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Rafa Nadal Academy Kuwait

A world-class tennis academy, the first of its kind in the Middle East, with exceptional integrated facilities in the Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah international Tennis Complex. Second branch of the most famous tennis center in the World (Rafa Nadal Academy - Majorca), our international team of coaches will provide tennis and fitness programs for all ages as well as a yearly entertainment plan.

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360 project

360 project, an iconic luxury retail destination is transforming into Kuwait’s first mixed-use retail, office, leisure and sports destination, 360 will include 130,000 m2 of retail, the 300 room Grand Hyatt Hotel, Shaikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah International Tennis Complex, including a 5,000 capacity multipurpose arena, 15 indoor and outdoor courts.

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The ultimate sports and members club with exceptional facilities

A dream place on the cutting edge of innovation & design, indoor and outdoor, dedicated to racket sports and fitness, and powered by a team of World-Class professionals. Inspired by the best sports private clubs in the World and the Rafa Nadal Academy Majorca, our concept is made and thought to host the entire family, friends and of course tennis & fitness lovers. It offers, in addition to the membership club, a wide range of activities including tennis classes, high level training, personal training, fitness group classes, after-school programs, swimming classes, social tennis sessions and an exceptional monthly animation schedule reserved to our lucky members.

  • 15 Tennis Courts
  • Swimming Pool
  • 1500 sqm Gym
  • Pro Shop
  • 2 Squash Courts
  • Members Lounge
  • Padel Court
  • Boxing Ring
7 Indoor Tennis Courts
8 Outdoor Tennis Courts
1500 Square meter Gym
Swimming Pool
2 Squash courts
Padel Court
Sport Boutique
Sport Museum
Seminary Room
The Central Court
The Restaurant

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Rafa Nadal

"Work hard, have fun and make it happen"

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Inspired by Rafael Nadal’s values, training method and exceptional mindset. We Train, we Animate, we Push, we have fun and we Simply make it happen for you.

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Henry Bartlett

Head Fitness Coach

Having competed in sports at a young age and going on to play cricket semi-professionally, Henry has always had a love for sports and training. He has worked for a variety of professional clubs and athletes, including a Premier League Football Club, UFC fighters, Kickboxers and many more. He has worked with Kuwaiti athletes and gym goers and is passionate about guiding Kuwaitis on correct training practices to ensure they achieve their goals.

Nuno Marques

Head Tennis Coach

Nuno is a former professional tennis player from 1988-2001. He was the first Portuguese to reach the top 100 ATP rankings. Nuno played against Pete Sampras, Albert Costa, Alex Corretja, e. Kafelnikov, Mats Wilander, Tomas Enqvist, Marcelo Rios, Richard Krajicek, Petr Korda. His career high was singles ATP 86; Doubles: 57. He played Davis Cup from 1986 to 2001 and was Davis Cup Coach from 2014-2018. Played Olympics Sydney 2000. He has been coaching since 2002, and was Coach and Head Coach of Women in Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca since May 2016.

Martijn Belgraver

General Manager

Martijn is a former tennis professional from 1991-2000 with personal success of being Dutch Singles Champion in 1999 and having played many top players on the ATP tour like Marcelo Rios, Nicolas Kiefer, Fabrice S antoro. Coach of Martin Verkerk from 2001-2002, later finalist at Roland Garros. Martijn is the founder and owner of INTIME Tennis Academy in 2002 until 2019, having coached and trained 25 Dutch junior champions, 2 European champions and 1 Junior Davis cup winner.

Lisa Ambre

Events & Activation Executive

Lisa started her career by working at a law firm and studying for a law degree in France. Upon graduation, she moved to New York City for three years. She earned a Master’s degree in Fashion and Luxury Management in Paris. These experiences have made her a really energetic and enthusiastic person. Her hobbies are fitness, football and yoga.

Jad Ayoub

Head of Sales

Jad is an international business graduate and an MBA holder in "Management & Finance" from Holy Spirit University - Lebanon. He started his working journey in 2007 in the banking sector where he spent the first 9 years of his professional career, after which he followed his ambitions and love for sports and moved to the Fitness industry as a branch manager for almost 4 years now.

Malak Madi

Marketing Manager

Malak is Kuwait-born and raised, originally from Lebanon. She comes from a retail fashion background with a big passion for marketing and all things digital. Her hobbies are yoga and fitness.

Charles Auffray

Director French Touch

Charles is a former professional tennis player on the ATP Tour until 2001. He participated in all Grand slam events. Charles competed against two former ATP n°1 : Gustavo Kuerten & Jean Carlos Ferrero He is the founder & owner of ISP Academy (2003-2017), one of the leading tennis academies in Europe. Charles is the Associate Director of French Touch Sport Consulting, specialized into the construction & management of major sport complex.