This Adult Intermediate Tennis Class (USTA/NTRP 2.5-3.0) is designed for adults 18 & up who are comfortable rallying, hitting on the run, serving, volleying, hitting overheads and playing a match. Intermediate players will be introduced to a variety of spins, more advanced ball shaping for consistency, shot selection/point construction (singles & doubles), fun placement and transition drills, return of serve development and instruction for how to create an effective 2nd serve.
Players from this class that are rated 2.5 or equivalent, can play FREE of Charge in our Sunday 2.0-2.5 Mixer that generally runs from 4:45-6:45pm (Please check Covid-19 availability, as Mixers may not be available). .
However, 3.0 rated players or equivalent level, are not allowed to participate in the Sunday 2.0-2.5 Mixer free of charge.
Per Covid-19 guidelines at PTC, please make sure you bring your own water bottle (water is not provided at PTC), and a mask must always be worn during play indoors. Covid-19 protocols change often, please check our website for updates: https://www.portland.gov/parks/covid-19-updates
Mixers can require an NTRP or PTC Rating in order to register, so either provide your NTRP Rating by emailing PTC Coordinator Bret Bowers at email@example.com or if you DO NOT have an NTRP Rating, please register online on Portland Tennis Bookings for one of our PTC Rating Sessions.
Helpful Links: USTA/NTRP link to understanding playing level and ratings https://assets.usta.com/assets/639/15/National%20tennis%20Rating%20Program.pdf https://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/NTRP%20General%20Characteristics.pdf https://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/10013_experience_player_ntrp_guidelines.pdf
Class will be held indoors, masks are optional. Covid -19 restrictions are fluid, so please call for any mask requirement changes.
Please wear court shoes & bring a water bottle. Racquets are provided if your child does not have one.
Class held at PTC Indoor facility. masks are optional. Covid -19 restrictions are fluid, so please call for any mask requirement changes.
If needed, Racquets are available at PTC, and we offer free PTC Rating Sessions on Sat & Sun if you are new to PTC or do NOT have a current USTA Rating. If you DO have a current USTA Rating, but it has NOT been placed in your Portland Tennis Bookings account, please email Bret Bowers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please contact PTC if you are not sure which class to register for. Thank You, PTC Management
6. Adult 18+
Portland Tennis Center