Pyramid Tennis Academy (PTA) is Thailand's leading tennis academy headed by Suang Chantra-urai, one of the twenty coaches in the world that has ITF Level 3 coaching certificate. The academy is home to many of Thailand's professional and top ranked junior players, and it is located in the heart of Bangkok.
The mission of the academy is to be one of the best tennis academies in Asia that provides a whole range of training from beginner to high performance level with a world class quality and an enjoyable environment in order to maximize players' potential as individuals and tennis players. PTA also commits to help developing a standard of thai tennis society. PTA believes that tennis is a life time sport. Make kids having fun is the key. Thus, the philosophy for training beginners is "Fun, thinking and Learning Tennis".
All activities and games for training kids are designed following ITF (International Tennis Federation) guidelines. Group lesson is emphasized so that kids will have opportunities to learn, not only tennis but also, the following objectives:
- Social Objectives
- Mental and Physiology Objectives
- Tennis Skill Objectives
- Tennis Games Objectives
At PTA, winning is not the most important goal. Our professional coaches also help players build other skills such as sportsmanship manner, positive thinking/attitudes, communication and teamwork. Therefore, athlete first, winning second is the philosophy for training advanced and high performance players.
Our concern is to give each young player the best possible chance of reaching their potential at whatever level that might be. Thus, PTA provides training programs that meet the needs of players' tennis game - from beginners to elite players. Using ITF guideline, our training programs can be divided into 4 continuous stages:
- Initiation Stage
- Instructional and Development Stage
- Performance Stage
- High Performance Stage