Tennis Southland are delighted to announce a Tennis New Zealand Coaching Assistant Course, to be held in Invercargill on the following dates, 21-23 September. The Coaching Assistant Course is designed for people who intend to assist a head coaching delivering to beginner players or for volunteers delivering tennis in rural/remote areas. This course is a continuation from the Coaching Fundamentals short course, covering teaching basic technique and applying key aspects of coaching in practical situations. The course enables coaches to deliver lessons to beginner players at Blue, Red, Orange and Green stages and covers working with beginner adults. Recommended for: Experienced players and coaching assistants 14 years and older Length: 21 hours Pre-requisite: Completed the Coaching Fundamentals short course (free). Cost: $300 per participant which includes course materials and tuition. Note: If the attendee is assisting a registered National Participation Programme (Tennis Hot Shots Coaching or Community Play, Tennis Xpress or Cardio Tennis) deliverer in 2017/18, the attendee will receive a $100.00 subsidy from Tennis NZ. Note: Tennis Southland have received funding from KiwiSport for the next seven participants who register for the Tennis NZ Coaching Assistant Course. The first ten participants will each receive $200 towards the cost of the course fee. Venue: SIT ZERO Fees Velodrome, Stadium Southland, Invercargill Dates: 21-23 September (9am – 4pm daily)
Full course attendance is required, however, please let us know if there is a small part of the course that you cannot attend, and we will try and make allowances. Participant numbers: Minimum 8, maximum 14 How to sign up for the Coaching Assistant Course You can sign up for the Coaching Assistant Course here https://tennisnz.formstack.com/forms/coaching_assistant_course_invercargill You will be sent a separate email confirming your submission along with payment instructions. Once payment has been received and you have completed the Coaching Fundamentals short course, then you will receive a confirmation email securing your spot on the Coaching Assistant course. Registrations close: Friday 31 August, 4:00pm. Please circulate this information to anyone in your coaching or club community whom you think would benefit from this course. This may be parents of Hot Shots children, local school teachers or club administrators and volunteers – spread the word!