Professional development support in tennis

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We have a wide range of information and advice for players who are looking to take the next steps in their tennis careers, inlcuding how to find financial support, help with combining studies and tennis, and resources and information for developing as a professional tennis player.

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Professional and financial support is provided to high performing tennis players. Find out more about the ways in which the current and up-coming British tennis players are supported.

Professional and financial support

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The National Age Group Programme (NAGP) is the LTA’s strategy for supporting junior player development. This consists of National Junior Camps, official trips and national coach visits. For further information, please see the National Junior Programme page.

National Age Group Programme

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Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE)

Following a detailed review we have decided not to deliver the DiSE programme within tennis at this time to enable the LTA to focus on the new performance pathway along with coach education and development.

We will reconsider our position on the DiSE programme in 2020/21.

University Tennis

Find out more about tennis and university, both in Britain and America on the Tennis Foundation website.

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The LTA is committed to ensuring that British Tennis is a drug free sport. In line with our Fair Play values we believe that all tennis players have the right to play, compete and win in a fair and drug-free environment.

The LTA is a member of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) and therefore compliant with the ITF’s Anti-Doping rules, ensuring that tennis around the world is played fairly.

The LTA also works closely with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to ensure information and education is provided to professional players, elite juniors and High Performance Centres around the country on the Anti-Doping regulations and testing process.

All players are bound by the LTA’s Disciplinary Code of which Anti-Doping is a part (please see pages 17-63 for full details).

For further information please go to the ITF or UK Anti-Doping website.

If you have any suspicions or concerns about possible doping, please report them, however small and insignificant they may seem.

You can call anonymously 24/7 to talk to a highly-trained operator or if you'd prefer not to speak to anyone, you can also report your concerns via email.

Call: 08000 32 23 32 
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