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Raleigh, NC Tennis Lessons
The second largest city in North Carolina, Raleigh finds itself right in the middle of one of the most prolific college hubs in the United States. Having to compete with the likes of UNC (Chapel Hill), Duke (Durham), and Wake Forest (Winston-Salem), NC State, located in Raleigh, more than holds its own in sports and academic prestige. Making up one of the three tips of the “Research Triangle” (Durham and Chapel Hill being the other two) Raleigh is home to some of brightest young minds in the United States, and has really blossomed as a city in the last decade. It has constantly graced the top ten lists of places to live and work, a testament to the hardworking attitude many North Carolinians possess.
Outside of the major market cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, there aren’t many cities that can say they home a professional sports team. In 1997 however, Raleigh was able to lay stake to that claim when they inherited one of the most iconic franchises, The Hartford Whalers, repackaging them as the Carolina Hurricanes. The team has flourished in Raleigh, and even won the Stanley Cup in 2006, the only professional title in North Carolina’s history. Though Raleigh is no major market, MyTennisLessons is excited to leave our stamp on this burgeoning city. For all those new college grads who are looking for jobs and are trying to move out of mom and dad’s basement, why not make the change today and sign up for an affordable tennis lesson in Raleigh with MyTennisLessons!
The cost of private tennis lessons can vary depending on factors such as location, level of instruction, and the coach's experience. On average, private tennis lessons are between $45-$65/hr but again, there are many factors when it comes to prices in your area. Package deals and discount codes will also help in reducing the hourly cost of private lessons. It's a good idea to research and compare prices of coaches in your area before committing to lessons.
Depending on what you want to get out of your tennis lessons, should inform your decision on how often to get out on the court. Whether you are a beginner who wants to learn tennis quickly or you are a more advanced player getting ready for a tournament, buying more lessons up front for less per hour might be best. If you just want to try out tennis lessons a smaller lesson package will allow you to try out lessons once or twice a week before committing to more.
Private tennis lessons are the best way to up your game as a tennis player because you have the chance to get 1-on-1 instruction from a qualified tennis coach. A private tennis lesson is a chance to soak up valuable information, get as many reps as possible, and form a relationship with a coach fully invested in your improvement. A group lesson can help you to learn some basics, spend time with friends, and allow you to get a feel for the game of tennis but often does not replicate private lessons from a development standpoint.
It is never too late to start tennis lessons! No matter what age you are, tennis is accessible for anyone. Tennis can be great for kids, former athletes looking to get into something new, someone who is trying to get more active, or anyone in between. Tennis lessons allow you to make mistakes and feel comfortable as a first time tennis player, no matter your age.
You can start tennis lessons at any age or skill level. If you are looking to get your child into tennis most coaches will say if they are able to hold a racquet it is early enough for tennis lessons. Like with most activities, the earlier a child starts playing tennis, the better they will become if they choose to play competitively. But players start playing tennis at various ages and age is no barrier to entry to becoming a solid, or even great, tennis player.
Beginner tennis players will be set up for success as long as they have tennis shoes, athletic wear, and a water bottle. If you do not have a tennis racquet you can discuss your options of borrowing one with your coach but eventually it is best that you purchase a beginner tennis racquet right for you. You will want one not only at lessons but so you can play tennis outside of your lessons. Eventually, once you know you will be playing a lot of tennis you will want a tennis bag with various gear but it is not necessary as a beginner tennis player.
- Athletic shoes you know are comfortable for running around in
- Athletic clothing you are comfortable running around and sweating in
- Your tennis racquet
- A filled water bottle
- A hat depending on how sunny it is and any other weather specific clothes, ie a sweatshirt or leggings for chillier weather
- Not required, but many players will bring a towel or sweatbands to wipe sweat
Been getting lessons for a couple of years. Improving. I enjoy the lessons and learning to be an all around tennis player.- Rohit B.
I’ve been taking lessons with Omar for about 2.5 years now. We started from complete beginners level, just learning how to properly hold the racket. I am a confident player now who can hold my own. Omar has taught me multiple serves, ground stroke techniques, volleys, slicing, and everything else I know on the court. I plan on joining a league soon, but when I’ve played for fun with others, I’m told I would be competitive with 3.0’s. I’m so glad I made the decision to take lessons from him and get a really solid foundation, and more advanced techniques...- Victoria T.
Omar’s skill and personality are perfect for my high schooler looking to improve his tennis game! My son has taken lesson from Omar for multiple seasons and has learned valuable techniques, particularly serving. Highly recommend!- Charity J.