Equipment Needed

We sell a full line of Babolat tennis equipment if you need anything.

Equipment Needed for Class

  • Tennis racquet - if you don't have one we can help you choose the right size and weight for your player. We sell and string tennis equipment and shoes.
  • Tube sock with three tennis balls inside
  • Jump rope (should be able to do 3 rounds of 3 minutes 3 times a week outside of class, 1 minute rest in between)
  • Towel
  • Low tension resistance band
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunscreen
  • Water jug
  • Paper/notebook and pen for journaling - should write down on way home from lesson important points from the lesson. Reflective thought instead of electronics or social media.
  • An 18" cone (We provide in class but you need one for home)
  • Daniel Coyle's "The Little Book of Talent"

Essential for home practice:

  • Have a place to practice shadow tennis (preferably in front of a mirror and an open space like a drive way) See below video for the 42 second drill which you should do 10 times a day
  • Hang a string from the ceiling with a piece of tape at the end at serve contact height
  • Use an effort / reward chart on refrigerator
  • Highly recommended for daily practice: A portable backboard. See me for details. This piece of equipment is a huge game changer. I highly recomend it. I don't sell it but can help you order one.
  • A wall to hit on
  • Eye Coach - See How To Practice page for discount code under garage set up