U18 Master Class: Sport Study Program

Program Dates: Sept.10, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Program Leaders: Tony Roth

Maximum Participants: 12

Age Groups: U16, U18


Entry Level:

  • Competing at OTA 3-Star Level
  • UTR Rating Range: 6.0 – 10.0
  • Graduates of NTS U14 Competitive Program
  • Progressing from NTS Advanced Program

Program Priorities:

  • Comprehensive Training designed to advance players towards and beyond National Level Competition, preparing them for Varsity (NCAA) and/or International Competition.
  • Implement Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) stages #4 and #5 – “Consolidation” and “Learning to Perform.”
  • Incorporate sufficient quantity and maximal quality in all elements of Player Perfectment, including formal competition, open play, private and group instruction, physical and mental preparation.
  • Individualized Annual Planning & Training within a small Group setting.
  • Group together a small number of players and families with suitable and similar levels of Commitment, Mentality and Skills to ensure unity of Effort, Progress and Results.

Program Features:

  • Full-Time NTS Program Leaders
  • Individualized Goal-Setting, Annual Planning, Priorities
  • Program Leader at Local/Regional Tournaments
  • Team Tournament Travel
  • Seasonal Assessments
  • Seasonal Player-Parent Consultation/Priorities/Planning
  • Advocacy, assistance and support for requirements related to Provincial, National, International & NCAA exposure and admittance
  • Curriculum Cultivates the Psychological, Physical, Tactical and Technical Skills required for Successful Play.

Student Requirements:

  • Correct Age Group
  • 12-Month Commitment
  • Must be available to commence training by 2 pm weekdays (Monday thru Thursday)
  • Willing and Able to undertake additional training on weekends
  • Consistent Vitality and Focus to Function in a High Performance Environment
  • Minimum 90% Attendance (measured after Fall, Winter & Spring sessions)
  • Measurable Improvement (Skills, UTR Rating, Ranking), as per Agreed Objectives
  • Player Adherence to NTS Code of Conduct
  • Parental Adherence to NTS “Role of the Parent” Provisions

Required Activities:

  • On-Court Training in Closed, Cooperative and Open Formats
  • Extensive Physical Development, Preparation and Injury Prevention Program, up to 50% of Training Content
  • Mental Preparation including Charting/Video Analysis, Journal, Match Log, Tennis Classroom
  • Minimum 15 tournaments per Year, September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Training Schedule:

Monday-Thursday: 2-6 pm.

Weekends: Variable.

Additional Benefits:

  • Annual OAC Membership Included in Registration
  • Program Clothing, Accessories
  • Annual OAC Adult Membership Included for 1 Parent/Guardian
  • Walk-on privileges