La Manga Club Sports Academies
Among its many fine attributes, the La Manga Club sports academies offer some of the best training and tuition facilities across a wide range of sporting disciplines, including golf, tennis, football, rugby and cricket. Set in rolling hills surrounding the Mar Menor shoreline, La Manga Club incorporates a five star hotel complex, four star aparthotel village complex, luxurious spa & wellness centre, three championship 18 hole golf courses, a 28 court tennis centre, 8 natural grass FIFA standard football pitches and facilities for a number of other sports.
La Manga Club Sports Academies
Golf Academy – Probably the most popular of the La Manga Club sports academies, the golf training centre is run by a professional team of instructors headed by the renowned Swedish golf instructor Thomas Johansson. With their combined experience gained over many years of playing the sport, the team pass on their knowledge and passion to their students with various methods of teaching and state of the art equipment, either in group or individual training.
Tennis Academy – Boasting a superb 28 court tennis centre, there are a variety of different level tennis academies available, as well as private lessons and discounted rates for owners and residents staying in any of the La Manga Club properties. All players are welcome to take part in one or several of the La Manga Club sports academies, and those interested in tennis can choose from a junior academy, 10 hour adult academy, intensive weekend adult academy, intensive pro academy and private individual classes.
Junior Football Academy – The La Manga Club sports academies invite keen sports men and women of all ages and from all countries to participate in their various sports programmes. The junior football academy is suitable for boys and girls of all experience levels, and with a combination of technical theory classes and practical football tactics, the FA/UEFA qualified coaches at the academy will instil a desire in their students to excel in working as a team.
Rugby Academy – The La Manga Club's high quality facilities and sports grounds make it one of the most popular rugby training destinations in Spain, and the club has hosted a number of national squads, and teams from Britain and Ireland. The rugby academy programme strives for the best results by concentrating on just two training disciplines each day where students will practice agility and balance, evasion and speed, attacking and contact skills, and a mixture of understanding the game and making quick decisions in defence.
Junior Cricket Academy – Not only is La Manga Club the home ground for the local cricket team, it is also the home ground for the Spanish National Cricket Team and is used by ICC Europe for tournaments and academies. The professional coaches at La Manga Club, in collaboration with Cricket España provide expert tuition on all aspects and disciplines of the game for age groups 7 – 12 years and 13 – 15 years, comprising of a 5 day course from Monday to Friday, and they also offer weekend junior coaching sessions.