Who is the Level 1 course for?
The Level 1 tennis coaching course is the starting point for people 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
On successful completion of the Level 1 you should:
- 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
Are there any pre-requisites?
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.
What does it cost?
The full course cost is £230.
How to book
Step 1. Check that you have completed the Deployment Letter or have evidence of a valid LTA DBS Disclosure.
Step 2. Choose your course venue.
Step 3. Decide which date you’d like to attend – check that you can attend all 3 dates listed for your chosen course.
Step 4. Book and pay!
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).
Upcoming courses 2018 – Book a Level 1 course for 2018
|David Lloyd Nottingham||6-7 January & 10 February 2018|
|Baseline Tennis Centre||13-14 January & 10 February 2018|
|Manor Park||13-14 January & 11 February 2018|
|David Lloyd Southend||13-14 January & 24 February 2018|
|University of Warwick Tennis Centre||27-28 January & 25 February 2018|
|David Lloyd Cardiff||27-28 January & 25 February 2018|
|Redbridge Tennis Centre, Essex||28 January 11 February & 4 March 2018|
|The Shrewsbury Club||3-4 February & 4 March 2018|
|Islington Tennis Centre||17-18 February & 10 March 2018|
|Bolton Arena||17-18 February & 25 March 2018|
|University of Warwick Tennis Centre||24 February, 10 March & 24 March 2018|
|Huddersfield Lawn Tennis & Squash Club||24-25 February & 18 March 2018|
|City of Peterborough TC||11 March, 18 March & 29 April 2018|
|David Lloyd Cheadle||17-18 March & 15 April 2018|
|National Tennis Centre||21-22 April & 26 May 2018|
|Swansea Tennis Centre||2-3 June & 30 June 2018|
|Islington Tennis Centre||16-17 June & 8 July 2018|
|North Wales Regional Tennis Centre||16-17 June & 22 July 2018|
|The Shrewsbury Club||7-8 July & 12 August 2018|
|Goole Tennis Centre||21-22 July & 12 August 2018|
|University of Warwick Tennis Centre||21-22 July & 19 August 2018|
|David Lloyd Cheadle||28-29 July & 19 August 2018|
|Boston Tennis Club||28-29 July & 18 August 2018|
|Redbridge Tennis Centre, Essex||16 September 23 September & 21 October 2018|
|Bolton Arena||29-30th September & 28 October 2018|
|David Lloyd Cardiff||13-14 October & 10 November 2018|
|Deanes School||13-14 October & 18 November 2018|
|Chesterfield Tennis Centre||3-4 November & 25 November 2018|
|University of Warwick Tennis Centre||17-18 November & 16 December 2018|