All applicants must be at least 16 years of age in order to attend an Instructor Course. All applicants must have a minimum NTRP 3.0 level of play Participants must complete 12 online e-learning modules prior to the course start (about 5-6 hours of homework).
The Instructor Course provides the framework and baseline for all further Tennis Canada Certification and is a prerequisite. This is a 35 hr course, run over 2 weekends. PEI has coaches that started with their Instructor Certification received here in PEI and are now coaching in Vancouver, Toronto and Halifax while other are coaching locally here in PEI.
Instructor Courses and certification is the first level of the Tennis Canada’s “Recreation – Tennis for Life” certification stream, focusing on the LTAD Stage 2 “FUNdamentals”. This course is for anyone interested in the competencies required to introduce starter players to the game of tennis.
Tennis Montreal is a non-profit organization seeking to encourage and foster tennis playing among sports-enthusiasts of all ages, from the beginner to the elite level, by offering inclusive programs that cover lessons, leagues, activities and competitions.
The Instructor course (Instructor – Beginner) is the first level at Tennis Canada. As the name of the course states, this is the first course where you would begin for entry level coaches such as the recreational tennis pro, the club manager etc.. Many other higher level courses can be found on the TPA website and may have prerequisites prior to registering.
Instructor Courses and certification is the first level of the Tennis Canada’s “Recreation – Tennis for Life” certification stream, focusing on the LTAD Stage 2 “FUNdamentals”. This course is for anyone interested in the competencies required to introduce starter players to the game of tennis. Instructors are trained to use Progressive tennis in group lessons (1.0 – 2.5 level) at parks, community courts and in school gyms.
The TPA is a member-based association devoted to growing the game and profession of tennis coaching throughout Canada, by providing customized, competency-based, cutting-edge and on-going coach education and resources to develop and support tennis instructors, club professionals and coaches across the country.
To ensure tennis instructors meet basic standards, the USNTA produces and administers an accredited training and certification program consisting of 243 learning objectives with on-court training exercises. Tennis instructors who successfully pass the program are authorized to identify themselves by the designation USNTA-Certified.
*All costs for all courses include access to course manuals, the HST, and testing fees. * Cost for the Tennis Instructor course also includes membership to Tennis Canada's Tennis Professionals Association (TPA) through to the end of 2021 (and all of the benefits of this membership, including the insurance).