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Judy Murray announces her return to The Campus at Quinta Do Lago in Portugal to host summer tennis camp

As The Championships at Wimbledon begin to gather momentum, Judy Murray, former Great Britain Federation Cup Captain and mother of Grand Slam champions Andy and Jamie, has announced that she will be returning to The Campus, Europe’s newest five-star multi-sport and wellness hub at Quinta do Lago in the Algarve in Portugal, for her third in a series of adult and junior coaching camps.

Judy Murray will host a five-day junior tennis camp at The Campus from the 19th – 23rd August 2019 and a three-day adult tennis camp from 21st – 23rd August 2019

Judy will join a team of coaches for fun and action-packed coaching camps, hosting a five-day junior tennis camp from the 19th – 23rd August and also a three-day adult tennis from 21st – 23rd August 2019. The camps will focus on grass-roots coaching and development, making tennis fun for juniors of all abilities and learning skills from one of the most respected tennis coaches and ‘mums’ in the game.  Judy will encourage youngsters to get active in the magnificent surrounds of The Campus, Europe’s newest multi-sport and wellness hub.

Judy will offer a unique tennis coaching experience for juniors and adults who will benefit enormously from her many years of years of coaching at all levels of the game and which took her sons to No.1 in the world! Judy says:

The camps are full of the exercises and games that I played with Jamie and Andy when they were growing up. We focus on three things:  skill-building activities, tennis specific movement training and creating fun competition. Tennis is a “hit, move and think sport” so the camps aim to help players of all levels to do those three things at the same time…..while having a whole lot of fun!

Sean Moriarty, Chief Executive of Quinta do Lago, says coaching opportunities like these is what makes The Campus stand out amongst sporting venues across Europe. Sean says:

It’s great to have icon Judy Murray back to The Campus for more fun and engaging junior and adult tennis camps. Judy is one of the most respected figures in tennis and she adds to the list of incredible sports ambassadors we now have at The Campus.

Judy Murray is the latest addition of high-profile stellar sports stars adding to a world class level of sports coaching and mentoring who are now partnering with The Campus.

Former England and Manchester United football legend Rio Ferdinand is also set to return for more coaching camps after his successful series of camps last year, and also Irish rugby player Brian O’Driscoll is set to continue his partnership as well.

Head Tennis Professional at The Campus, Zé Lopes, adds:

We’re thrilled to be working with Judy Murray once again after the great success of her recent Easter camp in April. It’s a fantastic opportunity to learn the coaching techniques she uses and she is such a great motivator to players, parents and coaches.

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The Campus is one of Europe’s newest state of the art multi-sports venues, created for elite athletes, teams and for families as well. The Campus is already becoming popular with  Premiership football and rugby teams, Olympic and Para-Olympic squads, performance athletes and coaches who are taking advantage of the perfect training climate and using The Campus as their warm-weather training base.

The recently opened High Performance Campus has added to The Campus’ stellar reputation and cemented its reputation as the outstanding location for holiday makers looking for the ultimate sporting break, with dance classes, yoga, swimming and state-of-the-art saunas, steam rooms and wellness areas adding to the appeal.

Top Premier League clubs, the Ireland rugby team and Olympic athletes have trained at The Campus in the last year, with high profile teams and athletes set to use the High Performance Campus and wellness facilities that are of the highest caliber.  Sean added,

The Campus further elevates Quinta do Lago as one of the finest sports and leisure destinations in the world. The beauty of this complex is you don’t have to be a world-class or even professional athlete, as we also cater for guests who simply want to use the facilities at their leisure for fitness or as a hobby.

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The Campus new €10 million training, fitness and wellness facility designed to cater to both elite athletes and enthusiastic amateurs.

All visitors to The Campus will experience world class tennis and padel courts, a wonderful cycling centre led by Paralympic gold medallist Mark Rohan, as well as a top class swimming facility and a wellness section of the High Performance Centre that offers all visitors the ideal chance to unwind after an exhausting workout.

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Guests can also stay at the magnificent The Magnolia Hotel, situated on the doorstep of The Campus and Quinta do Lago resort. It has a range of accommodation including 74 comfortable rooms, three suites and seven cottages.  The rooms have been recently been fully refurbished and the five-star service will help guests unwind and destress at the end of their day. There is a free shuttle bus service to The Campus for all guests.

Judy Murray summer tennis camps

–      Junior tennis camps from the 19th – 23rd August
–      Junior camps –  www.quintadolago.com/en/judy-murray-JUNIOR-tennis-camps/
–      Adult tennis camps from the 21st – 23rd August 2019
–      Adult  camps –  www.quintadolago.com/en/judy-murray-adult-tennis-camps/

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