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ITF to Host Coaching Webinar

Miguel Crespo (ITF Head of Participation & Coaching) and Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) will host a Coaching Webinar on Thursday 9th July. Topics discussed will include The ITF Academy, The ITF Coach Education Programme, Continuous Professional Development and

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Oceania First Global Region To Return to Tennis

Oceania has become the first region where all member Nations have returned to recreational tennis (or more). There are several links below illustrating this in a map just of Oceania, but additionally a global map and also an alphabetical list

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ITF Academy and Its Resources

Gary Purcell writes that “ITF Academy is the ITF’s online platform for education and coaching resources.  To assist tennis coaches globally during this time of uncertainty, the ITF is making more resources on its ITF Academy platform available for free

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Pacific Oceania Women Attend The Inaugural GVw2020

Barbara Stubbings writes that ” An invitation from Tennis Australia brought together representatives from the Pacific Oceania Tennis Community to Melbourne, Victoria, for the inaugural GVw2020 hosted by Global Victoria, an international business summit in Melbourne from 5 to 8

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Carol Lee (NMI) Signed by Georgia Tech

Carol Lee (NMI) has announced that she has signed with Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public College in the USA and one of the leading research Universities in the USA .Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused

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Historic Day For OTF

Yesterday was a historic day for the Oceania Tennis Federation. It was the first time in its 27 year history that, due to Covid-19, the Annual General Meeting was held by Video Conferencing. 23 attendees from 16 Member Nations across

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Tennis Australia Committed to Assisting and Supporting Pacific Oceania Nations

The CEO of Tennis Australia, Craig Tiley, has reaffirmed his and Tennis Australia’s commitment to assisting the OTF and Pacific Nations, some of whom are dealing with the devastation of Cyclone Harold, in increasing the opportunities for Juniors, players, coaches

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ITF Pacific Nations Cup Postponed Till Late October 2020

The 3rd ITF Pacific Nations Cup, originally scheduled for the 1st week of June in Apia, Samoa has been postponed and will now take place from Monday 26th October-Saturday 31st October. This revised date will also allow the few players

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ITF Academy

ITF ACADEMY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES MADE AVAILABLE FOR FREE To assist the 164,000 tennis coaches globally during this time of uncertainty, the ITF is making more resources on its ITF Academy platform available for free for the duration of this period

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2020 Fiji Open Cancelled

Fiji Open 2020 Cancellation. The announcement of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a global pandemic has led to the placement of significant restrictions on local and international sporting events in Fiji. Following the confirmation of Fiji’s first COVID19 case in Lautoka, this

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