Regional Player Development Centre
WHAT’S THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAMME?
Regional Player Development Centres (RPDCs) will provide high-quality coaching environments which enable the best players to train regularly with each other
They will nurture the best young players to establish a robust all court-game and prepare to successfully begin playing some national and international competitions
WHO’S IT FOR?
This programme is for the best juniors aged 10 – 14 who are selected for Regional Training and the U12 and / or U14 National Age Group Programme. Players at this level should be aspiring to achieve National Academy selection at age 14.
WHAT WILL THIS PROGRAMME BE LIKE?
RPDCs will provide high quality coaching support, alongside aspiring peers, to help nurture player development
Age and stage specific tournament schedules are included, as well as coach attendance at identified domestic events
Programmes include complimentary strength and conditioning support to maximise athlet
In partnership with the operator, the LTA will subsidise individual programmes for players on the pathway
HOW DO PLAYERS GET INVOLVED?
Players selected for Regional Training and / or the U14 National Age Group Programme will be eligible for a subsidy. However any keen young player can approach an RPDC to explore what training opportunities may be available for them. Please contact the RPDC operator Craig Ingham for further information.