|Elftennis offers high performance Quick Start Tennis programs at several convenient locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our Quick Start tennis curriculum is designed to help develop fundamental shot techniques, on court footwork, and cooperative point play. Our friendly and professional pros make sure that each player (10 years and under) makes the most of their experience.
ElfTennis operates out of safe and convenient locations in and around major schools. ElfTennis maintains a small staff to student ratio and has the highest customer satisfaction reviews of any tennis program in NYC. All of ElfTennis pros but are former NCAA Division I players. ElfTennis places a special emphasis on leadership, teamwork, and serious fun.
Our Head Elf and her side kick
Our founder, Esther Forrester, is a seasoned professional. She has taught tennis for 15 years at multiple camps and major private clubs. . She was an academic all-American in Division I tennis and is currently nationally ranked in Women's 30s Doubles. An avid student of the game, Esther has published several articles in Tennis Life Magazine. She first honed her coaching skills under national clinician Chuck Russell. She has taught at many NYC area schools such as Congregation Beth Elohim, Williamsburg Northside School, Downtown Day Camp, Stevens Coop School, and Chatterbox Preschool.
Esther has teamed up with Chris Haggard, who is the Director of Tennis for us. He is a world-class tennis professional and has wins in doubles over Roddick and Djokovic. He will be teaching select guest clinics.
Our students love us!
"At ElfTennis I learned to hit a two handed backhand and made many cool friends. Esther rules," Sam K, Upper West Side.
"Before I couldn't even serve at all, now my serve goes swoosh, swoosh. I love playing at Elf," Shoshanna Z, Brooklyn Heights.
"Before I went to Elf, I didn't like tennis very much. Now I want to play all the time. Thanks Coach Karen, " Hannah S, Upper East Side.
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