Independent. Humble. Focused.
In our junior professionals department, players between the ages of 14 and 23 dedicate their time in Offenbach to focus on their craft. Their goals to achieve are the cornerstones for success in life and professional sports.
What we give to our ITF junior players
Surrounded by experts.
For us at TU, our main focus is for overall development. We work closely with our players and the entire team of experts to grow every athlete proficiently in all departments. Goals also play a vital role where each player has steps/stages to follow in order to climb over each hurdle on their journey.
Together in every session
The burning passion our players and team dedicated to each training session enables our system to produce the best versions of each other.
Demanding and year-round
The development of our players is achieved through year-round training. Optimal conditions and the highest quality of work in each area of training enables the utmost efficiency in development.
What we give
to our ITF junior players
Surrounded by experts.
For us at TU, our main focus is for overall development. We work closely with our players and the entire team of experts to grow every athlete proficiently in all departments.
Clarity. At all times.
Goals also play a vital role where each player has steps/stages to follow in order to climb over each hurdle on their journey.
You’ll experience and feel the burning passion for tennis. Every player has dedicated his or her life to tennis.
In every session.
Every tennis or fitness session is affected by passion. You will see it in our players as well as our coaches.
The development of our players is a process of an all-season training and education.
Optimal conditions and the highest quality of work in each area of training enables the utmost efficiency in development.
Introduction of our young professionals
From the Czech Republic, Jonas is a junior pro who is ranked # 28 on the ITF junior tour. In 2018 he was crowned the U18 European champion. Jonas has been training at Tennis University since 2013.
The path of the young professional
1. Trial week
The beginning of our cooperation starts with a trial week, giving the coaches but above all the player a chance to get to know each other. Do you like the way we train? Then let’s move on to step number 2.
2. Setting goals
We work with you to develop short, medium and long term goals. What technical changes do we have to make with you, and where will you be tactically on the court in 3 months? These questions will take place with close consultation with your coach.
3. Intense tennis and
Intensive tennis and fitness training – a prerequisite for us is that the player fundamentally brings 110% to every training session on and off the court. Are you ready?
4. Training and
Training and tournament planning – To test your abilities in competitive conditions, our team will plan the right schedule around your training and tournaments.
5. Feedback and
Naturally, we love to receive feedback from you regularly. How do you feel during a match? Were you able to use on court what you trained and learnt into action?
6. The transition to the
Once we have worked together in taking you to be the best you can be, these stages undergone will prepare you for your professional career.
Our annual package
(Prices on request)
You completed the trial, felt well and our way of working got you? Our coaches also see you as the new ITF player at Tennis University? Then we calmly clarify open questions and last modalities.
After completing the one-year contract, we will start your intense adventure together.
What can you expect from our annual package, you will learn in the following section.
The TU philosophy focuses on individual needs and attention. We have a maximum of 3 players…
…to coach ratio, guaranteeing high quality training sessions.
Our personal trainers will make sure that your bodies are prepared around your tournaments and training…
…schedules. All injuries are treated carefully in order to get you back onto the court as soon as possible!
We offer our contract players physiotherapy treatments. It is of an utmost importance to us…
…that we maintain healthy athletes on the court.
To prepare for the next training, match or tournament in the most optimal way, every athlete must…
…be mentally fit. Mental fitness makes the difference in the important moments of the match. Michael von Kunhardt will be your mental coach supporting you yearlong.
Every percentage point taken into consideration, will benefit the player on the practice court and in the match. This…
…is where our expert nutritional advice comes into maximise and optimize our athletes performance.
Following on mental coaching and nutritional advice another percentage point is acquired through custom insoles…
…individually manufactured insoles will correct possible foot ailments and balance your movements in order to hit the ball in the right moment. Strike more winners, less errors.
Tennis-University is located within the Hessian Tennis Association facility in Offenbach am Main. At sport ground…
…Rosenhohe, we find everything from Physiotherapy, gym facilities, hotel rooms, and of course our courts.
In total we have 5 outdoor clay, 2 outdoor hard, and 4 indoor rebound ace courts at our disposal.
Our Professional, and ITF players exclusively train here.
Up to 6 players can stay at one time in ‘TU House.’ Located 5 mins walk away from the academy…
…and is supervised around the clock to ensure the safety of the residents..
TU House boasts 3 double rooms, a large living room, and fully outfitted kitchen. 2 Bathrooms and a laundry room are also fitted to allow maximum comfort for our players.
To apply for one of our rooms at TU House you must be part of the Academy as a contract player.
Prices on request. Other accommodations options ❯
For our German players, Tennis University has collaborated with Kurpfalz gymnasium in Mannheim where…
… its curriculum is specially adapted to honor our athlete’s training schedule while giving the important opportunity to graduate high school. Our strong relationship with the Director of the school ensures both parties know a clear path for their educational goals.
For our International players, we offer Online schooling through Laurel Springs.
Laurel Springs is an accredited, private institute for students starting from kindergarten all the way through to twelfth grade. Laurel Springs specializes in the academic success of athletes. No matter where they are!
In nearby areas it is always possible to rent out apartments, but we highly recommend to look for an accommodation in the immediate proximity of the academy. We are happy to support you in finding the right place for you.
Between the HTV hotel and the academy lies the shortest distance. Here we can offer you a room for athletes. Altogether there are ten rooms available. You will be located directly at the training facilities. Price per night per room: 38 EUR incl. tax.
Weekly training schedule
- Tennis drills and baseline work
- Serve and movement
- Tennis Drills and attacking net play
- Return and Movement
- Tactics and strategies
- Matches and planning
- Situation-based attacking games and volley drills
- Serve/return and movement
- Situation-based baseline drills
- Match play
- Individual drills and point play
Former ITF players
Tim had joined Tennis University in 2010, with a performance class of 4 while reaching his best German ranking…
Kevin Jordi trained from September 2011 to May 2013 at Tennis University. Here, Kevin enjoyed “Professional training standards and…
We are looking forward to you!
We are looking
forward to you!
Are you interested in our ITF yearly package, are there any questions left? Would like to get to know each other? We would be happy to get a message from you!