Profile Jessica Palma

Jessica Palma

PALMATENIS Director

 

  • Tennis Coach Level 3 ITF.
  • PALMATENIS Founder and CEO since 2008.
  • Professional Beach Tennis Player World Ranking 147 (2019).
  • Venezuelan Tennis Team Member in the South American Championship in the categories 12,14 and 16 years old 
  • COSAT ( South American Tennis Confederation)Team member (2004)
  • FED CUP Team member (2004)
  • Venezuelan Rugby’7 Team member (2010). 

Jessica Palma was an outstanding player who represented her State (LARA) and Country (VENEZUELA) in many opportunities, managing to occupy the number 1 position in the national ranking in category 12, 14 and 16 years, besides occupying the position number 2 in the ranking of single and the position number 1 in the ranking of doubles in COSAT (South American Tennis Confederation). She made up the Venezuelan tennis team in the South American Tennis Championship in categories 12, 14 and 16 years. She represents the COSAT team in the European Tour and she was part of the Venezuela Fed Cup Team in 2004 made in Bahia Brazil. She received recognition as an athlete of the year in 2004

 

In 2008 she founded PALMATENIS in Barquisimeto- Venezuela, dedicating herself fully to the training of players; she managed to form very good players who achieved the top positions in the ranking of the State of Lara and the Country. Many of them managed to obtain university scholarships in the United States. 

 

In 2009 he joined the Gacelas Rugby Club team playing in the positions of (Wing, Centre and Prop) where they managed to obtain several National Finals and Championships. Receives recognition as Top Scorer of the Sevens de las Flores Tournament held at the Andres Bello Catholic University. UCAB 

 

In 2010, she made up the rugby 7 team from Venezuela, representing her country in the South American Championship held in Brazil and in the Club World Cup held in Cordoba Argentina. 

 

In 2010 she represented the Fermin Toro University in the JUVINES (National University Games) obtaining a silver medal in mixed doubles.

 

In 2014 she was the Captain Coach of the 10-year-old Team in the most important Tournament in Venezuela The national team represented by the Lara State, where 2 of the 3 players that made up the team were trained in PALMATENIS obtaining the National Championship.

 

In 2016 she was the Captain Coach of the 12-year-old Team in the most important Tournament in Venezuela The national Team represented by the Lara State, where 2 of the 3 players that made up the team were formed in PALMATENIS obtaining the National Sub-Championship.

 

In June 2019 he decided to dedicate herself to playing the Professional Beach Tennis Circuit, starting in the 1000 position of the world ranking and in less than 3 months she managed to position herself in position 147 in the world, achieving two Championships in Portugal and several Semifinals in France .

 

In October 2019 the promotion and development of Beach Tennis began in Oman, being PALMATENIS the pioneers in making the sport known in the Arab country .

 

In December 2020 she participates in the First International Beach Tennis Tournament held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, reaching two Finals and crowning in one of them Champion in Mixed Doubles and Sub Champion in Women’s Doubles .

 

Jessica Palma has been a multifaceted athlete standing out in three different sports disciplines, Tennis, Rugby 7 and Beach Tennis, forming part of the Venezuelan Selection in (Tennis and Rugby 7) and Pre Selection of Venezuela (Beach Tennis). She is Tennis Coach Level 3 ITF with more than 10 years of experience Directing PALMATENIS. Currently competing in the Professional Circuit of Beach Tennis occupying the 147th position in the World Ranking in 2019.

COURSES CARRIED OUT

  • Basic courses of General Referees 2008
  • International update day Dictated by: Mario Bravo 2008
  • National Tennis Coach Course Level 1 2008
  • International update day Dictated by Gustavo Luza 2009
  • National Tennis Coach Course Level 1 update 2010
  • International update day dictated by Elson Longo 2010
  • Basic course for itinerant judges General Referee 2011
  • Tennis update day 10 Dictated by Richard Gonzales 2011
  • International course ITF coach level 1 2011 Taught by Richard Gonzales
  • International course ITF coach level 2 2011 Taught by Richard Gonzales and Ivan Molina
  • First Module (PLANNING, METHODOLOGY, TACTICS, PERIODIZATION) of the International ITF Coach Course Level 3 2013 Taught by Richard Gonzales and Ivan Molina
  • Course of Prevention and management of joint and muscle injuries taught by Lic Nicaragua Pacheco 2013
  • Second Module (PHYSICAL, BIOMECHANICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL PREPARATION IN THE TENNIS) of the international ITF 3 2013 trainer course taught by Richard Gonzalez
  • National Workshop “How to work to improve drive and serve in the formation of a player project up to 13 years. Dictated by Oscar Coria July 21, 2020
  • National Workshop “How to Apply Neurolinguistic Programming in Tennis, Dictated by Gustavo Parodi August 07, 2020
  • Online Course “Ethics for ITF Academy coaches
  • Online Course “ITF Play Tennis Course ITF Academy
  • Online Course Introduction to the ITF Academy team.
  • Online Clinic on Tactical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module I May 31, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method·        
  • Online Clinic on Tactical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module II June 7, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method·        
  • Online Clinic on Technical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module III July 12, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method
  • Online Clinic on concepts of Advanced Techniques in Beach Tennis Module IV August 16, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method
  • Applied Sciences Training Cycle “Conscious Attitude in Sports Leadership” Dictated by Gisela and Santiago Weller through the Digital platform August 14, 2020.
  • Whorshort in Neuroscience Applied to Tennis July 18 and 25, 2020 Dictated by coach and Neuro-educator Martin Paroli.
  • Biomechanics of the reverse to one and two hands incidence of the literality August 15, 2020 Dictated by Daria Kopsic
  •  Applied science training cycle, ¨Transition from the tennis school to high performance¨ dictated by Pablo Pecora, trough the digital platform on September 12, 2020.
  •  Biomechanics of the Forehand  according to Laterality, dictated by Daria Kopsic September 19,2020
  • She attended the XVII National Tennis Congress – Online Symposium, organized by the Real Federacion Espanola de Tenis (RFET) with a duration of 20 hours and held in Madrid on November 7 and 8, 2020 .
  • Currently doing the Biomechanics Applied to Tennis diploma with Daria Kopsic 

BEACH TENNIS COURSES CARRIED OUT

  • Online Clinic on Tactical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module I May 31, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method·         
  • Online Clinic on Tactical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module II June 7, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method·         
  • Online Clinic on Technical Concepts in Beach Tennis Module III July 12, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method 
  • Online Clinic on concepts of Advanced Techniques in Beach Tennis Module IV August 16, 2020 Marcus Ferreira Method 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Special mention by sub national championship category 10 years. (03/01/2000)
  • Mention athlete of the year of the Edo Lara category 12 years (12/14/2000)
  • Lara State 2001 Athlete of the Year
  • Lara State 2004 Athlete of the Year
  • Top scorer of the IX Tournament 7`s of the flowers 2010, RUGBY

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