Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant
From July 2021 this qualification will be re-named (Level 1) LTA Assistant qualification. To learn more please refer to our FAQs.
This qualification is the starting point for people who want to get into tennis coaching. The Level 1 course runs over 3 days; normally, two consecutive days with a final day 3-4 weeks later. See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). See additional information about course pre-requisites.
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
Who is the Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant course for?
The Level 1 course is the starting point for people aged 16 and over who want to get into tennis coaching and become a coaching assistant.
How is the course structured?
The course runs over 3 days; normally, two consecutive days with a final day 3-4 weeks later. The course usually runs from 9am to 5pm, but actual times can vary at different venues. What we will cover (exact days and times may change depending upon the location and needs of the groups):
- Mini Tennis
- Lesson structure
- Basic tactics
- Basic technique
- Initial assessment
- Action plan
- Mini Tennis awards
- On court assessment
- Portfolio assessment
Pre-requisites for the Level 1 Tennis Coaching Assistant Course
If you don’t have an LTA DBS Disclosure you can download the Deployment letter and arrange to have this signed by the LTA Accredited+ Coach that you will be assisting with your 3 x 1 hour coaching sessions in-between day 2 and day 3 of the course. You can download a copy here.
How to Book
We will send you a confirmation email and then prior to the start date we will send you all details relating to the course (including useful information on finding the venue and anything else that you might need to bring on the day).