Intensive Camps
And
Competition

An intensity that will please the most motivated players!

Our offer of intensive camps (semi-intensive and intensive) and competition camps (intensive + tournaments as well as the Junior Tour) allows young motivated players to develop their potentials to their highest possible level.

Our low players per coach ration, as well as a well-developped training program (and tournaments for those who choose it) allows our coaches to deliver a customized and unique quality teaching.

Schedule and organization:

Each camp lasts 6 days from Monday morning to Saturday morning.

Intensive Camps:

The basic camp consists of:

  • Two 2-hour tennis sessions per day, or 4h in total
  • One hour of fitness per day
  • Various group activities during the day and in the evening

Intensive camps offered in half-board or full room and board

Semi-intensive Camps:

The semi-intensive camp is organised on the same schedule as the intensive camp, but without the afternoon tennis session:

The basic camp consists of:

  • One 2h tennis session per day in the morning
  • One hour of fitness in the morning
  • Various group activities

Semi-intensive camps offered as extern only

Intensive camps + option tournaments:

Players focused on a more competitive approach can opt for the tournament option in addition to the intensive camp.

This option includes:

  • Guaranteed registration to 1-2 official tournaments per week minimum. The selected tournaments are all certified by the French Tennis Federation and/or the ITF and are competitive for all levels
  • Coaching during tournaments by one or more of our coaches
  • Statistics and data intake during matches
  • A complete and personalized aftermatch debrief by the coach in charge of the player including relevant feedbacks allowing the player to evolve quickly in his competitive approach
  • Additional Option: Video recording of matches + video analysis/debriefing on the day of the match + matches to take home on USB stick

Tournament matches are added to the intensive training program. The scheduling of matches is usually made by tournament officials from one day to the next.

Camps with the tournament option are avalaible depending on the periods. Do not hesitate to contact us directly if you want more information about the availability a camp over a certain period

“Intensive camps + tournaments” are offered in full board exclusively.

Junior Tour:

The Junior Tour is an “intensive camps with tournaments” that last 3 weeks and includes additional services for a very competitive price and an unforgettable experience:

Additional Services included:

  • Transport to and from Charles-de-Gaulle airport to the Academy
  • Visits and diverse cultural activities
  • 6-8 Tournaments Guaranteed!
  • Unique and unforgettable “team” experience preparing the best players to the pro circuit or US College Tennis

The Junior Tour is therefore the ideal formula for young players coming from afar and seeking an unusual tennis and cultural experience that will have an immediate impact on their games while preparing them to the expectations of the pro-circuit and college tennis.

For more information on the Junior Tour, go directly to www.odysseytennis.com

Transportation:

Full room and board / half-boarding:

Legal guardians are responsible for transportation costs

They must drop the players off in the morning 10-15mn before the start of the first training session, and pick them up at the end of the last training session according to the chosen room and board option.

Full room and board:
Option 1:

Legal guardians drop players off at the Academy on Sunday afternoon, and pick them up on Saturday afternoon at the end of the camp.

Option 2:

Type of Transportation: Players arrive by plane or train.
Day of Arrival: Sunday afternoon (Contact us before buying a ticket!)
Day of departure: Saturday afternoon
Place of arrival: (Contact us for arrival times covered by the Academy):

  • Railway (train) stations: Dax, St Vincent-de-Tyrosse
  • Airports: Biarritz, Bordeaux, Paris CDG (exclusively for the Junior Tour: Arrival on Friday)

Pickup process: Our staff picks the players up and bring the trainees back personally to their arrival and departure train station/airport.
Young players are taken care of within the train station or the airport to meet the players at the furthest access point possible by our staff.
In the same way, they are dropped off right on the wharf or at the furthest security point possible to their departure train or plane.
We leave nothing to chance to ensure the safety of the players and provide peace of mind to our young players and their loved ones.

Intensive and competitions camps comparison table:

Tennis Training Fitness Tournaments Group activities Activities and cultural visits Transportation from the airport/train station to the Academy (full board)
Semi-Intensive 2h / day 1h / day No No No No
Intensive 4h/day 1h / day No Yes No Included (Dax, Tyrosse, Bordeaux)
Intensive + Tournaments 4h/day 1h / day 1-2/week Yes No Included (Dax, Tyrosse, Bordeaux)
Junior Tour 4h/day 1h / day 6 to 8 Yes Yes Included (Paris CDG, Dax, Tyrosse, Bordeaux)

Typical Week

The schedule below is an example. Odyssey Tennis staff reserves the right to slightly adjust these schedules according to availability and weeks of camps.

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
08:00   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
08:30   Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
09:00  
09:30  
10:00  
10:30   Practice

Training
Practice

Training
Practice

Training
Practice

Training
Practice

Training
Departure
from the Academy
11:00  
11:30   Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest
12:00   Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30  
13:00  
13:30  
14:00 Arrival
to the Academy:
Transportation provided by the legal guardians
or
2) transportation from the airport or train station by our staff
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Practice
Tennis
Departure
from the Academy
Transportation provided by the legal guardians
or
2) transportation to the airport or train station by our staff
14:30
15:00
15:30
16:00 Tactical/Mental
Coaching
Tactical/Mental
Coaching
Tactical/Mental
Coaching
Tactical/Mental
Coaching
Tactical/Mental
Coaching
16:30
17:00 Rest
/language courses/free time
Rest
/language courses/free time
Rest
/language courses/free time
Rest
/language courses/free time
Rest
/language courses/free time
17:30
18:00
18:30 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
19:00    
19:30    
20:00   Evening
Activity
Evening
Activity
Evening
Activity
Evening
Activity
Evening
Activity
 
20:30    
21:00    
21:30    
22:00   Curfew Curfew Curfew Curfew Curfew  
22:30