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Objectives
• Objectives of Today
• Looking at the Tools
• Understanding the Program
• Working through ...
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Clinicians
• Dynamic
• Enthusiastic
• Passionate
• Knowledgeable
• Open
• Team
www.tenniswhizz.com
Clinician Criteria
1. Existing Clinician (PTR/USTA/NGB)
2. Shadow workshop (if not #1 above)
3. Runnin...
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Clinician
Compensation
• $700 all in
• Clinician Hoodie & T-Shirt
• Listing on the TW Team
• Prince Co...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Workshop Benefits
Venue Pack
• 2 Free Places for your staff plus a discounted rate of $50 each for
eve...
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INTRODUCING WHIZZ TOOLS!
Connecting all the Dots
www.tenniswhizz.com
Marketing
www.tenniswhizz.com
Skill Card
• Includes all Elements with
suggested levels
• Designed as a Curriculum
aid (not assessmen...
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Lesson Plans
• Themed into an Adventure
• Group Warm Up plus Four
activities
• Show, Do Together, Do A...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Games
• Classified by reference
numbers
• Support Key Activities
from the skills chart
• Flexible names
www.tenniswhizz.com
Set 4 School
Linked to key Pre School Learning
• ABCS – Basic Sounds
• Numeracy – Patterning
• Colours...
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Take Away
• Activity Page
• Bedtime Story
• Passport
• Stickers
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Club TW
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On the Web
www.tenniswhizz.comwww.tenniswhizz.com
Join the
ADVENTURE!
www.tenniswhizz.com
Basic Principles
• Why?
– Engage in and introduce children to tennis
– Provide more than tennis
• Who?...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Basic Principles
• When?
– Daytime weekdays
– Parallel to sessions for older siblings
• How?
– Story t...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Our Inspiration
www.tenniswhizz.com
KIDS FIRST
Let’s Create the Foundations for a Lifetime!
www.tenniswhizz.com
Developing Kids
Developing …
• Athletic Skills
• Social Skills
• Cognitive Skills
• Set4School Skills
...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Understanding Kids
3 – 5!
Imagine if you…
• Were Really Small - Sit down in the supermarket
• Loved Ca...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Kids’ Environment!
– Routine and repetition = familiarity = security
– Strategies to keep attention.
–...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Kids’ Development!
Physical Development
– Balance
– Visual Skills
– Dexterity
– Bi lateral Coordinatio...
www.tenniswhizz.com
SETTING UP A SESSION!
www.tenniswhizz.com
Whizz Warm Up
Stand in a Circle !!
Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go PLAY...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Starting Games
• Run
• Throw
• Roll
• Hit
There are over 400 games in the compendium if you need help!
www.tenniswhizz.com
Setting the
Environment
• Anchors – Baselines
• Spaces
• Journey Zones
• Turns
• Balls, Racquets, Cone...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Parents or Not?
Kids on Their Own
• Ratios – 4:1 ?
• Delivery – brief / lots of
demo / enthusiasm
• Eq...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Working with Parents
• Don’t feel you always have to coach – Let them PLAY!
• Wait for times for inter...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Defining the
Outcome
• From – To – How
• Bounces – Boundaries – Barriers
3
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Creating Learning
• Opposites – Differential Learning
– Near / Far
– Over / Under
– Fast / Slow
4
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Adding Set4School
Skills
• Literacy - learning ABCs, letter sounds, new
words, rhymes
• Numeracy - pat...
www.tenniswhizz.com
Building a Story-
Creating Focus
• Imagination engages children
• Attention Span – Story
• Attention F...
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Selling your Story -
Communication
• We are …. (playing together)
• Smile = Happy – Everything else is...
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Motivation – Rhymes
Part 1
Ready Rhyme
Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go ...
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Motivation – Rhymes
Part 2
Celebration Rhyme
All: “We are Whizz Kids on the go. By playing hard we lea...
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Looking After the Details
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6 Elements
• Space – Understanding boundaries & barriers
• Move– Developing locomotive skills
• Body –...
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SPACE
Understanding Spaces
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Space
• Boundaries
• Barriers
• In and Out
• Over and Under
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MOVE
Developing Locomotive Skills
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Move
Using body parts together like
• Swinging
• Flapping
• Jumping
• Running
• Hopping and Skipping
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BODY
Developing Balance & Coordination
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Body
• Body Awareness - basic coordination, names
and relationship between body parts
• Balance - cont...
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Balancing
• Stopping – more challenging (body shape)
• Starting – easier
• Reading positions
• Body pa...
