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Tennis Leaders is aimed at 13 years plus and the content is suitable for older juniors just starting out on the tennis career pathway through to adult volunteers looking to support their local coach, referee or club official.
If you have completed the Sports Leaders UK Level 1 Coaching Assistant Award you will still find the first module of great benefit, as it will provide an overview of the sport and help you to put your leadership skills into practice within a tennis environment.
You must take this module before the other Tennis Leaders modules.
Volunteering at your tennis venue
Leading a practice session
Helping at your school
Helping at a competition
Throughout the modules, you will also gain a better understanding of other key areas such as use of the appropriate equipment, physical capabilities of players of varying ages and health and safety on and off court.
The Tennis Leader student workbook and tutor guides can be ordered by coaches and teachers FREE OF CHARGE through your local LTA office. Find your Local LTA Office.
Sports Leaders UK is the awarding body for the Sports Leaders qualifications. The Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful candidates to lead small groups in simple sport and recreational activities whilst under the direct supervision of their tutor.
The qualification teaches generic leadership skills such as organisation, planning, communication and teamwork through the medium of sport. It is a fun and practical qualification with no entrance requirements or final examinations to sit. Young people need to be 14 to take part in this course.
For more information go to www.sportsleaders.org/