LA Tennis Center

Griffith Park - Riverside

323-663-6060

NO GROUPS ALLOWED CURRENTLY 

COVID 19 RESTRICTION BY LA CITY

PRIVATE AND SEMI PRIVATES ALLOWED

323-663-6060 FOR ASSISTANCE

Private and Semi-private lessons

Group and Private group

Tennis Clinics / Liveball

Junior programs

Senior Programs

Special request programs

Spring Class Registration GPR

Signup Sheet for Riverside location

The Spring Tennis session starts on March 9th and lasts for 9 weeks. Print and fill in all the information on the registration form below and bring it in person to register at the shop at the Riverside Tennis Courts 3401 Riverside Drive La Ca 90027.  Call 323-663-6060 for class options and times.

 

Group Classes

Beginner - Advanced Levels

Children   3 1/2 - 16 years of age

Adult ages 16 +

Pricing: 

$20 per hour/per class with registration and session sign up

$22 without prior registration drop in 

(Ranking system is at bottom please scroll down, check before deciding your level and if need help call us at 323-663-6060. 

MEET THE TEACHING PROS

Brent Pettersson

John Thomas

Jessie Hardacre

Charles Hutchinson

Patricia Klein

Barky Boodakian

Gustavo Mena

Don Brosseau

Lisa Filpi

Chris Robb

Elliot Law

USTA PLAYER LEVEL RATING GUIDE

The following is a helpful guide to determine your player level so you will be placed in the proper group class. Please note that any of the pros on staff can create a group class for you, especially if you fall in the 1.0 to 2.5 rating.

 

Nation Tennis Rating Program – The Short Version

 

1.0= This player is just starting to play tennis.

1.5= This player has limited stroke development and is working primarily on getting the ball in play. Not ready to compete.

2.0= This player needs on court experience, with emphasis on play. Requires stroke development/lessons and court positions for singles and doubles.

2.5= This player is developing anticipating the incoming balls, adjusting their footwork, how to control their swing for direction and depth, as well of how to start a match and scoring games and sets.  

3.0= This player is fairly comfortable hitting medium paced balls, yet is not comfortable with all strokes especially the serve and return of serve. Player is learning positioning and teamwork in doubles.

3.5= This player has achieved stroke dependability with directional control on moderate shots, yet lacks depth, variety and the ability to alter distance of shots. Has difficulty with the lob, overheads, approach shots and volleys are limited. Learning to be comfortable in doubles.

4.0= This player has dependable strokes with directional control and the ability to alter depth of shots on their backhand and forehand sides with moderately hit balls. This player can use lobs, overheads approach shots and volleys with success. Their serve is more consistent and teamwork in doubles is evident.

4.5= This player can vary the use of pace and spins, has effective court coverage, can control depth of shots and is able to develop game plans according to the strengths and weaknesses of their opponents. Strong first serve with power and accuracy and can place their second serve. Good doubles skills and positioning.

5.0= This player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or attribute around which their game can be structured. This player can regularly hit winners or forced errors off of short balls and puts away volleys and overheads. All strokes are very good, dependable and plays good singles and doubles.

5.5= This player has developed pace and/or consistency as a major weapon. Can vary strategies and styles of play in competitive situations and hit dependable shots is stress situations.

6.0-7.0=This player typically has had intense training and is training for national tournaments and has a national ranking. The 6.5-7.0 are world class players.

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