Teacher Workshops

Learn to Teach Tennis

Teachers & coaches, let us help you introduce a new sport to your students. As the national governing body for tennis, the USTA has an extensive package of resources to make starting and maintaining a P.E. or after-school tennis program easy.

Below are some of the benefits we can offer to your school:

  • Workshop Training: Free face-to-face training and online resources. No prior tennis experience or tennis courts necessary.

  • Print & Digital Curriculum: Teacher-friendly lesson plans and interactive exercises for grades K - 12.

  • Staff Support: Consulting and assistance from our local school tennis staff.

  • Free Tennis Starter Kit: Sign up for our Net Generation program and you may qualify for a racquet bag that contains 30 racquets, 36 red felt tennis balls and everything you need to play tennis on campus.

Workshop Schedule

A typical teachers' workshop takes place after school and looks like the following itinerary:

Check-In: 5 minutes
Introduction to School Tennis: 10 minutes
Class Management Techniques: 30 minutes
Break: 5 minutes
Tennis Skills (Lesson Plans): 45 minutes
Out of School Time Opportunities: 10 minutes
Break: 10 minutes
Lesson Games: 45 minutes
Net Generation, Connecting with Community Partners, Wrap-Up: 20 minutes

2018-2019 School Year

Teacher workshops are offered on the following dates:

  • Fall Semester: August 6 - December 21, 2018

  • Spring Semester: January 8 - May 31, 2019

To schedule a workshop for your school, please contact Roman Kop, Director of Schools Tennis at kop@hawaii.usta.com or 808.585.9527.