County Training

Girl hitting a tennis forehand

What's the purpose of this programme?

  • To provide regular opportunities for the best players in the county to train and compete with one another
  • To accelerate the development of players aged 7-14 to create competition for places at Regional Training & the NAGP
  • To retain more young players in regular training and competition through to age 18

Who's it for?

The best junior players in the county, with emphasis on U8 to U14s.

What will this programme be like?

  • There will be high intensity, fun squad training on monthly basis – the cost  of which will be subsidised by the LTA
  • Players will get opportunities to represent their county as part of a county team
  • County training will be delivered by local coaches who have specialised training and a track record of working with county performance players
  • The programme will be supported by the LTA National Player Pathway Team

How do players get involved?

  • Each county will create and publish selection criteria by September 2018
  • To be considered for selection, players will need to be competing in local tournaments