Matchplay Sports Science Conference

Tennis Foundation

02 April 2017 - 09:30
02 April 2017 - 16:30
Loughborough University, Leicestershire
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Organised by the Tennis Foundation, the Matchplay Sports Science Conference will give university students the opportunity to attend workshops focussing on specific aspects of sports science and how sports science can be used within tennis. Specific areas covered at the conference include Sports Psychology in Tennis, Physical Conditioning and Performance Analysis. 

Workshops include: 

Sports Science development within a student programme
Helen Reesby, Director of Tennis Programmes, Loughborough University
Matchplay Mental Skills/BUCS Nationals 
Julie Blackwood, Sports Psychologist to the GB T​eam, World University Games
Ana Soares, Sports Psychologist working with ATP/WTA players
Technical development and the role of physical development
Phil Newbury, LTA Talent Team, Midlands Region
Matchplay Analysis
Zac Saucede, LTA Performance Analyst, National Tennis Centre
Matchplay Physical Conditioning
Arran Peck, LTA Senior Conditioning Coach, National Tennis Centre

The conference forms part of the National Student Tennis Conference Weekend, with the National Student Tennis Pathways Conference  taking place on Saturday 1st April 2017.

The conference is suitable for college and university staff, coaches and students interested in Sports Science and/or Tennis. The conference would be particularly useful for BUCS Teams interested in reaching the 'next level'. Sports Science students with no previous experience in tennis are also welcome to attend. If you have any questions about the conference please contact

Please note that the deadline to book onto the conference is 5pm, Thursday 23rd March 2017.  

Venue information

Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre, Loughborough University, LOUGHBOROUGH, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

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