We are the first and best world class tennis academy in Dubai, designed for you to enjoy the experience and to be motivated to play your best.Our experienced, dedicated and professional coaches will help you achieve new levels with your game. Come and learn from the best!
News Sept 2016
Welcome back everyone!We are officially back on court from the 1st of September, with all junior and adult group lessons starting from Sunday the 4th of September.Make sure you book your spot in the groups early.Some of our prices have changed, so make sure you check them out in the Programs section on this website.
24 Hour Tennis MarathonWe had a fantastic event last year, with our star player Marion Bartoli along with all of our participants, creating a new official Guinness World Record!This year in November, we are going for round 2! We will have an exciting new star player, so stay tuned for more information.
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Mini Minors (ages 5 - 7)
4:15pm - 5pm, Sunday - ThursdayFor the youngest players just starting their tennis experience. This introductory program offers a systematic training process that includes learning basic stroke production, footwork and coordination.
Young Guns (ages 7 - 15)
5pm - 6pm, Sunday - ThursdayA fun program for intermediate junior players. Offering skill development in all aspects of the sport as well as an introductory level into match play and mental conditioning.
Top Guns (ages 10 - 18)
6pm - 7:30pm, Sunday - ThursdayA program designed to further the skills and knowledge of more advanced junior players. This level offers increased match play ability in a more competitive environment.
Mini Minors PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 300 AED per year):•single lesson: 100 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 380 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 660 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 860 AEDNon Registered Rate:•single lesson: 115 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 440 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 800 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1000 AED
Young Guns PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 300 AED per year):•single lesson: 115 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 440 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 800 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1000 AEDNon Registered Rate:•single lesson: 140 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 520 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 920 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1200 AED
Top Guns PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 300 AED per year):•single lesson: 160 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 580 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1000 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1350 AEDNon Registered Rate:•single lesson: 180 AED•PACK: 1 lesson a week (x 4 weeks): 680 AED•PACK: 2 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1240 AED•PACK: 3 lessons a week (x 4 weeks): 1700 AED
Adult Clinics (mixed)
American University in DubaiFor adults of intermediate to advanced levels, the clinics are a great chance to develop your skills and have fun in the process. You will need to contact Sebastian on 0502868025 to check availability and confirm your spot!
AUD: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30am - 10amGrand Hyatt Dubai: Tuesdays 8:30am - 10amTennis clinics just for the ladies! A fun social environment, dynamic drills and point play and a great way to start the day! Contact one of our coaches to check availability and to confirm your spot.
Private and Semi Private lessons
Mornings and evenings, all weekIf you feel you need to have more attention to develop certain parts of your game, book in for some private lessons with one of our experienced professional coaches. All level of players welcome, from beginners to advanced tournament players.
Adult Clinic PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 300 AED per year):•single lesson: 80 AEDNon Registered Rate:•single lesson: 120 AED
Ladies Clinic PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 500 AED per year):•single lesson: 80 AED•Pack of 8 (taken over 8 weeks): 560 AEDNon Registered Rate:•single lesson: 120 AED
Private and Semi Private Lesson PricesRegistered Rate (Registration fee is 300 AED per year):With Professional Coach:•single 45 minute lesson: 185 AED•single 1 hour lesson: 240 AED•PACK: 4 lessons of 45 minutes: 700 AED•PACK: 3 lessons of 1 hour: 700 AED•Semi Private 1 hour lesson: 300 AEDWith DTA Director:•single 45 minute lesson: 220 AED•single 1 hour lesson: 290 AED•PACK: 4 lessons of 45 minutes: 850 AED•PACK: 3 lessons of 1 hour: 850 AED•Semi Private 1 hour lesson: 400 AED
The DITA is the first full time tennis academy in Dubai and represents a short term tennis program where players come to enhance their game over a weekend, a week or a month.The focus is on generating an all court game with accuracy, power, endurance and determination so the students can achieve their goals in competition.All of our coaches have international experience in playing and coaching at the highest levels and are a great support for developing players. We are here to help you become the best you can be, on and off the court.For more information, please contact us.
About the Dubai Tennis Academy
The first and best tennis academy in Dubai, designed for you to enjoy the experience and to be motivated to play your best.Established by Strath Sherriff, the DTA offers a systematic world class coaching method in a fun, dynamic atmosphere! Whether you are a junior or an adult, beginner or advanced, the DTA offers a variety of tennis programs that can be personalized to suit individual requirements. We provide weekly or annual programs tailored to your needs and welcome everyone who enjoys the game of tennis.With low numbers per court / ratio to coaches, all players receive individual attention, being motivated by international coaches who structure the lessons to maximize your development.For more information, please contact us.
STRATH SHERRIFF- Over 25 years of experience working with some of the best coaches and tennis players in the world- Was a worldwide agent for the Bollettieri Tennis Academy- Was a touring pro for the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch- Specializes in International tennis clinics: USA, Australia, Mexico, South America, Asia, Russia, UAE- Was the UAE Davis Cup Captain and National Coach- Has conducted clinics featuring top international players such as: Roger Federer, Rafal Nadal, Andy Murray- Combines tennis teaching techniques with physical and mental toughness exercises, allowing players to train and play under pressure situations- World class expertise and experience in club development and tennis academy programs
SEBASTIAN SWIERK- Played on the Junior ITF and Professional ATP tours- Competed in many international tournaments including the Australian Open, French Open and Queens Club- Represented Australia in many international team events- Reached a singles ATP Ranking of 365 and doubles 270- Has over 15 years of coaching experience- Has coached in Australia and Internationally before coming to Dubai 10 years ago to coach with the DTA- Experienced in developing programs and specific training drills for groups and individuals, ranging from beginners to international level professional tournament players- Is a hitting partner to some of the world’s top professional players when they come to Dubai to train and prepare for local and international events
JULY TABORA- Has been coaching with the DTA since 2009- Has been coaching in the UAE for over 12 years- Very experienced and is a favourite with all of his students- Experienced in coaching all levels and has a very enthusiastic style which keeps his students smiling while they learn- ITF and USPTA accredited
ILAK TABURA- Has been coaching with the DTA since 2007- Was a member of the Phillippine Junior National Tennis Team- Represented the Phillippines in many international events- Experienced in coaching all levels as well as a very solid hitting partner for competitive players- ITF and USPTA accredited
MICHAEL QUINONES- Joined the DTA team in 2007- Has been coaching for over 15 years- Michael is a tough and talented player, with a very successful playing career behind him- Ranked 15 in the Phillipines and number 1 in Cebu City- Member of the Phillippines Davis Cup team- As a tennis coach, has completed many seminars and workshops as well as being accredited by the ITF and USPTA
One of the best 5 star luxury hotels in Dubai, the Grand Hyatt features 4 outdoor tennis courts situated in it’s beautifully landscaped gardens, near the hotel’s spectacular pool area.Contact:Strath: +971 50 655 6152July: +971 50 191 1804Warren:+971 56 173 8854
Located inside the American University in Dubai (Media City), the DTA has been teaching children and adults the game of tennis here for over 11 years.Contact:Sebastian: +971 50 286 8025Ilac: +971 55 135 0140Michael: +971 55 340 9382