Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will host its premier coaching event - the International Tennis Symposium - February 10-13, on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
More than 45 industry experts will conduct classroom and on court presentations at the PTR Symposium, including heavy hitters Scottish coach Judy Murray; former world #1 Gigi Fernandez; Robin Soderling, former world #4;
Craig O’Shannessy, pro tour strategy analyst; Marie France Mercier of Tennis Canada; LTA Coach Development’s Martin van de Braam; preeminent performance psychologist Dr. Jim Loehr; and Corey Gauff, who coaches his daughter teen sensation Coco Gauff. Topics range from tennis business and sport science to teaching tactics and techniques.
In addition to unparalleled education, the Symposium boasts a Tennis Trade Show with demo courts, and a prize money tournament, where coaches compete. Participants look forward to the Parade of Nations Flag Ceremony and enjoy awards presentations during the annual banquet and membership meeting.
More than a dozen three-hour professional development courses are also available including On Court Performance and Injury Prevention, Parent/Player/Coach Relationship, The Art of Error Detection and Correction, and more.
Because of the Symposium’s stellar reputation as a top coach education destination, attracting participants from around the world, the STMS (Society for Tennis Medicine and Science) has scheduled its conference immediately following the Symposium anticipating drawing some of PTR’s high caliber attendees.
Immediately following the Symposium is the Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR) annual East Coast Conference (February 13-14) and Championships (February 15-16).
PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with more than 16,300 members in 125 countries. It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization. PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and serving tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.