The USTA, community tennis associations, tennis clubs and academies across the nation are creating virtual coaching opportunities to stay connected with players and maintain a safe learning environment during the prolonged social distancing practices of the COVID-19 pandemic. From fun "at home" drills and fitness activities to video conferencing, groups are harnessing the power of technology to provide development programming. Coaches and players are sharing ideas and tips as they rapidly adjust to the sudden changes brought by widespread shutdowns of tennis facilities and programs.
“With so many of us isolated at home, LTTA, like many others, is adapting so that we can continue to fulfill our mission and provide safe, fun ways for players to learn and grow,” said Richard Evans, president of the Lake Travis Tennis Association.
LTTA recommends starting with the following NetGeneration series of videos to stay active and improve skills while staying at home:
"The health and safety of our program participants and entire community remains our focus," said Evans. "We will continue our programs when we are given the all clear but until that time, we hope our players will use these online resources to stay healthy and active."