PTR + S9
Wimbledon Conference 2019
8th July 2019, London
We are excitied to give you details of our forthcoming conference in conjunction with SYSTEM-9: Tennis.
About the Wimbledon Conference 2019
The topic for the conference this year is ‘Junior Essentials’.
We have managed to confirm a number of renowned speakers who will pass on their expertise and knowledge on the subject of juniors.
As these have been so popular in previous years, the panel interviews will be held at the end of the day.
We’ve arranged speakers from the UK, USA, Italy, Seirra Leone and Belgium! A truly international conference!
Stalls and Demos
There will be a number of exciting stalls and stands around the venue. Interested in having a stand? Get in touch!
Featured Talks & Speakers
We have been very fortunate to secure some of the very best junior tennis speakers.
Andy has educated over 3000 coaches spanning three decades. As well as authoring books on tennis, Andy has lectured around the world on his mini-tennis systems, educating coaches, and now parents, on how to bring the best out of players and keep them in the game
Not only is Andy Head of PTR Great Britain he also founded SYSTEM-9.
As a coach, educator and writer Andy is a trusted and reliable source in the world of tennis, and is one of very few tennis coaches to have gained his PTR Level 5 Master of Tennis Performance in 2017.
Ruben is a consultant for tennis and physical development. He works with players, coaches, academies and federations. You can call him a globe trotter and he is well known for his practical way of working and presenting.
Ruben Neyens combined the roll of head of coach education and physical coach for the High Performance Department U12 for Tennis Vlaanderen, the Flemish Tennis Federation) for more than 10 years. He is co-author of the manual KidsTennis and developed the physical coach manual and several other coach education programs.
Sam enjoys his career as an International Tennis Coach touring with players from all over the world. As a physical, nutritional and mental coach, he uses his own experiences of adversity and precarious survival to inspire his students, and his readers, to succeed in their goals and meet their full potential.
Sam’s motivational presentations hearten and exhilarate people of all ages with reflections on his life’s journey, his family and how tennis saved his life.
With a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in Sport Psychology, and a best-selling author, she is a powerful speaker and presenter who engages with her audience and teaches them to improve focus, increase confidence, and heighten motivation. These are the key ingredients to adapt to change and manage the constant distractions of today’s intense world.
Bill Riddle has been the Director of Tennis for the Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club for the last 16 years and a USPTA Elite Professional and Tester with over 25 years of experience coaching, teaching, promoting and playing tennis internationally.
A native of a small farming town outside of Nashville, Tennessee he has been fortunate enough to travel the world through the sport of tennis. Tennis takes up a large part of his life and has also giving him a wealth of outstanding life experiences and friends. Bill works hard to “give back” to the sport that has given him so much.
Donato works for the Coach Education System of FIT as a freelance advisor for the “Technical Area” since 2014.
Being part of the scientific task force he works primarily as a Lecturer, as a Player Analyst during the National Training Camps U10-18 at the FIT National Training Centre and is in charge of the development of International relationships of the Coach Education.
With a university background as a professional interpreter and an MBA in “Management and Economics of Sport”, he has been a coach for professional ATP players for several years within his tennis Academy.
He also works privately as an advisor for pros/clubs providing services for the education of the coaches and for the technical and financial health of tennis facilities and companies.
He is PTR International Master Professional and was named ITALY PTR Professional of the year in 2014.
He owns a high-tech start-up company, Mas-Tech srl, creating technology products and promoting innovation in the Sport of Tennis.
Chazz has been a PTR Coach since 1993. Currently he works full time coach at Chelsea Harbour Club. He is also a Yoga Sport Instructor for tennis players, golfers and horsemen.
Chazz’s session will include re working of Serve plus one and Return plus one concepts.
#1Against a good server
#1 Against a good returner
Going back to the least coached, but most important shots in tennis!
Chazz says: “Within 3 months of using these drills I’ve seen better results from my teams and my best year on the seniors circuit”.
Details to be confirmed and subject to change.
Monday 8th July 2019
By Andy Dowsett.
The Journey of a Tennis Player - From Grass Routes to Tour.
On Court progressions from Green Ball to Performance Player.
Dr Michelle Cleere
Drills for the first five shots.
The Pathway from Red to Green.
Ask the speakers your questions!
4pm - 4.30pm
Close of Event
Brief interlude while we prepare for the evening session.
4.30pm – 6:30pm
SYSTEM-9: Red Ball Insights (please note that there is an additional cost of £15 to attend this extra event).
Pricing & Registration
Tickets are limited to 50, so please register as soon as possible.
main event8.30am - 4pm
- Coffee Breaks
- 6 x Coach Credits
SYSTEM-9 INSIGHTS4.30pm - 6.30pm
- 2 hour on-court lecture from
- Andy Dowsett at SYSTEM-9 Tennis.
Places are limited, so register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!