“By learning life-long lessons from tennis, such as sportsmanship and perseverance, kids in FSNM are sure to become successful adults, role models, and leaders in our community in the future.” — First year participant, 8th grade

 

Our life skills curriculum is built to instill within each student a sense of personal security. Among many things, our life skills specialists teach students:

  • How to present themselves and engage with new people in a respectful and professional manner
  • Public speaking (with opportunities to practice throughout the year)
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Personal hygiene
  • Sportsmanship (FSNM has a reputation of stellar sportsmanship in competition)
  • Proper manners
  • How to give and take constructive criticism
  • Interpersonal and communication skills