Tennis Coaches Conference
Topic: TRANSITION TO THE TOP
To be held in Singapore on 26 & 27 October in Singapore at The Kallang Tennis Centre and Conrad Centennial Singapore, BallroomThe distinguished speakers line up include:
Martina Navratilova (59 Grand Slam Titles), Champion at the WTA Finals eight times in Singles and 11 times in Doubles. Navratilova revolutionised tennis with her disciplined approach to health and fitness, spending 332 weeks as the World No.1 in Singles and 237 weeks as the top-ranked Doubles Player. In 2003 Navratilova become the first player in the Open era to win every Slam event on offer.
Carlos Alberto Kirmayr (former ATP #36 Singles and #5 Doubles player), comes with a vast amount of international and high level coaching experience. Kirmayr coached three former Top 3 WTA players (Sanchez Vicario #1, Sabatini #3 and Conchita Martinez #2) along with 2 ATP players (Cedric Pioline #5 and Nicolas Pereira #74). Kirmayr was also a member of the ATP Board of Directors, Guest Speaker at ITF Workshops, TV Tennis Analyst and Sports Newspaper columnist.
Kathy Martin is Senior Director Athlete Assistance for the WTA, and the Player Welfare Officer for the ITF. She is a mental health counselor and sports physiotherapist with 30 years of experience in elite sports and expertise in the health and well-being needs of adolescent and young adult athletes.
With the likes of 2014 speakers – Sven Groeneveld (Maria Sharapova’s Coach), Wim Fissette (2014 Simona Halep’s Coach), other world-class speakers and industry experts will be announced as the "Road to the Singapore” continues through 2015.
In this year’s conference you will not only learn from the best coaches in the world, you will also spend a half-day on court too - learning practical drills, technique and tactics.
More details of the package can be found at