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WELCOME

TO TENNIS

Thank you for visiting our site. For many of you this is your first introduction to tennis besides what you may have experienced through the media. We want to welcome you and we can't wait to meet you!


Our brand of tennis is geared to develop beginner, intermediate and performance players from grassroots to college. The tennis journey you will embark on started years ago and legends have paved the way for you. Your path starts with understanding what the sport of tennis can offer your child. We encourage this process by creating a goal oriented path that will not only build your young tennis player but also nurture their character!

 

Youth that participate in our tennis program will build integrity, self-control, devotion, patience, optimism, persistence, fairness and much more. Our goal is to provide your young athlete with the skills that will eventually pave their own paths of success.
Let our history of tennis excellence continue with you. 

 
 
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COACH

ROCKY

Coach Rocky has been teaching tennis for over 10 years. He is PTR Professionally Certified/Insured and he is full of energy and creative ideas to bring out the best in his students. Coach played college tennis at Morehouse and he has been a Volunteer Coach at Morehouse since 2019. Coach Rocky also teaches tennis at (GAC) Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross GA.
 

As President of the American Tennis Association South (ATA South), Coach Rocky looks to establish a community based tennis program at Sugar Creek, Washington Park and McGhee Tennis Center in South Atlanta. He looks to establish a network across the south to connect other tennis programs within the ATA to grow black and brown youth tennis like never before.

 
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YOUTH Tennis PROGRAMs/cost

STARTING JANUARY 9th (Register Today)

Our youth tennis programs at Sugar Creek facilitate all ages and all levels. Soon we will incorporate our programming at McGhee and Washington Park Tennis Center. Below you will find all of our initial programs, dates and cost per hour. If you have more than two children interested in learning tennis, please reach out to Coach Rocky by visiting Sugar Creek on Saturdays or calling him at 678.207.9444. You may also reach him via email at rwarner@yourata.org. Coach Rocky will work out arrangements to help families experience the sport he loves.

Please note: If you are looking to have your child experience the lessons a drop in fee ($25) is accepted but you must register here first.

Tots 

Ages 5,6,7

Our TOTS Tennis Lessons are meant to have fun and focus on the basic fundamentals of hand-eye coordination, racquet handling and agility. 

1. Exercise and fun conditioning using cones and hurdles.

2. Ups and downs using the ball and racquet.

3. Ball bumps and bounce hit.

Roots

Elementary

25

$

Saturdays 8am - 9am

Reach out to Coach Rocky if you have more than two children participating. rwarner@yourata.org

CASH APP Payments accepted at $Rocktennis

$

Saturdays 9am - 10am

25

Reach out to Coach Rocky if you have more than two children participating. rwarner@yourata.org

CASH APP Payments accepted at $Rocktennis

Our ROOTS Tennis lessons are built for elementary school age players. We break the ROOTS Tennis into two teams. 

Team 1 is designed for First and Second Graders.

Team 2 is built for Third, Fourth & Fifth Graders.

1. We focus on conditioning, ball and racquet handling and bumps.

2. We explore all stroke production. (Ground-strokes, Volley & Serve)

3. Court rules and etiquette as well as scoring.

4. We look to play ATA/USTA/ALTA Team Tennis.

5. ROOTS Tennis players compete in UTR events.

Each Lesson

Each Lesson

Tennis 

Tennis 

School

$

Saturdays 11am - 12pm

25

Reach out to Coach Rocky if you have more than two children participating. rwarner@yourata.org

CASH APP Payments accepted at $Rocktennis

Next Gen 

NEXT GEN Tennis lessons are built for middle school age players. We break the NEXT GEN Tennis into two teams (Depends on registration). The concept behind NEXT GEN Tennis Lessons is to build friendships and foster a love of playing while being competitive.

