STA COACHING COURSE

 

 

STA ITF PLay TENNIS Coaching Course

The STA ITF Play Tennis Coaching Course is an introductory level tennis coaching course by the  International Tennis Federation (ITF) to acquire the necessary competencies for entry to STA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course.



This is a 35-hour blended learning course with face-to-face and online subjects included in the course. (3 hours of online learning pre-course & 32 hours of on-court sessions).

The aim of the ITF Play Tennis course is to help participants understand how to introduce tennis to beginner players of all ages, organising and delivering tennis sessions in a fun and effective learning environment.

Upon the successful completion of the ITF Play Tennis course the participants will be able to work with young beginner players i.e., 10-and-under children and adult beginner players i.e., ITN 10 with guidance from Head Coaches.

To progress to the STA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course, participants are required to pass all assessments (written, tennis ability and group lesson) with recommendation to progress from the tutors.

Pre-course schedule to be completed online via the ITF ACADEMY before commencement of the course

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DURATION

MODULE

SUBJECT

1

20 minutes

Management & Education

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction

2

20 minutes

Management & Education

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Safeguarding Children

3

20 minutes

Management & Education

ITF Play Tennis Course:   
Introduction to the ITF Play & Stay Campaign

4

20 minutes

Sports Science & Training

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Equipment

5

20 minutes

Competition

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Tennis10s

6

20 minutes

Sports Science & Training

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Strategy & Tactics

7

20 minutes

Sports Science & Training

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Communication Skills (1)

8

20 minutes

Sports Science & Training

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to Communication Skills (2)

9

20 minutes

Sports Science & Training

ITF Play Tennis Course:
Introduction to the Different Types of Drills

 

  Duration

2 - 12 September 2021 

  Course Fee

SGD $480.00 – Singaporeans
SGD $670.00 – Permanent Residents of Singapore
SGD $900.00 – Non - Singaporeans

  Application Form

APPLICATION HAS CLOSED

  Disclaimer Updated as of 6 August 2021: 

Due to overwhleming response for the course, please note that practical sessions will be conducted in batches in accordance to the current safe management guidelines. 

Theory sessions will be held via Zoom. More details will be made known after registration has closed. 


Registered participants who have made payment for the course will be notified accordingly via email.
  • Please email your completed  Application Form to ashlina.ali@singtennis.org.sg
     
  • If you have any further queries, please reach out to Ashlina at ashlina.ali@singtennis.org.sg.
  • Commencement of on-court sessions will be subjected to approval of Sport Singapore and the current Safe Management Measures guidelines.
STA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course

A follow-up course from the STA ITF Play Tennis Course to prepare coaches to work independently.

This is a 86-hour blended learning course with face-to-face and online subjects included in the course. (6 hours of online learning pre-course & 80 hours of on-court sessions)

Upon the successful completion of the STA Level 1 Technical Coaching Course, the participants will be able to work with beginner & intermediate players.

Participants will continue to develop their knowledge of the role of the coach, player development, methodology strategy, tactics, technique, biomechanics, physical and mental aspects to successfully coach beginner and intermediate players

The course will cover:

  • The Basic Tennis Strokes
  • Introduction to the Level 1 Course
  • The Role of the Coach
  • Singles and Doubles Tactics
  • Feeding: Demonstrations
  • Simple Diagnosis and Correction Techniques
  • Elements of a Typical Lesson / Safety
  • Teaching Formations for Group Lessons / Safety
  • How to Introduce the Basic Strokes to a Group of Beginners
  • Demonstration test (first try)
  • Coaching Children and Young People in Tennis
  • Drills / Practices (Groups)
  • Rules of Tennis
  • How to organize a tournament
  • Individual teaching practice
  • Spin
  • Fitness Training
  • Group Teaching Practice
  • Tennis Drills / Practice with Juniors
  • Written test
  • Individual lesson test
  • Group lesson test
  • Demonstration test


 

  Duration

TBC

  Course Fee

TBC

  Application Form

TBC


You may email STA at ashlina.ali@singtennis.org.sg if you have further enquiries.

 

 

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