Overview

The National Training Squad – Futures (NTS-Futures) program caters for the best 8, 9, and 10 year old juniors in Hong Kong.  The Futures program underpins the NTS 12U program. Players are prepared for both green ball tennis (Novice tournaments) and Junior Series events.

The program has a lower coach player ratio and includes extra fitness training and individual attention for each player. Players are monitored and assessed throughout the year.

 

Selection

To enrol in the NTS-Futures, players MUST pass an assessment conducted by the HKTA coaches; assessing technical, tactical and physical components of the player’s game. Formal NTS-Futures Assessment Days will be conducted for players aged 9 to 10.  Results and rankings from the Junior Novice Competition will also be taken into consideration.

2020/2021 Assessment for players aged 8 and 9 is scheduled on 31st May and 7th June 2020 (Sundays).  The fallback day is on 14th  June 2020 (Sunday).

All players must and comply with all the following criteria.

  • Players who are born in 2011 or after
  • Players who are in the top 20 in the 2019 Junior Novice Competition Rankings in the age 8 and 9 category
  • Comply with HKTA codes of conduct
  • Commit to the minimum number of training days, and tournaments
  • Players who do not attend the Assessment Day will not be considered for selection
  • Players who are selected, must accept a place in the NTS Futures programme. (Do not attend if you do not intend to accept a place)
  • Players will be assessed by HKTA coaches across technical, tactical and physical components of the game
  • Players may receive a wildcard invitation if special circumstances exist, regarding satisfying the aforementioned criteria

Eligible players will receive an official invitation from Hong Kong Tennis Association by email during the week of 4th May 2020.

If you have questions regarding the player list, you are required to send in your written appeal (Email: info@tennishk.org) within 2 weeks from the date the list is released.

 
 
 
 

Timetable & Activities

District
Level
Month
Day
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Coaches

Hong Kong Tennis Centre (NTS Futures-GAP)
Juan Sala
Head Coach
Anson LEUNG
Carolina VILLAN
Pep MOLET
Roy HO
Shek Kip Mei (NTS Futures-SKM)
Andy Lau
Head Coach
Bruce LEE
Gavin SUEN
Ian LAU
New Territories East (NTS Futures-NTE)
Keith Lo
Head Coach
Alvin Yip
Michael Tam
New Territories West (NTS Futures-NTW)
Leo LIU
Head Coach
George Zhou
Ray Lam
 
 

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Contact

Ms. Jess Lo
Tel:2794 1790
Fax:2338 7749
Email:jess.lo@tennishk.org

Official Uniform
Official Balls (Yellow)
Official Balls (Color)

National Training Squad – Futures