Dujiangyan, China: Grande Tennis Academy - Coming Soon
The Grande Tennis Academy is established by one of the greatest tennis players of all time to develop and promote the game of tennis for young athletes. The program recognizes the importance of a well-rounded training strategy and seamlessly incorporates classroom and court training to immerse students in the game and provide the physical, mental, and emotional elements necessary to succeed.
Program components are comprised of a mix of aerobic, anaerobic, strength, and agility training designed to improve speed, power, and endurance. Daily instructional clinics, drills, and cardio sessions further support students’ physical goals. Coaches work individually with student-athletes to continuously evaluate and process their performance. Participation in the Grande Tennis Academy strives to ensure that student-athletes will gain enhanced and valuable academic and athletic experience.
The Grande Tennis Academy is planned for Dujiangyang, China. Duijiangyan is conveniently located near the Panda Valley, river rafting, the ancient town of Jiezi, and Mount Emei. The picturesque gateway to majestic Mount Qingcheng, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has mild weather and four seasons. The academy will join a Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. From its beginnings in 1995, Six Senses quickly became recognized as the hospitality industry’s pioneer of sustainable practices, demonstrating that responsibility can be successfully wedded to uncompromised high-end facilities.
Facilities will include tennis courts with clay, hard, and grass surface, a stadium, bleachers, classrooms, a state-of-the art fitness center.
The Grande Tennis Academy is one of eight sports academies of the Grande Sports Centre. The Grande Sports Centre—with its GRANDE SPORTS ACADEMIES & LEARNING-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTES—is the first alternative school worldwide specializing in providing a holistic approach to each student’s academic, athletic, personal, and career development. The program is designed to lay the foundation for their future careers in the corporate or athletic world.
The Grande Sports Centre Concept:
Grande Sports Centre complexes are currently planned in the USA, Italy, Spain, China, and the Middle East. Each is designed to cater to up to 2,000 boarding and day students. Our sports facilities have been specifically designed to meet the needs of student-athletes and faculty.
The program addresses high school and pre-collegiate students who are looking to gain a cutting edge advantage through sports and academic education prior to college. In addition, summer and holiday programs are offered to young adults, parents, and their families.
The Grande Sports Centre represents the philosophy that in today’s corporate world it is a prerequisite for future corporate leaders to excel not only in professional and international qualifications, but also to excel socially, physically, and mentally. Mastering a prestigious sport equips students with the personality, endurance, and sociability to open career gates and meet any future professional or business challenge.
The Grande Organization is gathering some of the world’s leading luxury, entertainment, and sports celebrity brands for the eight academy program types it offers—most of them in Olympic disciplines such as tennis, golf, basketball, soccer, swimming, sailing, hockey, and equestrian.
Furthermore, the Grande Sports Centres take celebrity branding to an entirely new level. The athletic and educational campus development program work from commitments from sports celebrities that have a strong involvement in the vision of honing future talent. Each of the eight Grande Sports Academies are branded by a true champion of its respective sport who has risen to the top of the game. Involved celebrities take great pride not only in the design of the state-of-the-art sports facilities, but also contribute to the curriculum and even partially run the operations.