The Tennis for Schools workshop is a practical on-court workshop suitable for all teachers interested in delivering tennis in a school setting. Participants will experience a range of tennis activities specifically designed for large groups of school students of varying abilities within a limited playing area using modified equipment.

The program, which adopts the Game Sense Approach central to the Australian Sports Commission’s sporting philosophy of Playing for Life, will also highlight the concepts of ‘play with purpose’ to develop the technical motor skills and tactical decision-making skills of tennis as complimentary pairs. This involves guided play using questions to shape, focus and make visible student learning, the deliberate modification of task and environmental constraints to meet learning needs of the students at different stages of game development and as a tool to create the right challenge point for students during practice, and direct instruction to promote tactical understanding and technique development where appropriate

Cost: Free!

Time: 2 – 3 hours

Date Time State  Type Venue Register
Tuesday 6 December, 2016 5pm – 7:30pm VIC Primary & Secondary Melbourne Park, Olympic Blvd, Melbourne Register
Thursday 8 December, 2016 8:15am – 5pm QLD Get Active Queensland Accreditation Program (GAQAP) Brisbane Register by Thursday 24 November

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Tennis Australia are a proud partner of the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)

There are Tennis for Schools sessions at the following ACHPER conference. Registration for these events is directly through ACHPER. We will also have a trade display so come say hello and ask any questions you may have!

Date State  Conference Presentations Venue Register
Thursday 24 & Friday 25 November, 2016 VIC ACHPER Victoria Conference How Tennis Hot Shots is adopting Game Sense when teaching large groups of students Monash University (Clayton) Register
Monday 17 to Wednesday 18 January, 2017 ACT ACHPER International Conference Conducting Tennis Hot Shots to large groups of primary and secondary students of different abililities University of Canberra Register