SA Xtreme Tennis

Encompassing both ambulatory and wheelchair tennis, this Paralympic sport mirrors the traditional sport and can be played by anyone with a physical disability. This program ends with a skill showcase to demonstrate new skills. Learn more about scholarships here.

Division Info

Key:
Appropriate for children who walk independently.
Appropriate for children who use an assistive device.
Appropriate for children who use a wheelchair.

SA Xtreme

Coaches offer techniques and training to increase athlete’s endurance and improve tennis stroke technique. All equipment and sports chairs are provided for participants in the program.

Division Requirements

  • Must only have a physical disability
  • Successful tryout or recommendation by staff
  • Possess the skill and desire to compete at a higher level
  • Must be able to comprehend and retain rules and skills, and then build upon them from week to week
  • 1:1 support is not provided, so must be able to train, compete, function in a group setting and follow the coach’s directions without volunteer assistance
Typically offered
Summer
Duration
6-8 weeks
Age
6-21
Program Fee
Monthly fee based on practices and competitions

Sport Requirements:

  • Athletes can be ambulatory or use assistive devices such as crutches, a walker, or wheelchair
  • Must be able to demonstrate a forward and back hand stroke
  • Frequent water breaks will be taken, but must be able to withstand heat and outside weather conditions