This past weekend at The Tennis Center at College Park in College Park, MD, 40 young tennis players were treated to a once in a lifetime chance to go through Combine360 testing and the chance to receive on-court instruction from tennis coaching legend, Nick Bollettieri, at the first-ever Under Armour Tennis Combine Weekend. On Saturday, players underwent the first Tennis Combine360 Testing to be held outside of IMG Academies in Bradenton, FL. The Combine360 Test measures an athlete's true potential, testing not only his or her physical abilities in areas such as speed, agility and strength, but also character, nutrition knowledge and communication abilities. Following the Combine360 test, players received on-court instruction from the professionals at IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy, utilizing the same training and techniques that have produced some of the world's greatest players.
Sunday was a great day for all involved who received one-on-one instruction from Nick Bollettieri, coach of ten #1 players in the world - Agassi, Becker, Courier, Hingis, Jankovic, Rios, Seles, Sharapova and Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a multitude of other worldâclass players, including: Haas, Kournikova, Arias and Vaidisova, to name a few. Through hands-on instruction working on not only their forehands and backhands, but also their character and how to become a champion on and off the court. Players and parents alike were thrilled with the chance to work with Bollettieri and his academy's staff, learning about how to train to be a better tennis player and athlete, all while performing in Under Armour apparel.