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Cheer, dance, stunt, and jump!
Discover how fun and exciting cheerleading can be with TGA
Pass, catch, run, and defend!
Discover how fun and exciting flag football can be with TGA
Dribble, pass, shoot, and defend!
Discover how fun and exciting floor hockey can be with TGA
Drive, chip, and putt!
Discover how fun and exciting golf can be with TGA
Cradle, pass, catch, and defend!
Discover how fun and exciting lacrosse can be with TGA
Swing, volley, and serve!
Discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA
Mark, catch, and throw!
Discover how fun and exciting Ultimate can be with TGA
Serve, set, block, and spike!
Discover how fun and exciting volleyball can be with TGA

Blog


February 20, 2019

Before you can walk the walk, you have to learn to talk the talk. That’s why every TGA class includes lessons on how to speak like a pro. Our coaches cover everything from the parts of the club and course to the lingo of the game. Learning new vocabulary words, like the ones listed on […]

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February 19, 2019

The forehand is the most frequent stroke used in tennis and essential in learning to play the game. It’s one of two basic groundstrokes, the backhand being the other, that are necessary to start a rally. Players must use their dominant hand for a forehand swing and keep that hand on the bottom of the racquet. […]

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January 28, 2019

Even the best golfers will spend a lifetime tinkering with and trying to perfect his or her golf swing. It’s what makes golf so challenging and rewarding. We’ve already given you a glimpse into a putting lesson and the chipping techniques that our coaches use in class, so now it’s time to look at the […]

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January 22, 2019

The serve in tennis can have the biggest impact on a point, but can also be the most challenging shot to execute. Through the guidance of our coaches, we take students through multiple stages of learning how to serve and provide modifications based on physical abilities of younger students to better help them grow as […]

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January 16, 2019

A volley in tennis is a unique shot that every tennis player should have in his or her skill set. Volleys require the player to hit the ball before it bounces on the court. That means a player has to anticipate his or her opponents shot and get into an advantageous position. Similar to forehands […]

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January 14, 2019

Chipping can often be a difficult lesson for our coaches to teach beginner students because it’s not as fun as swinging the club as hard as you can (like driving) and there’s rarely immediate satisfaction by the result (like putting). It also has the potential to be extremely frustrating. Well, TGA uses two key teaching cues […]

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November 10, 2018

By definition, a rally in tennis is the exchange of shots between players. Sounds simple, right? Well, in the early stages of a tennis player’s development starting a rally can be one of the toughest things to accomplish. With the help of our TGA coaches and a few drills, beginner students continue to work toward being […]

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November 2, 2018

There’s an old saying in golf: Drive for show, putt for dough. Translation? The driver may be the most exciting club in a golfers’ bag, but the player who can putt the best will find themselves near the top of the leaderboard more often than not. It’s a concept that TGA coaches try and reinforce to […]

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September 17, 2018

Golf is a sport rooted in honesty. Without a referee, umpire, or official watching every shot a player takes, the sport relies on its participants to call any infractions and make sure fair play is maintained. Perhaps more so than in any other sport, it’s important that both competitive and recreational golfers know the rules […]

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September 13, 2018

One of the most common things TGA tennis coaches see with beginners is a student miss the ball entirely on a swing. While a variety of variables can cause this outcome, the first thing to correct is often the student’s grip. Proper technique on how to hold a tennis racquet may seem simple at first, […]

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