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Hand and Feet
• Left and Right – laterality, touching
• Collecting, passing
• Kicking
• Bending and tw...
www.tenniswhizz.com
OBJECTS
Controlling and Using things
www.tenniswhizz.com
Objects
• Balls, Racquets, Balloons, Cones, Lines
• Send It - rolling, pushing, throwing, hitting
• Ha...
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Handling a Ball
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Learning To Throw
• Balance
• Set Up – Pointing – Target
• Action
• Release ( Dexterity)
• Transfer
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Learning to Catch
• Stage #1 – Non-Reactive
• Stage #2 – Sea lion – Shoulders
• Stage #3 – Hugging – E...
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Handling
The Racquet
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Understanding
The Racquet
• Handle – Grips
• Ends & Edges
• Strings
• Swinging – big and little
• Bloc...
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PEOPLE
Working with others
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People
• Cooperating
• Copying
• Competing
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Cooperation
• Passing, Giving
• Rolling, Stopping
• Throwing, Catching
• Counting
• Celebrating
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Copying
• Watching
• Following
• Mirroring
• Opposites
• Like “a” ….. (bird, car, robot)
• Remembering
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Competing
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BRAIN
Stimulating Key Mental Skills
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Brain
• Memory & Focus
• Imagination
• Questions & Problem Solving
• Listening, Watching & Copying
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DELIVERY TIME
Now Let’s Take an Adventure
www.tenniswhizz.com
Your Whizz
ADVENTURE
• Tell the story
• Do the stations
• Repeat all the stations quickly
• Perform th...
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Now
Join The
ADVENTURE !
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Tennis whizz clinicians workshop v2.0

  1. 1. www.tenniswhizz.comwww.tenniswhizz.com
  2. 2. www.tenniswhizz.com Objectives • Objectives of Today • Looking at the Tools • Understanding the Program • Working through a Lesson (Workshop)
  3. 3. www.tenniswhizz.com Clinicians • Dynamic • Enthusiastic • Passionate • Knowledgeable • Open • Team
  4. 4. www.tenniswhizz.com Clinician Criteria 1. Existing Clinician (PTR/USTA/NGB) 2. Shadow workshop (if not #1 above) 3. Running the TW Program 4. Geographical Demand 5. Experience in this field 6. Submission of a Lesson Plan (Credited) 7. Submission of Blog Article (200 + words)
  5. 5. www.tenniswhizz.com Clinician Compensation • $700 all in • Clinician Hoodie & T-Shirt • Listing on the TW Team • Prince Contract • TW On Court Package (Racquets, lines, balls. Cones, nets) • Paid Contributions (Project Based)
  6. 6. www.tenniswhizz.com Workshop Benefits Venue Pack • 2 Free Places for your staff plus a discounted rate of $50 each for every extra staff member • FREE Kit bag with 10 x 17" Whizz Racquets and Whizz Balls • FREE Tennis Whizz Banner • Your staff remain on site and so ready to teach that day • No travel costs or inconvenience for your team • A top class clinician who will deliver an exciting and informative training • In return we need one court, use of equipment, and attendance of a minimum of 12 outside coaches (full paying pros at $75)
  7. 7. www.tenniswhizz.com INTRODUCING WHIZZ TOOLS! Connecting all the Dots
  8. 8. www.tenniswhizz.com Marketing
  9. 9. www.tenniswhizz.com Skill Card • Includes all Elements with suggested levels • Designed as a Curriculum aid (not assessment)
  10. 10. www.tenniswhizz.com Lesson Plans • Themed into an Adventure • Group Warm Up plus Four activities • Show, Do Together, Do Again • Linked to Games and Skill Card • Include Set 4 School Links for Learning
  11. 11. www.tenniswhizz.com Games • Classified by reference numbers • Support Key Activities from the skills chart • Flexible names
  12. 12. www.tenniswhizz.com Set 4 School Linked to key Pre School Learning • ABCS – Basic Sounds • Numeracy – Patterning • Colours • Shapes
  13. 13. www.tenniswhizz.com Take Away • Activity Page • Bedtime Story • Passport • Stickers
  14. 14. www.tenniswhizz.com Club TW
  15. 15. www.tenniswhizz.com
  16. 16. www.tenniswhizz.com On the Web
  17. 17. www.tenniswhizz.comwww.tenniswhizz.com Join the ADVENTURE!
