Courses and Training
Our Courses and Training
To book onto any of these courses please follow the application instructions provided for each course.
ABOUT THE COURSE
If you are looking to start a career in tennis coaching then the Level 1 course is your starting point. It is aimed at people who are enthusiastic about tennis, who want to assist a more experienced and qualified coach deliver Mini Tennis and who meet the entry requirements below.
It is endorsed by UKCC and if successful you will receive a Level 1 Award in Coaching Tennis awarded by 1st4sport.
To train learners how to assist an LTA licensed coach with groups of Mini Tennis players aged 8 and under.
On successful completion of the Level 1 you should:
be able to motivate and inspire people to play tennis
be able to use effective verbal and non verbal communication skills
be able to organise tennis activity constructively and safely
be able to plan and deliver a structured lesson using LTA Level 1 coach resources
have basic knowledge of tactics, techniques and rules of tennis
have a full understanding of the structure of Mini Tennis
The course consists of three days (two days, followed by a three to six week break for coaching experience, then a one day final assessment). We may occasionally use different course formats to suit exceptional circumstances.
During the three to six week break you will need to complete a course portfolio of evidence and complete a minimum or three hours coaching with a licensed coach mentor at an LTA Clubmark-accredited club
You are required to have your coaching experience organised before the course starts. For help with this please contact your LTA Regional Office for a list of local LTA Clubmark-accredited clubs or firstname.lastname@example.org
Starts Saturday 7th October 2017 for 24 hours, in 3 days
House of Sport, Cardiff CF236XD
n/a, 0151 342 8816, email@example.com
Saturday 7th October 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM
Sunday 8th October 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM
Saturday 11th November 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM
You must be aged 16 years of age or above on day 1 of the course
You must have an active interest and involvement in tennis
You must submit a copy of the Deployment without DBS letter which can be obtained from our website and which must be signed by a member of the committee at your club or LTA licensed coach mentor
'DEPLOYMENT WITHOUT DBS' LETTER
A copy of the Deployment without DBS letter can be downloaded from our website at http://bit.ly/1Ozrq8w or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This MUST be printed off and signed by your LTA licensed coach mentor at your tennis club, a member of your tennis club committee or chairman. Once signed, please send in your deployment letter by email email@example.com (scanned or photo copy accepted) or by post to inspire2coach, University of Warwick Tennis Centre, Westwood Campus, Kirby Corner Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL
A 8-hour practical day following on from your 5 Online Modules providing a basic introduction to the Organisation of football practices in a fun, safe environment with an emphasis on engaging with the young players of today.
This is a mandatory award for all coaches involved in junior football in Wales and will be supported with post-course online resource(s).
Starts Sunday 19th November 2017 for 8 hours, in 1 days
Cardiff University Playing Fields, Llanrumney CF3 4JN
N/A, N/A, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 19th November 2017, 09:00 AM till 17:00 PM