Oakland Hills Tennis Club offers world-class tennis instruction to players of all ages and experience levels. Our world-class coaches are here to “serve you”! We offer group coaching programs for all abilities, from entry level to advanced. Our coaches offer private lessons to focus specifically on your game. Junior tennis instruction at OHTC ranges from HITS where kids learn the game up to the acclaimed Redondo Tennis Academy.
Private lessons fine tune a player’s game and provide the benefit of individualized attention.
Clinics are a great way to get in practice time and coaching when it fits into your schedule. Clinics are on-going and designed for players who want to focus on movement, strategy and tactics. We use a combination of live ball drills and match play situations to enhance your game. Best deal is to purchase a multiple session Digital Punch card and come when you can.
Beginner Classes – Ready, Set, Rally
Perfect for adults learning the game for the first time or as a refresher course for those players returning to tennis after a long absence. Learn the basics – forehands, backhands, serves and volleys. Students will also learn to rally and keep score. Students may only join the class at the beginning of the month. Get In the Game today!
LiveBall has been described as a “continuous doubles point” Geared towards improving your reflexes, instincts and movement on the court. LiveBall moves fast and challenges you to focus on game strategy, movement and working with a new partner in almost every game. You’ll hit tons of volleys, overheads and passing shots as well!
Looking for a NEW type of Cardio? Then come check out Cardio Tennis. Cardio Tennis is a new, fun, group activity featuring drills to give players of all abilities an ultimate, high-energy workout. Cardio Tennis includes a warm-up, cardio workout, and cool down phases. If you want to find a healthy, new way to get in shape and to burn calories, you ought to try Cardio Tennis. You DO NOT need to know how to play tennis.
Lessons – Juniors
After School Tennis
This program is designed for the junior who has played regularly for more than one year and demonstrates strong fundamentals. This program reinforces the stroke fundamentals and ABC’s built in the H.I.T.S. Quick Start Class. In addition, players are introduced to different grips, spins, tactics and strategy. Player’s use a combination of orange, green dot and yellow balls. Each session is 1.5 hours.
Beginner HITS Program
This 4-week class covers all the basic swing paths – groundstrokes, volleys and serves. Upon completion of the H.I.T.S – Quick Start Class students may be eligible to join the Junior After School clinics. H.I.T.S. (Honesty, Inspiration, Teamwork and Sportsmanship) is new 4-week program for kids 10 and under that teaches not only the fundamentals of tennis, but also focuses on growing a child’s core values and life skills. The program is set up to properly handle the younger age range of the participants. The use of “right-sized” equipment — in regards to weight, length, speed and size — allows young players to learn and play more effectively.
Redondo Tennis Academy
This Junior High Performance (JHP) program is designed for the high performance junior player (UTR level 5+) who plays regularly in tournaments, has considerable competitive experience and a demonstrated commitment to future goals in tennis. Team work, intensity, focus, and discipline are required for participation in this program.