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Saddlebrook Resort

International Racquets
Conference

February 3rd 2024 to February 11th 2024

International Racquets Conference

February 3rd - February 11th 2024

Amplify Your
Coaching Journey

Elevate your skills, connect with industry pros, and enjoy a world-class sporting destination at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa Bay.

Participate

Engage in interactive workshops, thrilling tournaments, and social events, fostering a vibrant community of like-minded professionals.

Educate

Immerse yourself in cutting-edge techniques, resources, and educational sessions led by top industry experts.

Collaborate

Connect and build lasting relationships with coaches from various sports, creating a network of support and growth opportunities.

Industry - Leading Speakers

Insights from the best in the racquet sports industry.

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Schedule

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Master Classes

Advanced and specialized sessions led by industry leaders.

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2024
Time: To Be Announced
Cost: $55


Discover the winning formula to elevate your player’s tennis game to new heights! Join the duo of Oivind Sorvald and Dean Hollingworth as they unveil the groundbreaking approach of merging video analysis and fitness training to supercharge a tennis player’s performance on the court.

Prepare to be amazed as video analysis expert Oivind breaks down the intricate biomechanics of tennis players. With his expert eye, he will unveil hidden flaws and reveal the key areas that can be improved to unlock your full potential while preventing injuries.

But that’s not all! Fitness specialist Dean Hollingworth will seamlessly collaborate with Oivind, demonstrating the power of a well-rounded fitness routine in enhancing your biomechanics and preparing the body for the rigours of the sport. Witness firsthand how targeted exercises and performance drills can transform you into an efficient and productive tennis machine.

Get ready to unleash your inner champion and become a force to be reckoned with on the court. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the best. Join Oivind and Dean on their quest to create a more efficient and formidable tennis player. The game-changing secrets they will share are bound to revolutionize your approach to the sport and propel you towards unparalleled success.

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2024
Time: To Be Announced
Cost: $55

More information coming soon…

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2024
Time: 6 – 9 PM
Cost: $55

Attendees of this Master Class will learn what it takes to deliver world-class Private Lessons that help students actually improve. 
 
You will learn how to do this for yourself and maybe more importantly how to teach the rest of your staff to do it as well.
 
Attendees will also have 30 days free access to the TennisDrills.tv website which features more than 2,000 tennis drills and 135 different courses for tennis coaches.
 
Mater Class Topics covered include:
  1. Types of Private Lessons
  2. The Latest with Video Analysis
  3. Range of Acceptability for Technique
  4. The Four Stages of Competence
  5. Auditing Usable Tactics
  6. Creating a Player Vision Sheet
  7. Using a Progress Report
  8. Skills by Age Division
  9. The Triangle (Player / Parent / Coach)
  10. Typical Player Regimens
  11. Opponent Analysis Form
  12. Tournament Schedule Planning
 

 

Date: Sunday, February 4, 2024
Time: 
Cost: $55

 

Executive Director's
Workshop

Led by KK&W’s esteemed professionals – Len Simard, Jon Sarosiek, Harry Gilbert, and guest General Managers from top clubs, this summit is designed to give you the tools and resources to help you run your racquet operation like a top-performing Platinum Club. This is not only for current general managers or directors, but also those aspiring to take a leadership role as well. 

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Len Simard

Jon Sarosiek

Harry Gilbert

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Michael Mahoney

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About the Resort

The award-winning 480-acre Saddlebrook Resort has made a name for itself as a premier meeting and vacation destination as well as one of the nations preeminent athletic training facilities. Purposely planned as a car-free Walking Village the resort setting allows guests to easily walk everywhere surrounded by lagoons and cypress trees. Families and groups visiting our upscale hotel near Tampa Florida may choose from 540 suites with a total of 800 bedrooms clustered around nine serene courtyards complete with gardens stone benches-stone paver walkways and native Florida landscaping. Exceptional restaurants and lounges-two golf courses-multiple tennis courts and more complete our offerings.

Transportation Options

Saddlebrook Resort is conveniently located one mile east of I-75 at exit 279, which is 30 minutes north of Tampa International Airport. Non-stop transportation services to/from Tampa International Airport can be booked by Saddlebrook’s Transportation Concierge. Please note that transportation reservations must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

Please contact Erin Santiago for transportation reservations.

Attendees can also find transportation through Uber or Lyft.

Highlights Feb 2023 Symposium

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Become A Vendor

Sign up for an opportunity to present during cocktail hour and dreserve a booth.

Cost: $1,500

New to the 2024 PTR International Racquets Conference is a 2-day trade show and an evening cocktail hour with product and service demos. Grab a beverage, network, and check out the latest from all the vendors! Interested in becoming a vendor at the Racquets Conference? Stay tuned for more info!

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What Our Members Think

"Professional organization with excellent administration, outstanding professional development, benefits and networking!"

Jody Bingham

As a USTA accredited organization, the Professional Tennis Registry is working to elevate the resources available to coaches pursuing certification, while enhancing the growth and success of your coaching career 🎾

Philippe Ghostine Matta

"Unparalleled in its education for coaches globally. Proud member for 15 years and will be for as many as I can pick up a racquet."

David Mountford

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Social & Netowrking Events

Here is your opportunity to connect and network with like-minded professionals! Your PTR International Racquets Conference includes several exciting networking events like cocktail receptions, dinner parties, and an industry breakfast. These are always exciting events that allow our PTR family to get to know one another while enjoying a beautiful resort!

Join Us at the Incredible SaddleBrook Resort

We’re covering it all… tennis, pickleball, and padel! At the PTR International Racquets Conference, you will find several days dedicated to tennis, pickleball, and padel to round out this total racquets conference! There will also be workshops available to become certified in various racquet sports- this is a great opportunity to become a dual impact member and elevate your coaching career!

Join Us at the Incredible SaddleBrook Resort

Nestled in the beautiful Tampa Bay area, this legendary resort is not only a premier vacation destination, it’s also one of the world’s most preeminent athletic training facilities. Don’t forget to explore the nearby world-famous beaches for an unforgettable coastal experience!

Enjoy an incredible resort minutes from the Gulf of Mexico while gaining career-changing insights in the world of coaching!