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USTA Southern Training Camp

March 14, 2007 02:43 PM

Over the weekend of March 9-11 the West Side Club in Spartanburg hosted the 2007's first USTA Southern Training Camp for NC and SC. This camp is designed to help players develop to their full potential through drills, fitness, nutritional information and study of the rules of tennis. One of the objectives for the USTA High Performance program is to ensure that America develops more high-level tennis players in the years ahead. This pilot program has been developed by our Section to recognized talent at an early age. This is the first camp of this kind for our State.
The weekend was completely funded by USTA Southern. The players received 10 hours of training and travel expense. Five professional coaches participated, including, Bobby Bernstein, Director of the Coaches Commission for USTA National. Bobby filmed the players using DartFish technology. DartFish is a technology that uses instant video feedback to analyze player's technique. Two South Carolina coaches were also selected to help train the players. Cornelius Jordan, Spartanburg Country Club, Tennis Director and USTA SC Player Development Chairman and Daniel Spatz, Westside Club Tennis Director and High Performance Coach both helped make the event a great success.
Six South Carolina players were selected for the event. Selection was based on their age and State Ranking in South Carolina, as well as,their performance in competition, talent, sportsmanship and willingness to improve as determined by the USTA South Carolina Junior Competition Council. The players were; Adam Elliget of Summerville, Spencer Brown of Spartanburg, Blake Mcguirt of Columbia, Lauren Proctor of Tega Cay, and Wes Quattlebaum of Greenville. The South Carolina players shined in all of the drills and excercises and truelly showed why they were selected for the Camp.

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