INTRODUCTION TO PADEL COACHING

Introduction to Padel Coaching

A new training offer that aims to support individuals to activate (facilitate play) sessions in the sport of padel and gain important basic knowledge and skills for delivering padel.

The course will focus on basics around padel as a sport, the role of walls, shot selection and court positioning and will also cover best practice for leading a session and feeding approaches.

UNIT 1: CHARACTERISTICS OF PADEL

  • Shot selection and court positioning
  • Introducing walls

UNIT 2: HOW TO ACTIVATE PADEL

  • Leading a session and feeding
  • Practice feeding, game delivery

REASONABLE ADJUSTMENTS

Reasonable adjustments are available. Please contact the LTA Coach Development Centre delivering this course at the time of booking so that they can support these.

It is important to note that this course is an entry level award of one day and is not an advanced award in delivering padel.

COST OF THE COURSE:

£100.00

AVAILABLE DATES:

Wednesday 4th September 2024
Pure Padel – Swansea

All days 9am – 2pm

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LTA LEVEL 2 PADEL INSTRUCTOR

LTA Level 2 Padel Instructor

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

  • Training: The LTA Padel Instructor course consists of five days of face-to-face training, separated by a minimum of four weeks. This allows time for eight hours’ work experience and coursework completion).

For the LTA Padel Instructor course, the five days of learning are split into core and elective days. There are four days of core training and one day of elective. Core and elective training is booked (and paid for) on the LTA Course Search Tool.

Coaches can choose from one of the two Elective options: Coaching Kids Padel or How to Coach the Double Glass.

  • Assessment: Final assessments are conducted during a real-life lesson of your choice, at a padel venue of your choice.  Assessments are recorded by you (using smartphone equipment) and then submitted virtually by video upload. For more details please see the Assessments page.

COST OF THE COURSE:

£525.00

AVAILABLE DATES & VENUES:

New Dates TBC

All days 9am – 5pm

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COURSE PREREQUISITES

For optimal course quality and impact, the LTA Padel Instructor has prerequisites to ensure that the course demands are aligned with your existing knowledge and skills. For LTA Padel Instructor, these are:

  • Successful completion of the LTA Padel Instructor Readiness Test. The Readiness Test can take up to two weeks to be assessed once submitted – please allow sufficient time for this when signing up for the course.
  • Be LTA Accredited  or hold a DBS / PVG Enhanced Check with Child Barred List certificate applied for in the past 12 months through LTA / Tennis Scotland (volunteer certificates cannot be accepted). A DBS can be accepted if you are on the Update Service – see here for more details. Please note that it may take at least eight weeks for a DBS to be processed and you must hold a valid DBS certificate upon booking.

ASSESSMENT PREREQUISITES

  • Candidates must fully complete five training days (core and elective) and all coursework tasks before they can book their final assessment. The elective day can be completed before, during or after the Core Training.
  • Hold a valid certificate of competence in either First Aid at Work (FAW), Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), Paediatric First Aid (PFA) or have successfully completed the OFQUAL Level 3 in First Aid prior to assessment. This is to ensure you are safe to practice upon qualifying.