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Origin Coaching Team Has Built a Great Reputation In The Singapore Tennis Market Over The Years As We Now Have 8 Full time Coaches Working With All Levels On a Daily Basis.
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Origin Tennis Team Welcomes 2 New Coaches

Alok Bhide – Former ATP Ranked
Fernando De Carregal – Former ITF Curcuit Player

 

 

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As a coach Christo Holds a National level ITF tennis instructors certificate and more than 10 years coaching experience.

Christo has worked in Hong Kong as Head of junior performance tennis program at the prestigious Pacific club for 3 years after

Heading to Spain and France to enroll in some of there top academies as a fulltime player. Keeping his career as a tennis instructor

in mind Christo decided to follow some of the best coaches in Spain at the Barcelona total Tennis academy and learn from them first hand.

After many years playing and coaching around Europe and Asia Christo decided to open Origin Tennis Singapore and hopes to bring a high quality

tennis coaching experience to players of all level in Singapore

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Pavel Suchý is a qualified tennis coaching professional with the Czech Tennis Association and holds the Czech Tennis Coaches Licence. Pavel proved himself to be an invaluable player for his home club ZLTC Brno playing the highest tennis league in the Czech Republic, despite picking up tennis quite late compared to other top pros.

Pavel earned a full scholarship into American College Tennis representing Norfolk State University in 2003 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree. As playing captain Pavel’s team then stepped up and finished in second place in the MEAC Division One. Pavel won the most valuable player at NSU and was named for the first team of MEAC Division I conference with 36-7 winning record.

COACH-PROFILE-ORIGIN-Tiago-01Tiago Olimio is a qualified tennis coaching professional certified by the international tennis federation after successfully completing the level 2 coaching course with the Portuguese tennis federation.

Tiago completed a Bachelors of sports Sciences Degree at the University of Combra in Portugal.

Tiago gained invaluable experience as a player competing at international level, including winning a set against current world no.44 Joao Sousa who is Portugal’s No.1 ranked male professional.
Tiago’s coaching experience includes working with several player’s male and female on the professional tennis tour.

COACH-PROFILE-ORIGIN-Alok-updated-01Alok Bhide is a qualified tennis professional certified by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) with a PTR rating level of ‘Professional’. Coach Alok has been competing in tennis for more than 15 years and has been coaching for more than 10 years. He started playing tennis at the age of 8 and went on to win the Junior National Doubles along with several national and international tournaments. He was ranked No. 1 in the country in Junior Doubles in 1999. He is also a former ATP ranked and ITF Junior World ranked player.

Alok took a full scholarship to study and play high level college tennis in Pennsylvania, USA. He has completed his Bachelors in ‘Finance’ from Kutztown University, USA and his executive certification in ‘International Management’ from Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA.

COACH-PROFILE-ORIGIN-Victor-01Since 1995, Vitor Silva becomes a tennis lover. He started his career as a player. He represented Portugal in several European Championships in 2003 and 2004, and won team national championship under 16 in 2005. As a U16 and U18, Vitor cross Europe to play international tournaments with João Sousa(top30 ATP) and Gastão Elias (top150 ATP).

Vitor reached the position 725 in 2009 at the ITF ranking. In that year he played against Roberto Bautista (nr16 ATP) and Uladzimir Ignatik that were nr.1 itf ranking. In 2011 Vitor reached the 7th position at national ranking and 3rd in 2012. For three consecutive years, he won the Regional Championship and recently played in one main draw in a Challenger Tournament (doubles).

COACH-PROFILE-ORIGIN-Adelo-Fernando-01 (2)Fernando da Costa started playing tennis at the age of 6. His father, one of the most respected tennis coaches in Brazil, started to taught him the mechanical and forms of tennis. Fernando fell in love for the sport and starting to compete at the age of 9. He was the number 1 player in Brazil and in the state of Rio de Janeiro for several years. After that, Fernando moved to the United States and played College Tennis. Playing for TJC and Temple, Fernandowas awarded three times with the All-American Award and the Best College Player in Texas. The player, who was top 10 for four years in a row, was voted one of the most promising tennis players in NCAA all Divisions.  Fernandowas also nominated Sport Student of the Year from Tyler and Temple.

With the help of NCAA and NJCAA, Fernando was granted several wild cards in United States and Canada ATP ITF tournaments, and had the chance to play in the US Open Series twice.

In that time, Fernando won 3 ITF/ITA NCAA futures in singles and 5 ITF/ITA NCAA doubles tournaments.

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Timothy Alcos has 23 years of full-time tennis coaching experience. Timothy is a Tier 1 International tennis coaching with the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and a qualified professional tennis coach with the Philippine Tennis Association(PhilTA).

Timothy was one of the best tennis players during his National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) time. When he was coaching in the Philippines he won the NCAA Collegiate Coach of the Year award from 2001-2007 and the High school (Secondary) Coach of the Year in 2002-2004.

Timothy never stopped being a player, he won the International Tennis Federation Charles Simons Senior Circuit 35+ men’s singles tournament in 2010. This ITF senior circuit tournament is held in Singapore each year and four years on after winning the singles title, he was the runner-up just over a month ago, where he narrowly lost in the final set tiebreak after winning the doubles title.

Timothy just came back from Thailand a week ago from competing in the ITF Grade 2 tournament in Pattaya. His best ITF seniors circuit world ranking in singles is No.269 and he is the No.203 in the world in doubles right now.

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Coach Glenn Tan
Glenn has been involved with tennis over the last 10 years and has experience in working in the Singapore tennis market with many different clubs and Companies.

Some of Glenn experience include

  • Representing Serangoon Junior College for inter college tennis competition
  • Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified taken in 2013
  • Coached at Tanglin Tennis Academy
  • Coached at Procoach Singapore

Glenn is passionate to share the game of tennis to anyone who is interested to pick up the game. Furthermore, he believes in hard work and patience are the main ingredients to improve in tennis. And the most important is to have fun and enjoy the game!
Please book with coach Glenn if you are of Beginner and Intermediate level he also specializes in teaching kids and kids groups.