Meet the Hartlepool Tennis Club coaching team
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 00:00
Pedro is a LTA level 3 qualified Tennis coach with several years coaching experience.
Coaching Qualifications and Experience:
- LTA Level 3 Tennis coach.
- LTA Tennis for Kids.
- First Aid & Safeguarding qualifications.
- Head coach at South Shields Tennis Club since 2015.
- He delivers a coaching programme for adult and juniors which includes sessions such as Mini Tennis, Tennis Xpress and Cardio Tennis.
Pedro's Coaching Philosophy
I believe that regardless of the level of the student there must always be a balance between fun and learning in order to accomplish realistic goals.
Based on this fundamental I am always trying to build a relationship based in a clear and respectful communication with my students be it kids or adults. My experience has taught me that it’s a challenge to keep kids interest in Tennis however, and that it is essential to keep them motivated. I also believe as a coach and as a player that teaching the proper technic from the beginning is very important in order for development the strokes.
Coaching Experience & Highlights:
- Experience in coaching beginners & advanced Tennis players.
- Coached both adults and children from varying skill sets.
- Played for Westoe South Shields Tennis Club in the Northumberland and Durham league B division.
- Has been a Tennis coach at Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Florida.
- Has been a Tennis coach at Gothenburg Lawn & Tennis Club in Gothenburg.
- Tennis racket stringer.
- In depth knowledge of the game of Tennis and regulations associated with it.
- Good teaching ability and training skills.
- Effective communication skills to proficiently communicate with the students.
- Good managerial and organisational skills to manage students.
- Ability to undertake complex responsibilities and handle them effectively.
- Promotes, motivates and encourages the students for developing their skills in improving their game.
- Excellent time management skills.
If you're interested in getting individual coaching off Pedro please contact him via the contact details below.