The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) will be holding tennis-teaching certification exams throughout the Southern section this summer. Certification exams will consist of on-court evaluation of tennis strokes and playing skills, stroke and grip analysis, private and group lesson instruction and other skills needed in the profession.
A two-hour written test covering teaching, playing and business management skills, rules, club activity programming and other topics will also be included. Applicants can opt to take the written and grip exams online after finishing the on-court session.
A review course is offered as well at regional testing centers. The Professional Tennis Coaches Academy I (PTCA I) can be taken online as well, and is helpful for those trying to review specific areas of the exam.
The total fee for the application and exam is $175, plus prorated USPTA membership dues. You can contact USPTA at 800-877-8248 or email@example.com
to register or receiver further details. Applications
can be found online.
Here are the testing dates and locations in the USTA Southern section:
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Dunes Golf & Beach Resort
Racquet Club of Memphis
New Orleans, La.
Metairie Country Club
Dunwoody Country Club
Racquet Club of Gastonia
The City Club
Williamson County Tennis Complex
Tupelo Country Club
Williamson County Indoor Sports Complex