BROWN UNIVERSITY – Providence, RI

Elite Training Camp

Overnight Camp With Commuter And Full Day Options

AGES:

  • Wardlaw Elite Prospects Camp for Girls – Rising 8th grade and older
  • Wardlaw Elite Coed Training Camp: Overnight – ages 12-18 | Full Day – ages 10-18

CAMP DATES:

Wardlaw Elite Session I: June 24-26, 2016
Wardlaw Elite Session II: June 28-30, 2016
Wardlaw Elite Session III: July 6-8, 2016
Coed Elite Session I: July 10-14, 2016
Wardlaw Elite Session IV: July 25-27, 2016

FEES

Wardlaw Elite Prospects Camp for Girls
   $790 Overnight Option
   $650 Commuter Option

Wardlaw Elite Coed Training Camp
   $875 Overnight Option
   $525 Commuter Option

NOTES

    All Camps are open to players of all skill levels and experience.

 

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Under the guidance of Brown University women’s tennis coach, Paul Wardlaw, a 25 year veteran of some of the nations best tennis camps, the Elite Training Camps place an emphasis on advanced strategies and point building patterns in a fun and competitive environment.

The Wardlaw Elite Coed Training camp and Elite Prospects camps are designed for top junior boys and girls ages 12-18 that play USTA tournaments or high-level high school tennis. The goal of the camp is to continue your development as a player while immersing you in and exposing you to a competitive college tennis environment. While technique will be evaluated and addressed, the aim of the camp is to focus on how to play and how best to prepare for junior, high school and college tennis.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BROWN CAMP INCLUDE:

  • Coach Wardlaw leading all camp sessions and working with all campers
  • Comprehensive and highly structured instructional program
  • College coaches and players as instructors
  • College experience on and off the courts
  • Social activities daily – movie night, swimming, Thayer Street adventures
  • Brown University Trainer available for all sessions
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Location Information:

BROWN UNIVERSITY
235 Hope St. Box 1932
Providence, RI 02912



TESTIMONIALS

The coaches are great. I make tremendous progress every year. Coach Paul is a wonderful instructor.
Elizabeth W - Camper
The coaches were fantastic and I was able to grow as a player.
Jillian S - Camper
Great instructors and great kids that provided great competition!
William M - Parent
I felt like I learned a lot and the staff what very nice and my tennis improved a lot Thank you wilson and brown.
Harry M - Camper
Well my daughter love it and want to come back next year!! She said; she enjoy it, the food, activities , program and the others camper was really good place to be , thank you!!!
Joanna U - Parent

MEET YOUR COACHES

Director: Paul Wardlaw

Brown University head women’s tennis coach, Paul Wardlaw, is one of the most successful tennis coaches in college tennis. Now in his eighth year at Brown and twenty-seventh as a head coach, Coach Wardlaw has won at every level of collegiate tennis. Wardlaw’s Brown teams are annually nationally ranked and vie for NCAA post-season berths and Ivy titles. Wardlaw was named the 2009 Wilson ITA Eastern Region Coach of the Year. [...]


DAILY SCHEDULE

The following schedules are sample schedules of our camps. These are provided to give a rough idea of how each camp is programmed throughout the day.


Day One: TACTICS I – CHANGING DIRECTION
1:15 pm Fire drill. Make sure to be in your rooms. Safety is our Top Priority!
1:20 pm Full camp meeting; staff introduction, review camp rules
1:40 pm Campus safety talk with Joseph Capalbo from Public Safety.
1:50 pm Video session: High Percentage Tennis
2:20 pm Warmup – Ball skills and Speed City on indoor courts
2:35 pm Directional Demo, some groups head to outdoor courts
2:50 pm On-court warm-up
  • Directional mini tennis
  • Structured warm-up with serves
3:45 pm Point play with serves [Pre-directionals]
  • Singles, teams of two – move up, move down, split
4:15 pm Directionals
  • Outside Groundstrokes w/ recovery 4 on ct. 4 mins/side
  • Inside Groundstrokes (2v1) 1.5 rotations
  • Directional rallies (2v1) OS/OS/IS, OS/OS/90˚ COD
  • Directional points (receive the feed, play directionally)
5:15 pm Tiebreaker tournament – 12 point tiebreakers
  • 6 per bank outside
  • 16 person tournament inside
5:45 pm Stretching and cool down
6:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Panel Discussion – College vs. Junior Tennis
8:30 pm Ice Cream Run (Ben & Jerry’s)

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