Coaching Fundamentals

Coaching Fundamentals Coaching Course

This free online course is for anyone interested in getting into coaching or wanting to gain a better understanding of the tennis coaching environment in New Zealand.  Completion of this course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the Coach Development Pathway. The course is made up of four online modules:

  1. The Tennis Environment in New Zealand
  2. Key Aspects of Coaching
  3. Rules & Etiquette
  4. National Participation Programmes

The four Coaching Fundamentals modules can be found on the ITF Academy. To access and complete the four modules, register for a free ITF Academy account:

Ensure you select New Zealand as your region to be able to access the NZ courses.

Recommended for:   
Anyone interested in getting involved in tennis coaching

Minimum age:            
All ages. Recommended for anyone aged 13 years and over

Approx: 2 hours


ITF Academy - The official online platform from the International Tennis Federation offering a variety of short courses ranging from general sport to tennis specific topics. The short courses are presented through text, images, video, audio, as well as animations to ensure the content is interesting and engaging.

Register for a free ITF Academy account to access this online learning platform at

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