USTA On-Court Training is composed of the Recreational Coach Workshop (RCW) and the 10 and Under Tennis Workshop (U10) Over 300 workshops are conducted each year reaching over 9,000 participants.
Each workshop has specific goals in mind to help prepare coaches, instructors and parents to give tennis players of all ages and abilities an exceptional experience.
RCWs target those working with people of all ages, while U10 are for those only working with kids 10 & Under.
Is a Recreational On-Court Training for me?
These workshops are designed for anyone working with entry level players who are looking to instill a love of the game.
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to help grow tennis!
Parents and Grandparents seeking the basics in coaching and organizing teams
Park & Recreation instructors
Physical Education Teachers
Middle and High School coaches and teachers
After School Provides
Adaptive tennis instructors and program providers
What happens in a Recreational On-Court training?
Lead by specially educated and certified national trainers, these interactive workshops help you learn to become a recreational coach by immersing you in dynamic on-court activities.
I am interested in team tennis. Will a Recreational On-Court Training prepare me?
Yes. Tennis is not only an individual sport, it’s all about teams. You will learn how to easily set up team competitions with scoring and equipment that is age appropriate. For children 10 and under, these elements are part of a play format known as 10 and Under Tennis. Kids aged 11-18 progress to Jr. Team Tennis and then to adult leagues.
What do I receive from a Recreational On-Court Training?
Training from a certified PTR and/ or USPTA professional who has received special training from the USTA
Recreational Practice Plans
A Participant Manual
Certificate of Attendance
The knowledge to implement the 10 and Under Tennis play format in your programming
Access to the latest in modified equipment and additional coaching resources and sample balls
10 and Under Tennis Workshop Testimonials:
"I loved the new and fun ways in engaging the kids and teaching them the techniques rather that the old fashion ways of drills" – Jane Elm Grove WI
"It was interesting that I can participate perhaps even instruct or assist in instructing w/o prior tennis experience." – George Elm Grove WI
"The new ideas on how to get kids playing tennis and having FUN." – Phyllis-Santa Monica CA
"It is great to keep the kids involved and playing games instead of drills." – John, Pittsburg PA
Recreational Coach Workshop Testimonials:
“A new way to teach tennis, people learn by playing. Very dynamic! Great experience!!” - Freddy, San Sebastian, PR
“It fit needs of all participants regardless of what level they coach on.” - Kent, Memphis, TN