Stonyhurst Language School is proud to announce the launch of its first sports academy in July 2018. The brand new course will combine English learning with interactive tennis instruction for international students.

The two-week residential English Language & Tennis course is designed for international boys and girls, aged 10 – 16 years, who are looking to improve their English language skills alongside tennis tuition.

Students will integrate with the Language School for English lessons in the mornings, as well as daily evening activities and 4 excursions  during the two- week course. Throughout the afternoon, the Tennis Academy students will receive intensive tennis coaching in the College’s brand new, world-class, indoor tennis dome, led by a Level 4, LTA Senior Performance Tennis Coach.

The course is aimed at students who have a pre-intermediate to advanced ability of tennis. Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of techniques, movements and rules of the game. An elementary standard of English Language skills is also required.

Key Features

  • 30 hours of tennis instruction per course
  • 34 hours of English teaching per course
  • 4 excursions
  • 24/7 supervision and pastoral care

Maximum numbers for this specialist course are 40, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

DATES, PRICES & FACILITIES

The Tennis Academy will run during Course Two, Friday 20 July – Friday 3rd August 2018.

The two week course is priced at £2,650 and discounts are available for siblings.

Please complete the online enquiry form to reserve a place.

Early Bird Offer!

Book before the end of March 2018 and you will receive 10% off the course fee and a free sweat band!

Facilities

With high performance facilities including a state of the art tennis dome and a variety of outdoor courts, Stonyhurst offers the perfect location for a residential Tennis Academy. The dome is 10m high and offers two Grand Slam size tennis courts, with high-performing acoustics and glare-free playing conditions. The facilities, combined with the top quality training programmed offered at Stonyhurst, will nurture the next generation of players.

THE PROGRAMME

Tennis Instruction

The high performance training programme will be led by a Level 4, LTA Senior Performance Tennis Coach. The course is aimed at students who have a pre-intermediate to advanced ability of tennis.

Students will be expected to have a basic understanding of the techniques, movements and rules of the game. An elementary standard of English Language skills is also required.

What will the programme cover?

  • Professional, energetic and enthusiastic coaching
  • Small tuition groups, according to age and experience, enables individual attention
  • Staff to student ratio of 1:8
  • Stroke improvement, footwork and tactical awareness, positional play and spin techniques
  • Building stamina, strength and agility
  • End of course assessment and written report

The Stonyhurst Tennis Academy provides the perfect environment for tennis players from around the world to join together and thrive!