We believe sports change lives

Teach, Grow and Achieve with TGA Premier Tennis

Tennis promotes fitness

All programs include physical activity and muscle development

Tennis is educational

Many lessons use math and science including scoring, distance and shot making

Tennis builds life skills

Our programs promote respect, honesty, perseverance and sportsmanship

Tennis is a life-long sport

Play with family, friends, colleagues and clients

Swing, volley, and serve!

Discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA

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TGA Blog


June 21, 2019

Learning a sport can be difficult for people of all ages. Between covering new motions alongside the rules of the game, there’s a lot to take in. This is why we introduce the fundamentals though a combination of short, memorable teaching cues. Shake Hands ~ Lock It and Block It ~ T, Check, Fire are recognizable phrases […]

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May 20, 2019

We strive to do more than teach skills to our tennis students – we want to develop their love for the game.  A big part of this is making sure that they can experience success and have fun playing, even when they’re just starting to learn the sport. That’s why all TGA programs follow the […]

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May 17, 2019

Spending a beautiful summer morning playing sports outside can be a memorable experience full of laughs and smiles. But as the summer sun starts to warm up, the heat can take a toll on athletes – especially young kids. At TGA, we know how important it is to take the necessary steps to ensure children […]

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April 18, 2019

The red clay tennis courts at Roland-Garros Stadium make the French Open one of the most recognizable events in sports. Being the only one of the four Grand Slam events to use clay courts makes it a fan-favorite for players and spectators alike. The second of four annual Grand Slam events, this year’s French Open […]

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April 17, 2019

The tennis backhand technique is one that youth players often shy away from practicing. That’s why our TGA programs focus on developing this shot just as much as the others to make sure students are not only learning it, but also the correct way to execute it. We start all of our students with a […]

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March 24, 2019

Coming soon! Keep an eye out for our updated student handbooks. Tennis has a rich history that today’s players have become very much a part of. From the French Monks playing handball over a rope in the 1000s to Serena Williams becoming the all-time women’s singles Grand Slam winner in the Open Era, TGA has you […]

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March 17, 2019

Our action-packed camps feature three core sections that are backed by research and psychology to provide an experience that is second to none! TEACH SECTION: Includes dynamic warm-up activities and station-based instruction that incorporates games and drills to keep campers engaged and having fun while they build strong foundational skills. We get our campers moving […]

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February 27, 2019

Sports can often provide great role models for young, aspiring athletes. March is Women’s History Month and at TGA of RVA, we want to celebrate some of the amazing accomplishments female athletes have made and the new opportunities they’ve created by breaking down equality barriers for women in sports. Known as the female Jackie Robinson, Althea […]

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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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