WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCES AND ONLINE LEARNING

Tennis NZ offers a range of professional development opportunities for coaches throughout the year. These workshops are offered as a variety of in-person workshops and courses and online webinars and short courses.

Workshops

Tennis NZ is pleased to collaborate with Simon Wheatley to deliver an exciting, new 12-week Junior Performance online Coach Education Course specifically for New Zealand coaches.

10 Feb Game Based Approach

17 Feb Developing Footwork (Mental & Tactical positioning)

24 Feb Footwork Technique

3 Mar Tactics for Aggressive Baseliner & Counter Puncher

10 Mar Tactics for All Court Player, Big Server and Net Rusher

17 Mar Tactics & Patterns

24 Mar Strategy for Tournament Players

31 Mar Racket-work & Body-work: Groundstrokes

7 Apr Racket-work & Body-work: Serve

14 Apr Racket-work & Bodywork: Volleys

5 May A Kinaesthetic way to Teach & Learn Technique

12 May Drills for Performance Juniors

Time:                  

9:00 – 10:30am

Each session will take place on Zoom and coaches must commit to the entire programme. If you miss a session you will be sent the recording post session. Specific sessions cannot be attended in isolation.

Simon Wheatley is an independent Coach Education and Development Consultant working globally helping federations, clubs, coaches, player and parents to regenerate and fulfil their potential within the sport. Formerly Performance Coach Education Manager for the Lawn Tennis Association, he was responsible for the writing, managing and delivery of the highest levels of performance qualifications across British Tennis. He has written 2 books, 4 qualifications and over 50 short courses for the LTA and federations all over the world.

Price:

$320. Tennis NZ Programmes registered coaches and their teams will receive a 20% discount (subsidised by Tennis NZ).

Please register your interest in this course. No payment is required until nearer the time. 

In collaboration with Wheelchair Tennis NZ, Parafed, Halberg and Blind Sport NZ, Tennis NZ is delighted to bring the coaching community an interactive, practical and fun workshop focusing on inclusion coaching.  This Inclusion Tennis Coaching Workshop will give you knowledge on coaching tennis players with a range of disabilities with inclusive ideas and key principles in mind. This workshop is a practical on-court session. This Inclusion Coaching Workshop teaches the core fundamentals of how to modify tennis coaching activities for participants with a variety of specific needs.

Coaches will experience both Wheelchair Tennis and Blind Tennis and will have the opportunity to plan and deliver coaching activities for participants in both sports.

Length:                             

4 hours

Cost:                                                                

  • Free to programmes registered coaches and their coaching team
  • $50 for non programmes registered coaches

When and where is the next course?         

View the calendar

How do I enrol?                                   

Applications are located in the course calendar next to the corresponding course.

The Get in to Cardio Tennis and Tennis Xpress workshop is a professional development opportunity for both beginner and experienced coaches alike. Whether you are looking to launch your own Cardio Tennis programme, grow your existing beginners programme, or simply improve your on court delivery of your adult programme, we would love to see you!

Length:                             

6 hours

Cost:                                                                

  • Free to programmes registered coaches and their coaching team
  • $50 for non programmes registered coaches

When and where is the next course?    

View the calendar

How do I enrol?                                   

Applications are located in the course calendar next to the corresponding course.

The on-court Tennis in Schools practical workshop is a great way to become more confident delivering tennis at your local schools.

With no cost to attend for coaches that are National Programmes registered with Tennis New Zealand (and their assistants) and suitable for all coaches delivering tennis in a school setting. You will experience a range of tennis activities specifically designed for large groups of school students of varying abilities within a limited playing area using modified equipment.

Length:                             

3 - 4 hours

Cost: 

  • Free to programmes registered coaches and their coaching team
  • $50 for non programmes registered coaches

When and where is the next course?    

View the calendar

How do I enrol?                                   

Applications are located in the course calendar next to the corresponding course.

Competing is at the heart of sport, including tennis.  The vast majority of young players aspire to improve their game and compete in appropriate surroundings. Hot Shots competitions are all about offering a fun, welcoming environment for players regardless of age, ability and tennis experience.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to…

  • Organise fun competitive activities for Hot Shots players
  • Schedule round robin matches
  • Access downloadable Hot Shots Competition certificates and prizes for your players
  • Deliver fun competitions as part of your Hot Shots programme

Length:                             

2-3 hours

Cost: 

  • Free to programmes registered coaches and their coaching team
  • $50 for non programmes registered coaches

When and where is the next course?    

View the calendar

How do I enrol?

Applications are located in the course calendar next to the corresponding course.

Webinars and Online Learning

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 the full range on online learning short courses https://www.itf-academy.com

The Tennis NZ Coaching Fundamentals can also be found on the ITF Academy.

National Programme Registered Coaches have access to recordings of previous Webinars through the Dropbox resource centre. Please note you will need your registration password to access these recordings:

Want to become a Tennis NZ National Programme Registered Coach? Learn how HERE

Forgotten your password? Send us an email and we’ll send you a reminder!