Sports Curriculum

Tennis Curriculum

  • Racquet and ball handling
  • Forehand
  • Backhand
  • Forehand and backhand in combination
  • Toss, volley, and catch
  • Serve and trap
  • Mini tennis

5 Minutes:
Introductory Activities

20 Minutes:
Lesson Focus Activity Stations

5 Minutes:
Wrap Up, Cool Down Games

  • Water confidence (walking in water)
  • Breath control (blowing bubbles)
  • Floating
  • Kicking (front crawl kicks)
  • Pulls (front crawl pulls)
  • Endurance
  • Swimming strokes (back stroke, breast stroke – depending on the child’s ability)

5 Minutes: Locomotor/Space Awareness
skipping-skipping race

10 Minutes: Manipulative
bounce and catch the ball

Skipping rope
Introduction to ropes

10 Minutes: Non-Manipulative
Hula hooping

Dribbling
Ability to use the sole and the laces of the foot
Change of speed and direction
Introduce turns and feints

Running with the ball
Push the ball further away from the body
Keep the head up

Passing
Push pass with either foot
Follow through

Control/Receiving
Bring the ball quickly under control

Shooting
Keeping an eye on the ball
Using laces(top of the foot)