1. We focus on everything mentioned above.

2. Stroke production, strategy and match play.

3. Heavy focus on court rules and etiquette as well as scoring.

4. We look to play ATA/USTA/ALTA Team Tennis.

5. Next Gen Players compete in USTA/UTR Tournaments.

Each Lesson

Middle

 Tennis 

School

$

Saturdays 11am - 12pm

25

Reach out to Coach Rocky if you have more than two children participating. rwarner@yourata.org

CASH APP Payments accepted at $Rocktennis

FUSION Tennis lessons are built for high school age players. Depending on the amount of players, we break the FUSION group into teams of two or three. The concept behind FUSION Tennis Lessons is to build and enhance strokes and form a solid competitive edge.

1. We focus on everything mentioned above.

2. Stroke production, strategy and match play.

3. Heavy emphasis on rules and etiquette.

4. We look to play ATA/USTA/ALTA Team Tennis.

5. Fusion players compete in USTA/UTR tournaments.

6. Fusion players outline their goals for tennis after high school.

Each Lesson

fusion

High

School

Tennis 

 

COACH

ROCKY'S

STORE

Welcome to Coach Rocky's Youth Babolat Tennis Store. Whether you're purchasing your little athlete their first tennis racquet or you are looking to upgrade to a new style, this store will have everything you need. Coach Rocky's Youth Babolat Store is reserved for his student's parents, so they may purchase racquets, bags and tennis shoes. Parents, if you have not yet spoken directly to Coach Rocky about your thoughts on buying any of the merchandise below, please do so before you buy. Coach Rocky would like to provide you with specific details regarding your purchase. Purchasing tennis equipment is an investment and it marks a milestone in the your athlete's tennis journey. Please allow Coach Rocky to guide you, as he will provide experienced recommendations on the right purchase at the right time. Once order is placed, products take no more than 10 business days to recieve.  

Junior Tennis Racquets For Sale

Babolat 2020 Boost D
Prestrung Tennis Racquet
Babolat 2020 Boost A
Prestrung Tennis Racquet
Babolat 2020 Boost S
Prestrung Tennis Racquet

Babolat's Boost D Prestrung Tennis Racquet offers a range of benefits that can help youth players and beginners up their game. For example, the head size gives you a large sweet spot, while the graphite racquet's lightweight properties allow for easy maneuverability and a quick swing speed. The Boost D is also perfect for young players seeking their first full-sized racquet.

 

Grip Size: 4 3/8

Length: 27"

Price: $99

The Babolat Boost A Prestrung Tennis Racquet is made for a first racquet. The 100% graphite construction offers solid feel and stability, and the 102 square inch head size is forgiving for when you miss the sweet spot. Babolat's Woofer system helps the strings move for improved performance and feel. The Boost A features an elliptic frame construction to make it easier to swing through the air.

Grip Size: 4 3/8

Length: 27"

Price: $99

The Babolat 2020 Boost S Prestrung Tennis Racquet represents a fantastic value from one of the best racquet brands around. The Boost S is a super-mobile 10.5 ounces strung, and has a forgiving 102 square inch hitting surface. The bright red cosmetic looks fantastic, and the racquet comes pre-strung for additional value. The frame makes a great option for a player who has caught the tennis bug.

Grip Size: 4 3/8

Length: 27"

Price: $99

Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 25" 
Junior Tennis Racquet Blue

The Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 25 Junior Tennis Racquet is the perfect new frame for an aspiring junior. At 25 inches, the racquet is perfect for orange ball play on a 60 foot court. Babolat used a new lay-up composition in the Pure Drive 25 called the HTR System for more power and stability on faster swings. Babolat incorporated their FSI Power technology which uses diamond shape grommets for a larger sweet spot and more power. The new mirror cosmetic blends black with blue and looks identical to the regular versions. The Pure Drive 25 comes prestrung with Babolat's black Syn Gut.