  18. 18. www.tenniswhizz.com Basic Principles • Why? – Engage in and introduce children to tennis – Provide more than tennis • Who? – Pre-school age children – Parents – Coaches, Assistants and Play Workers
  19. 19. www.tenniswhizz.com Basic Principles • When? – Daytime weekdays – Parallel to sessions for older siblings • How? – Story telling lesson structure – Follow on activities and stories – Athletic skills, tennis skills and set4school skills
  20. 20. www.tenniswhizz.com Our Inspiration
  21. 21. www.tenniswhizz.com KIDS FIRST Let’s Create the Foundations for a Lifetime!
  22. 22. www.tenniswhizz.com Developing Kids Developing … • Athletic Skills • Social Skills • Cognitive Skills • Set4School Skills • Tennis Skills
  23. 23. www.tenniswhizz.com Understanding Kids 3 – 5! Imagine if you… • Were Really Small - Sit down in the supermarket • Loved Cartons - Watch Dora the explorer • Were always led – Be pulled you around by your hand • Used only Gross Motor Skills - Write using really big letters • Were Emotionally Fragile - Be happy or sad and change with the wind • Had the attention span of a butterfly! • Fell over everyday • Didn’t really care about anyone else except you – Mine!
  24. 24. www.tenniswhizz.com Kids’ Environment! – Routine and repetition = familiarity = security – Strategies to keep attention. – “Sit downs”, “Quiet time” or “anchor places” – Own world – At 5 - understand some basic rules and take turns – At 3 - 4 Solo skills or with parents! – Variation vs. Familiarity – Develop awareness of Court and space
  25. 25. www.tenniswhizz.com Kids’ Development! Physical Development – Balance – Visual Skills – Dexterity – Bi lateral Coordination – Verbal Processing Speed – Physical Reaction Speed – Limited experience = range of different abilities Cognitive Development – Learn thru games & imitation – Egocentric – Partners? – Basic Rules – In out – Be very positive – Reward incrementally – Allow multiple people to achieve – Recognise different reward behaviours
  26. 26. www.tenniswhizz.com SETTING UP A SESSION!
  27. 27. www.tenniswhizz.com Whizz Warm Up Stand in a Circle !! Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go PLAY! • March Right - children march around the circle to the right • March Left – children change direction and march around to the left • Jump Forwards – children make little jumps forwards • Jump Backwards – children make little jumps back Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go PLAY! • Shuffle Right – children sidestep to the right • Shuffle Left – children sidestep back to the left • Step In – children walk forwards • Step Out – children carefully walk backwards Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go PLAY! • Get Little – children crouch down • Get Big – children stretch up • Circle Right – children make circles (or figure 8’s) in the air with the right hand • Circle Left - children make circles (or figure 8’s) in the air with the right hand Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go PLAY!
  28. 28. www.tenniswhizz.com Starting Games • Run • Throw • Roll • Hit There are over 400 games in the compendium if you need help!
  29. 29. www.tenniswhizz.com Setting the Environment • Anchors – Baselines • Spaces • Journey Zones • Turns • Balls, Racquets, Cones, Bean Bags 1
  30. 30. www.tenniswhizz.com Parents or Not? Kids on Their Own • Ratios – 4:1 ? • Delivery – brief / lots of demo / enthusiasm • Equipment – set up ahead of time • Sharing – can they?? Partner activities or coach fed Kids with Parents • Ratios – not about how many kids but how much space • Delivery – some to kids and some to parents • Equipment – set up ahead or let parents help • Sharing – everyone has their own coach 2
  31. 31. www.tenniswhizz.com Working with Parents • Don’t feel you always have to coach – Let them PLAY! • Wait for times for intervention – kids are frustrated / parents are frustrated • Many parents may not play tennis and will be anxious if they are doing or saying the right thing. • Demo how to roll, throw or hit to kids – Remember many parents will not know how to create a positive athletic environment. You are the expert! • Model praising for effort rather than results – parents naturally compare • Take the time to build a relationship – they are your greatest resource
  32. 32. www.tenniswhizz.com Defining the Outcome • From – To – How • Bounces – Boundaries – Barriers 3
  33. 33. www.tenniswhizz.com Creating Learning • Opposites – Differential Learning – Near / Far – Over / Under – Fast / Slow 4
  34. 34. www.tenniswhizz.com Adding Set4School Skills • Literacy - learning ABCs, letter sounds, new words, rhymes • Numeracy - patterning, shapes, colors, sorting and counting, left & right, and directions 5
