Tennis Australia Introduction to MLC Hot Shots Coaching Course
Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching courses are introductory coaching courses produced by Tennis Australia and supported by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).
The Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching course is not part of the National Coaching Accreditation Scheme (NCAS) because it is not considered a qualification.
Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching course offers an introduction and orientation to the field of coaching in a particular sport. You will not receive a qualification on completing this course.
Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots courses contain two major elements:
An Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching course is particularly relevant for people working with children; however, it is also relevant to beginner coaches of any age group.
Course content is directed at children’s sport and covers basic sport skills, group organisation, planning, child development, safety aspects, modified games and activities as well as administration of junior programs.
The Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching course emphasises the practical aspects of coaching. You will learn about:
At the completion of the Intro to MLC Tennis Hot Shots coaching course participants will be able to:
This course will help you to:
Queensland Government’s Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program
MLC Hot Shots Days are also conducted in conjunction with the Queensland Government’s Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program.
For further information on these days, please contact Steven Paulsen, Development Officer with the Department of Communities (Sport and Recreation Services) on 07 3235 9442 or visit the website www.sportrec.qld.gov.au/gaqap
Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course
The Tennis Australia Community Coaching Course was designed by the Tennis Australia Coach Development Department and selected educational providers to train coaches to develop the skills of junior tennis players aged 4-12 years, with a focus on enjoyment and learner success.
The principal focus is to develop the participant’s ability to deliver coaching sessions rather than to plan or construct lessons.
This course is suitable for people who would like to begin working under the guidance of a qualified coach.
The course does not include any formal assessment, however, there will be pre-course and course work to be completed by participants outside the course contact hours.
All course participants will receive a certificate of participation but not a qualification, as the course does not include any formal assessments.
Tennis Australia Junior Development Coaching Course
Our Junior Development Coaching Course is what is formerly referred to as “Level One”. It is designed to train coaches to develop the skills of junior tennis players aged 4-12 years, with a focus on enjoyment and learner success. The course also covers coach legal and ethical responsibilities, fundamental and perpetual motor skills, rules and tennis etiquette, self reflection and program design for junior players.
Tennis Australia Club Professional Coaching Course
Our Club Professional Coaching Course is designed to train coaches to become head coaching professionals at tennis clubs/centres. This course covers stroke production, tactical plans and sport sciences (biomechanics, psychology, physical conditioning, movement for tennis etc.). It also includes business development units (logos, advertising mediums, marketing materials, pricing strategies, product options, IT, the internet and email.)
Tennis Australia Master Club Professional Coaching Course
The Tennis Australia Master Club Professional course is designed to provide coaches and volunteer administrators with a competitive advantage in dealing with issues related to running a tennis business/facility. This includes:
A Master Club Professional graduate will be able to provide superior customer service and tennis programming, which, in a highly competitive environment, is of paramount importance for tennis facilities and coaching programs. The diploma of management comprises three modules consisting of eight units of competency.
Each module covers a range of units that is divided into elements of competence and performance criteria.
Module 1: managing the business
Manage operational planning
Module 2: managing people, the workplace and customer service
Module 3: building a sustainable future
Manage budgets and financial plans
The course uses a projected-based learning approach that contextualises the learning experience, allowing participants to apply their studies to the challenges faced in their day-to-day work environment.
Tennis Australia High Performance Coaching Course
The Tennis Australia High Performance coaching qualification aims to prepare coaches to work at the high performance level.
Potential high performance coaches will be provided with a structured intensive learning program to further develop their knowledge and skills.
This is achieved through working with a mentor coach, attendance at face-to-face sessions, interacting with peers, completing assessment tasks, maintaining a coaching journal, and practical coaching experience with high performance tennis players. Coaches will embark on a professional learning experience over two years.
Units of competency
Unit 1 - Reflect and improve on professional coaching role and practice
Unit 2 - Manage personal wellbeing
Unit 3 - Plan for long-term athlete development
Unit 4 - Develop tactical and technical skills of high performance tennis players
Unit 5 - Develop psychological skills of high performance tennis players
Unit 6 - Coordinate, monitor, support and implement the physical development program of high performance tennis players
Unit 7 - Implement a high performance tennis program
Unit 8 - Provide advice about equipment to high performance tennis players
Unit 9 - Educate players, parents and other key stakeholders about the high performance tennis environment
Please contact Tennis Australia Coach Education for further information 03 9914 4000.
To register your interest in any of the above Coaching Courses, or to discuss any of the above information, please contact Courtney Haynes on 07 3120 7918, or send your contact details and the course you wish to discuss via email, to [email protected]