Length: 25"

Price: $99

Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 26" 
Junior Tennis Racquet Blue

The Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 26 Junior Tennis Racquet is the perfect new frame for an aspiring junior. At 26 inches, the racquet is perfect for Green or Yellow ball play on a full size court. Babolat used a new lay-up composition in the Pure Drive 26 called the HTR System for more power and stability on faster swings. Babolat incorporated their FSI Power technology which uses diamond shape grommets for a larger sweet spot and more power. The new mirror cosmetic blends black with blue and looks identical to the regular versions. The Pure Drive 26 comes prestrung with Babolat's black Syn Gut.

Grip Size: 4 1/8

Length: 26"



Price: $109

Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 25"
Junior Tennis Racquet Estate

The Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 25 Junior Tennis Racquet is the perfect new frame for an aspiring junior. At 25 inches, the racquet is perfect for orange ball play on a 60 foot court. Babolat used a new lay-up composition in the Pure Drive 25 called the HTR system for more power and stability on faster swings. Babolat incorporated their FSI Power technology which uses diamond shape grommets for a larger sweet spot and more power. The Pure Drive 25 comes prestrung with Babolat's black Syn Gut. For the 2021 Pure Drive 25, Babolat shrunk the head size to 98 square inches for better mobility.

Length: 25"

Price: $99

Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 26"
Junior Tennis Racquet Estate

The Babolat 2021 Pure Drive 26 Junior Tennis Racquet is the perfect new frame for an aspiring junior. At 26 inches, the racquet is perfect for Green or Yellow ball play on a full size court. Babolat used a new lay-up composition in the Pure Drive 26 called the HTR system for more power and stability on faster swings. Babolat incorporated their FSI Power technology which uses diamond shape grommets for a larger sweet spot and more power. The Pure Drive 26 comes prestrung with Babolat's black Syn Gut. For the 2021 Pure Drive 26, Babolat shrunk the head size to 98 square inches for better mobility.

Grip Size: 4 1/8

Length: 26"


Price: $109

Babolat Pure Strike Junior 25"
3rd Gen Tennis Racquet

The Babolat Pure Strike 3rd Gen Junior 25 Tennis Racquet represents a 100% graphite junior racquet for an up and coming junior player. The 21/23/21 cross sections provides Sharp Control and excellent feel and comfort at contact. The 100 square inch head size is spacious for developing players, and spin is easy to create on the 16x19 string pattern. This racquet comes pre-strung with black Babolat synthetic string and is just over ounces strung. The Pure Strike 25 is perfect for a player competing with an orange ball on a 60 foot court.

Length: 25"

Price: $99

Babolat Pure Strike Junior 26"
3rd Gen Tennis Racquet

The Babolat Pure Strike 3rd Gen Junior 26 Tennis Racquet represents a 100% graphite junior racquet for an up and coming junior player. The 21/23/21 mm cross section provides Sharp Control and excellent feel and comfort at contact. The 100 square inch head size is spacious for developing players, and spin is easy to create on the 16x19 string pattern. This racquet comes pre-strung with black Babolat synthetic string and is less than 9.5 ounces strung. The Pure Strike 26 is perfect for a player competing with a green dot ball on a 78 foot court

Grip Size: 4 1/8

Length: 26"

Price: $109

Babolat 2019 Pure Aero 25"
Junior Tennis Racquet

The Babolat 2019 Pure Aero Junior 25 Tennis Racquet get some nice upgrades and a beautiful bright yellow and black finish. The driving force for the Aero series is the Aeromodular beam construction for less wind drag and increased racquet head speed. This year’s Pure Aero incorporates Babolat’s Cortex Pure Feel to make the response a little more arm friendly at contact. The tech comes from a partnership with SMAC, a company with long standing ties to the aerospace industry specializing in shock and vibration reduction. SMACWRAP, a thin viscoelastic rubber has been placed at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions of the Pure Aero for outstanding feel and comfort. Babolat is always innovating, and they are introducing the CARBON PLY STABILIZER to improve stability. CPly Carbon was developed by Chomorat, a French industrial company, and added above the throat of the racquet for more precision and stability. FSI Spin incorporates an open string pattern with oblong shaped grommets for easier access to spin while the established Woofer grommet system enhances the interaction between the ball and strings. The Pure Aero Junior 25 is just 8.5 ounces strung, 25 inches long, and features a 16x19 string pattern.

