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Camp General Info -  Shocker Tennis Camp

Camp Objectives

Young athletes work best and learn the most in an environment that is personal and has the flexibility to tailor instruction to address individual needs. Wichita State University Tennis camp uses small group instruction combined with individual attention to form the cornerstone of camp curriculum. Court time includes a variety of activities designed to keep campers motivated while they improve fundamentals. Skill work and discussions are balanced with match play, offering each player the opportunity to work on tactics and employ the mental prepartion skills they are learning.

Camp Features

  • Stroke execution and proper mechanics.
  • Stoke execution in match situations.
  • Tactical aspects of tennis.
  • The importance of a winning attitude.
  • Relaxation and concentration techniques to help in match situations.
  • Match play.
  • Personal attention.
  • Fun playing a great game!


A typical day includes six hours of on-court instruction followed by your choice of two more hours of instruction or evening activities. No students will be forced to play beyond their limits or go home feeling that they have not played enough tennis.

Sample Schedule:
  • 8:30-9:00am-  Warm-up, Stretching, Dynamic Warm-up
  • 9:00-10:30-  Stroke Development and Instruction
  • 10:30-11:30- Team Tennis Match Play
  • 11:30-12pm-  Individualized training and video session with staff


Wichita State University Tennis Camp does not offer housing for day camp sessions.  For a list of nearby hotels, please contact tournament director Chris Young at (316) 978-5503.