LTA Tennis Coach (Level 3) – £1,000 (including VAT)
The brand-new LTA Tennis Coach Qualification is an 11-day qualification, comprising of nine days’ Core Training and two Electives (from a choice of three).
If you want to make the move towards a career in tennis coaching, add coaching individuals to your repertoire, or just upgrade your coaching to the next level, this course is for you.
During the course you will:
+ Gain a developed understanding of observation and analysis and learn how to use this to drive your coaching sessions.
+ Improve your players’ match play via match charting, statistics, goal setting and game-realistic drills.
+ Study and practically use the tactical and technical fundamentals that drive coaching knowledge
+ Understand the basics of Strength and Conditioning for tennis and understand how to implement them with players of any standard.
+ Practically apply a framework that will enable you to better coach players with disability
+ Learn how to build a tennis programme, including how to develop yourself
+ Take a deeper look at doubles coaching: roles, considerations, and patterns.
In addition to the 11 days’ training, you will complete circa 43 hours of remote coursework:
+ 15 hours on a Player Development Project, improving a player over a period of 8 weeks
+ 10 hours of Qualification Experience
+ 10 hours of online units and tests with Subject Matter Experts
+ 4 hours of demonstration and feeding tasks
+ 2 hours spent on the ITF online library of coach education
+ 2 hours on a Group Coaching Task
The Core Training is split into modules of two or three days, and each has a pre-module remote session, which is delivered via Collaborate on LTA Learn by your course Tutor. Coaches must attend all face-to-face and remote sessions.
Coaches can choose two Electives from a choice of three:
Coaching Female Players: From Physique to Technique
Performance Coaching: Standards, Principles & Drills
The elective is booked and paid for separately to the Core Training.
Once complete, the final assessment is a real-life lesson, with a player and venue of your choosing, which you will capture on video using a smartphone. For more details, please see the Assessments page.