FuturePro Tennis Academy opened its Performance Tennis Centre at the state of the art multi-sport facilities at Kings’ School Al Barsha last week. The brand new facilities feature 4 tennis courts and will be open until 10:00 pm daily. The facilities also include a fitness centre with gym and indoor swimming pools along with conference rooms for lectures, game analysis and seminars.
The centre will run programmes for Juniors starting from Age 5 and above and will cater for all levels of play. The Performance Programme will incorporate a holistic coaching approach for aspiring professional players working on their technique, fitness, mental conditioning and other strategic match play aspects. Other programmes, including Cardio Tennis, Ladies Mornings, Tennis Socials, Fun Leagues, will also be available at this centre. Future Pro Tennis Academy will also be hosting National level Tournament Series to encourage the development of the sport in the UAE.
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As part of the programme, scholarship opportunities are available in the much sought after Kings’ Schools to develop in a number of sports with Tennis now a core offering on the Schools' group curriculum and extracurricular activity.
“We believe there is a huge difference between teaching tennis and developing players - and we want to deliver professional player development programmes across Dubai. Our new Performance Centre facility at Kings' School Al Barsha is equipped with state of the art tennis training aides and fitness equipment to ensure a complete training environment for our players."
“We are looking forward to identifying talent from the UAE and working with them to develop the champions of tomorrow. We are also keen to work with Emirati girls and boys to promote the sport and identify talent within the country to develop the next generation of UAE Champions,” said Mr. Rahul Tulpule, Co-Founder and CEO of FuturePro UAE.
“We are extremely excited about the link with Future Pro Tennis Academy; engaging with a high-quality tennis provider was key when looking to utilise our outstanding tennis facilities here at Kings'. We are particularly looking forward to how the tennis players within our school community will be able to access high-quality coaching and become better tennis players themselves. Tennis is a core sport here at Kings' School Al Barsha and we are excited about the prospects of this partnership and how it will add to our already full and diverse curricular and extracurricular sports program here at Kings',” said Mr. Colin Morris, Director of Sport.
“Our facilities are outstanding and we are delighted to welcome the new Tennis Academy to Kings’. We are about the pursuit of excellence for young people and working in partnership with our community and we look forward to opening our incredible campus to Future Pro Tennis,” added Mr. Alan Williamson, Director of Education & Principal Kings’ School Al Barsha.