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17 Attend Tournament Software Webinar

Yesterday, Tuesday 18th August, Blake Taylor (NZ) and Gary Purcell (ITF) hosted a Webinar on the Tournament Software Programme. 17 attendees from 8 OTF Nations attended the Webinar with the initial focus of the Webinar on learning how to create

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OTF/ITF to Host Webinar on the Tournament Software Programme

Gary Purcell, the ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania and Blake Taylor, Tournament and Events Manager-Tennis New Zealand will be hosting a Webinar on Tuesday 18th August on the Tournament Planner Software Programme Tennis Tournament Planner (TP) is a Windows based application

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ITF Holds Coaching Webinar

Last Wednesday, 5th August, the ITF hosted a Coaching Webinar which was a joint collaboration with Tennis New Zealand. Riann Kruger, the ITF Team Lead-Coaching, Christophe Lambert, Tennis NZ High Performance Director, Gayle Vaughan (Tennis NZ) and Gary Purcell, ITF

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ITF Coaching Webinar an Outstanding Success

Miguel Crespo (ITF Head of Participation & Coaching) and Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) hosted a Coaching Webinar on Thursday 9th July. There were 52 attendees from 14 countries:American Samoa(1), Cook Islands(2), Fiji(10), France(10), Guam(7), New Zealand(11), Norfolk Islands(1),

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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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