on sports such as tennis camps greatly improves self-esteem. By enrolling your family or self into a tennis camp you may be helping the beginning career of the next tennis star.

Doing your research

When selecting a tennis camp there are many tips and facts everyone should know. Tennis camps come in various types. Having a basic understanding of the type of tennis camps will make selection of the right camp for you easy. Tennis camps are available as residential camps, specialty camps, focused program camps, outdoor education camps, or family camps.

Residential tennis camps have a variety of time periods ranging from several days to a few weeks. You should always discuss the accommodations with the camp director before you sign up for one of these camps. Accommodations as well as food service can be in many different forms from cabins and cafeteria to tents and catered food service.

Specialty tennis camps focus on programming placing special attention one particular area of the sport. Some specialty tennis camps are for players who have certain physical, mental, or developmental needs.

Focused program tennis camps focus on rigid more structured activities in relation to tennis. Outdoor education centered tennis camps are often used as retreats for businesses and large groups of children and teens.

Family tennis camps generally have activities set to accommodate the entire family of all ages all throughout the day. They also can operate seasonally or all year round depending on the particular camp. You should always do you research online before signing up for any particular tennis camp.

Always select a type of tennis camp that best suits your needs that you are most comfortable with. Tennis camps are a great way to advance your game.
About the Author
Michael Chase is a freelance writer for the Maine Golf and Tennis Camps (www.Golfcamp.com)in Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine. Fully immersing young people in tennis training at reputable tennis camps is the best way to teach them the fundamentals or help them take their game to the next level.
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