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Instructor Course

INSTRUCTOR COURSE

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
Cost: $590
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):

Friday: 6:30pm-10pm
Saturday: 9pm-5pm
Sunday: 9pm-5pm

 

Dates: October 1-3, October 8-10
Location: Saville Indoor Tennis Centre, Edmonton
Course Facilitator: Andy Sutton

REGISTER HERE

Registration closes Sunday, September 26.