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MI - Midland 11 to 17 Certification

PTR is the only tennis teaching organization currently providing education/certification to coach 11 to 17 year olds. The objective of the workshop is to teach coaches how to create a club/facility environment in which young people between the ages of 11 and 17 can learn, play and enjoy tennis. The certification consists of: Recommended four (4) hours of pre workshop preparation from the Study Guide. The on-court workshop runs 8 hours. It prepares participants for the three-part certification testing: demonstration of playing and coaching skills administered on court along with a post workshop online written exam submitted within five (5) days of the workshop.

PTR Certification at the PROFESSIONAL level is a prerequisite for coaches who wish to progress to the PTR Junior Development Level III Program.

The Elements of the Workshop are:

  • Communication and organization skills for coaches working with 11 to 17 year olds both in groups and as individuals
  • Lesson structure and content for different ages and gender: athletic skills to reinforce technical and tactical skills, game and competitive development
  • Developing quality coaching skills and knowledge for working with 11-17 year olds
  • How to develop leadership qualities in young people
  • Conducting successful camps
  • Appropriate competition in singles, doubles and team formats
  • Information for working positively with parents
Clinician: TBD

Fee: $147
**If this is your 2nd, 3rd or 4th certification, please add $75 to cover the additional certification testing fee**

Day(s) & Time(s)
Saturday, August 25, 9AM - 5PM
Monday, August 26, 11AM - 1PM
When
8/25/2019 - 8/26/2019
Where
Greater Midland Tennis Center 900 E Wackerly St Midland, MI 48642 USA
Online registration not available.

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