  35. 35. www.tenniswhizz.com Building a Story- Creating Focus • Imagination engages children • Attention Span – Story • Attention Focus – one thing at a time 6
  36. 36. www.tenniswhizz.com Selling your Story - Communication • We are …. (playing together) • Smile = Happy – Everything else is sad • Words – simple • Start and Stop Commands • Eye Level – Sit downs • Voice Tone - Whispers
  37. 37. www.tenniswhizz.com Motivation – Rhymes Part 1 Ready Rhyme Coach: “Are you ready for today?” Kids: “Yes we’re ready to go play!” • Woven into warm-up • Gets kids excited to play • Marks the beginning of the adventure Learn & Practice Rhyme Coach, Kids, and Parents: “The best way to learn is to take another turn. I know I can if I do it again!” • After tasks have been done the first time • Encourages perseverance • Gives kids opportunity to do tasks again, especially if they struggled first time
  38. 38. www.tenniswhizz.com Motivation – Rhymes Part 2 Celebration Rhyme All: “We are Whizz Kids on the go. By playing hard we learn and grow!” • Used to celebrate their efforts • Some may be more apt than others – everyone feels successful • Marks the class is over Thank You Rhyme Kids: “Thank you for the chance to play! I can’t wait for another day!” • Opportunity to thank parents and coaches • Teaches them to say thank you for opportunities they have been given All classes should begin and end together as it creates a sense of belonging
  39. 39. www.tenniswhizz.comwww.tenniswhizz.com Looking After the Details
  40. 40. www.tenniswhizz.com 6 Elements • Space – Understanding boundaries & barriers • Move– Developing locomotive skills • Body – Developing balance & coordination • Objects – Controlling & using equipment • People – Cooperating & competing • Brain – Developing key mental skills
  41. 41. www.tenniswhizz.com SPACE Understanding Spaces
  42. 42. www.tenniswhizz.com Space • Boundaries • Barriers • In and Out • Over and Under
  43. 43. www.tenniswhizz.com MOVE Developing Locomotive Skills
  44. 44. www.tenniswhizz.com Move Using body parts together like • Swinging • Flapping • Jumping • Running • Hopping and Skipping
  45. 45. www.tenniswhizz.com BODY Developing Balance & Coordination
  46. 46. www.tenniswhizz.com Body • Body Awareness - basic coordination, names and relationship between body parts • Balance - controlling the body's position and posture while moving, starting and stopping • Body Rotation - including twisting, bending and stretching • Hands and Feet - basic coordination
  47. 47. www.tenniswhizz.com Balancing • Stopping – more challenging (body shape) • Starting – easier • Reading positions • Body part balances • Bending / Twisting
  48. 48. www.tenniswhizz.com Hand and Feet • Left and Right – laterality, touching • Collecting, passing • Kicking • Bending and twisting
  49. 49. www.tenniswhizz.com OBJECTS Controlling and Using things
  50. 50. www.tenniswhizz.com Objects • Balls, Racquets, Balloons, Cones, Lines • Send It - rolling, pushing, throwing, hitting • Handle It - holding and carrying • Find It - catching, bouncing, kicking, stopping, trapping.
  51. 51. www.tenniswhizz.com Handling a Ball
  52. 52. www.tenniswhizz.com Learning To Throw • Balance • Set Up – Pointing – Target • Action • Release ( Dexterity) • Transfer
  53. 53. www.tenniswhizz.com Learning to Catch • Stage #1 – Non-Reactive • Stage #2 – Sea lion – Shoulders • Stage #3 – Hugging – Elbows • Stage #4 – Grabber – Dexterity
  54. 54. www.tenniswhizz.com Handling The Racquet
  55. 55. www.tenniswhizz.com Understanding The Racquet • Handle – Grips • Ends & Edges • Strings • Swinging – big and little • Blocking, stopping, trapping
  56. 56. www.tenniswhizz.com PEOPLE Working with others
  57. 57. www.tenniswhizz.com People • Cooperating • Copying • Competing
  58. 58. www.tenniswhizz.com Cooperation • Passing, Giving • Rolling, Stopping • Throwing, Catching • Counting • Celebrating
  59. 59. www.tenniswhizz.com Copying • Watching • Following • Mirroring • Opposites • Like “a” ….. (bird, car, robot) • Remembering
  60. 60. www.tenniswhizz.com Competing
  61. 61. www.tenniswhizz.com BRAIN Stimulating Key Mental Skills
  62. 62. www.tenniswhizz.com Brain • Memory & Focus • Imagination • Questions & Problem Solving • Listening, Watching & Copying
  63. 63. www.tenniswhizz.com DELIVERY TIME Now Let’s Take an Adventure
  64. 64. www.tenniswhizz.com Your Whizz ADVENTURE • Tell the story • Do the stations • Repeat all the stations quickly • Perform the Rhymes
  65. 65. www.tenniswhizz.comwww.tenniswhizz.com Now Join The ADVENTURE !

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