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Pass, catch, run, and defend!
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Dribble, pass, shoot, and defend!
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Drive, chip, and putt!
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Cradle, pass, catch, and defend!
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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

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February 24, 2019

The BNP Paribas Open is held annually in March in Indian Wells, California. It’s known for being the best-attended tennis tournament outside the four Grand Slam tournaments and has the second-largest permanent tennis stadium in the world behind only Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. This has led to the event being named the unoffical […]

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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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February 1, 2019

Black History Month is a time to honor the many influential black men and women throughout history for their accomplishments. Barriers continue to be broken in the sports world, as these athletes continue to inspire us all. We want to feature a handful of notable black athletes from some of the sports we love and […]

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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 18, 2019

Tennis fans never have to wait too long for another gift after the holiday season. The Australian Open takes place annually in January, kicking off the new year with the first of four Grand Slam tournaments. Melbourne, Australia serves as the host site for an event that set an attendance record last year for a […]

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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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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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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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August 22, 2018

Whether you’ve just won your very first point in an after-school tennis class, or are considered one of the best tennis players of all-time, it’s important to stay humble. How a player handles winning and losing says a lot about them as a person. “Make Sure you’re very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and […]

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August 3, 2018

In case you missed it, almost 400 TGA students were featured in the July issue of USPTA’s ADDvantage Magazine for reaching the black level in TGA’s tennis enrichment program. This is an awesome accomplishment for these students — it signifies dedication to the game, a deep understanding of the fundamentals of tennis, and that they’re ready for […]

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