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The Mouratoglou Academy is designed for girls and boys between the ages of 10 and 18 years. It is located in Biot, in the French Riviera and is the biggest tennis academy in Europe and without doubt one of the best in the world, not just due to its size but because of its fantastic sports facilities and training methods developed by the academy’s President and founder, the excellent coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

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Camp Rating

Training
 
 
100%
English
 
 
70%
Lodging
 
 
90%
Sports facilities
 
 
95%
Prices
 
 
50%
Total Valoration:
9/10

Camp details

Training:
27 h / week
English Classes:
7 lessons / week
Required Age:
8 - 18 years
Lodging:
Single, double and triple rooms

Age Ratio:
8 - 10
15%
10 - 12
30%
12 - 14
30%
14 - 15
15%
15 - 17
10%
Boys / Girls Ratio:
40%
Boys
Girls
Top 5 nationalities:
United Kingdom
25%
France
20%
Italy
15%
Russia
10%
Switzerland
5%
Positive Values
  • Impressive facilities

  • Patrick Mouratoglou is part of the staff

  • The chance to participate in ITF, ATP and WTA tournaments

Negative Values
  • Applicants need to go through a selection process to be accepted on to the annual programme

  • Price

Patrick’s training curriculum vitae contains many high profile players of the calibre of Grigor Dimitrov and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who, with the help of his training methodology, have achieved magnificent results in their career. In addition, since 2012 he has trained Serena Williams, a player who is without doubt one of the best female tennis players in history.  His particular way of seeing tennis, and a key point to his success, is that he considers his academy not just a school of tennis, rather a school of life, where tennis players should focus not only on improving their technique but also their values, training and personality. Because of this, the Mouratoglou academy has its own school where the younger players can combine their tennis coaching with their academic studies. The school offers educational programmes from 6th grade (11 years) up to 12th grade and there is also a postgraduate programme.

The academy’s students can be accommodated in its modern residence located on the site.  With its outstanding tennis coaching and academic facilities, together with the Riviera location which offers 300 days of sun each year the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy is, all in all, a wonderful place for young aspiring tennis players to spend time improving their game.

 

A typical day at
A typical day at

*ADMISSIONS:

Given that there is a limited capacity at the academy (145 students), in order to be admitted into the annual programme, applicants have to pass a series of sports/academic tests as well as undergo a personal interview. In order to complete the tests and interviews, the player must spend a week at the academy. The minimum academic requirements are that the applicant should have passed grade 5 or 6 and have at least an intermediate level of English. The applicants will also have an evaluation of their physical fitness and tennis skills.

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Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Training at

The philosophy of Patrick Mouratoglou and of this proficiency level tennis academy is to create complete players who have a high self-confidence, perfecting their strong points and improving their weaknesses.

Another important aspect that characterises this academy is the fantastic atmosphere and strong relationships created between players and coaches.

Tennis Training

Training plan: Niza


Training location:
ISP courts
Hours of training per week:
27 h / week

Training Languages:
English, French
Languages spoken by coaches:
French, English


Levels of training offered by the camp:
Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner
How are the groups organized?
Age and Level

Number of children per group:
4
Training surface:
Fast track and clay courts
Training plan: Niza


Languages spoken by coaches:
English, French
Levels of training offered by the camp:
Intermediate, Advanced

How are the groups organized?
Level and Age

The coaching team comprises:

25 tennis coaches, 7 physical performance coaches, a sports psychologist, medical team (1 doctor, physiotherapist and osteopath). The coaches include specialists in tournament preparation as well as those working with professional players.

The high level training programme offered by this school is geared towards tennis players who want to perfect their technique, tactical strategy and mental strength in order to maximise their performance, with the objective, ultimately, of becoming a professional player.

This academy has capacity for 145 boys and girls and there is a very high average tennis ability. However, it places important emphasis on players of any level who have a strong desire and the willingness to make the necessary effort to improve with the appropriate training. The coaching is personalised and adapted to the level of each player.

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Training at . Right picture

Principal elements of the coaching

Tennis coaching

  • 2-3 hours of training per day
  • 4 players per group, based on age and level
  • 1-2 coaching sessions each morning from 7.30 to 9.00.
  • Work on technique
  • Coaching on tactical strategy
  • Work on mental strength and attitude
  • Video analysis sessions
  • Individual training (optional)

Physical training

  • 1.5 hrs of physical training per day (Monday to Friday)
  • 3 physical performance assessments per year.
  • Medical checks
  • Individual preparation (optional)

Tournaments

Tournament preparation

  • Participation in national and International tournaments (ITF, ATP and WTA) in accordance with age and level.
  • Follow up and support for a minimum of 15 tournaments

Psychological training

  • Design of individual psychological profile at the start of the year
  • Regular sessions to work on psychological approach to game
  • Individual follow up (optional)

Motivation

 

Many professional ATP and WPA players attend the academy for several weeks a year, so participants get the chance to see at first-hand how a top level tennis player carries out their training. This is a great motivating factor for amateur players.

Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Language classes at

The academy has a school where younger players can combine their studies with their tennis coaching. It is an international school which offers two choices of education systems - the American system, which is delivered using the English language and the French system. Both programmes are available from secondary level – from 6th to 12th grade.

Language classes at Tennis camp

Niza
Available languages:
English, French
Levels:
6 Available levels
Children per group:
8
Group Division:
Level, Age
Native teachers
Yes
Niza
Native teachers
No
Students receive a total of 18 hours’ academic tuition per week.  Classes take place from Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 12.30pm in small groups of 5-15 students. There are 25 experienced teachers on the academic staff. Weekly testing takes place to assess the progress of the pupils. Teachers speak English and French.

From 8pm to 9pm each evening there are supervised study sessions where students can get extra support if they need it for any of their subjects.

Below you will find information about the different subjects covered in each grade: The school has an excellent examination success rate and many pupils go on to study at American universities.

 

Language classes at . Left picture
Language classes at . Right picture
GRADES & TEMARIOS
Grade 6English 1 - Life Sciences - Land Sciences - Mathematics - Ancient Civilizations - French - PE
Grade 7Pre Algebra - Life Sciences - English 2 - Medieval and Contemporary History - French - PE
Grade 8Algebra 1 - Physical Sciences - English 3 - History of American Independence - PE
Grade 9Geometry - Biology 1 - English - Global Cultural Geography - French 1 - Spanish 1 - PE
Grade 10Algebra 2 - Chemistry 1 - World Literature - World History - French 2 - PE - Spanish 2 - Contemporary Art
Grade 11Trigonometry or Pre-calculus - Anatomy and Physiology - American Literature - American History - French 3 - PE - Spanish 3 - Philosophy and Ethics
Grade 12Pre-calculus or Calculus - Physics 1 - Honours in Government or Economy - British Literature - AP French - PEAP Spanish - Journalism

Languages

There is also the option to take intensive English or French courses. Students in the 11th or 12th grade also have the opportunity to take a preparation course for the SAT and TOEFL exams (relevant for students who plan to continue their academic studies at university in the US).

Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Enjoying activities

The players at this high level tennis academy have very busy programmes between their tennis coaching and school classes. However the school also organises a social programme with a range of activities so that students also have the chance for some fun in their free time as well as building their friendships with their fellow students.

 

 MODAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRYDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY

7:30 H

9:00H

Training
(Tennis & fitness)

International
School
(8:00 - 12:30)
Training
(Tennis & fitness)
International
School
(8:00 - 12:30)
Training
(Tennis & fitness)

Studies
& Written tests

(9:00h - 12:00h)

Rest &
Social Activities
9:30 HInternational
School
International
School
International
School
12:30 H
 Lunch (12:30h - 13:00h)

13:45 H

 

 

 

 

18:00H

Training
Drilling
&
Baseline work
+
Speed Training
/stretching

Training
Drilling
&

Technical/
Tactical
fundamentals
+ coordination

Training
Netgame
&
serve / return
+ cardio
&
stretching

Match play
Singles
& Doubles
+
Power Training

Training
individual
sesions
&
mental
thoughness
+
team sports

Training
Tournaments

Social Activities
Tournaments

Social Activities
 Rest & Dinner (18:00H - 20:00H)
 Study room (20:00H - 21:00H)Dinner
 Chill-out (21:00H - 22:00H)
 Curfew 22:00H

 

Enjoying activities. Left picture
Enjoying activities. Right picture

There are also fantastic facilities at the sports complex that the students can make use of - a multi-use sports area, mini-tennis courts, games room etc.

Activities outside the academy

Throughout the 9 months of the programme, the academy organises a range of excursions, where the destination is planned according to the time of year:

Winter activities

Skiing, trekking, mountain biking and cultural visits to Cannes and Nice.

Summer activities

Visits to the beach, water sports and mountain biking.

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Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Look inside accommodation

This tennis academy is the biggest in Europe (30,000 square metres) and one of the best in the world. It has outstanding facilities and all the amenities necessary to guarantee the comfort of the young tennis players.


