Tennis Lessons

We offer group and individual tennis lessons at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. Whether you’re looking to learn the basics of the game or you’re already an ace, our experienced instructors will help you develop your skills, technique, and game strategy so that you can confidently play on your own.

If you want to practice outside of lessons or keep playing after your last class, we offer a variety of equipment rentals and serves. Click here for details on reserving a court.

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Group Tennis Lessons

BEGINNER

Introduce yourself to tennis and learn the basics of the game.

UW Students: $45
Affiliate/Dependent Members: $70
Guests: $95

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Designed for:

  • Players with little to no tennis experience

Prerequisites:

  • None

Class Components:

  • Groundstrokes
  • Volleys
  • Serves
  • Learn scoring
  • Court positioning

ADVANCED BEGINNER

Gain play experience and develop strokes.

UW Students: $45
Affiliate/Dependent Members: $70
Guests: $95

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Designed for:

  • Players with some tennis background

Prerequisites:

  • Basic beginner strokes

Class Components:

  • Advance and develop stroke
  • Focus on control and playing strategy

INTERMEDIATE

Expand upon your skills and take more control in your tennis game.

UW Students: $45
Affiliate/Dependent Members: $70
Guests: $95

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Designed for:

  • Those looking to gain more consistency and control of shots

Prerequisites:

  • Comfortable with basic strokes
  • Knowledge of rules and scoring

Class Components:

  • Learn specific shots for different situations
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ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE

Refine weak points and continue to develop skills and strategy.

UW Students: $45
Affiliate/Dependent Members: $70
Guests: $95

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Designed for:

  • Those who are frequent tennis players

Prerequisites:

  • Master of strokes
  • Can control depth and power

Class Components:

  • Incorporate offensive action and reactions

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

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Meet with an certified instructor in groups of 1 – 4 people.

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UW Students $40 $25 $20 $15
Affiliate/Dependent Members $60 $35 $25 $20
Guests $70 $40 $30 $25

To schedule a private or semi private lesson, please fill our the form below or call the Nielsen Tennis Stadium directly at (608) 262-0410.

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Designed for:

  • All levels of experience are welcome

Prerequisites:

  • None

Class Components:

  • Personalized for each lesson

Tennis Instructors

Jamie Bourquin
Certification: USPTA
Teaching experience: 28 years
Specialization: All skill levels; helping beginners progress

“I love watching players feel the joy from tennis.”

Daria Javid
Certification: USPTA
Teaching experience: 28 years
Specialization: Stroke mechanics and comprehensive lessons (including the mental aspects of tennis)

“Tennis is an acquired skill. With proper instruction, diligent practice and enthusiasm, everyone will reach their full potential.”

Jim Shirley
Teaching experience: 39 years
Specialization: All skill levels; helping advanced players take their game to the next level

“Tennis is an investment. If you invest the time, the payout will be great.”