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10 and Under Day at PTR

February 14, 2012 11:17 AM

Skelley to Present at PTR International Tennis Symposium

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will offer a 10 and Under Day this month during the 2012 PTR International Tennis Symposium. The event, which includes 50-plus on court and classroom presentations for tennis teachers and coaches, a tennis trade show and tournament, is being held February 24-28, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, in Orlando, Florida.

Michelle Skelley is a certified PTR Professional and a PTR National Tester.  She has been teaching tennis for over 20 years and is currently the Head Tennis Professional at Wanakah Country Club in Hamburg, New York.  Michelle is a USTA QuickStart Trainer, a USTA RCW National Trainer, a member of the CardioTennis National Speaker's Team, and a USTA Schools' Clinician.  She has helped with several QST demo events for the USTA at the White House, Disney World, and at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.  Michelle has presented at numerous workshops across the Eastern Section and was named the 2009 USTA Eastern Clinician of the Year.

Presentations include:

Jane Bowen/A. Lench--Effective Programming for a Diverse Market
Dr. Doug Eng--Sport Psychology for 10 and Under Tennis
Anne Pankhurst--Linking Physical & Technical Competence to 10 and Under Kids
Dave Miley--Serve, Rally &?Score/ Competition Drives Sport, so Let Them Play!
Mike Barrell--Message Sent, Message Received/Effective Skills to Teach 10 and Under
K.Weigelt/R. John--Sliding on Clay
Chuck Kriese--Helping your Player Break Out of the Pack/Going from Good to Great - the last 20%
Aaron Fox--10 Games for 10 and Under Tennis
Daniel Spatz--Teaching Tactics to Juniors vs. Teaching Tactics to Pro/College Players
Michelle Skelley--The A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3s of Pre-School Tennis
Rita Gladstone--10 & Under Team Activities for Skills & Success
Stan Oley--Teaching Tennis &?Developing Your Game with a Twist of Fitness
Butch Staples--Developing Adaptive Skills in Young Players
Julio Godreau--Using Hand Fed Drills to Develop Your Players

Day Passes are available for tennis and physical education teachers, coaches and anyone who is involved in teaching 10 and Under Tennis.  PTR member and non-members may attend.  Day Passes for the four day event are $107 and may be purchased at the door or in advance at 843-785-7244 or 800-421-6289. For more information about PTR and the International Tennis Symposium, visit http://www.ptrtennis.org/events/ptr-week/info

PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with 14,000 members in 121 countries.  It has the greatest percentage of multicultural and women members of any such organization.  PTR is dedicated to educating, certifying and servicing tennis teachers and coaches around the world in order to grow the game.