COACHING PHILOSOPHY

FUN + PROGRESS + FRIENDSHIPS = COMMITTMENT

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY

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FUN BASED

Sharing our passion for Tennis with our students is at the heart of what we do. Our coaching program are fun based, particularly at a beginner level and  run by highly engaging coaches .

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SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Skill building is a key part of our coaching programs so our students can quickly develop their technical and physical skills so they enjoy the game even more , improve their fitness level, develop their self confidence and transition to competition if they want. 

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CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

At GLTC, we don't just develop players, we also develop characters by reinforcing key life skills and values such as Respect, Team work, Resilience, Sportsmanship & social skills.

Competitive players get to develop their competitive spirit, resilience towards hard work & ability to deal with challenges

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 GLTC CLUB PROGRAMS

  • HOT SHOTS RED/ORANGE/GREEN BALL: Lessons focusing on developing key technical skill development in a group situation

  • HOT SHOTS SQUAD: Squads for keen Hot shots players looking at training at least twice a week and planning to play or already playing competition. Squads are focusing more on reinforcing skills such as rally, serves etc..

  • DEVELOPMENT SQUAD: squads for players aged 11-16 who need to develop their skills and play tennis for fun or in lower sections

  • JUNIOR GROUP: fun coaching groups for juniors aged 12-16 years old

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  • COMPETITION SQUAD: Squads for players playing at least twice a week and playing competition in higher sections

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  • PERFORMANCE SQUAD: Squad for our most advanced & Committed junior player training at least 3 -4 times a week, play regular tournaments and play in the highest local section

  • HOT SHOTS LEAGUE: Match-play session focused on preparing Hot Shots players for competition in the future. Players learn to score, position themselves on the court and match practice.

  • JUNIOR MATCH-PLAY: supervised match-play with on-court coaching designed to enhance the performance during competition (designed for junior players section 1-6 boys and 1-5 girls)

  • PRIVATE LESSON: Private lessons really fast track your progress by getting individualised training and make a big difference to build technical skills. It works best in addition to Group Training/Squads.

TRAINING & COMPETITION PATHWAY

(From Hot Shots to Elite Level)

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JDS TOURNAMENT: Junior Development Series. local tournament ran once a month. Ideal to gain tournament experience in a relaxed environment

UTR TOURNAMENTS: Events designed to improve your Universal Tennis Ranking.  

JUNIOR TOUR: TA ( Tennis Australia) Sanctioned Junior Tournaments (12's, 14's & 16's) with ranking points. 3 Levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold.

AMT: Australian Money Tournaments for Seniors. 3 Levels: Bronze, Silver & Gold

BARWON SPORTS ACADEMY (BSA): Geelong Based Program for the top local players aged under 16.

13& U REGIONAL TEAMS: recognition program aimed at supporting highly ranked Victorian junior players aged between 13 and 16 years of age. By invitation only ( note: you do not need to be part of the BSA to be invited.

SUPER 10s: exciting competition for the best boys and girls aged 10/u in Victoria. This program is managed by Tennis Australia ( TA). Selection via trial days.

TA PLAYER DEV. PROGRAM: program is for promising and talented young players from approx. 10-12 years of age.

TA PLAYER SUPPORT PROGRAM: Recognition program aimed at supporting highly ranked Victorian junior players aged between 13 and 16 years of age. By invitation only