Emilio Sánchez Vicario

CELEBRATING OUR GRADUATING SENIORS: A JOURNEY OF GROWTH AND ACHIEVEMENT

As the academic year draws to a close, we at the Emilio Sanchez Academy are filled with pride and joy as we prepare to celebrate the graduation of our ten remarkable senior student-athletes this Friday. This ceremony marks not only the culmination of their hard work and dedication but also the beginning of exciting new chapters in their lives.

Grigor Dimitrov: Tennis helps you build not only character, but discipline. 

Grigor Dimitrov player Emilio Sanchez Academy

In the world of tennis, few stories are as captivating as the journey of Grigor Dimitrov. The Bulgarian player arrived at Emilio Sanchez Academy in 2007 to train during 2 seasons. Under the guidance of coaches Pato Alvarez and Emilio Sanchez Vicario, Dimitrov’s talent began to blossom and his unique style predicted he would go far. Listen to the recent interview on his amazing journey with Grigor Dimitrov and Emilio Sanchez Vicario.

“This summer wears tennis”

There are many studies that indicate that summer makes us happy, so why not spend it with the ES Academy?    If you have had the opportunity to go to a Summer Camp, you will agree with us that it is an unforgettable experience that everyone should live.After a long school year, leaving home and living […]

Fernanda begins to write her story

What is success? Winning? Qualifying for Roland Garros and Wimbledon? Or get to write inspiring stories that reach people through tennis? For me, Fernanda does this last thing. Fernanda Contreras is a story of tennis, which motivates, and that, above all, marks the difference between the common; She is special, her way of listening, looking, speaking, playing, and her way of surrendering does not leave unnoticed anyone and, when she is on the court she becomes someone else.

Nadal the last of the mohicans

There are no words to describe Rafa’s feat. It’s my 14th article talking about him in Paris, and I’m running out of adjectives. After explaining the keys to his technical evolution, I now prefer to highlight the key reading and adaptation attributes of his transformation.

In recent years, Rafa has made a constant evolution of his game. He was already an excellent player on the defense side. From an early age, he managed to enter the counter-attack zone and even be offensive with his forehand, but always with the premise that, once he had control of the court, he had to maintain that position and dominate without giving breath to the opponent always with the idea of not failing or even defending, again and again, or whatever it took

WHAT WILL WE DO THIS SUMMER?

These days, most parents are asking ourselves, what are our children going to do this summer? Usually, summer is a time when our children can enjoy their favorite sports, and even, work on improving a second language, often English. However, the uncertainty in the world around us raises questions that are difficult to answer. Will we be able to travel abroad? Will it be safe for our children? For this reason, at Sánchez-Casal Barcelona, we have several exciting opportunities to help you decide.

HELLO 2021!

At long last, we have come to the end of the year 2020! We can’t help but look forward to one of the most unexpected years of our lives finally ending. We are truly ready for this year, which has brought us a new disease that continues to knock down the whole world, to be left in the past. Indeed, it has been a tough year, but we have already talked about it too much! Now that there are only a few days left, we prefer to think positively and remember everything it has taught us.

ASC: MEETING POINT FOR OUR FORMER STUDENTS

At Sánchez-Casal Academy, we do love to welcome our former students. Many of them visit us, especially during summer, and come to enjoy what was their second home for a while. The academy becomes a meeting point for former colleagues, who now live far from each other, but who take advantage of their holiday to meet again on the court. They also visit us to train, to keep fit or to improve aspects of their game with their former coaches.

Marc Feliu and Diego Herrera, from Class of 2018, visited us this summer and shared their time and experiences with us.

COVID MADE OUR ASC FAMILY STRONGER (2nd Part)

After 5 months of uncertainty, June of 2020 started with brightness. All of our academies were open, our main objective was to protect our community. To be able to guarantee the health and wellness of our big ASC family, we adapted our spaces, protocols, groups and we faced the summer with the motivation of welcoming our summer students. Also the new scholar year 2020-2021 starts with big challenges and we want to share with you, with a new video, how do we face them.

An unforgettable international experience – ASC

When other parents ask me why they should enroll their children in the Summer Camp of Sánchez-Casal Academy, I can give them many reasons, and all of them are compelling arguments, but there is one argument that seems particularly enticing to me: the extraordinary international atmosphere that students live and breathe at the Sanchez-Casal Academy campus.

Since 2011, players from 100 different countries, and from 5 different continents, have visited Sánchez-Casal Barcelona. Citizens from more than half of the countries in the world have trained with us!