Regional Performance Information

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

LTA East Region Performance Team – Key Information

Regional camp/training criteria and selection process

Regional teams will make player selections based on observations from centre and tournament visits. Players can also be nominated by their individual coach or county captain to the Regional Team if they feel that the player meets the following criteria. 

1. Game development

Players should display effective repeatable technique and a good understanding of tactical play that is relative to their age, this includes:

  • Sound repeatable technique on serve, return, groundstrokes and net play
  • Displays the ability to control the ball well.
  • Exhibits a range of skills when rallying, attacking and defending
  • Showing awareness of tactical skills including anticipation and decision making.

2. Great approach to training

Players will be expected to conduct themselves in a way that contributes to the smooth running of camps and to show a positive approach to training. Behaviours we want to observe include:

  • Displaying a clear enthusiasm to work hard on and off the court.
  • Listening well and responding positively to instruction
  • The ability to focus on the process of training
  • Great attitude to chasing every ball, challenging themselves to never let the ball bounce twice.

3. Physical development

Players will be expected to show high levels of conditioning that allows them to train well from start to finish. Qualities we want to see are:

  • Good level of agility, balance and coordination to support future athletic development.
  • The capacity to engage physically in every drill or point.
  • Fit enough to perform throughout the entire day.

4. Competitive profile

Competition is important for players and we would expect players to be competing in regional level events (Grade 3 +) and show the following attributes:

  • Spirit, determination and a fair attitude to match play
  • A willingness to compete positively when under pressure
  • Developing high percentage tennis during rallying, attacking and defending phases of play

The Regional Team want to see a constant appetite for improvement and personal best mentality in players that are considered for regional camps


Regional camp programme 2017 

13th September

9-3

10U boys

   

14th September

9-3

10U girls

   

18th September

9-4

11U boys

   

19th September

9-4

12U boys

   

21st September

9-4

12U girls

   

9th October

9-4

14U girls

   

10th October

9-4

14U boys

   

12th October

9-3

10U boys

   

16th October

9-4

11U boys

   

17th October

9-3

10U girls

   

19th October

9-4

12U boys

   

30th October

9-4

12U girls

   

20th November

9.30-3pm

9U boys

   

21st November

9.30-3pm

9U girls

   

22nd November

9-3

10U boys

   

27th November

9-3pm

10U girls

   

28th November

9-4pm

11U boys

   

30th November

9-4pm

12U boys

   

4th December

9-4pm

12U girls

   

15th January

9-3pm

10U boys

   

16th January

9-3pm  

10U girls

   

17th January

9-4pm

11U boys

   

18th January

9-4pm

12U boys

   

22nd January

9-4pm

12U girls

   

23rd January

9-4pm

14U boys

   

24th January

9-4pm

14U girls

   

19th February

9-3pm

10U boys

   

20th February

9-3pm

10U girls

   

22nd February

9.30-3pm

9U girls

   

26th February

9-4pm

12U boys

   

27th February

9-4pm

12U girls

   

28th February

9.30-3pm

9U boys

   

12th March

9-3pm

10U girls

   

13th March

9-3pm

10U boys

   

15th March

9-4pm

11U boys

   

20th March

9-4pm

12U boys

   

21st March

9-4pm

12U girls

   

All Camps until the end of June are at Gosling. July Camps will be at Queenswood School

Regional Workshop programme

14th June Mental skills workshop Gosling, Doubles dates tbc

 Regional Camp FAQ's

Key Contact Information

Sarah Hylton LTA Talent and Performance Manager East 

Sarah.hylton@lta.org.uk

 

Natalia Ilkow LTA Regional Performance Coordinator East

Natalia.ilkow@lta.org.uk

 

James Buswell LTA  Regional Performance Coordinator East

James.buswell@lta.org.uk

 
 

HERTFORDSHIRE | TENNIS

Gosling Sports Park
Stanborough Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL8 6XE
01707 393372
hertstennis@gmail.com