Barwon Tennis

Barwon Sports Academy

Barwon Sports Academy Tennis Program

BSA Information- Partner with Tennis Vic and Barwon Region Tennis to select 16 of the regions most talented and committed players to undertake education in physical preparation, sports psychology, nutrition, goal setting, injury prevention. Be provided a training environment on a weekly basis that includes squad hitting, strength and conditioning, sport education and a medical network.

How do I get selected?

-A trial is held in conjunction with the Barwon Region Development squad trials. Prior knowledge of players will be sort via coaches who also have the opportunity to provide input into final selection at a meeting post trial. This date will be set by Tennis Vic and Barwon Region Tennis (late November). Invite to trials sent out via local tennis data base.

Selection criteria-Tennis Victoria Criteria includes;

• Australian ranking

• Results from recent Tennis Aust junior tour or Aust money tournaments

• Tennis Victoria Junior pennant and/or pennant grade• Participation in Barwon Region Cup/representative teams

• Progress at Barwon Tournament series tournaments

• Tennis Geelong Summer/Winter pennant grade16 players are selected. 11 to 18 years old may apply. Age is from 31/12/2017

What does it entail?

• BSA generic membership entitlements

• A weekly strength and conditioning session (7 per term = 28 per year) – Tennis specific

• Musculoskeletal screening

• A gym membership to Leisure-link (CoGG)

• 3 piece uniform (BSA polo, shorts and t-shirt)

• Medical network with discounted rates and priority listing

• Education program including nutrition, leadership, goal setting, injury prevention etc

• Mentoring program

Tennis Victoria funded entitlements-

8 x Sunday squad coaching sessions with state appointed coach (Nik Ortika)Tennis specific coaching benefits (additional cost)A weekly squad session (7 per term for 2 terms) – Includes court hire costs

Cost-$420 + $220 for the additional weekly squad sessions (T2 + T3 = 14 x 1.5hr sessions)