Tennis Designation Awarded to Game On Therapeutix Owner
Atlanta, GA (USA) – January 30, 2014 – The International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA) announced that Stephanie Moniuk, of Game On Therapeutix achieved iTPA’s Tennis Performance Trainer designation by passing a 14-competency based educational curriculum. TPT is the level 1 certification, and focuses on evidence-based tennis-specific training research provided in a practical manner which builds knowledge and skills when working with tennis players of all ages. The iTPA is the worldwide education and certification organization for trainers, coaches and specialists who are passionate about tennis-specific performance enhancement and injury prevention.
Through quality, evidence-based education overseen by a Certification Commission comprised of world leading experts, the iTPA offers three levels of tennis-specific certification: Tennis Performance Trainer, Certified Tennis Performance Specialist and Master Tennis Performance Specialist. The educational curriculum is competency based, which ensures individuals who become certified have the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively train tennis athletes at all levels of the game. “Stephanie has taken an important step in her career as a tennis performance specialist and has shown her dedication to tennis-specific knowledge, expertise & continuing education,” said Dr. Mark Kovacs, Ph.D., FACSM, FITPA, CTPS, CSCS*D, the iTPA Executive Director. “Training tennis players requires specific knowledge about the unique movements and demands of tennis which is different to most other sports, and the iTPA has the role of bringing the most credible information, backed by science, to educate and certify individuals who work on improving physical performance and/or preventing injuries.”
Certified individuals such as Stephanie have exclusive access to The iTPA Inner Circle Member Only Website, which includes updated tennis-specific articles, information, webinars, videos and more. They also must maintain 50 Continuing Professional Education credits every 2 years. The iTPA is online at itpa-tennis.org, facebook.com/itpatennis and twitter.com/itpatennis.
About International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA):
The iTPA is the worldwide education and certification organization for trainers, coaches and specialists who are passionate about tennis-specific performance enhancement and injury prevention. The education company offers a professional training and education process that establishes recognition through 3 certifications: Tennis Performance Trainer (TPT), Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS) and Master Tennis Performance Specialist (MTPS). The certification materials are overseen by the iTPA Certification Commission consisting of world experts in improving tennis performance and reducing injuries; visit the iTPA website at itpa-tennis.org.