Instructor Courses and certification is the first level of the Tennis Canada’s “Recreation – Tennis for Life” certification stream, focusing on the LTAD Stage 2 “FUNdamentals”. This course is for anyone interested in the competencies required to introduce starter players to the game of tennis. Instructors are trained to use Progressive tennis in group lessons (1.0 – 2.5 level) at parks, community courts and in school gyms. The mission of instructor course is to develop instructors who will stimulate players’ growth and retention, and promote tennis as a sport for life, by delivering a quality tennis program.
Commitment: 5 days
Minimum Age: 16 years (may take course at 15 years and be evaluated but can only be certified on or after 16th birthday)
Prerequisites: Minimum level of play: 3.0
Role in Industry: Beginning Instructor (Summer Camps, Park and Rec, Seasonal Clubs)
To maintain active certified professional status: TPA membership in addition to professional development every 4 years (or another certification course)
Schedule (both weekends):
Registration closes Sunday, September 26.