ATHLETICS

ES American School is located on the campus of the Emilio Sánchez Academy high performance tennis training facility. All students at ES American School participate in one of the following sports programs in order to meet their Physical Education academic requirements.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PROGRAM

This is the basic Physical Education program for all students who do not participate in any other ES American School authorized sports training programs. The program is five hours per week (one hour per day), and includes three days of physical education, and two days of tennis training.  The level of physical activity can be adapted to each student's needs.

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE

TENNIS

ES American School is located on the campus of the Emilio Sánchez Academy high performance tennis training facility. The ESA motto is creating opportunities in tennis, in education, and in life. Emilio Sánchez Academy provides optimal conditions so that students-athletes to reach their maximum athletic performance. The ESA training philosophy is centered on four pillars: technical skills, tactical skills, physical fitness, and mental training.

PLAYERS OF OTHER SPORTS

At ES American School, we educate athletes from many different sports: we have players of team sports like football, field hockey, basketball and rugby, and players of individual sports like motorcycle racing and horse riding. Players of sports other than tennis can request a Personalized High Performance Fitness Program through our sports science department. All sports can be accommodated. Anyone interested in this program should contact us by email for further information.

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE

WATER POLO

Barcelona International Water Polo Academy (BIWPA) offers full training programs and high performance camps to water polo athletes from all over the world from 14-18 years old. ES American School works together with BIWPA to provide educational support for these promising student-athletes.

 

HIGH PERFORMANCE EQUESTRIAN SPORTS

Since 1997 the Open Sport Club Hipica  has been offering high performance equestrian training in the two Olympic disciplines of Obstacle Jumps and Classic Dressage. The Club’s facilities are located within walking distance from ES American School and they offer training programs from beginner to professional level.