New Courses to Debut at PTR International Symposium

December 2, 2009

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will debut several exciting, new professional development workshops at its International Tennis Symposium in February. They are designed to enhance the knowledge and skill levels of the tennis teachers and coaches who participate. The Symposium will be held February 13-18, 2010, at PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Nearly 1,000 tennis teachers and coaches from around the world are expected to attend the Symposium. Many of the industry’s most notable speakers will be among the more than 50 presenters. Subject matter ranges from tennis business to teaching tactics to injury prevention and treatments. The Symposium includes some of the best educational and networking opportunities in the tennis teaching profession. In addition to the many on court and classroom courses that are included with the Symposium registration, PTR also offers 14 professional development workshops, five of which are new this year, including:

In addition to the many courses and workshops available, the Symposium offers a tournament, tennis trade show, theme parties, and a myriad of networking opportunities. PTR teaching pros can compete for prize money in the $25,000 Championships. The Tennis Trade Show offers all attendees the opportunity to visit 45-plus companies and organizations exhibiting their new product lines, latest technologies and services. Four evening dinner parties, including Gamma’s Casino Night, an adidas and Head Fashion Show, and PTR Awards Banquet provide time for everyone to relax and have fun.

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PTR is the largest global organization of tennis teaching professionals with 14,000 members in 122 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.