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Tennis Excellence

​​General Information
The Miami State High School Tennis Excellence Program is designed for students in Year 7 - 12 and is undertaken as a subject. 

Aim 
Providing individual athletes an opportunity to receive quality coaching during school hours at a competitive rate. 
To deliver an educational pathway that enhances an athlete’s opportunity for active participation and employment opportunities in tennis and other sports. 
To improve student engagement across all studies undertaken

Course Overview
The Excellence program provides an opportunity to develop tennis skills through school based coaching and interschool sport competitions which will improve the athlete’s external fixture and tournament results.  
Individualised programs will be designed to maximise potential so athletes can progress to higher levels of development and competition.  Athletes will have access to six tennis courts, fully equipped gymnasium, accredited coaches and fitness instructors.  The program will include individual fitness assessment, regular video analysis and tennis specific strength and conditioning.
Students will be working towards their Certificate 2 and/or 3 in Sorts Coaching (4 QCE points) during Year 10 – 12.  This program will provide students with career pathways encompassing: 
  • Professional players                                                 ​.  Event coordinators​
  • Qualified coaches                                                    ​ .  Sports administrators
  • Tennis centre manager                                            . Tournament director 
  • Fitness instructors                                                   . ​High School Teachers​
 
Structure 
Year 7, 8, 9 Tennis Excellence is chosen as an elective.  Six hours per week including two fitness sessions before school.
Year 10, 11, 12 Tennis Excellence is chosen as an elective.  Six hours a week including  fitness sessions before school. Students study five academic and/or vocational subjects with tennis as their sixth. 

Course Outline
The Tennis Excellence Program provides athletes with a holistic approach to the development of technical, tactical, psychological, fitness and nutritional aspects relating to tennis. The program provides a personalised learning pathway for the development of the individual for success both during adolescents into adulthood.  
   
 
Course Outline
The Tennis Excellence Program provides athletes with a holistic approach to the development of technical, tactical, psychological, fitness and nutritional aspects relating to tennis. The program provides a personalised learning pathway for the development of the individual for success both during adolescents into adulthood.  ​

Application Process
For further information contact the Tennis Excellence Co-ordinator, Courtney Innes on 07 5554 0333 or email cinne17@eq.edu.au .
 
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