Cambridge Tennis Academy has partnered with Anglia Ruskin University to offer all ARU students the opportunity to play tennis in a social and competitive environment as well as offering leadership courses and opportunities to get into the world of coaching.
We offer 2 sessions per week for ARU to play tennis. These are for players of all levels. The session is free to attend for all ARU students who have signed up to the tennis club at ARU. The coach will organise the session according to ability. Spaces are limited so please book early.
Mondays 7.30pm-9pm at Netherhall Sports Centre – click here to book
Fridays 4pm-6pm at Chesterton Sports Centre – click here to book
If you are looking for more group coaching opportunities then please get in touch with Rob our Tennis Director on [email protected] and he can suggest appropriate groups for you.
CTA Tennis Leadership Programme
The Cambridge Tennis Academy Leadership programme provides students, whatever their tennis ability, with the opportunity to gain invaluable leadership skills both on and off court.
Tennis leaders support our coaches, to deliver tennis sessions on court, and support the running of our Academy. They are a role model to younger players, members and school children, and inspire others to play. Off-court, they help to make sure tennis is relevant, accessible, rewarding and enjoyable.
Within the two-day course, there are five modules:
1, Introduction to Tennis
2, Helping at a Competition
3, Helping at a Coaching Session
4, Helping at a Venue
5, Helping at a School
To become a Cambridge Tennis Academy Leader, students need to complete a minimum of the first three modules.
The programme is accredited by SLQ Sports Leaders, who have worked with the LTA to ensure the core leadership skills of communication, self-belief, teamwork, self-management and problem solving are embedded throughout the learning.
Tennis Coach Development
Successful Tennis Leaders will get the opportunity to develop their skills with Cambridge Tennis Academy, who will support them to attain their LTA Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Qualifications as well as offer them paid coaching work to fit alongside their studies.
If you would like more information on this programme then please contact Rob on [email protected]