Red Ball - Ages 6 - Specialized age appropriate nets and racquets. Build a strong athletic base through Agility, Balance, Coordination. Directing a ball to a defined space. Sending ball with good technique. Grips, ready positions, and home bases positions are emphasized.
Orange Ball - Ages 7-8 - Specialized age appropriate nets and racquets. More complex athletic skills are developed. Focus is on technical development, grips, ground strokes, and serving with balance. Understanding and learning basic tactics.
Green Ball - Ages 9-10 - Working towards the ability to rally with speed, height, and depth in all directions. Building weapons, typically the serve and forehand. Continue to define athletic skills needed to play tennis. Crossover steps, balance and speed and advanced footwork.
Yellow Ball - Ages 11-18 - Emphasis on learning tactics and technique through play. Starting a pathway toward High School tennis. Practicing strokes for success in the 5 situations of play. Players are building weapons. Serve, forehand and the ability to be aggressive and attack short and softer balls.