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HKITA 2010 - 2011 Training Programs

By Benny Lin
15 Aug 2010

Check out HKITA intensive training programs for 2010 - 2011 season. Some of the highlights for this exciting coming season are visits by head coaches from University of Chicago, Univeristy of Washington at St. Louis and Wellesley College (confirmed) and numerous overseas tennis tour to enrich your tennis experience and character building.

This coming season HKITA coaches have designed a new program which will have more focus on physical fitness program as we believe stronger fitness leads to stronger mental toughness and inevitably better overall game.

For more detailed information please see below:

Elite & College Preparatory program: For aspiring tournament level players ages 12 - 18 years whose goals are to play college tennis or professional tours.

Future Stars program: For players ages 8 - 11 years whose goals are to play tournaments and achieve national or international junior rankings.

Little Stars program: For players ages 5 - 7 years who want to improve thier game and play local tournaments.

Young Guns program: For players ages 10 - 14 years who want to improve thier game and play for their school team  and local and international tournaments.

 

HKITA ELITE & COLLEGE PREPARATORY PLANNING 2010 - 2011


PROGRAM GOALS
• To help our players improve their technique, tactical understanding, physical fitness and mental toughness.
• To nurture and prepare our players to produce outstanding results at local junior tournaments, to represent Hong Kong and to prepare for US College tennis.
• To help and guide our players for college admission as student athletes.
• To help and guide our players find tennis scholarship.
• To provide a platform for our players to build their character and self-confidence.
• To provide international tennis experiences.

WHAT WE OFFER
• Intensive and innovative training program which covers every aspect of player’s development
• Guidance for US college application
• Extensive contacts of US colleges
• Regular visits by head coaches from US colleges
• Personal attention for self growth in tennis and academic
• Experienced, knowledgeable and international certified coaches

COACHES
Benny Lin (Program Supervisor & College Preparatory Advisor)
Vuk Zelunka (Head Coach)
Bhagat Singh (Elite Group 3 Coach)
Furkan Ahmad (Elite Group Coach & Fitness Specialist)

US COLLEGE COACHES VISIT
There will be a few coaches coming to visit HKITA for 2010 – 2011 term. Confirmed coaches are coach Martin Perry from University of Chicago, coach Roger Follmer from University of Washington at St. Louis and coach Brian Kuscher from Wellesley College. Coach Paul Wardlaw from Brown University and coach Horace Choy from New York University are also planning to visit HKITA this term, but not yet confirmed.

FITNESS TRAINING
For this coming term, HKITA coaches will schedule regular fitness sessions starting in October after everyone has settled down with their school and tennis schedules. Depending on the group, fitness training can be scheduled before or after group training. This term’s fitness training (volume and intensity) will be moderately increased to make sure HKITA players will be stronger physically than other players. Stronger fitness capacity also translates automatically to stronger mental toughness.

TRAINING SCHEDULE
Monday - Friday
4 – 7 pm King's Park
4 – 7 pm King's Park
4 – 7 pm King's Park
4 – 7 pm King's Park

Saturday

10 – 12 am King's Park
12 – 2 pm King's Park

Group 3
Monday & Wednesday 4 – 6 pm Morse Park
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4 - 6 pm Hin Tin
Saturday 10 - 12 pm Hin Tin

TRAINING VENUE
Morse Park, Kowloon

Hin Tin Shatin Tennis Courts, NT

FEES
6x week – 5400 HKD (72h monthly / 75$ per hour)
5x week – 5100 HKD (60h monthly / 85$ per hour)
4x week – 4500 HKD (48h monthly / 95$ per hour)
3x week – 4000 HKD (36h monthly / 110$ per hour)
2x week – 3300 HKD (24h monthly / 140$ per hour)
1x week – 2900 HKD (12h monthly / 240$ per hour)


Cheque is payable to HK International Tennis Academy Ltd before the 5th of each month (e.g., September fee to be paid before the 5th of September). There will be a 5% surcharge for late payment.


RAINY DAYS ARRANGEMENT
Our season will end on June 30 and from July 1 – 15 we will organize rainy days make up classes free of charge.