Length: 25"

Price: $99

Babolat 2019 Pure Aero 26"
Junior Tennis Racquet

The Babolat 2019 Pure Aero Junior 26 Tennis Racquet get some nice upgrades and a beautiful bright yellow and black finish. The driving force for the Aero series is the Aeromodular beam construction for less wind drag and increased racquet head speed. This year’s Pure Aero incorporates Babolat’s Cortex Pure Feel to make the response a little more arm friendly at contact. The tech comes from a partnership with SMAC, a company with long standing ties to the aerospace industry specializing in shock and vibration reduction. SMACWRAP, a thin viscoelastic rubber has been placed at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions of the Pure Aero for outstanding feel and comfort. Babolat is always innovating, and they are introducing the CARBON PLY STABILIZER to improve stability. CPly Carbon was developed by Chomorat, a French industrial company, and added above the throat of the racquet for more precision and stability. FSI Spin incorporates an open string pattern with oblong shaped grommets for easier access to spin while the established Woofer grommet system enhances the interaction between the ball and strings. The Pure Aero Junior 26 is just 8.5 ounces strung, 26 inches long, and features a 16x19 string pattern. 

Length: 26"

Price: $109

Junior Tennis Bags For Sale

Babolat Pure Aero Tennis
Backpack Black and Yellow

The 2021 Babolat Pure Aero Tennis Backpack in Black & Yellow features a brand new design with more storage capacity. The Pure Aero backpack holds two frames easily. The main racquet compartment offers insulation for laptops and gear. When not needed,  the shoulder straps can easily be removed to improve portability.

Color: Black & Yellow

Breathable Bottom Zippered Shoe Pocket

Price: $75

Babolat Maxi Tennis
Backpack Black

The blacked out Babolat Maxi Tennis Backpack is perfect for players who need a versatile backpack ready to go anywhere. It features a durable frame enhanced by soft foam padding to protect your racquets and belongings. The main compartment holds up to 2 racquets, while additional storage pouches in front give you extra room for your other gear and valuables. Adjustable straps make for a comfortable fit.

 

Dimensions: 15.3" L x 23.2" H x 11.4" W

Color: Black

Price: $99.95

Babolat Pure Strike Tennis
Backpack Red and White

Feel like a new person walking onto the court with the Babolat Pure Strike Tennis Backpack. The large main compartment is now foldable, thermally insulated and has room to store up to 3 of your favorite Babolat racquets. There is a back zippered compartment for storing other key tennis essentials. The front-of-the-fold has a small zippered compartment perfect for your personal valuables. 

 

Dimensions: 12.6" L x  7.9" D x 30.3" H

Color: White with Red and Black

3 Racquet Capacity

Price: $79.95

Babolat Club (Yellow with Blue)
Junior Tennis Backpack

The newly updated Babolat Club Junior Tennis Backpack will be your little champion's favorite bag of all time. They feature bright and cheerful designs but are made for carrying everything your future star needs to the court or to the classroom. The main racquet compartment is near the back and can hold up to 2 junior racquets with reinforced velcro straps and a racquet handle cover. The main large compartment has a double net pocket for accessories as well as room to store their other tennis essentials. On front is an additional zip pocket for storage and bold graphic designs that help it standout. On the back are adjustable backpack straps for easy carrying, and on top is a grab handle.

 

Material: 100% Polyester

Colors: Blue with Yellow Lime

2 Junior Racquet Capacity

Price: $24.95

Babolat Club (White with Purple)
Junior Tennis Backpack

The newly updated Babolat Club Junior Tennis Backpack will be your little champion's favorite bag of all time. They feature bright and cheerful designs but are made for carrying everything your future star needs to the court or to the classroom. The main racquet compartment is near the back and can hold up to 2 junior racquets with reinforced velcro straps and a racquet handle cover. The main large compartment has a double net pocket for accessories as well as room to store their other tennis essentials. On front is an additional zip pocket for storage and bold graphic designs that help it standout. On the back are adjustable backpack straps for easy carrying, and on top is a grab handle.

