Tennis Academy in Spain
CTR Tennis Academy
Competition Academy +18 Program
The CTR Tennis Academy is a high performance centre for tennis players from all over the world located in Barcelona, Spain. The director and also head coach of the academy is Felix Riba, a prestigious Spanish coach with more than 30 years of experience coaching professional and non-professional tennis players. Felix is also a former ATP player that is still playing in the tennis world championship in his age group with the National Spanish Tennis Team.
This is the program for tennis players that are 18 years old or older, if you are under 18 years old check out the Competition Academy Under 18 program.
*this video is from the competition academy u18 program
The academy is made for young adult tennis players from anywhere in the world, that woud like to have the chance at becoming professional tennis players. The CTR Tennis Academy is open all year round, and you have the option to come for a few days, a few weeks, a few months, or a full year. If you would like to come during the summer (June 4th to August 24th, 2017) check out our International Summer Tennis Camp Program.
We work with each player individually and we focus on technical, tactical, and psychological aspects of each player.
Location: The CTR Tennis Academy is located in Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona) SPAIN.
Facilities: 18 tennis courts (14 clay courts and 4 hard indoor courts), a fully equiped gym, a cafeteria, a doctor's office, a physiotherapist, a nutritionist, a psycologist, an official school (middle school and high school), an outdoor swimming pool, locker rooms...
|FELIX RIBA SR- Director and coach of the CTR Tennis Academy.- Tennis coach for the Spanish Tennis Federation.- 40 years of coaching experience.- Member of the National Spanish Team in the World Tennis Championship.||FELIX RIBA JR- Coach of the CTR Tennis Academy.- Sport Management degree from the USA.- 15 years of coaching experience.- Former Concord University (USA) tennis player.|
|JACOB CAMPAÑA- Head coach of the CTR Tennis Academy.- Former ATP tennis player.- 10 years of coaching experience.||ARNAU RIBA- Coach of the CTR Tennis Academy.- Coaching experience in the UK, Dubai, and Spain.|
|CARIDAD HERNANDEZ- Athletic training degree.- Masters in Physical Education and Health.- International Athlete with the Spanish track and field team.- Physical Trainer in tennis and golf.||ORIOL VEGA- Coach of the CTR Tennis Academy.- Tennis coach for the Spanish Tennis Federation.- 30 years of coaching experience.- Former ATP tennis player.- Spanish Champion in the categories +35, +40, and +45.|
|Half day||Full day|
|10:00 - 3h Tennis Training||10:00 - 2h Tennis Training|
|13:00 - 1h Physical Training||12:00 - 1h Physical Training|
|----------------------||13:00 - Lunch|
|15:00 - 3h Tennis Training||15:00 - 2h Tennis Training|
|18:00 - 1h Physical Training||17:00 - 1h Physical Training|
The first couple of weeks are used as an evaluation period, after the player has adapted one of our coaches will have a meeting with the player to go over the tournament schedule. When travelling to tournaments the player(s) will be accompanied by a coach. We attend local tournaments and international tournaments, depending on the level and ambition of each player.
Short-term: the tennis players who are not from Barcelona will stay with a host family and other tennis players. The host family’s house is located 5km away from the academy. The host family is very hospitable and have been hosting tennis players in their home for many years.
Long-term: the tennis players who are not from Barcelona will stay at an apartment near the academy, located in a university campus. All the utilities such as electric, water, heater, and WiFi are included.
- - On the weekends we offer supervised recreational activities, as well as time to rest after an intense week of practice. Depending on the player's schedule, he or she might play tournaments during the weekend.
- - Racket stringing service.
- - Transportation to and from the host family house to the training facilities.
- - Transportation to and from the airport and train station.
- - Each player is responsible for having their own health insurance. We can help you find an appropriate health insurance for you, if needed.
- - When medical services are needed we go visit Dr. Fontserè in Sabadell, a doctor specialized in tennis injuries. In case of an emergency we go to Tauli Hospital also in Sabadell.
- - Physiotherapy services are also offered at the academy facilities.
- - WiFi.