0 UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION: Get on the Bus With Tennis in School!

Thursday, March 15, 2012: 8:45 AM-9:45 AM
Convention Center: Ballroom B
Speakers: Jason Jamison, United States Tennis Association, White Plains, NY; and Hope Tolley, United States Tennis Association, White Plains, NY
Participants will experience how to introduce tennis to large numbers of children in limited spaces without the need for traditional tennis courts. By utilizing kid-friendly tennis equipment and simplified scoring and rules, tennis has never been easier to learn. Designed to be effective for all grade levels, the USTA’s School Tennis curriculum provides easy-to-follow lesson plans that incorporate tennis and fitness in a fun and dynamic manner. The USTA has a long standing School Tennis program that includes teacher training, easy-to-follow lesson plans, equipment assistance, and local staff support. Following the training, participants will receive access to special offers for implementing a school tennis program.