Ready Set Tennis

Beginner Tennis Instruction Program

Ready Set Tennis

  • Level 1 Ready to Learn
    Registration Fee Includes
    • 4+ hours with a tennis instructor
    • Adult Tennis Racquet
    • Ready Set Tennis™ T-Shirt
    Level of Play Recommended
    • No tennis experience
    • Casual player (limited play with no instruction)
      or past player (previous experience with no current play)
  • Level 2 Set to Play
    Registration Fee Includes
    • 4+ hours with a tennis instructor
    • Ready Set Tennis™ hat
    Level of Play Recommended
    • Completed 1 “Ready to Learn” beginner programs
    • Casual player/past player with 1 “Ready to Learn” program completed
    • Recreational player (few clinics with regular play)
  • Level 3 Tennis for Life
    Level of play Recommended
    • Completed 1 “Ready To Learn” beginner programs as well as
      1 “Set To Play” Program
    • Casual player/past player with 1 “Ready To Learn” and
      1 “Set To Play” program
    Level of Play Recommended
    • Competitor (regular clinics and regular play)
    • You are ready for a Tennis For Life league program. Please contact a local league coordinator in your area

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USTA Alabama provides all Ready Set Tennis™ hosts with program guidelines, rackets & shirts for participants, administrative support and marketing materials.

Hosts receive $400 per four-week session. Checks are mailed out after completion of the four week program.

The head instructor can either be USPTA/PTR Certified, or a tennis player who has an NTRP rating of 4.0 and above. USTA Alabama recommends having one coach or volunteer per eight players in a session and having no more than eight players on court at a time.

Refund Policy

Players who have registered for ReadySetTennis™ and are unable to attend their scheduled session may request to attend a program at a later date (if space is available) OR be issued a refund. To do so, they must notify USTA Alabama at least one week before the program begins. Change requests must be sent to and include the registration confirmation email.