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superbly organised tennis with attentive, imaginative, friendly coaches. Nobody
was humiliated. Everyone improved - and we all had a lot of fun.
away with a reconstructed serve that has come along no end. The coaching was
deceptively easy-going and the drills were enormous fun. Everyone on the course
felt they had progressed.
"This is a fun activity holiday,” says Olivia Macleod, veteran of the Tennis Camps in both Oxford and the Algarve. In a group of six she enjoyed mornings of tuition from excellent coaches and endured revealing video analysis of her game. She left fitter and infinitely more proficient.
was clear that, while the coaching was seriously intensive on this course, the
social side counted for almost as much. In no time at all the social bonding was
becoming firmly fixed. Did our tennis benefit from the course? Certainly.
is the quality of the coaching that gives distinction to the tennis breaks.
was all great fun, but between the good-natured banter, an expert analytical eye
was at play, correcting obvious faults and praising our better strokes (…) a
lot of laughter mixed with serious endeavour. This was our first
experience of a group holiday and we enjoyed it thoroughly.
views over the famous Luz Bay are stunning, the cottage-style apartments
excellently appointed and the climate pretty much perfect. Walking the cobbled
streets of this old fishing village at night, one is struck by the timelessness
of the place. (…)
whether you are of beginner, intermediate or advanced standard your game is
guaranteed to improve. The coaches see to that.
Praia da Luz programme comprises three hours of coaching per day, and as a club
player I can vouch for its effectiveness. Going into the Algarve week my
backhand was all over the place. In one hour the head coach had me playing
confidently a shot that had eluded me for years.
Jonathan Markson Oxford Tennis Camp has become one of the great institutions of
da Luz is charm itself, with its fishy restaurants and bars and white-painted
villas sprouting purple flowers over the balcony (…) and a lovely sandy beach
where people are busy sunbathing.
coaching is done through a variety of exercises, drill and consultation breaks,
so people have constant stimulation and a good deal of fun.
CHRIS BAUERS (EUROSPORT)
am so delighted with my new found game that I want to scissor-jump over the net.
the Oxford camp is demanding but not exhausting. I learnt a lot. I had a great
deal of fun.
learned a good deal from Jonathan Markson’s talented team. The coaches were
both inspiring and good fun and set the tone for a week which contained much
laughter. Jonathan Markson is one of the most successful ever coaches of the
Oxford University Lawn Tennis Team.
Markson, who has successfully coached the Oxford University team to victories
against Cambridge, is an outstanding teacher. He brings much personality into
his instruction and makes learning simple and fun.
you are planning a trip to England this summer and want to mix a little culture
with your tennis, The Jonathan Markson Oxford Tennis Camp is the ideal place to
be….Markson has a team of first-class instructors.
are plenty of hotels and resorts where you can play, but if you really want to
progress, you need a proper tennis holiday with some serious coaching – which
is just what Markson offers.