Annual Programs

Tennis + School

Tour Prep

Int. Exchange


August (Naples) / September (Barcelona) to June


From 8 to 18 years old

Tennis Program

17h. tennis / week

Physical program

5h. / week


Every day on court and 1 hour a week in group


2 players per court


1 report / semester


Minimum of 1 (Barcelona) or 2 (Naples) / month

International experience

Push Program*


Replacing 1h of group tennis session for 1h private tennis session 5h/week + 1h extra of fitness session + 1h with a low ratio of students in the mental session. Limited spots.

The only high performance tennis program combined with academics that can be practiced both in Europe and the USA

At the prestigious Emilio Sánchez Academy Tennis Academy

Emilio Sánchez Academy is the only tennis academy in the world to have training centers in Europe (Barcelona), the USA (Naples, Florida) and in Asia (Nanjing, China).

The International Exchange Program offers the exclusive opportunity to pursue personalized and comprehensive academic studies and training in both the European and American centers as an elite player, earning an international High School diploma from two continents.

I want to know more about the program

Main features of the program

  • Complete coordination between both centers, in academic studies + High-Performance Tennis.
  • Coordination of the Academic Study Plan, with transfer of classes between the two centers.
  • Accredited schools in the American system (ES American School) are located within the Academy campus.
  • Tournaments in the USA and Europe.
  • Room and board within both Academy campuses.

Advantages of the program

  • International experience in two of the most renowned countries in the world for tennis.
  • The internationally acclaimed Emilio Sánchez Academy System.
  • A wider tournament circuit allows the possibility to compete across two continents.
  • Unique opportunity to improve language skills.
  • Optimal climate and training in the best weather condition.
  • Cultural enrichment experience for the player.

... and the opportunity to train on court with Emilio Sánchez Vicario (Naples).

ES Academy Training System©

  • The ES Academy Training System© is unique in the world. Designed by Emilio Sánchez Vicario, it is based on four core pillars: technical, tactical, physical and mental.
  • Each of these four pillars is developed intensively, and each is tailored to the player’s stage, which depends on age, physical condition and tennis level. The stages are reflected in the ES Academy Development Pyramid©, and range from the initiation stage to the elite stage.
  • In the area of sports science, the program includes all services on site that the player may need, such as physical training, nutrition, sports psychology, and physiotherapy.

Tournaments and travelling team

  • A personalized program is created to include local, regional, national and international tournaments throughout the year.
  • Assistance from our coaches of the Travelling Team is offered during all these tournaments.

ES International School

  • Located directly on ES Academy campus’ in Naples, Florida; and Barcelona, Spain; ES American School allows student-athletes to continue their academic studies while training at a high performance level.
  • The exchange program is offered for 9th through 12th grades (ages 14 to 18 years old) and the schedule of classes is tailor-made to meet the needs of each student-athlete. All classes (except Spanish and Catalan language classes) are conducted in English.
  • Guidance is provided for obtaining academic and athletic scholarships at American colleges and universities.

What will you learn?

The developmental pyramid of the Emilio Sánchez Academy Players

Based on the ES Academy Training System© used in our Academies, Emilio Sánchez Vicario has created a pyramid to describe the evolution of players as they progress in their athletic development, by age and level of play.

Each stage of this evolution has its own general and specific objectives for each pillar of training (technical, tactical, physical and mental).

Click on the links below for further information about each stage of the pyramid.

Advanced 16-17 years old Pre-transition 18-19 years old Transition 20-21 years old


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