LEVEL 1 – TENNIS COACHING ASSISTANT

LTA Assistant Course

The level 1 coaching assistant course is the starting point for people who want to get into tennis coaching and become a coaching assistant. It will train people to:

  • Organise tennis activity constructively and safely.
  • Plan and deliver a structured lesson under the guidance of an accredited coach.
  • Have basic knowledge of tactics, techniques and rules of tennis.
  • Have a full understanding of the structure of Mini Tennis.

COST OF THE COURSE:

£250.00

AVAILABLE DATES & VENUES:

10th & 11th April (Outdoors) & 9th May (Indoors) 2021 – FULLY BOOKED
Wrexham Tennis Centre

10th & 11th April (Outdoors) & 9th May (Indoors) 2021 – FULLY BOOKED
Penarth LTC (Outdoors)
Cardiff Met University (Indoors)

15th & 16th May & 12th June
LLanidloes Leisure Centre

4th & 25th July 2021
Swansea Tennis Centre

2nd & 24th October 2021
Cardiff Met University

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

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DURATION AND COURSE STRUCTURE

  • 3 full days*
  • 3 hours coaching experience

*Please note that Assistant Courses starting after 1st July 2021 will be 2 days in length with brand new LTA course content. For more information please click here.

DAY ONE

  • Introduction
  • Mini Tennis
  • Lesson structure
  • Basic tactics
  • Basic technique
  • Feeding
  • Demonstrations

DAY TWO

  • Organisation
  • Communication
  • Initial assessment
  • Tutorial
  • Action plan

DAY THREE

  • Mini Tennis awards
  • On court assessment
  • Portfolio assessment

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.
  • Have coaching assistant experience organised before the course starts. For help with this please contact your course provider.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

  • On court practical assessment using course materials.
  • Portfolio of evidence.
  • Candidates must attend all the sessions on the course at the same venue and pass all elements of assessment to be successful.

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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