 

HKITA FUTURE STARS PROGRAM 2010 – 2011

MISSION
• To help players improve their technical and tactical understanding by working on the core foundation of tennis.
• To help players built strong core fundamentals.
• To help players build their character and self-confidence.
• To help players improve their overall game, mental toughness and physical fitness.
• To help players win matches.
• To provide the best training program for aspiring juniors in Hong Kong.
• To provide international tennis experiences.

WHAT WE OFFER
• Intensive progressive training program
• Overseas tours to gain match experience
• Guest coaches from US colleges
• Personal attention for self growth
• Experienced and knowledgeable coaches

2009 – 2010 OUTSTANDING RESULTS
• Champion Under 8 Grand Masters
• Finalist Under 10 Junior Series
• Champion Under 8 Novice

COACH
Benny Lin (Program Supervisor)
Furkan Ahmad (Elite Coach & Fitness Specialist)
Steven Yang (Development Coach)

TRAINING VENUE
Hin Tin Sports Ground, 9 Che Kung Miu Rd, Tai Wai, Shatin, NT
Sai Kung Tennis Center, Sai Kung, NT

TRAINING SCHEDULE
Monday & Wednesday & Friday 16:00 – 18:00
Saturday 10:00 – 12:00 (Match Play & Fitness)

To fully benefit from our Future Stars Program we recommend your child to join at least twice/ week. If your child just plays once a week, he/she will not benefit from the program (your child will only get tennis lessons, not a training program).

PLAYERS
We will only accept maximum 8 players per group for the coming season.

FITNESS TRAINING
For this coming term, HKITA coaches will schedule regular fitness sessions starting in October after everyone has settled down with their school and tennis schedules. Depending on the group, fitness training can be scheduled before or after group training. This term’s fitness training (volume and intensity) will be moderately increased to make sure HKITA players will be stronger physically than other players. Stronger fitness capacity also translates automatically to stronger mental toughness.

US COLLEGE COACHES VISIT
There will be a few coaches coming to visit HKITA for 2010 – 2011 term. Confirmed coaches are coach Martin Perry from University of Chicago, coach Roger Follmer from University of Washington at St. Louis and coach Brian Kuscher from Wellesley College. Coach Paul Wardlaw from Brown University and coach Horace Choy from New York University are also planning to visit HKITA this term, but not yet confirmed.

GENERAL DAILY TRAINING PROGRAM (120 minutes)
16:00 – 16:30 Warm up and Coordination exercises
16:30 – 17:15 Technical/ Tactical work
17:15 – 17:45 Points
17:45 – 18:00 Fitness & Cooling down

FEES
Full program: $4000/ month
Thrice/ week: $3800/ month
Twice/ week: $3300/ month
Once/ week: $2500/ month
Cheque is payable to HK International Tennis Academy Ltd before the 5th of each month (e.g.,September fee to be paid before the 5th of September). There will be a 5% surcharge for late payment.


RAINY DAYS ARRANGEMENT
Our season will end on June 30 and from July 1 – 15 we will organize rainy days make up classes free of charge.
 

HKITA LITTLE STARS PROGRAM 2010 – 2011

MISSION
• To help players improve their technical and tactical understanding by working on the core foundation of tennis.
• To help players built strong core fundamentals.
• To help players build their character and self-confidence.
• To provide international tennis experiences.

WHAT WE OFFER
• Intensive progressing training program
• Overseas tours to gain match experience
• Personal attention for self growth
• Experienced and knowledgeable coaches

COACH
Benny Lin (Program Supervisor)
Coach Lin (Program Coach – Footwork, Ball sense)
Furkan Ahmad (Elite Coach and Fitness Specialist)
Steven Yang (Development Coach)


TRAINING VENUE
Hin Tin Sports Ground, 9 Che Kung Miu Rd, Tai Wai, Shatin, NT
Tsang Tai Uk Sports Ground, Shatin, NT (Tuesday)
Sai Kung Tennis Center, Sai Kung, NT

TRAINING SCHEDULE
Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00
Thursday 18:00 – 20:00
Friday 16:00 – 18:00

GENERAL DAILY TRAINING PROGRAM (120 minutes)
16:00 – 16:30 Warm up and Coordination exercises
16:30 – 17:15 Technical/ Tactical work
17:15 – 17:45 Points
17:45 – 18:00 Fitness & Cooling down

FEES
Once/ week: $1800/ month
Twice: $2500/ month
Full program: $3100/ month
Cheque is payable to HK International Tennis Academy Ltd before the 5th of each month (e.g., September fee to be paid before the 5th of September). There will be a 5% surcharge for late payment.

