LTA ASSISTANT

LTA Assistant Course

This enhanced two-day qualification (available from 1 July 2021) is ideal for tennis parents, enthusiasts, or keen players looking for the knowledge and skills to support group coaching sessions, alongside a lead Coach. Learning outcomes include:

  • Communication, organisation and differentiation skills for group coaching
  • Basic tactical, technical, physical and mental development frameworks
  • Other key assistant skills; from safeguarding to LTA Youth delivery

COST OF THE COURSE:

£250.00

AVAILABLE DATES & VENUES:

2nd & 24th October 2021
Cardiff Met University

Courses run from 9am – 5pm on all dates.

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DURATION AND COURSE STRUCTURE

  • 2 full days
  • 4 hours coaching experience

There are two separate components to LTA Qualifications; Training and Assessment.

Training: The LTA Assistant course consists of two days of face-to-face training time, which are separated by a minimum of 3 weeks (to provide time for 4 hours’ work experience & course work-completion).

Assessment: The LTA Assistant course does not require a Final Assessment as it is continually assessed throughout the course.

On completion of the course LTA Assistants will be trained as a Court Supervisor and will also receive their Safeguarding Training which can be accepted as part of LTA Coach Accreditation.

DAY ONE

Unit 1

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Lesson Structure

Unit 2

  • How to communicate effectively

Unit 3

  • Helping players achieve success (Tactical and technical development)

Unit 4

  • How to keep everyone active and engaged (Organisation and feeding)

DAY TWO

Unit 1

  • Understanding safeguarding

Unit 2

  • How to build confidence in young players

Unit 3

  • How to differentiate

Unit 4

  • Developing Assistant skills

Unit 5

  • How to support competitions

MENTORED EXPERIENCE

Minimum of three hours experience assisting an LTA Accredited or Accredited+ coach during the 3-6 week break.

The LTA strongly recommends that a coach has appropriate insurance cover when undertaking supervised experienced hours that are a requirement of the course.

Completion of Level 1 Portfolio.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

  • Be a minimum of 16 on the first day of the course.
  • Have a signed letter of deployment from the club where coaching experience will be undertaken or request a letter of deployment from the course provider.

HOW TO APPLY

To book a place on this course simply click on the button below, choose a suitable date / location and then complete the registration form and payment section:

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