Welcome to Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy

 

Second Annual Opposite-Handed Tennis Tourney Benefit

 

What: A fun tourney to challenge the other side of your brain and body with a tennis racket and ball while contributing to Free the Slaves, a charity that works to free enslaved people, spread awareness and to help make cultural and governmental changes to eliminate it entirely. There are estimated to be 27-30 million slaves worldwide and they exist in every county, including the United States. Donations are appreciated even if you are unable to play in the tournament.


When: Saturday October 4th from 2:30 to approximately 6 pm at the Middleton High School courts on Park Lawn. Sunday October 5th will be a rain day if we are unable to hold the tournament on Saturday. If it is raining or the weather looks iffy please call Kalla Schaefer at (608) 220-8956 to check and see if the tournament is running on time or needs to be moved to Sunday.


Scoring: Best two out of three 10 point tiebreakers, win by one point.


Format: Players may only use their non-dominant hand (no ambidextrous players allowed). No two-handed forehands or backhands are allowed. All shots must be hit one-handed. All normal tennis rules apply. There will only be a doubles draw. Any age or gender may play together but participants must be at least 13 years old. A backdraw is included for teams losing the first round.


Entry Fee: $30.00 per team- Proceeds go to the Free the Slaves charity and are tax deductible.  Please make the check out to Free the Slaves.


To Enter: Fill out the entry form on the attachment at the bottom of this page and mail it along with a check made out to

Free the Slaves to Kalla Schaefer: 5025 Tomahawk Trail, Madison, WI 53705


Questions? Call Kalla Schaefer at (608) 220-8956 or email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

2014/2015 Winter "10 and under" Kids Tennis

 

Who? For kids, ages 5 - 6, 7- 8, and 9 - 10 with minimal tennis playing experience.

 

What? Our program will continue to be conducted and formatted specific to the ages and experience of those participating. We will be working on technique as well as activities designed to improve coordination and movement skills. There will be an emphasis on "game based" learning so that kids can learn the game of tennis through direct experience as much as possible.

 

When? Session #1(6 weeks) Nov. 8th to Dec 20th, 2014 (No class on Dec. 13th)


Session #2 (10 weeks) Jan 17th to March 21st, 2015

Saturdays: Ages 5-6: 9:00am - 9:45am

Ages 7-8: 10:00am - 10:45am

Ages 9-10: 10:45am - 11:45am

 

Where? Where? Keva Indoor Sports Center, Middleton, 8312 Forsythia Street (across from municipal airport)

 

Cost? Session #1: 5 - 6 ages $70.00........... 7 - 8 ages $70.00........... .. 9 - 10 ages $90.00

Session #2: 5 - 6 ages $115.00......... 7 - 8 ages $115.00........... 9 - 10 ages $150.00

 

To Register: Fill out the form on the attachment at the bottom of this page and send with a check made out to Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy, LLC

5025 Tomahawk Trail

Madison, WI 53705

 

 

2014/15 Winter Jr. Beg/Adv Beg (11 to 15 ages)

 

Who? For juniors, ages 11 to 15 with minimal tennis playing experience.

 

What? This program will introduce juniors to proper stroke production . A variety of ball control exercises will be incorporated into each day's routine. Drills will emphasis and improve body balance, racket and ball control. Fun concepts will be provided that enhance consistency and precision.

 

When? Session #1(6 weeks) Nov. 8th to Dec 20th, 2014 (No class on Dec. 13th)


Session #2 (10 weeks) Jan 17th to March 21st, 2015

Saturdays: Ages 11 - 15: 11:45am to 12:45 pm

 

Where? Where? Keva Indoor Sports Center, Middleton, 8312 Forsythia Street (across from the municipal airport)

 

Cost? Session #1: Ages 11 to 15: $90.00

 

Session #2: Ages 11 to 15: $150.00

 

To Register: Fill out the form on the attachment at the bottom of this page and send with a check made out to Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy, LLC

5025 Tomahawk Trail

Madison, WI 53705

 

 

2014/15 KEVA /SUNDAY Winter Junior Tennis

 

Winter Junior Tennis Program (SUNDAYS... Ages 11 to 18... See program descriptions below and register at the your current playing level; i.e. you might play some on a J.V. high school team, but still need to register for the novice juniors (Jr. Novice level can rally some and serve). Contact Lyle if unsure and he'll make the decision as to the proper placement. A new wood surface has just been installed. It will play a bit faster than last season..

Where? Keva Indoor Sports Center, Middleton, 8312 Forsythia Street (across from the municipal airport) :

 

Cost? $115.00 per 6 week session; $135.00 per 7 week session

 

When? Session #1 (6 weeks) Nov. 9th to Dec 21st, 2014 ( no classes: Nov. 16

Session #2 (7 weeks) Jan 11th to Mar 22nd, 2015 (no classes:Jan18, Feb 1, Mar 1 and 15

SUNDAYS………. 7am to 8:15am ( Novice Juniors; boys and girls ( ages 11 to 16 )

............ 8:15am to 9:30am: ( High J.V. girls/ Varsity girls/ J.V. boys )

 

............. 9:30am to 10:45am ( Varsity boys )

 

To Register: Fill out the form on the attachment at the bottom of this page and send with a check made out to Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy, LLC

5025 Tomahawk Trail

Madison, WI 53705

 

 


Please Note

To reserve a spot for STROKE OF THE WEEK clinic, RSVP to Lyle's email Lyle Schaefer or call at 220-7533 by 5 p.m. on the previous Friday.

Charge is $20 per session due upon arrival.

Summer Stroke of the Week drills held at the В Parklawn Tennis Courts in Middleton, Saturdays at 1:00 (Rain day Sunday)