Simon Wheatley Junior Performance Coach Education Course

Sunday, 31 October 2021

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.


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

All registrations will go in the draw to win a pair of Asics Tennis Shoes (up to the value of $280, subject to stock and size availability) Entries for this prize draw will close the 26th November.

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

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