MEMBER BENEFITS
  • Early-bird registration and discounted fees for all FTPPR tournaments, leagues and events.

    • FTPPR holds 6+ tournaments a year and 3 leagues.​

  • Tournament fee waived for the Mixed Open and Advanced categories during the Asamblea

  • FTPPR rankings with prizes to the best players of each category.

  • Exculsive member celebrations and prize events.

  • Receive automatic email reminders of all tournaments and events featured on our website.

  • Rental of beach tennis equipment.

  • Opportunity to host your own tournament.

  • Goodie bag.

NEW MEMBERS
  • $50 for the first person/family member

  • $40 for the second family member

  • $30 for the third family member onward

RENEWING MEMBERS
  • $40 for the first person/family member

  • $30 for the second family member

  • $20 for the third family member onward

NOT SURE WHICH LEAGUE TO JOIN?

Check out the leagues descriptions below.

Leagues

BEGINNERS

  • DEFINITION

    • Has limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball into play. Needs on-court experience. Has obvious stroke weaknesses but is familiar with basic positions. Learning to judge where the ball is going although court coverage is weak. Can sustain a short rally of slow pace with other players of the same ability.

  • POTENTIAL LIMITATIONS

    • Inconsistency when applying or handling pace.

    • Difficulty handling shots outside of their strike zone.

  • CATEGORIES​

    • No experience playing Beach tennis

    • No experience with tennis or other pallet sport

INTERMEDIATE

  • DEFINITION

    • Fairly consistent when hitting medium-paced shots, but is not comfortable with all strokes and lacks execution when trying for directional control, depth or power. Has achieved improved stroke dependability with directional control on moderate shots, but still lacks depth and variety. Starting to exhibit more aggressive net play, has improved court coverage and is developing teamwork in doubles.

  • POTENTIAL STRENGTHS

    • Players can generally rally opposite at net player.

    • Players at this level may start to utilize mental skills related to concentration, tactics and strategy.

  • CATEGORIES​

    • Beach Tennis players with FTP ranking over 40

    • Tennis Players 3.5 – 3.0 with no winnings (semi or finals in Advanced tournaments)

ADVANCED

  • DEFINITION

    • Has dependable strokes’, including directional control on both forehand and backhand sides on moderate shots, plus the ability to use lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys with some success. Occasionally forces errors when serving and teamwork in doubles is evident. Rallies may be lost due to impatience. Starting to master the use of power and spins and beginning to handle pace, can control depth of shots and is beginning to vary game plan according to opponents. Tends to over hit on difficult shots. Aggressive net player.

  • POTENTIAL STRENGTHS

    • Points are frequently won off the serve or return of serve.

    • Able to offset weaknesses.

    • May have a weapon around which their game can be built.

  • CATEGORIES​

    • Previous PRO BT players out of the sport for three (3) years or more.

    • Beach Tennis players with FTP ranking 40 or above.

    • Players with good results in previous Advanced Beach tennis tournaments (semifinals).

    • Tennis Player 4.0 starting to play beach tennis.

PRO

  • DEFINITION

    • This player has good shot anticipation and frequently has an outstanding shot or attribute around which his or her game can be structured. This player can regularly hit winners or force errors off of short balls and puts away volleys. He or she can successfully execute lobs, drop shots, half volleys, overheads, and has good depth and spin on most serves.

  • STRENGTHS

    • Can hit offensively at any time.

    • Can vary strategies and styles of play in competitive situations.

    • Serves can be depended upon in stress situations.

  • CATEGORIES​

    • Beach Tennis players with FTP top ranking 15 or above.

    • Tennis Player 5.0 or 4.5 and consistent good execution in PRO tournaments.

    • Professional Tennis Player or any other sport.

    • World Class Player. ITF or IFBT ranking in top 500​.

 

ABOUT US

President | Amarilis Ramírez

Vice President | Alfredo Mendez

Treasurer | Jose Acho Cobian

Secretary | Luis Huertas

Tournament Directors | Mario Dávila, Luis M. Reyes

Committees | Jerry Cruz, Luis A. Valle, Mariana Montañez, Alex Ramirez, Ivan Tirado, Odette Preston, Carla Oller

CONTACT

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