What we're about

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Founder, Joseph Awadalla: USPTR certified. Joe has been playing and coaching tennis for over twenty five years. He won several championship tournaments in the DMV. His passion to help people improve their game and techniques regardless of their level. He also like to give an excellent workout by maintaining dynamic drills with minimal wait time.

OUR STAFF:

Ebenezer Dadzie: Ebe is a highly experienced coach and tournament organizer. Ebe is passionate about teaching with nurturing his players in the game of tennis, promoting low-cost tennis to kids and adults in the community for igniting a lifelong passion of the game. Ebe also organizes various individual and team tennis matches broken down by NTRP and UTR ratings.
MIke Panlilio: Mike was the MVP for his school team O'Connell, Arlington, and played college tennis at Mary Washington. Since college, Mike found a passion for teaching both on the technical side and sports psychology.

Tony Nguyen: Tony has been playing tennis for 12 years and coaching for 4 years. He enjoys teaching and making sure players are having fun. Tony likes to offer an engaging experience to his students to identify their weaknesses to improve.

Ehab Hoffman: Ehab is a well-rounded instructor who builds confidence in every player he coaches. His passion is to grow the community and their love for the sport, as well as leave every player with a renewed sense of personal development.

Tony Piro: Tony has been around tennis his entire life, from playing junior level national tournaments as well as D1 collegiate tennis, to teaching tennis to youth and adults.
Tony encourage his students to have fun, improve their technique with game strategy and most importantly their fitness. While being a native of NY state, Tony has been immersed in the DMV tennis scene for over 15 years now, from instruction to providing stringing services to area country clubs.

Joseph Awadalla, Phone: (202)746-1094

GOALS OF THIS MEETUP:
1.- TO LEARN
2.- TO HAVE FUN
3.- Have a great WORKOUT.
4.- WANTING TO COMEBACK.

Rules of conduct:
• Please maintain a friendly attitude on the courts since we are all here to learn and have fun. Be aware that everyone has a different skill set and we have to respect each other. Please don't be offended if we address you individually if we observe any bad sportsmanship. Continuing bad behavior may result in removal from the meetup group. we hope everyone understands.
This is a tennis group for adults beginners, intermediates, and advanced who want to have fun learning and playing tennis.
Beginners:
• New to tennis, as took few lessons or haven't taken lessons at all.
• Technically dont have the basic strokes forehand and backhands, serves, volleys and overheards.
• Not able to mantain a consistent rally due to poor eye hand ball coordination. \

• Focus on improving technique, footwork, and consistency with rally play.
Intermediate:
• Have taken lesson and played before but not too often.
• Technically are able to hit serves consistently in the court and are able to rally with fluent forehand or backhands with players or their same level. Have basic knowledge of volley and can rally.
• Tactically can place and hit tennis balls across court and down the line and also have variation on power and height.
• Intermediate lesson are focus on improving consistency, control and placement on court while improving footwork.
Advanced:
• Take lessons regularly and play matches often, for practice or competitively.
• Focus on match play with strategy and developing more power and accuracy on shots while improving fitness condition.
STUDENT TO COACH RATIO:
Maximum 1/6 for Coach/Player ratio. There will be two coaches running the sessions if the number of players exceed six participants.
1.One or Two Person policy:
• If only one or two persons RSVPd for a group lesson it will be canceled. The minimum requirement for a group is three participants.
• If a session is canceled, the single or two players that RSVPd have the option to take a private or semi private session with the same meetup group rate. The single person will get a thirty minute private and two players get one hour lesson.
MOVING UP A LEVEL
• The coaches are the only ones that will determine if you are ready for the next level or not. Please consult us in advance if you have questions about your level.
Meetup lessons: All meetup hours are group lessons, (not private). Private lessons have a higher price and are not handled through meetup but by meetup messages, phone call or text messages.
Steps for morning group lessons.
1.-RSVP "YES" if you are coming to secure your spot on the lesson. Update RSVP to "NO" if you are not attending.
2.-Groups might mix sometimes, so be aware that coaches might regroup you according to your level, so everybody can work on exercises for their own level. we hope everyone understands.
Steps evening lessons 6pm to 9pm:
1.-RSVP "YES" if you are coming to secure your spot on the lesson. Update RSVP to "NO" if you are not attending.
2.-Make sure you RSVP for the lesson according to your level, if the coaches don't think you belong to the lesson you RSVP the coaches might regroup you. We hope everyone understands.
Meetup location:
This meetup lessons take place at different locations where we think is more accessible for everybody, but any new suggestion for new locations are welcome in the DMV area as long as there are 3 or more people attending to those locations. Feel free to suggest meetup's event.
Guest Policies:
1.-Anybody is allowed to bring a guest to any lesson but the guest has to be the same level as the member.
2.-All guests have to pay the same-day single session cost as discounts only apply for members.
3.-Any member that bring one guest to a lesson, the member will get up to $10 depending on the location they are bringing their guests. Discounts will be listed in the session details.
Rates:
• Group lessons: please check session details.
• Private lessons: Ask the coaches.
-Contact us through phone number or meetup APP to book a private lesson.
CANCELATIONS: The session will be canceled and comments will be posted. Message will be sent when the lesson is canceled.
-One or two-person policy cancellation.
-Outdoor and below 40 degrees cancellation.
-Rain cancellation.
Payments:
Cash, Venmo or Paypal. Please check the session information for more details on the payments.
Thanks a lot for your support and let's meetup and play tennis!!!
NOTE: Please text Joe for any questions.
THIS MEETUP IS ONLY FOR PLAYERS 15(+), NOT SENIORS OR BEGINNERS ABOVE 70 yrs old OR KIDS.
For players under 18, please bring your parent at the first session as consent to join the session.