 

Material: 100% Polyester

Colors: Purple with White

2 Junior Racquet Capacity

Price: $24.95

Babolat Club (Red with Yellow)
Junior Tennis Backpack

The newly updated Babolat Club Junior Tennis Backpack will be your little champion's favorite bag of all time. They feature bright and cheerful designs but are made for carrying everything your future star needs to the court or to the classroom. The main racquet compartment is near the back and can hold up to 2 junior racquets with reinforced velcro straps and a racquet handle cover. The main large compartment has a double net pocket for accessories as well as room to store their other tennis essentials. On front is an additional zip pocket for storage and bold graphic designs that help it standout. On the back are adjustable backpack straps for easy carrying, and on top is a grab handle.

 

Material: 100% Polyester

Colors: Red with Yellow

2 Junior Racquet Capacity

Price: $24.95

Babolat Club (Purple)
Junior Tennis Backpack

The newly updated Babolat Club Junior Tennis Backpack will be your little champion's favorite bag of all time. They feature bright and cheerful designs but are made for carrying everything your future star needs to the court or to the classroom. The main racquet compartment is near the back and can hold up to 2 junior racquets with reinforced velcro straps and a racquet handle cover. The main large compartment has a double net pocket for accessories as well as room to store their other tennis essentials. On front is an additional zip pocket for storage and bold graphic designs that help it standout. On the back are adjustable backpack straps for easy carrying, and on top is a grab handle.

 

Material: 100% Polyester

Colors: Purple

2 Junior Racquet Capacity

Price: $24.95

 
 

Junior Tennis Shoes

Once you place your order, allow 10 days to recieve your merchandise. Coach Rocky will personally deliver all orders before your child's lesson.

Babolat Juniors` Jet All Court Tennis Shoes are a lightweight and comfortable option for young tennis players. They're based on the explosive adult Jet line, and carry over many of the same technologies for premier performance. Upper: Matryx® blends Kevlar and Polyamide fibers for lightweight support and protection. Insole: A multi-layer Ergo-Motion insole evens foot pressure, while Ortholite memory-shape technology adds instant comfort. Midsole: The EVA midsole is soft and responsive, while the Kompressor system absorbs shock and supplies excellent rebound. Outsole: The Michelin Performance outsole delivers superior traction and durability on all court surfaces.

Babolat Juniors` Jet All Court
Tennis Shoes Malibu Blue

Color: Malibu Blue

Price: $60

Babolat Juniors` Jet All Court
Tennis Shoes White

Color: White

Price: $60

Babolat Juniors` Jet All Court
Tennis Shoes Capri Breeze and Pink

Color: Capri Breze and Pink

Price: $60

Babolat Juniors` Propulse All Court Tennis Shoes join the comfortable, durable, and supportive Propulse Family as an excellent option for young tennis players. They are directly modeled after their adult counterparts, and feature several of the same technologies for on-court performance. Upper: The perforated synthetic upper is designed to be durable and breathable. Straps around the midfoot enhance support, and encourage a locked-in fit. Midsole: Kompressor system technology reduces impact when landing, and provides forward bounceback. Outsole: The non-marking Michelin Performance outsole delivers superior traction and durability on multiple court surfaces. The outsole also wraps up the toe and medial forefoot for additional protection against toe dragging.

Babolat Juniors` Propulse All Court
Tennis Shoes Blue and Gray
Babolat Juniors` Propulse All Court
Tennis Shoes Geraldine and Blue

Color: Blue and Gray

Price: $60

Color: Geraldine and Blue

Price: $60

 

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Coach Rocky Warner - 678.207.9444 - rwarner@yourata.org

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