Singapore: C-Level Course Details

Below is our C-Level course programme which will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 23-25 November, 2012, as an accompanying event to the Clash of Continents, a tennis exhibition tournament. Presenting coaches will include Alberto Castellani (GPTCA President), Claudio Pistolesi (long term ATP coach), Marco Panichi (top fitness expert in the world).


Friday, 23 November 2012
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome to GPTCA Coaches Course
                     Outline goals of the course
10:00 - 11:00 History of tennis ( organization history: ATP, ITF)
11:00 - 12:30 Determining on player game style and coaching style
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00Technical Planning and Coaching for high level junior and transitional player
16:00 - 18:00 Physical training for high level junior and transitional player
18:00 - 19:00 Group discussion on global tennis market
           19:00 Dinner


Saturday, 24 November 2012
08:00 - 10:00 Coaching and training high level player junior and transitional player.
10:00 - 11:30 Mental training for high level player
11:30 - 13:00 How to select and prepare tournament schedule
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 18:00 Clash of Continents Event
18:00 - 19:00 Discussion with ATP coaches
           19:00 Dinner


Sunday, 25 November 2012
08:00 - 10:00 Integrated approach for high level player on mental and physical training
10:00 - 11:00 Discussion with ATP player: Clash of Continents participants.
11:00 - 12:00 Test
12:00 - 12:30 Test Paper Marking
12:30 - 13:00 Certificate Presentation Ceremony
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 18:00 Clash of Continents Event


Benefits of Attending GPTCA Coaches Conference:
--- Learn practical coaching knowledge from top ATP coaches
--- Opportunity to become a GPTCA member with certification that is ATP approved and recognized by the ATP World Tour
--- Opportunity to gain internship and visits to international tennis academies or clubs


The registration fee for this conference is SGD500. Participation will receive the following:
--- GPCTA level C Coaches Certificate upon passing the test on the 3rd day
--- GPTCA Coaches Conference T-shirt
--- Accreditation to the Clash of Continents tennis events


Interested Coaches, please email the completed and signed GPTCA Coaches Conference registration form to with Subject: "GPTCA Coaches Conference - Your Name & NRIC No./ Passport No."


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