JC FIT TENNIS
JC Fit Tennis is a premier tennis academy that specializes in developing and improving on court skills and techniques, as well as developing the athlete’s body off the court. James Caiati has worked with a wide range of tennis athletes from professionals, to college athletes, to juniors. In his own career, he reached the top #35 spot of nationally ranked Juniors and played Futures for an additional four years. James’s on court coaching combined with his fitness, nutrition, and mental conditioning programs ensures each tennis athlete’s success at the next level. The Caiati Tennis program, which James developed and perfected through his fitness background and experience in the tennis world, is an elite tennis and fitness program designed to improve on court technique as well as develop the athlete’s body off the court to play tennis at the elite, professional level.
James Caiati’s Strategy Behind Building A Bigger, Stronger, Faster Tennis Player
A SNEAK PEAK INTO JC FIT TENNIS
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
– Zig Ziglar
The Caiati Tennis program’s success is due to James Caiati’s experienced tennis background as well as his expert knowledge and background in nutrition and fitness. Specifically, his knowledge about athletic nutrition and sport specific training is what allows his athletes to improve and develop to be able to compete at the elite level of tennis.
The sport of tennis has been changing for the past decade. There is a greater emphasis on fitness and nutrition in order to develop the athletes body to play big time tennis at the elite level. Caiati Tennis focuses on developing the athlete both on and off the court. Movement on the tennis court is one of the most important aspects of being a successful tennis player. Fitness and movement go hand in hand. Caiati Tennis will increase your flexibility, your strength, your agility, and your athleticism so that you can compete with the elite athletes in today’s tennis world.
JC Fit Tennis Academy
All players are encouraged to join the JC Fit Tennis family. The team of tennis professionals and James Caiati will perform an evaluation on each student’s level of ability on the tennis court as well as their level of fitness. This evaluation is a key component and starting point for each program in order to maximize results for each athlete, with the athlete’s overall health and wellness as a main focus.
he Full-Time Academy offers a 6-day program a week in both the AM and the PM with James Caiati and his team of tennis professionals. Full-time fitness program and nutritional guide are also included. James will work with students hands-on on the tennis court, honing their speed and agility. James will also lead students through intense gym workouts to build strength, power, and flexibility on the tennis court. Additionally, mental chalk talks, video analysis of strokes, and an open phone line to James will be provided to his students.
he Professionals program offers the same benefits as the full-time academy. Additionally, there is full contact with James Caiati at all times, especially when on the the road, via texting, phone calls, and skype sessions. The diet and workout programs are tailored to keep students at their peak between tournaments and matches. James will cover specialized topics on developing each student’s own style to play at the highest level.
he Junior Academy is one step below the full-time academy designed for the aspiring young players looking to improve on-court technique and footwork. This program offers all the same benefits as the full-time academy and runs three times a week.
ames Caiati and his staff offer private lessons, for beginners, intermediate or advanced players. The team focus on technical aspects, movement, fitness and other elements that will specifically help the player improve their game and level.
his clinic is a fun and easy introduction to tennis for ages 4 through high school. We work on hand-eye coordination, agility, and stroke technique while also keeping it lighthearted with games and prize-giveaways. No experience needed.
Due to an overwhelming demand for instruction by professional tennis athlete James Caiati, we are offering an online program called Caiati Tennis to accommodate long-distance players.
esigned for the junior tennis player looking to improve on-court technique and footwork. Includes a fitness and nutrition program designed for the junior tennis player’s body, which is still developing and growing, to improve agility, flexibility, and strength.
esigned for the aspiring professional tennis player already playing competitive tennis looking to further perfect on court technique and footwork to compete at the next level. Includes a fitness and nutrition program, tailored for the aspiring tennis professional looking to build a mature, athletic body to compete at the elite level.
esigned for the established semi-professional and professional tennis player looking to take their on-court speed and agility as well as their technical ability to the competitive level. Caiati Tennis, especially the Elite Academy, is unique in that it also offers a comprehensive guide to an athlete’s nutrition and fitness.
In addition to both JC Fit Tennis Academy and Caiati Tennis, we offer:
Adult Tennis Program
he Adult Tennis program is a unique combination, designed by James Caiati and his staff, of both fitness and tennis. All levels are welcome, and no experience is necessary. We focus on doubles strategy, point play, and some technical aspects.
Ranked N1 in Venezuela for 6 consecutive years’ category 10, 12 and 14’s.
Played ITF for 1 year reaching the top 500 in the ranking
Played professional Women’s circuit in the U.S
Played for the USF Varsity Tennis Team for 2 years, and then transferred to Saint Leo
University and represented its tennis team reaching the Final Four of the NCAA Championship Tournament.
A 2013 graduate of Sayville High School. played no.1 singles for coach Steve Aronsen
A three-star recruit ranked and the No. 27 player in New York
All-America East second team singles … led Seawolves with 13 dual singles wins
All-state as a senior, three-time all-county, four-time all-division
Played for division I Stony Brook University, New York
Won 2 singles and 2 doubles invitational tournaments from sophomore to senior year
2014 Missouri Valley Conference finalist
Thomas is a well-traveled entrepreneur, certified tennis professional, global event manager and sports league organizer. The 1997 Florida Atlantic alum started as head coach and traveling team director for sports powerhouse IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida. During his six-year assignment, he has coached tennis pros as well as juniors in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America as well as the Caribbean. He directed Nick Bollettieri affiliated sports complexes in Cairo, Egypt and Buehl, Germany.
Director of Tennis
Head Tennis Coach
Assistant Head Coach
Head Tennis Coach
Tennis Coach | Sparring Partner
Played at Nicholls State University (2008 – 2011)
Tennis Team reached Southland Conference Finals in 2010 (1st time in school history)
Captain of Team (2011)
Coached all levels for past 6 years
Ranked top 10 in the nation in doubles at Florida State
Nominated Team Captain 2014 at Florida State
Competed in 3 Junior Grand Slams, Roland Garros (French Open), Wimbledon, and the US
Competed in Fed Cup in 2008-2011 and won group 2, 3 times to move up to group 1
Lead TJC into the 3rd straight NJCAA championship
Champion of flight 1 at the NJCAA in both singles and doubles
Won Second Team All-ACC honors
San Francisco, California at Tompkins Tennis International
U-14’s Hard Court National Tournament
Lyford Cay Tennis Club
Tyler Junior College
Played at St. Leo and finished runner up in the year 2015/2016
Summer 2013/2014: tennis coach at Country club Aixois, France.
2014: Accompanied young tennis players (from Country Club Aixois) in tournaments.
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