The DAHCOR OutPerformance Institute was developed to provide the ultimate personalized program for tennis players that want to reach the top of their game, through customized performance gear made specifically for each player, from top to bottom, from rackets to strings, every gear will be built precisely from scratch.
This program was designed for international young players from 13 to 17 years old, who wish to experience highly competitive tennis and dream to play in the big stages, the program combines tennis and education so that the players can continue their tennis career without sacrificing their academic studies.
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This program aims to maximize the potential of every single player and prepare them for the demands of the ATP/WTA circuits so they can become professionals.
It was with this clear goal in mind that we created this High-Performance holistic program, combining a very thorough and personalized training of every aspect of the players’ game with a highly demanding international school.
With relentless passion and dedication, our coaching team will design tailored training sessions to immerse our players in the day-to-day reality of the pro circuit, which also includes fundamental aspects such as physical and mental training and the importance of nutrition.
During their stay, the players will feel a familiar environment where they are treated with extreme personal attention having access to everything they need 24/7.
With state-of-the-art facilities, meticulous methodology, custom made performance gear and accredited coaching staff, the development of high-quality players and, more importantly, outstanding persons will be the natural outcome.
The OutPerformance Institute, with a maximum of 16 players, will be the most exclusive Tennis Boarding Academy Program in the World.
For DAHCOR it is clear that every athlete is different from any other. That is why our Professionals will identify the specific needs of each one of those 16 players and develop a tailor-made program covering every aspect of the athlete’s day-to-day, in order to help pave each player’s unique path to reach their full potential. The program is constantly revised, as the player’s needs change over time.
Our highly personal and detailed approach will include the development of individual training (on court, analysis, physical and mental) planification, tournament schedule, nutrition and recovery plans, individual scholar tutoring, mental coaching, regular medical follow-ups amongst others.
However, one thing will always be common to every single athlete: the outmost dedication and attention from our team of highly qualified professionals. As Tennis is not a team’s sport, the individual training approach is solely based on each player’s different development process, with each one converging to the same final goal: becoming a Professional Tennis Player.
DAHCOR wants to prove the point that the best gear is just as important as having the best coaches, facilities or the best training partners, through a unique holistic experience that will include made to measure equipment for every athlete.
All products will be crafted to meet the player’s needs based on an extensive Fitting Experience where all the player’s characteristics will be measured, from the physical attributes, pattern of strokes, common errors, etc.
Using the most advanced technology, superior craftsmanship and the finest materials, our custom-made equipment is designed to optimize the athlete’s performance.
Furthermore, players will be part of the creative process, side-by-side with our expert designers.
The equipment set includes Rackets, String Reels, Overgrips, Shoes, Bags, Backpacks and Apparel Sets (which includes caps/visor hats, bandanas, gilets, track suits, jackets, hoodies, tennis polos, competition t-Shirts, training t-shirts, shorts/skirts/leggings, socks, wristbands and towels). The quantities vary depending the player’s needs, but there is absolutely no limit.
Throughout our patented artificial intelligence technology - NAAI, our athletes will make use of a cutting-edge tracking and performance analytics tool, driven by sports science principles and thorough investigation, with the sole goal to enhance performance through the analysis of extensive and objective data.
Our innovative solution will give a competitive advantage to our players by using data to support learnings and develop the decision-making across the technical and tactical terms on the wide variety of game situations. Moreover, by measuring every physical indicator of our athletes, our technical team will have more information to better decide each player’s training plan and ultimately further maximize its performance.
DAHCOR Tennis Center is accredited by the Tennis Professionals Association, and it's composed by the finest group of professional coaches in the tennis industry, actively involved in the career of several ATP and WTA Top 100 players over a period of 20 years.
This means that our facilities, staff, and training methodology have its Excellency recognized by the worldwide coaching experts, but also that our players will contact directly with elite coaches active on tour. It also means that ATP/WTA players practices will be a constant presence throughout the year in the DTC facilities, and during their stay, they will do part of their training with our athletes.
With an ALL-INCLUDED Policy, the OutPerformance Institute offers a range of services incomparable to any other Tennis Academy in the World.
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Our players will have a designated Mentor, available 24/7, to guarantee a healthy and supportive living environment contributing to academic achievement, development of character, personal growth and well-being as a whole.
Most notably, there will be a permanently residential tutor assigned to each villa, to cultivate a secure and healthy living atmosphere while getting student-athletes united and creating a vibrant community.
Our mission is to direct and help all of our student-athletes to fulfill their tennis and academic goals with reverence, enthusiasm, and constant dedication.
Even though DTC is based in Portugal, most of our players will spend a lot of time traveling and one of the biggest challenges they could face is how to “do school” while being abroad. Our program makes that possible, because our curriculum is available wherever internet is accessible, school will travel with our players! Is there a time of the day more ideal for learning than other? Players can also adapt their own daily learning schedule to their tennis program to be the most productive also off court. DTC School also has an open enrollment policy, meaning that players can enroll at any time during the year.
DTC School offers a variety of the best international homeschool programs. These complete and comprehensive programs are complemented by high school electives and world languages.
The mastery-based online curriculum is engaging and interactive, using instant feedback to keep students motivated. The result? Students build confidence and independence.
DTC Health Services provides 24/7 support to student-athletes for any type of medical issue.
With a knowledgeable, compassionate team of health professionals from the best private Health Group in Portugal, these Services can help student-athletes with pre-existing medical conditions by distributing prescription medication at designated times to ensure safety and proper dosage, through a designated personal Doctor.
If advanced medical care is necessary, most major international insurances will be accepted. If a referral to a specialist is recommended, the Health Services team will provide assistance by helping to schedule appointments and transportation.
The applications are open until the 15th of September 2020 and the check-in for the beginning of the OutPerformance Institute annual Program is set in a date to be announced on December 2020.