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Lesson / Training Notes

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Shane Staley

Junior Pathway Programs

Staley Tennis Academy’s junior pathway program is focused on initiating 10 & under players into the sport.  We work with Net Generation to train young players the right way.

There are 3 program in our pre-academy phase that are based on the age of player: Red Ball, Orange Ball and Green Ball.

This program has a tentative launch date in the summer or fall of 2020.  Join the list to be notified when dates and times have been set, please click on the waiting list tab below.

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Remote Coaching Session

This is one of our most popular services as we work with junior players and their parents to give them an affordable resource to a USPTA certified professional coach to offer assistance in junior player development.

Please note: all bookings will not show up in your order history as they are made through a separate system.

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Player Evaluation & Video

Purchase a player evaluation and you’ll get a one-hour session that includes delivery of a printed skills evaluation along with notes on improving your game as well as access to a video (approximately 10 mins) of your time on court for reference in all areas being assessed.

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Private Lessons

Private lessons are 1-on-1 court time and instruction (1-hr. sessions) with Coach Staley, focused on the individual skill needs of the player. In tennis, it’s all about repetitions and in most 1-hr. sessions individuals will hit more balls than in a week of team practices.

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Junior Group Drills

In Junior Group Drills, players will experience 1 1/2 hours of weekly drill sessions to improve their competitive play in both singles and doubles.


Session 1: November 1-December 31, 2020

Session 2: January 1-March 15, 2021

  • Beginner (UR-1.99 UTR) will be 5:00-6:30PM on Monday nights starting November 2, 2020.
  • Intermediate (2.00-3.99 UTR) will be 6:30-8:00PM on Monday nights starting November 2, 2020.
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Pro’s Choices: Tennis Racquets, Strings & Tensions

The following is a snapshot of collected information on current professional tennis players. The table below includes what tennis racquets they use, what strings and the reference tensions they string their tennis racquets at. These are constantly being changed as

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Andy Murray’s 100-Volley Partner Challenge

NEW PLAYER CHALLENGE! Thanks to everyone who sent in video of Federer’s Wall Challenge last week. It was harder than it looked, right? Thought I’d bring attention to another challenge this week, this one issued by Andy Murray: the 100-volley

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Federer’s Volley Challenge

Heading toward mid-April 2020 and we are all limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we are not without opportunities to get better at home. As we wait to get back on the courts for training, here is an exercise

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The Importance of Remote Coaching

Just wanted to remind everyone who has a virtual player space at the academy…Make sure you utilize this as remote coaching is as effective as on-court coaching when it comes to many elements of the sport, particularly mental and tactical.

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Remote 1-on-1 coaching for players and their families who are outside travelling distance from our Northern Indiana tennis academy.
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99 / MO
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