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Dimitar Tennis Academy, California

Dimitar Tennis Academy at Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort, is situated at one of the most beautiful and prestigious destination on the West Coast. Known also as the "Paradise on the Pacific” and "American Riviera”, Santa Barbara is also well known for its tennis traditions.

Dimitar Tennis Academy's "Excel to the Next Level” tennis camps are robust and rigorous and are for serious intermediate and advanced players only. You'll train with top international coaching staff in high-performance tennis, fitness, and mental toughness programs designed to make you a top performing Champion! Learn, compete, win ... Join and rise to the next level by gaining a competitive edge in this intense tennis program! 



Week 01: June 2-6
Week 02: June 9-13
Week 03: June 16-20
Week 04: June 23-27
Week 05: June 30-July 4 
Week 06: July 7-11
Week 07: July 14-18
Week 08: July 21-25
Week 09: July 28-Aug. 1
Week 10: Aug. 4-8
Week 11: Aug. 11-15
Week 12: Aug. 18-22


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7:30am - 8:30am Wake-up - breakfast and get ready for Tennis or English
9:00am - 10:00am Fitness training - 
gym, short sprints and long distance run on the beach, cross training.
10:00am - 10:15am Tennis warm-up
10:15am - 12:00am Instruction, technical drills - ground strokes, volleys, serves, return of serves, defensive shots, offensive shots and transition shots (feeding drills or ball machine) and tactical drills (live balls).
12:00am - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:15pm Dynamic warm-up 
1:15pm - 1:30pm Tennis warm-up
1:30pm - 3:30pm Work on strategy - playing points and match play (singles or doubles)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Individual attention or Mental toughness training or Tennis specific fitness training and Stretching
4:00pm - 6:00pm Private lessons or Rest

6:00pm - 6:30pm Dinner

6:30pm - 9:00pm Activities
10:00pm - 10:30pm Get ready for bed and Lights out

The optional English classes will be either AM 9-12 or PM 1-4 times.

• Minimum of 25 Hours a Week of Tennis & Fitness Training 
• International High-Performance Coaching Staff 
• 3:1 Player to Coach Ratio 
• Tactical and Technical Drills 
• Training with a Ball Machine 
• 1 Hour a Day of High Performance Fitness Program with The Training Room
• Psychological "Peak Performance" Program 
• Training for National and International Tournaments with Top Ranked Players 
• Nutritional Education 
• Dynamic Warm-up & Stretching Education 

• All meals and transportation provided

Optional (additional fee applies):

• Video Analysis of a Lesson or a Match 
• Private Tennis and Fitness Instruction with Dimitar Tennis Academy Coaching Staff 
• Day Trips to Professional Tournaments 
• Sign-up, Travel and Participation in Tournaments 
• Tournament Travel Team (TTT)


The coaching staff is led by Dimitar Yazadzhiev, owner and tennis director of the academy. He has been coaching at the highest professional level for almost 20 years and has coached many players to success, such as: Sesil Karatancheva (Top 40 WTA and French Open Quarter Finalist), Ksenia Milevskaya (Top 200 WTA, 2007 #2 ITF), Nolan Bauer (#1 Southwest Section B14s, Top 40 US B14s), and Grigor Dimitrov (#1 ITF B18s, 2006 Orange Bowl Boys 16s Singles champion, 2008 Jr. Wimbledon champion, and 2008 Jr. US Open Singles champion). 
The campus
• Internet
• Games
Off campus 
• movies
• ice cream 
• mall trips
• Santa Monica beach excursions
• Universal Studios

Players have the option to live in a home stay with a local family or academy residences with other players.
 24 hour supervision for campers.
Price per Week (boarding)* Price per Week (non-boarding)
$895 $650
*Weekend boarding and activities are an additional $250 per weekend.
Program Price (boarding) Price (non-boarding)
Summer Camp $895/week $650/week
Tennis + English Language $2,245/2 weeks $1595/2 weeks
High-Intensity Full Time Academy $3,300/month $2,500/month
Individual Training Program Full Time Academy $2,800/month $1,800/month
The price includes:
- 6 hours of tennis a day (30 hrs/week)
- 15 hours of high-performance fitness/week
- Psychological "Peak Performance" Program
- Nutritional Education
- Daily Lunch
- Camp T-Shirt
- 3:1 Player to Coach Ratio
- Accommodation
- Full board
- Room cleaning
- 24 hour security 
Airport pickup from Santa Barbara Airport
The price does not include:
Visa (if required)

Tournament Travel and Competition
Weekend Supervision Charge (for all boarding programs): $250/weekend
Airport pickup from LAX ($150)

Booking Conditions:

Request a registration form and fill it out and send it back to Soon after, you will receive an email with confirmation of placement in the selected camp. Our agency will then prepare an invoice for you. To book a space in the camp,you must make a prepayment. NOTICE: The prepayment amount is specified in the application form and depends on the program; some camps require 100% of the payment upfront. If you are unsure if you need a visa, contact a representative for more information. 
Category: Tennis academy in USA | Added by: sportcamp (15.04.2013)
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