15381
Hilton Head
Game, Set, Match: Intermediate Tennis at Hilton Head
Improve your tennis game at one of the world’s great tennis resorts through expert instruction on footwork, strategy, ground strokes and round-robin tournaments.
Program No. 15381RJ
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6 days
5 nights
12 meals
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DAY
1
Check-In, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Hilton Head Island, SC
D
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Afternoon: Arrive at Omni Oceanfront Resort for registration and room assignment between the hours of 4:00 and 5:00 pm. Program packets will be issued at this time. Further instructions will be given during program registration.

Dinner: A plated dinner will be served at 6:00 PM followed by orientation.

DAY
2
Tennis Instruction, Groundstrokes & Volleys, Tennis Play
Hilton Head Island, SC
B,L
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Breakfast: Enjoy the Full-American Breakfast Buffet at the resorts HH Prine restaurant which includes: Assorted Cereals, Assorted Low-fat, Yogurts, Granola, Assorted Dried Fruits- Raisins, Apricot, Pineapple, Fresh Sliced fruit- Honeydew, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Berries- Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Creamy Grits, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Breakfast Potatoes, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Blueberry Sausage, Special Blend Sausage, Blend Sausage Links Fluffy Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Assorted Bagels, muffins, breads, pastries, Gluten Free English muffins and breads, Sunflower Honeynut Bread, Made-to-order Omelet Station, and Orange Juice & Coffee.

Morning: Palmetto Dunes Resort is the ultimate destination for anyone who wants to improve his or her tennis skills. At the Tennis Center you'll find 23 clay and 2 Nova ProBounce courts (eight of which are lighted for night play). There's also a helpful, energetic staff whose primary goal is to make your week a rewarding one. Lateral movement groundstrokes with emphesis on strokes, balance, and placement. Lateral and forward movement volleys with emphesis on strokes and placement. 'Live ball' drills with groundstrokes and volleys.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at Palmetto Dunes tennis center grill.

Afternoon: Group will play afternoon tennis as part of the program.

Dinner: Dinner is on your own.

Evening: This evening's program will present to you an timeline overview of Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island’s history can be traced back to Native American occupation 4,000 years ago. Learn about the island’s past including the Plantation Era, Civil War and the modern development into a world-class resort destination and home to 30,000 full time residents.

DAY
3
Instruction, Net Approach & Transition, Tennis Play
Hilton Head Island, SC
B,L,D
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Breakfast: Enjoy the Full-American Breakfast Buffet at the resorts HH Prine restaurant which includes: Assorted Cereals, Assorted Low-fat, Yogurts, Granola, Assorted Dried Fruits- Raisins, Apricot, Pineapple, Fresh Sliced fruit- Honeydew, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Berries- Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Creamy Grits, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Breakfast Potatoes, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Blueberry Sausage, Special Blend Sausage, Blend Sausage Links Fluffy Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Assorted Bagels, muffins, breads, pastries, Gluten Free English muffins and breads, Sunflower Honeynut Bread, Made-to-order Omelet Station, and Orange Juice & Coffee.

Morning: Groundstrokes, approach shots, mid court volleys, closing volleys - when to hit cross court, when to hit down the line based on opponents positioning. 'Live ball' drills - where to hit groundstrokes and volleys based on opponents positioning.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at tennis center grill.

Afternoon: Group will play afternoon tennis as part of the program.

Dinner: A plated dinner will be served in the resorts conference center.

Evening: The Loggerhead Sea Turtle uses Hilton Head Island’s beaches each summer for nesting. Come hear more about this threatened species and the ways that Hilton Head Island – and you – can help them survive. Presented by the Coastal Discovery Museum, manager of the Town of Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project. .

DAY
4
Tennis Instruction, Overheads, Lobs, Moving With Partner
Hilton Head Island, SC
B,L
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Breakfast: Enjoy the Full-American Breakfast Buffet at the resorts HH Prine restaurant which includes: Assorted Cereals, Assorted Low-fat, Yogurts, Granola, Assorted Dried Fruits- Raisins, Apricot, Pineapple, Fresh Sliced fruit- Honeydew, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Berries- Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Creamy Grits, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Breakfast Potatoes, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Blueberry Sausage, Special Blend Sausage, Blend Sausage Links Fluffy Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Assorted Bagels, muffins, breads, pastries, Gluten Free English muffins and breads, Sunflower Honeynut Bread, Made-to-order Omelet Station, and Orange Juice & Coffee.

Morning: Group will meet at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center for group instruction with opportunities for individual instruction. Lobbing the net player to put opponents on the defensive. Overheads - when to hit at the net player, when to hit away from the net player. 'Live ball' drilling using lobs and overheads.

Lunch: Lunch will be served at the tennis center grill.

Afternoon: This is the ideal time to discover Hilton Head Island.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Evening: The evening will be free to enjoy the entertainment possibilities Hilton Head has to offer.

DAY
5
Tennis Instruction, Serving, Returning, Signaling, Poaching
Hilton Head Island, SC
B,L,D
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Breakfast: Enjoy the Full-American Breakfast Buffet at the resorts HH Prine restaurant which includes: Assorted Cereals, Assorted Low-fat, Yogurts, Granola, Assorted Dried Fruits- Raisins, Apricot, Pineapple, Fresh Sliced fruit- Honeydew, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Berries- Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Creamy Grits, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Breakfast Potatoes, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Blueberry Sausage, Special Blend Sausage, Blend Sausage Links Fluffy Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Assorted Bagels, muffins, breads, pastries, Gluten Free English muffins and breads, Sunflower Honeynut Bread, Made-to-order Omelet Station, and Orange Juice & Coffee.

Morning: Group will meet at Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center for group instruction with opportunities for individual instruction. Where to hit return of serve on first serve and second serve. Where to serve, serve and volley. Using signals to poach. Watch and critique doubles play

Lunch: Lunch will be served at tennis center grill.

Afternoon: Group will play afternoon tennis as part of the program.

Dinner: A plated dinner will be served in the resorts conference center.

Evening: An Entertaining Evening.

DAY
6
Wrap-up Session, Program Concludes
Hilton Head Island, SC
B

Breakfast: Enjoy the Full-American Breakfast Buffet at the resorts HH Prine restaurant which includes: Assorted Cereals, Assorted Low-fat, Yogurts, Granola, Assorted Dried Fruits- Raisins, Apricot, Pineapple, Fresh Sliced fruit- Honeydew, Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Berries- Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Creamy Grits, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Breakfast Potatoes, Apple wood Smoked Bacon, Blueberry Sausage, Special Blend Sausage, Blend Sausage Links Fluffy Pancakes or Waffles or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs with Cheese, Assorted Bagels, muffins, breads, pastries, Gluten Free English muffins and breads, Sunflower Honeynut Bread, Made-to-order Omelet Station, and Orange Juice & Coffee.

Morning: Individual departures.