RPT Community Coach Qualification

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The Community Coach Course is aimed at those interested in becoming involved in volunteering and looking to support their local coach or club. It also aims to give Coaches an understanding of the training programmes used to develop the skills of children through the successful Spanish Tennis System. The main objectives are to train candidates in how to assist a fully qualified coach.
On successful completion of the course coaches should be able to:

  • Know the basics of tennis; strokes, game formats and variations of the sport
  • Understand how to introduce tennis to people of all ages and abilities
  • Plan Lessons
  • Learn effective communication and organisation skills
  • Put your skills into practice on court – warm up activities and on court drills
  • Know the attributes and responsibilities of a practice hitter
  • Understand the structure of a practice hitting session
  • Learn about different types of feeding
  • Understand the 5 game situations of singles
  • Leading a practice hitting session


The course is assessed in the following ways:

1. On court & off court practical assessment using course materials.
2. Continual observation and assessments throughout the duration of the course

Candidates must attend all the sessions on the course at the same venue and pass all elements of assessment to be successful.

COURSE FEE: £230.00

Course includes:
10 hours of tuition
4 hours  assisting * minimum hours, the more experience the better.
1 hour assessed lesson with a ‘live’ group of children. Includes written lesson plans & evaluations.
· Course materials from the RPT
· Enrolment, certification and qualification fees from the awarding organisations
LOCATION: Preston Park Public Courts, Brighton
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