Upcoming events (4+)

UTR Tournament for 2.5+, 1.5-3.0 UTR intermediate players

Needs a location

$27.00

If you are a power subscriber on UTR, please sign up to the tournament at the following link:
https://app.universaltennis.com/events/106248

If you are not a power subscriber, please create an account on UTR below https://app.universaltennis.com/join then place a note requesting to get waived the extra fee of $10 for not being a power subscriber.

You will only get added to the draw when registering on Universaltennis.
Single Elimination Main Draw with Round Robin Back Draw.

Early Rounds are 10Game Pro-Set. The Final will be two full sets with 10-Pt Tie-breaker game instead of a third set.

The tournament doubs winners will receive a gift card of $20/each.

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UTR Tournament for Advanced 3.5+ (UTR) players.

Needs a location

$27.00

If you are a power subscriber on UTR, please sign up to the tournament at the following link:
https://app.universaltennis.com/events/106248

If you are not a power subscriber, please create an account on UTR below https://app.universaltennis.com/join then place a note requesting to get waived the extra fee of $10 for not being a power subscriber.

You will only get added to the draw when registering on Universaltennis.

Single Elimination Main Draw with Round Robin Back Draw.

Early Rounds are 10Game Pro-Set. The Final will be two full sets with 10-Pt Tie-breaker game instead of a third set.

The tournament doubs winners will receive a gift card of $20/each.

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Outdoor Tennis lessons for beginners- PREPAY ONLY

Needs a location

$24.00

Note: This is RSVP with PREPAY only event. Coaches have the right to deny your participation if you haven't RSVPd and prepaid to the event.

MAKE SURE YOU CAN RECEIVE MESSAGES AND NOTIFICATIONS WITH UPDATES FROM THE LESSONS.
Profile->settings->manage notifications.

Dynamic: All lessons are different by practice the following.
• Basic technical movements of dominant and non-dominant arms/hands.
• Hitting motion of forehand and backhands.
• Footwork, hitting from different positions on the court.
• Fun Games to practice technique.

Beginner:
• New to tennis or took few lessons in the past.
• Technically may or may not have basic knowledge of forehand and backhands and are not able to rally consistently.
• Focus on improving technique, footwork, and consistency on rallies.

COACH TO PLAYER RATIO:
Maximum 1/6 for Coach/Player ratio.

1.-RSVP "YES" if you prepaid to secure your spot. Update RSVP to "NO" no later than the night before the session if you are not attending.
2.-Make sure you RSVP for the lesson according to your level, if I don't think you belong to the lesson you RSVP for I might regroup you. I hope everyone understands.

  • One or two-person cancelation policy:
    • If only two or less that RSVP for a group lesson, the lesson will be canceled. The minimum requirement for a group is three participants. If the host cancels a session you get an option for a refund or credit to the next session.

Participants are still responsible for the session cost if they cancel the same day.

Your contribution:
$24/Single 24hrs non-refundable prepay for a single rsvp session.
For every non-meetup member to bring you will get $8 discount. The non-member still needs to pay the $24 fee.
$80/Four RSVPd sessions to use within 60days from your prepay date. Up to $40 is refundable depending on the number of sessions you attended prior to canceling.

PAYMENTS METHODS:
1-VENMO APP: joseph_awadalla
2.Zelle:[masked],[masked]
3.Paypal: [masked]

Outdoor Tennis Drills for Intermediate Players 2.5+ NTRP- PREPAY ONLY

Needs a location

$24.00

Details Note: This is an RSVP with Prepay only event. Coaches have the right to deny your participation if you haven't Prepaid for the event. MAKE SURE YOU CAN RECEIVE MESSAGES AND NOTIFICATIONS WITH UPDATES FROM THE LESSONS.

Profile->settings->manage notifications.

Dynamic: All lessons are different:
• Basic technical movements of dominant and non-dominant arms/hands.
• Hitting motion of forehand and backhands. • Footwork, hitting from different positions on the court.
• Fun Games to practice technique.
• Dynamic drills to improve rally skills with proper techniques.

Intermediates:
• Not new to tennis
• People who is looking to work on their techniques and rally skills.
• Good eye handball coordination to hit and rally the ball.

COACH TO PLAYER RATIO:
Maximum 1/6 for Coach/Player ratio. There will be two coaches running the sessions if the number of players exceed six participants.

  1. RSVP "YES" Then PREPAY if you are coming to secure your spot on the lesson. Update RSVP to "NO" if you are not attending before RSVP deadline. NOTE: YOUR ATTENDANCE WILL BE MONITORED IF YOU KEEP CANCELING PAST THE RSVP DEADLINE. AS A RESULT, YOU MAY BE DECLINED TO ATTEND FUTURE PRACTICES.

2.-Make sure you RSVP for the lesson according to your level, if I don't think you belong to the lesson you RSVP for I might regroup you. I hope everyone understands.

  • Person and cancelation policy:
    • If only two or less that RSVP for a group lesson, the lesson will be canceled. The minimum requirement for a group is three participants. If the host cancels a session you get an option for a refund or credit for the next session.
    • Participants are still responsible for the session cost if they cancel the same day.

Your contribution:
$24/Single 24hrs non-refundable prepay for a single rsvp session.
For every non-meetup member to bring you will get a $8 discount. The non-member still needs to pay the $24 fee.
$80/Four RSVPd sessions to use within 60days from your prepay date. Up to $40 is refundable depending on the number of sessions you attended prior to canceling.

PAYMENTS METHODS:
1-VENMO APP: joseph_awadalla
2.Zelle:[masked],[masked]
3.Paypal: [masked]

Past events (628)

High Performance Tennis Drills Advanced 4.0+ NTRP-PREPAY ONLY

Needs a location

$24.00

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