Programs & Clinics

Lyle: 608-220-7533
Kalla: 608-220-8956

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Welcome to the Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy
Tennis Lessons for Kids through Adults, Beginners to Advanced

Events: 9/16/18 - 9/22/18
SOTW: Topspin Forehand, Lakeview
Adv. Drill: High School

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The Lyle Schaefer Tennis Academy offers group tennis lessons for ALL skill levels from Middleton, Madison WI and surrounding communities:

  • For beginners of ALL ages: toddlers and youth from ages 4-18 & Adult
  • Tennis skills and team development for high school JV and varsity level players as well as USTA Team Drill Groups
  • Junior Tennis Camps are held throughout the summer months with afternoon match play groups.
  • We also offer weekly drills and group lessons for adults of varying skill levels at our weekly Stroke of the Week clinic.

Our Stroke of the Week clinics concentrate on fundamentals and drills for particular strokes (such as the tennis serve, different forehand and backhand strokes, offensive and defensive lobs, overhead shots, etc.) and are open to adult and juniors playing at 3.0 level and above.

To Reserve a Spot for STROKE OF THE WEEK Clinic

RSVP to Lyle Schaefer or call at 608-220-7533 by 5 p.m. on the Friday before a given lesson to let us know you'll be there. Charge is $20 per session due upon arrival. Summer Stroke of the Week (SOTW) drills are held at the Parklawn Tennis Courts in Middleton, Saturdays at 1:00 / Rain day Sunday same time (Fall & Spring SOTW classes are sometimes moved to Lakeview Courts on Allen Blvd. in Middleton to accommodate High School tennis events, as announced in the weekly SOTW emails ... sign up today!)

We also conduct private lessons for individuals or small groups of players of any age who would like some individualized tennis instruction.

For more information on our tennis lessons, programs & clinics, get in touch with Lyle Schaefer through our contact form or call 608-220-7533.

Page Summary: Learn how to play tennis with tennis lessons from Lyle and Kalla Schaefer, a couple of the most experienced tennis trainers in Middleton, Madison WI and surrounding Dane County. Learn a powerful tennis serve as well as how to perfect your tennis forehand and backhand shots, along with other tennis tips and drills in their weekly Stroke Of The Week (SOTW) class, available to tennis lovers in Waunakee, Verona and DeForest, as well as Oregon WI, McFarland and Cross Plains.