C and B Level Course in Bettona Completed
GPTCA C and B level course was held in Bettona, Italy, on July 14-16, 2017. Eight coaches received their GPTCA C-Level diplomas upon the successful completion, and two coaches became the new B Level members. 10 current members advanced from Level C to Level B, and former Italian player Potito Starace became a Level A member of the GPTCA. On the first day of the course, former ATP player Michael Berrer had his graduation ceremony from the The Newport Research University with dissertation title ‘Nikefobia’.
The course was held among paintings and authentic pictorial masterpieces in the Etruscan-Renaissance Museum of the village, while practical classes were carried out on the court. The course lecturers included Alberto Castellani (GPTCA president and ATP Coach), Patricio Remondegui (ex coach of the Italian sisters and top 20 WTA players Antonella and Adriana Serra Zanetti), Jean Fleurian (President of the GPTCA USA) and Stefano Tamorri (director of the Sport Psychology Department, Newport Research University).
GPTCA is pleased to welcome the new members to the association! Congratulations!