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Charles du Toit

Head Tennis Pro

Charles is currently tennis manager for Great West Fitness & Tennis Club. He is also owner & operator of  Performance Tennis Academy tennis programs at the club. Charles was born in South Africa where he started playing tennis at the age of 4. He was first introduced to tennis by his father Andre du Toit who owned & ran a highly successful tennis academy in South Africa for over 30 years. Charles competed at a top provincial & national level as a junior U10- U14 in South Africa. After moving to Canada in high school, Charles competed at a top provincial level U16 & U18 in BC. He was offered tennis scholarships to study in the United States but instead, he decided to study Kinesiology at Trinity Western University in British Columbia. Charles has been teaching tennis for over 12 years and has worked at respected tennis academies in South Carolina, Philadelphia and South Africa. Charles also worked as Head Coach of Langley Tennis Center.  His younger siblings Riaan & Trudie du Toit also had highly decorated junior tennis careers competing at both national and international levels. Charles’s sister Trudie received a division one scholar at the University of Oregon and his brother Riaan is currently competing on the men's pro circuit. Charles enjoys teaching people of all ages and levels. He brings commitment to make Great West Fitness and Tennis Club the best place to play tennis in the Fraser Valley.

Qualifications:                                                                                   

Tennis Canada Instructor

Tennis Canada Club Professional Level 1 Coach

Tennis Canada Club Professional Level 2 Coach

Professional Tennis Registry (USA)

Tennis Professionals Association Member (Canada)

 

Questions? Contact Coach Charles du Toit

Phone: 604-557-8125

Email: charles@performancetennisacademy.ca

To register: Call 604-854-3284 or visit the front desk

Contact Charles du Toit

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Winter 2020

Junior Tennis

Lessons

Register before January 5, 2019 and receive 10% off

Group lessons Only

Limited Space Available

Lessons Start January 6, 2020 (10 Weeks)

Program Length: 10 Weeks

 

 

 

Choose One or More of the following:

 

Ages: 5-7: Cost $210 + GST

Fundamental & Intermediate: Thursday: 4:30-5:30 Pm / January 9 to March 12 (Red Court)

Fundamental & Intermediate: Saturday: 10:00-11:00 Am / January 11 to March 14 (Red Court)

 

Ages: 8-10: $210 + GST

Fundamental: Monday: 3:30-4:30 pm / January 6 to March 9 (Orange Court)

Fundamental: Wednesday: 3:30-4:30 pm / January 8 to March 11 (Orange Court)

Fundamental: Saturday: 11:30-12:30 pm / January 11 to March 14 (Orange Court)

Competitive: Saturday: 12:30-1:30 pm / January 11 to March 14 (Orange Court)

Competitive: Thursday: 6:30-7:30 pm / January 9 to March 12 (Orange Court)

Competitive: Friday: 4:30-5:30 pm / January 10 to March 13 (Orange Court)

Competitive: Saturday: 11:30-12:30 / January 11 to March 14 (Orange Court)

 

Ages: 11-13: $210 + GST

Fundamental: Monday: 4:30-5:30 pm / January 6 to March 9 (Green Court)

Fundamental: Wednesday: 4:30-5:30 pm / January 8 to March 13 (Green Court)

Fundamental: Saturday: 1:30-2:30 pm / January 11 to March 14 (Green Court)

Intermediate: Monday: 5:30-6:30 pm / January 6 to March 9                                       

Intermediate: Friday: 3:30-4:30 pm / January 10 to March 13

Intermediate: Saturday: 1:30-2:30 pm / January 11 to March 14

Competitive: Wednesday: 5:30-6:30 pm / January 8 to March 11

Competitive: Monday: 6:30-7:30 pm / January 6 to March 9

Competitive: Wednesday: 6:30-7:30 pm / January 8 to March 11

 

Ages: 14-17 (Teens): $210 + GST

Fundamental: Friday: 6:30-7:30 pm / January 10 to March 13

Fundamental & Intermediate: Thursday: 7:30-8:30 pm / January 9 to March 12

Competitive: Friday: 5:30-6:30 pm / January 10 to March 13

 

High Performance U14-U16: $315.00 + GST

Monday: 7:30-9:00 pm / January 6 to March 9

Wednesday: 7:30-9:00 pm / January 8 to March 11

Private/Semi-Private Lessons

  • Private Lesson (One on One): $65 + GST per hr

  • Semi-Private Lesson (2 students per coach): $33 + GST per hr, per person

  • Max 3 students per coach: $25 + GST per hr, per person

  • Max 4 students per coach): $20 + GST per hr, per person

Note: Please contact us directly to check on availability and to schedule a lesson time for private/semi-private lessons.

Fundamental Group:

Our Fundamental group class is for players with little or no previous tennis experience. At this level, we lay the foundation for students to be able to use the serve, forehand, backhand, and volley. Students will be taught the basic technical skills and fundamentals, including ball control, racquet control, grip, set-up, impact point and hitting zones. They will also be introduced to rallying skills and be able to play fun and interactive tennis games with their peers. The Fundamental group is designed to be a fun learning environment that will help students to develop a long-term love for the sport.

 

 

Intermediate Group:

Our Intermediate group class is for players with previous tennis experience. At this level, we continue to reinforce the fundamentals and strokes learned at the Fundamental level. Students will be introduced to topspin, cross-court, and down-the-line rallies as well as more advanced technical and tactical aspects of tennis. Students will also play fun, interactive, and competitive tennis games with their peers.

 

Competitive Group:

Our Competitive group class is for players with a strong understanding of technical fundamentals and have an eagerness to compete.  At this level, students practice and train for a tournament environment. This class will prepare players for the physical and mental demands of tournament play, as well as prepare players technically and tactically. It is highly recommended that students in this program start competing in Tennis BC tournaments. Students will also play fun, interactive, and competitive tennis games with their peers.

 

High Performance Group:

This group class is for under-12 and under-14 players, competing in provincial tournaments. Advanced skill development and tactics are stressed to maximize the physical and mental areas of tennis. It is strongly recommended that students in this class compete in at least 12 Tennis BC sanctioned tournaments, annually. All students wishing to enrol in this program must first receive approval by coach Charles du Toit.