Sunday, January 14, 2018

Support Family Tennis for Kids and Parents in 2018

If you are interested in helping parents introduce their children to the lifetime sport of tennis, helping parents be directly involved in the sport and not just a spectator, and helping parents be able to take advantage of a family-friendly community program costing 1/2 of what is currently available in membership-based tennis clubs, then click the above link for the full story.

Thanking you for your support in 2017

We at Gotta Play Tennis and Gotta Play Tennis Kids would like to thank all of those who chose to be a part of either our group or private tennis sessions in 2017. 

We hope you achieved your tennis goals as a result, and for many of you, we hope to see you for more fun and skill development in 2018. 

Friday, January 12, 2018

Gotta Play Tennis highlighted in the Spring 2017 issue of NetPlay Magazine

NetPLAY magazine is the official magazine of the
USTA (United States Tennis Association)

Middle States

Allegheny Mountain District | Central Pennsylvania District
Delaware District | Eastern Pennsylvania District
Philadelphia Area Tennis District | New Jersey District

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Local Youth Tennis Offering in Deptford Twp. for Spring 2017

NOTE: Schedule Update 4/10/2017

QuickStart Tennis will run for 5 Weeks and NOT 6 Weeks as originally scheduled.


Time will be 9:00AM to 10:30AM

Total hours do not change; only total weeks change.


check out the following links:

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Rally Stars Team Tennis Model

(GPTKids modified version of Rally Stars Junior Team Tennis)

  • Open to players in the South Jersey area ages 5-10
  • 6 weeks of guided practice and play (Saturdays)
    • 30-minute practice and 60-minutes match play once a week
    • Goal: each player compete in minimum of two 7-point matches per week (singles or doubles)
      • teams rotate to compete against other teams
  • Short, easy-score game/match format (playing to 7 points)
  • Low compression, slower bouncing balls and modified (smaller) court space
    • Age bracket will determine modification of play
    • Play may make use of Red Felt or Foam balls and/or playground balls (age 5-6)
  • Play tennis as a team sport just like other youth sports
    • Everyone plays and everyone has fun
    • Team T-shirts included in registration (each team has their color)
    • Players gain a point for their color-coded team every time they win a match
    • Team with the most games after 6 weeks are the overall WINNERS
    • There are no LOSERS since everyone grows as a player from the experience
  • Registration in Rally Stars Team Tennis strongly recommends participation in another tennis program such as GPTKids QuickStart Tennis or comparable program
  • Registration is online ONLY through USTA Tennis Link
  • USTA Membership is NOT required to participate
  • Membership to USTA is FREE for first-time members ages 10 and under
    • USTA Membership ID must be set-up during registration
  • Parent Team Managers trained at SESSION 1 (45 minutes early) and then utilized to assist students with match play (scoring, ball pick-up, etc.)
    • Adults must assist on-court in some capacity
  • Awards for winning team at end of program (award to be determined)

F.A.Q. (to come)