Early Hit Tennis Camp


Early Hit Tennis Camp
Glenwood Landing, NY

Unfortunately we will not be running this camp in 2021. We look forward to being back at Early Hit Tennis Camp in 2022. For a list of the other camps we are running in 2021, please click here!

Half Day:

AGES: 8-17


Located in Glenwood Landing, NY on Long Island, campers will enjoy training at this 4 court indoor complex directed by Carl Barnett and Clark D Ruiz II.

At the Early Hit Tennis Camp campers will receive:

  • Authentic adidas Tennis Camp T-Shirt
  • Water Bottle
  • Personal Evaluation
  • Games Daily
  • Raffles for an assortment of Prizes

8:45 Campers check in
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 On-court training
11:15 Match play
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Match situation drills
3:00 Campers depart

Day Campers: Check in will be daily from 8:45am-9am at the tennis courts. Campers should be picked up daily at the tennis courts at 3:00pm. Half Day Campers leave at 12pm each day.

Below is a suggested list of items to bring to camp. We suggest that campers do not bring expensive personal items such as cameras, iPods/iPads, etc. Cell phones are allowed in the dining areas, but not on the courts during training sessions. Please label every article you bring to camp. All items will be the responsibility of the camper. adidas Tennis Camps and its staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten items.

  • Lunch/Snack
  • Health Form
  • Tennis Racquet
  • Tennis Shoes (no black soles)
  • Off-Field Clothes (Athletic Socks, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweatshirts, etc)
  • Athletic Sneakers
  • Sunscreen

Players are grouped first by age and then by ability. The first session is an assessment session – we will update groups after the first day
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
All campers are required to have a completed health form in order to participate at camp. You can either fill out our health form or use the doctors form and use our form as a cover page. Please fill out contact information and parent signature. HEALTH FORM
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on agility training, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, adidas Tennis Camps does not provide transportation.


Any Camper who must cancel their registration more than fifteen (15) days prior to the camp start date will receive a voucher equal to the full amount of camp tuition already paid which may be used toward any program or camp offered by eCamps. If a camper must cancel their registration fourteen (14) days or fewer prior to the start of camp, eCamps will issue camper or parent a voucher equal to 50% of the camp tuition, which can be transferred to a future program or camp within the same calendar year or next calendar year.  The voucher is also transferable to another family member and is good for any camp offered by eCamps within one year of the date of purchase.  Camp vouchers are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session. Cash refunds are not offered under any circumstances.

If eCamps Sports Network is forced to postpone your child’s 2020 summer camp due to the facility being closed or by government mandate, you will receive a camp credit voucher for tuition fees paid (never expires, fully transferable & for any sport).


Carl Barnett is entering his 16th year of coaching highly ranked junior players and running summer tennis camps on the North Shore of Long Island. As founder of Early Hit Tennis, he is known for promoting strength, fitness, and great technique. A contributor to LI Tennis Magazine, he spent 15 years teaching at the Early Hit Training Center, which is currently located at Port Washington Tennis Academy. His daughter is currently a highly ranked junior player.

Clark Ruiz has over 20 years of personal and professional involvement in the tennis community. Some of his experiences include being on the USTA Eastern Section Long Island Region Board, contributing writer in LI Tennis magazine, and running USTA tournaments throughout Long Island.

Clark was awarded the 2012 USTA Eastern Section Long Island Region Tournament Director of the Year and has helped raise 3 children who all went on to play D1 tennis in college. He is also certified in Net Generation activities.


Carl Barnett
Tennis Pro, Early Hit Training Center