The package includes
About the Program
The Academia Sánchez-Casal is a high performance training facility that combines tennis and education for students, with the objective of shaping successful young people in diverse aspects of their lives. The Academia Sánchez-Casal has a Unique Training System established by coaches with a worldwide reputation. Sánchez-Casal has developed elite players such as Kuznetsova, Murray, Dimitrov, Hantuchova, Ivanovic, Mónaco, Bovina, among others.
The Weekly Tennis Program combines High Performance Tennis Training, which includes technical exercises and tactical strategy and competition, with specific physical training and mental training. The Weekly Tennis Program also includes daily Language Classes in either Spanish or in English, given by native teachers from ES International School which is situated inside the Sánchez-Casal facilities.
About the Academy
Founded in 1998 by Emilio Sánchez Vicario and Sergio Casal, the Academia Sánchez-Casal is an educational institution with the highest standards and a proven track record in developing successful young people through all stages of their lives. Using tennis and education within the ‘Academia’ framework as the vehicle for personal development, our student athletes will continue to be good citizens of the world long after they leave our care. Their Mission at the Academia Sánchez-Casal is "creating opportunities in tennis, in education, in life."
They focus on teaching and harnessing our core values of education, competitiveness, enthusiasm and industriousness. The academy has a unique training system as well as a high Performance Research centre. The academy offers great study programs to juniors that include schooling and languages programs as well as weekly training camps for kids and adults of all levels.
The Weekly Tennis Program offered from September until June with the exception of the weeks that are part of the Summer
The Weekly Tennis Program respects all observed holidays in accordance with the official Spanish calendar and reduces the hours of training during those days. The observed holidays are: January 1st and 6th, March 25th and 28th, May 1st and 16th, June 24th, August 15th, September 11th and 24th, October 12th, November 1st, December 6th, 8th, 25th and 26th.
Weekly Schedule for Juniors over 14y.o. (From Monday to Friday)
Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 Tennis
Weekly Schedule for Juniors under 14y.o. (From Monday to Friday)
Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 Tennis
* Only for student-athletes boarding on Campus.
** Only if previously contracted
*** Only Monday or Tuesday of the first week
The Academy offers three types of on campus accommodation:
The campus security is monitored 24 hours a day by staff, and through internal close-circuit video cameras.
Services offered in the program
1 Week Including Accommodation-$1475
1 Week Excluding Accommodation-$945
Enquire us with your preferred dates via email [email protected] and we will get back to you asap.
Registration and payment methods
The registration of the program will be finalized by:
The registration process will not be finalized until all requirements from above are met. Payments can be made by credit card or by bank transfers. If payments are done by bank transfer, the bank commissions have to be paid by the sender.
Completion of the registration implies the acceptance of the general conditions described herein, as well as the acceptance of the Code of Internal Regulations of the Academia Sánchez-Casal.
Items that a student must bring
Rackets • Sportswear • Tennis and running shoes • Tennis string and grips • Notebook and pens • Bathrobe, bath and hand towels • Toiletry bag • Alarm clock • Swimsuit and Beach Towel • Beach sandals • Sun screen cream • Hats or visors • Insect Repellent • Casual clothes for trips
Sheets • Blankets • Clothes hangers • Refrigerator
General standards to be followed by all students
During their stay at the Academy, students are expected to treat all persons with respect. The Academy makes available its material and personnel resources for each student to be able to develop successfully, and each student is expected to display honesty and hard work in every aspect of Academy life.
The registration to any program of the Academy includes Comprehensive Medical Care underwritten by Seguro Premium Mapfre, a leading insurance company in Spain. This policy covers the student against illnesses or injuries, and it has the best specialists in the world. The specific coverage information is described in the contract signed with the insurer. The Academy has on premises a physiotherapy area, with experienced staff in treating sports injuries, and works with the latest technology available for treatment.
Each student has a virtual account in the Academy, where parents or tutors may deposit money, either in cash, by bank transfer or by credit card (credit card charges have a surcharge of 3%). No other deposit method is allowed. The students may withdraw money from Monday to Friday between 11am and 4pm through the Reception Department. The Academy also has an ATM Machine on site.
Laundry Service is available to those students staying on campus longer than one week. The students can obtain their laundry bag from the Supervisors of the accommodation after paying a 10 Euro deposit fee which will be refunded once the laundry bag is returned at the end of their stay. The bags will be picked up and returned on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The bag with the dirty clothes will be returned cleaned, dried and folded the next pick up/drop-off day. It is recommended that the clothes are marked with the student’s name to prevent mix-ups.
The Academia Sánchez-Casal, through the Medical Insurance Policy taken out by the student, and the in-house physiotherapy and Medical Care team, will treat players' injuries through a personalized, comprehensive rehabilitation program. If the student wishes to take a temporary leave of the Academy due to injury, no refund will be provided for the time of the absence.
"I just want to thank you for organising my tennis holiday for me and my son! It was a great experience at Saddlebrook. One coach in particular was fantastic as he fixed my serve and gave me some great cues to take away. All in all a great trip!"
Neil, Sydney Australia