 

Mouratoglou Tennis Academy camp Accommodation

Niza


Accommodation type:
Residence
Room type:
Single, double and triple rooms

Bathroom type:
Private
Air conditioning:
Yes


Free WIFI:
Yes
Languages spoken by monitors:
French, Spanish, English

The number of children per monitor:
1/12

Shared amenities

Free WIFI
Multi sports stadium
Beach volleyball court
Games room
Fitness center
Garden
Cafeteria
Swimming pool
Playing tables: Ping pong, Billiards or others

Meals

Menu type: Buffet
Special Menu:
Supervised food by monitors? Yes
Can you repeat dish? Yes

Distance between facilities

Accommodation - Training
5 min
Accommodation - Language classes
Accommodation - Meals

Health care

Physiotherapist: Yes
First Aid Equipment: Yes
Niza


Air conditioning:
No
Television:
No

Free WIFI:
No
Languages spoken by monitors:
English, French

Shared amenities

Meals

Supervised food by monitors? No
Can you repeat dish? No

Distance between facilities

Health care

Nurse: No
Doctor: No
Physiotherapist: No
First Aid Equipment: No

Accommodation

The students in the academy coaching programme are accommodated in the residence, in modern and spacious rooms.

The academy residence has 74 rooms. Participants can choose between individual (6), double (44) or triple (24). All have a private bathroom. Each room has a balcony, WiFi connection, desk and air conditioning.

There are 4 monitors who stay at the residence in order to supervise the young people and deal with any issues that arise. The facilities are protected by 24-hour CCTV cameras.

Meals

The cafeteria at the residence has a menu which provides the young players with meals which are perfectly adapted to their energy needs.

Common facilities

There are excellent facilities at the residence for the young people to enjoy their free time with their campmates: they can watch TV or play video games. There is also a games room with table football, a pool table and table tennis.

In addition, the academy has its own country club located within the same complex where there is a fitness centre, a specialist tennis shop, medical centre, swimming pool (indoor and outdoor), conference room and cafe. There is also a 4 star hotel with 160 rooms.

Sports facilities

The facilities at this academy are a dream for any tennis player. At its inauguration, Novak Djokovic himself declared in his speech that he would have loved to have had the chance to go to an academy like this one.

It comprises 34 tennis courts: 17 clay courts and another 17 fast courts. There are 8 covered courts, 6 are intelligent courts, thanks to Playsight technology which enables statistics of all kinds to be created for the players, as well as personalised training and tracking of players’ progress in training.

One of the courts also has a stand with capacity for 500 people. As well as the tennis playing facilities, the academy also has:

  • 4 mini tennis courts
  • Athletics track
  • Multi Sports area
  • 500 square metres track and field area
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym

School

The school where the tennis players study has 16 fully equipped classrooms and a study suite. Classes contain between 6 and 15 students. There is a multimedia library and private lockers where pupils can store their belongings.

A closer look at the accommodation at . Left photo
A closer look at the accommodation at . Right photo

Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Duration (Weeks)Mouratoglou Tennis Academy
Tennis and languages
2 Weeks3770 €
3 Weeks5655 €
4 Weeks7540 €
5 Weeks9425 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 150.

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Starting Dates

Tennis and languages

03 June

Places available

10 June

Places available

17 June

Places available

24 June

Limited places

01 July

Limited places

08 July

Limited places

15 July

Limited places

22 July

Limited places

29 July

Limited places

05 August

Places available

12 August

Places available

19 August

Places available

26 August

Places available

Included in the price
  • Technical, physical and psychological coaching
  • Full board accommodation
  • Social programme and excursions
  • Free use of facilities
  • Transfers service (from 8.00am to 8.00pm)
Not included in the price
  • Cancellations insurance (750€)
  • Visa application service (300€)
  • Yoga & Pilates(1 session per week) 350€
  • Package of 10 hours private coaching 600€
  • Medical package (physiotherapy and sports medicine) 1,000€
  • Travel insurance

Transfer Service

The cost of the tennis academy includes the transfers service for Nice Airport. The timetable for collection is from 8.00am to 8.00pm.

Insurance Services

Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:

Camp cancellation insurance

If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here

Travel insurance

We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here

Steps to make a reservation for the camp

  • Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
  • Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.

Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.

Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.

Mouratoglou High Performance Tennis Academy in France

Why choose us?

1
Expert and transparent advice
2
Specialized programs
3
More than 15 years of experience