US COLLEGE COACHES VISIT
There will be a few coaches coming to visit HKITA for 2010 – 2011 term. Confirmed coaches are coach Martin Perry from University of Chicago, coach Roger Follmer from University of Washington at St. Louis and coach Brian Kuscher from Wellesley College. Coach Paul Wardlaw from Brown University and coach Horace Choy from New York University are also planning to visit HKITA this term, but not yet confirmed.

FITNESS TRAINING
For this coming term, HKITA coaches will schedule regular fitness sessions starting in October after everyone has settled down with their school and tennis schedules. Depending on the group, fitness training can be scheduled before or after group training. This term’s fitness training (volume and intensity) will be moderately increased to make sure HKITA players will be stronger physically than other players. Stronger fitness capacity also translates automatically to stronger mental toughness.


RAINY DAYS ARRANGEMENT
Our season will end on June 30 and from July 1 – 9 we will organize rainy days make up classes free of charge.
 

HKITA YOUNG GUNS PROGRAM 2010 – 2011

MISSION
• To help players improve their technical and tactical understanding by working on the core foundation of tennis.
• To nurture and prepare players to produce outstanding results at local junior tournaments, to represent Hong Kong and to prepare for US College tennis.
• To help players improve their overall game, mental toughness and physical fitness.
• To help players win matches.
• To provide a platform for players to build their character and self-confidence.
• To provide international tennis experiences.

WHAT WE OFFER
• Intensive and innovative training program which covers every aspect of player’s development
• Preparing players for US College and beyond
• Personal attention for self growth in tennis and academic
• Experienced, knowledgeable and international certified coaches

COACHES
Benny Lin (Program Supervisor)
Furkan Ahmad (Elite Coach)
Steven Yang (Development Coach)

TRAINING VENUE
Hin Tin Sports Ground, 9 Che Kung Miu Rd, Tai Wai, NT
Sai Kung Tennis Center, Sai Kung, NT

TRAINING SCHEDULE
Monday & Wednesday 16:00 – 18:00
Saturday 13:00 – 15:00


GENERAL DAILY TRAINING PROGRAM (120 minutes)
16:00 – 16:30 Warm up
16:30 – 17:15 Technical/ Tactical work (Dead & Live ball drills)
17:15 – 17:45 Points
17:45 – 18:00 Fitness & Cooling down

FEES
Once/ week $1900/ month
Twice/ week $2600/ month
Full program $3200/ month
Cheque is payable to HK International Tennis Academy Ltd before the 5th of each month (e.g., September fee to be paid before the 5th of September). There will be a 5% surcharge for late payment.

US COLLEGE COACHES VISIT
There will be a few coaches coming to visit HKITA for 2010 – 2011 term. Confirmed coaches are coach Martin Perry from University of Chicago, coach Roger Follmer from University of Washington at St. Louis and coach Brian Kuscher from Wellesley College. Coach Paul Wardlaw from Brown University and coach Horace Choy from New York University are also planning to visit HKITA this term, but not yet confirmed.

FITNESS TRAINING
For this coming term, HKITA coaches will schedule regular fitness sessions starting in October after everyone has settled down with their school and tennis schedules. Depending on the group, fitness training can be scheduled before or after group training. This term’s fitness training (volume and intensity) will be moderately increased to make sure HKITA players will be stronger physically than other players. Stronger fitness capacity also translates automatically to stronger mental toughness.

RAINY DAYS ARRANGEMENT
Please call your coach before leaving for training. Free make up classes will be from July 1 – 15.
 

 

 


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