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 an extreme customized performance program made specifically for each player, from training to nutrition, from school to gear, everything will be executed to measure.
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.
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.
The OutPerformance Institute, with a maximum of 24 onboard 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 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 in real time, 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), 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.
The OutPerformance Institute will be the only Academies in the world accredited by GPTCA, ATP certified accreditation, and its coaching staff will be composed by the finest group ever 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, like Alberto Castellani, Toni Nadal, and many others, 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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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 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.
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 the OutPerformance Institute 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. Our School also has an open enrollment policy, meaning that players can enroll at any time during the year.
We will offer 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.
The OutPerformance institute Health Services provides 24/7 support to student-athletes for any type of medical issue.
With a knowledgeable, compassionate team of health professionals, 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.
We are pleased to be based in the University Institute of Maia – ISMAI, internationally recognised for providing outstanding education but also for having a large and modern university campus.
The atmosphere on campus is defined by cutting-edge technology and a close, almost family-like relationship with students, the perfect environment to welcome our OutPerformance Institute´s athletes.
The campus is strategically located within 10 minutes from the city of Porto, which currently occupies the 10th place within the metropolitan areas with the highest industrial concentration in Europe. Porto was also considered the best European destination in 2017, making it a perfect city to visit over and take a break.
Our facilities are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Our athletes will benefit from personalised support from our Vice-Rector's Office for International Relations and the International Relations Office, which is always available to provide the support they need to facilitate their integration in the academic community.
We hope to see you soon at ISMAI!
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