FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is this real? +
Absolutely! These camps and clinics are the official Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar training activities in the US.
Who are the coaches? +
The training staff for these activities are the very same coaches that lead training at the official Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Manacor, Spain. The staff will travel to the US to lead the training personally.
How is this camp or clinic different? +
These training opportunities deliver the very same training methodology that has made Rafa one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The approach was pioneered by Tony Nadal, Rafa’s uncle and long-time coach, and refined by Rafa’s current world-class coaches and Academy training staff, which includes Carlos Moya, former number 1 tennis player in the world, Joel Figueras, the Academy’s tennis director and his Academy leadership team including Carlos Costa, Rafa’s manager and a former top 10 ranked ATP player. The methodology includes advanced individual techniques, tactics, and performance but goes beyond that to develop players to consistently perform at a championship level by understanding how to think, see, envision, and prepare for the game.
What is the daily schedule for the junior camp? +
The Camp at Los Angeles Tennis Club will begin at 8am and complete training at 4pm.
The Camp at Mira Costa High School will begin at 12pm and complete training at 6pm.
What is the daily schedule for the adult clinics? +
The adult clinic schedule is a 2-day training event that includes 1 x two-hour training session each day. The exact schedule depends on the session you elect during registration.
Are the Total Tennis, Total Doubles and Premium Tennis training sessions different? +
These training sessions will include training designed to help players improve their skills but go beyond that to help them prepare for and play the game strategically via the Rafa Nadal Methodology. Attendees will learn to approach and execute the game at an entirely new level which will help them excel in their league, club, and tournament play.What is the uniform requirement?All youth campers must purchase separately the official Rafa Nadal Academy uniform for training. The uniforms are high-quality Nike uniforms approved by the training staff and also meet the club’s dress code standards. You will receive order information following the registration process.