Tennis Pro Convention to be Held at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club March 3, 2013

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The San Diego Division of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) is hosting a tennis convention March 3, 2013 at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.

Tennis teaching professionals as well as tennis enthusiasts are invited. Featured speakers include USC Tennis Coach Peter Smith, 8Board inventor Jack Broudy, USD Coach Brett Masi, Polish Davis Cup player Marcin Rozpedski, and local pro Angel Lopez.

Eight speakers will provide educational presentations during the day starting at 8:00 a.m. Educational credit will be provided for the presentations for tennis pros that have Accredited Professional Coach designation. Exhibits will also be on display from Head Racquets, OnLessons and the Infinity 8Board, Core Swing Trainer. The 8Board is a unique device to assist tennis professionals with teaching students balance and fluidity for all the strokes in tennis. Says 8Board owner Jack Broudy “We’re looking forward to introducing many USPTA teaching pros to the future of education in our sport. Anyone serious about playing or teaching tennis won’t want to miss this event.”

An Awards Luncheon will also be held that day from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. The awards luncheon is included in the cost of the convention. Costs for the convention are $70 for USPTA members and $90 for non-members. To reserve a spot at the luncheon or attend the convention, contact Nelson Alapi at nalapi(at)ljbtc(dot)com or call 858-382-6571.

Founded in 1927, USPTA strives to raise the standards of the tennis profession while promoting greater awareness of the sport. USPTA offers more than 65 professional benefits to its more than 15,000 members worldwide, including certification and professional development. With more than 300 days of educational opportunities throughout the year, USPTA offers the most comprehensive continuing education program in the tennis industry. For more information, call 800-877-8248 or visit

Don Gomsi, Executive Director, San Diego Division

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