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An introduction to Get Set 4 Tennis
Live Interview with Jon Wildman and Sam Nelmes on a rewarding life in tennis
Monday 28th September at 7:30pm
Get Set 4 Tennis is a community tennis club in the UK that prides itself on inclusivity and accessibility. They provide affordable coaching both in their ‘club’ program and their SEND outreach program, where they teach approximately 800 children per week. Get Set 4 Tennis have also launched a coaching and career pathway for older teens with additional needs who may seek a career in the tennis industry. Get Set 4 Tennis look to involve anyone into the tennis ‘family’ regardless of ability, age, or impairment and find creative solutions for EVERYONE to participate.
- The background of Get Set 4 Tennis
- What is SEND and how the programme works
- Sam's preconceptions and concerns about working with players with disabilities and additional needs
- How many coaches feel about this type of work
- How coaching players with additional needs and impairments is different
- Their advice to coaches who have not done this type of work, or who would like to but have concerns
LTA Assistant Qualification: Information Session
Live information session with Dave Boddy, i2c Head of Education
Monday 4th October from 7:00pm - 7:30pm (UK time)
The LTA Assistant Coach qualification is the first step into coaching for anyone aged 16 and over - and it's required for anyone wanting to work on court in the UK. It's a well respected course and a valuable addition to a CV.
If you're thinking about the course for yourself or someone you know, Dave from i2ctennis (one of the UK's largest providers of Coach Development and Education) will be online to take you through all the information you need to know, and answer your questions. He will discuss:
- Why do the course?
- What are the on-court and off-court skills learned?
- Do you need to have the qualification to help out at your club?
- Do you need to be a good player?
- What pre-requisites do you need?
- Is the course only for young people?
- Is it worthwhile if you don't plan to have a career as a tennis coach?
Please note that LTA Assistant (Level 1) and Instructor (Level 2) Qualification can only be delivered in the UK.
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Why Being a Tennis Leader Could Fit on Your Agenda
Live interview with Jonathon Dawes
Monday 22nd February 7.00 - 8.00pm (UK time)
Join Award winning volunteer and coach Jonathon Dawes BCyA in conversation with inspire2coach Director, LTA Coach Education Master Tutor and internationally renowned coach Mark Tennant to answer your questions and discuss a whole host of topics on leadership and volunteering in tennis, including:
- The role of Tennis Leaders & their importance in the running of coaching programs
- The value of the Tennis Leaders Qualification to employers in a vast range of career prospects
- The benefits of qualifying as a tennis leader
- Opportunities arising from being a proactive tennis leader
- How to be impactful on court as a tennis leader
- Ways to upskill as Tennis Leaders
- The pathways into a career in coaching (Level 1 & 2)
This session is aimed at tennis parents, players 16 and coaches who are interested in helping out at their club, developing their skills and building accomplishments for their CV.
Note that this session will be recorded and made available to members of Tennis24/7.
Business of Tennis: Live Q&A With inspire2coach (Session 4)
Live interview with Richard Marklow and Mark Tennant
22nd February from 1:00pm - 2:00pm (UK time)
Your fourth and final opportunity to ask Richard Marklow and Mark Tennant about anything relating to the running of a tennis business. Together, Mark Tennant and Richard Marklow own and run one of the UK's largest and most successful tennis businesses and they have an enormous amount of knowledge that they freely share in these sessions.
This is the last of four Business of Tennis Q&A Sessions With inspire2coach. These sessions are extremely popular so we recommend that you register early to avoid missing a spot on the webinar.
Note that this session will be recorded and made available on Tennis24/7 after the session.
Best reasons to formally upskill on the LTA coaching path
Live interview with Jonathon Dawes and Mark Tennant
Monday 1st March 7.00 - 8.00pm
Join Award winning volunteer and coach Jonathon Dawes BCyA in conversation with inspire2coach Director, LTA Coach Education Master Tutor and internationally renowned coach Mark Tennant to answer your questions and discuss a whole host of topics including
- The role and importance of Level 1 and level 2 coaching assistants in tennis
- The value of Level 1 and 2 coaching qualification to employers in a wide range of career prospects
- How to be more impactful with your time on court as an assistant coach
- Our experiences in coaching and the opportunities that pursuing a career in coaching can bring
- Ways to upskill online and on court
- The next steps! Pathway to becoming a club or performance coach (Level 3 and 4)
This session is aimed at existing level 1 and 2 tennis coaching assistant looking to progress, or upskill and anyone wondering if they could or should take either of these qualifications in the future.
Note that this session will be recorded and made available to members of Tennis24/7.
The Business of Running a Club Programme
Live interview with John Cavill
9th March from 9:30 - 10:15am (UK time)
John Cavill is the Director of Tennis and Co-Founder at Tennis Works, a tennis development and educational resource company, based at Stony Stratford LTC in Buckinghamshire. John is an experienced LTA Level 4, RPT Europe Level 4 and Bollettieri Tennis Academy International Coaches Programme Level 2 qualified coach.
In this 45-minute interview, we will ask John to share his thoughts on the business of running a club programme, including subjects such as:
- How do you change a micro-culture at a new club?
- What’s a fair deal in a club contract?
- How do you develop and trust your team, and
- How to grow your programme
This session is aimed at tennis coaches who are running their own club coaching programmes, who are interested in developing their relationship with the club, and who manage a team of coaches and assistants.
Resurrecting Hingham Tennis
Live interview with Jonathan Lindner and Lindsey Read
9th March from 7:30 - 8:30pm (UK time)
Hingham Tennis in Norfolk is no ordinary club. In fact, they don't like to call themselves a 'club'! This is a classic 'phoenix from the flames' story of how a run-down facility became LTA Club of the Year through the vision, hard work and dedication of small group of tennis parents.
We're talking to two of those who managed the project, LTA Coach Jonathan Lindner and tennis parent Lindsey Read, and listeners will have the chance to ask questions in this one-hour session.
- How the vision for Hingham Tennis came about
- The different steps, the highs and lows of the project
- How a group of like-minded people with a vision can work together
- How Hingham Tennis operates
- Ideas which you may be able to implement in your facility now or in the future
If you’re a tennis club committee member or tennis manager, if you run or have an ambition to run your own facility, or if you just love a great tennis story, you cannot afford to miss this interview.
Panel Discussion on Coach Mentoring
Panel members: John Cavill, Keith Reynolds, Richard Marklow, Mark Tennant
Wednesday 21st April from 9:30 - 10:30am (UK time)
In this hour-long panel discussion, you will hear some of the most experienced coaches and coach educators in the UK. Joining us will be Keith Reynolds, one of the most experienced coaches in the world, well known for his outstanding work on the Tennis Coaches Toolkit, John Cavill, Director of Tennis at Tennis Works, as well as Mark Tennant and Richard Marklow, both Directors of inspire2coach
Key topics discussed will include:
- the value of mentoring
- how to find a mentor
- how does a mentoring relationship work?
- how to get the most from your mentoring relationship.
This session is aimed at literally anyone who is interested in being better at that they do – coaches, managers, administrators, players and parents
If you have a question for the panel, please submit it in advance.