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This fun, engaging program introduces our youngest players to the fundamentals of tennis. This includes athletic movements, hand-eye coordination and tracking and receiving skills.

Red Ball Registration



Players will continue to develop what they learned in Red Ball while spending more time learning technical skills of all the basic strokes. We will also begin introducing point-play and the basics of tactical skills. The main goals of this class are to develop match play skills and proper technique.

Orange Ball Registration



Designed for youth players who are at the beginner or intermediate levels looking to develop and improve their fundamentals. We introduce and reinforce stroke principles and strategy to maximize every player’s ability.  

Point and match play will be a key component for players in the Future Stars clinic. Technical and tactical skills will be taught throughout every session as a building block for future success. 

Future Stars Registration



The Y Academy is a premier year-round program serving Northern Michigan located in the heart of Traverse City. Our exceptional coaching staff offers daily tennis clinics, including strength and conditioning sessions, for athletes who seek to achieve their maximum potential. 
We excel in teaching, not only the fundamental techniques of tennis, but we also strive to ensure that every player receives the highest level of training in every aspect of the sport.  We help develop the mind, body and spirit as we work together to remove self-imposed limitations and help our athletes reach their greatest potential. 
Our mission is to help players become the best versions of themselves – as individuals and as athletes. We believe that playing tennis can empower the athlete to rise to a higher level of confidence, strengthen the physical and mental states, and bring great enjoyment in these pursuits. 
Tennis offers an exceptional arena for players to learn numerous life lessons they will carry with them throughout their lives. We aim to provide our players with the best tools to face not only their opponents, but also to challenge the whispers of self-doubt and limitations. 
In individual sports such as tennis, the player cannot rely on or blame anyone else for his or her performance on the court.  So we teach our athletes to be wholly accountable for the level of play and sportsmanship they display on and off the court.

Tennis Academy Registration