Professional Development | Tennis in Britain

Professional Development

Find the support available to players who are looking to take the next steps in their tennis careers.

Player support

Professional and financial support is provided to high performing tennis players.

Player support

National Junior Programme

Our National Junior Coaches work with players, parents and coaches at National Player Camps, official trips (including friendly junior international matches) and during our domestic national and international events.

National Junior Programme

Regional performance tennis

Regional teams offer support, advice and feedback to players and parents entering the game and wishing to pursue it at a performance level.

Regional performance tennis contacts

Tennis & Education

Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence 

The Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) is a sports performance programme.

The programme is aimed at players aged between 16 to 18 years old and provides a clear professional pathway for young players to become professional players, coaches and other tennis professionals, whilst gaining qualifications.

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University Tennis

Find out more about tennis and university, both in Britain and America.

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The LTA is committed to ensuring that British Tennis is a drug free sport. In line with our Fair Play values we believe that all tennis players have the right to play, compete and win in a fair and drug-free environment.

The LTA is a member of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) and therefore compliant with the ITF’s Anti-Doping rules, ensuring that tennis around the world is played fairly. The ITF is a WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) signatory and fully compliant with the WADA Code.

The LTA work closely with UKAD (UK Anti-Doping) to ensure information and education is provided to professional players, elite juniors and High Performance Centre’s around the country on the Anti-Doping regulations and testing process.

All players are bound by the LTA’s Disciplinary Code of which Anti-Doping is a part. Please see page 17-63 for full details.

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