Archive for the 'PTR' Category

New England High School Coaches and New England Coaches Youth Conference

Please Join us for the New England High School Coaches and New England Coaches Youth Conference The conference will be held at the Weymouth Club on March 7 and 8, 2015. We have a great line up of speakers.   This will be a great event to obtain continuing education credits for the PTR and […]

PTR Continues to Evolve Its Educational and Certification Offerings

Starting in 2011, the PTR will be launching three unique certification pathways for tennis teaching professionals. The PTR will also offer a Master of Tennis Program for each of these new pathways (The first Master of Tennis, for Performance, program was launched this year with extremely positive feedback). The following diagram highlights the new pathways: […]

PTR + PDW + Orlando = “An Amazing Educational Experience”

For those of you who were not able to attend the PTR’s Professional Development Weekend, you missed out on an amazing conference and venue! The Professional Development Weekend (PDW) was held for the first time outside of Hilton Head at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, located in Orlando, Florida (next to Walt Disney World!). To […]

Make your plans to attend an upcoming tennis conference!

As we approach the fall tennis season, now is the time to start thinking about attending one of the upcoming tennis conferences: 2010 USTA Tennis Teachers Conference, August 28 – 31 2010 USPTA World Conference, September 27 – October 2 2010 Professional Development Weekend, October 7 – 10 2011 PTR International Symposium, February 18 – […]

Getting fit the Etcheberry way!

Ever since my good friend Doug Eng attended the first Etcheberry Experience course, I have always wanted to attend myself. Unfortunately I could never align my schedule to make it work until this past February. I was really excited that I could finally attend and become an “Etcheberry Certified” instructor. The Etcheberry Experience is a […]

Cardio Tennis activities at the PTR Symposium

The PTR Symposium is fast approaching with plenty of Cardio Tennis activities! Cardio Tennis Morning Workouts will be held on: Sunday February 14th, 7:15am – 8:30am Monday February 15th, 7:45am – 9:00am Wednesday February 17th, 7:45am – 9:00am Thursday February 18th, 7:45am – 9:00am The Cardio Tennis Feeding Shootout will be held Tuesday February 16th […]

Getting Ready for the PTR 2010 International Symposium

As the year starts to wind down, it is time to start thinking about finalizing my travel plans to the PTR International Tennis Symposium, which runs February 13-18 2010. If you have never been to the Symposium, plan to make this the year for your first appearance. The event is held on Hilton Head Island […]

Ouch I Rolled My Ankle!

As Tennis teaching professionals, it is extremely important that we are aware of court safety for our clients. This includes making sure loose tennis balls are picked up or moved out of the way for our clients. Well, note to self, make sure you do the same on your side of the court. On Wednesday […]

Reflections on the PTR Symposium

Well it is hard to believe that the PTR Symposium has come and gone. It was quite a week and great experience. This was to be my first trip to Hilton Head and I was looking forward to experiencing the PTR Symposium as i had heard nothing but great things from my colleagues who have […]

PTR Symposium is almost here are you registered?

The PTR International Tennis Symposium is fast approaching. The conference, which is held on Hilton Head Island is starting February 16th 2008 and runs through February 22nd 2008. The speaker list is well rounded with speakers such as Mike Barrell, Nick Saviano, Anne Pankhurst, Lisa Duncan, Jim Loehr, Michele Krause, Anne Smith and Pat Etcheberry. […]