Junior Performance Tennis Clinic

This year Steve is teaming up with Harvard-Westlake's Director of Tennis Chris Simpson to teach a Summer Junior Performance Tennis Clinic.

Chris Simpson, director of Girls and Boys Tennis at H-W is considered one of the most successful high school coaches in Southern California. He has been at the helm of both varsity teams for the last 10 years and holds numerous coaching records in both League and CIF competition. He was named coach of the decade by the Daily News in Boys Tennis for his remarkable 3 undefeated CIF championships in 4 years, and 124-0 winning record in Mission League matches over 10 years. Also, he was named 2005’s coach of the year by Los Angeles Times and Daily News. He has coached many top juniors who value strong academics and the team experience, like Ryan Thacher and Hilary Barte, who now play at the top level in Div I tennis programs. 


 Session 1   6/13/11 thru 6/30/11
 Session 2   7/11/11 thru 8/11/11

 Weddington Tennis & Golf in Studio City
 4141Whitsett Ave Studio City, CA 91604
Times Monday - Thursday 1PM - 5PM
Cost $375/week or $100/day

Deadline/Refund Policy:  Please enroll before May 15th 2011. Cancellations must be done two weeks prior to clinic start date. Less than two weeks notice results in a full credit applied toward another clinic, semi private or private sessions. If less than 72 hours notice is given, a 50% credit toward another clinic, semi private or private session will be honored. 

Ages:  8 - 16 years with at minimum of 2 years of tennis experience.

Expected Teaching Ratio:  1 to 5 maximum

Clinic Program:

Personalized instruction based on playing level and playing style

  • Competitive skills set training geared for match play in singles and doubles
  • Court theory, SPARQ and “mental blueprint” training
  • Performance analysis, court tracking and progress reports

Junior Summer Clinics

Beginner - Intermediate Ages 7 - 12

 Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday

Dates 6/13/11 thru 8/22/2011
Location Weddington Tennis & Golf in Studio City
 4141Whitsett Ave Studio City, CA 91604
Time 9AM - 12PM
 $15 per kid/per hour

Clinic Program:

The clinics will be themed to teach various aspects of tennis. Including ground strokes complemented with fitness sessions to improve footwork and agility. Volleys, overheads, serve and returns; including scoring and some game & match play– weighted on strategy and tactics. Above all, to offer the opportunity to learn and play tennis!!!