Book your Tennis Leaders Course
Tennis leaders support tennis coaches and venues with all of the day-to-day running of a tennis venue and coaching programme.
The Tennis Leaders Course is aimed at 13 years plus. The content is suitable for older juniors just starting out on the tennis career pathway, right through to adult volunteers looking to support their local coach, referee or club official.
The course consists of:
Core Module: Introduction to tennis (3 hours)
Learn the basics of tennis and understand how variations of the game are used to introduce all ages and abilities to the sport. Learn communication and organisational skills and some key on-court drills.
Additional Modules (2 hours):
- Volunteering at your tennis venue - you will learn about what makes a successful place to play, understand the different ways of promoting facilities and programmes and learn about the roles of a management team.
- Leading a practice session - understand the structure of a hitting session, learn about the different types of feeding and the responsibilities of a practice hitter.
- Helping at your school - learn how to organise a tennis activity for large groups including informal competition.
- Helping at a competition -learn how to score for a Mini Tennis match, how to organise a round-robin match and how you can support your competition organiser or referee.