Justine Henin Academy and St John’s International School bring world’s best tennis talents to Belgium

A new school for pro tennis, a collaboration between the Justine Henin Academy and St John's International School, has launched in Belgium.

Justine Henin
The Justine Henin Academy and St John’s International School are proud to announce the launch of the School for Pro Tennis, aimed at attracting the world’s best tennis talents age 11 and over to Belgium. It will combine the high level academic programmes of St John’s International School with the Justine Henin Academy programme, renowned for turning young tennis talents into professional players.
St Johns International School and Justine Henin Academy announce new pro tennis school
“The high quality education and boarding programme offered at St John’s provide the world’s best tennis talents with a unique combination aimed at reaching their full potential in tennis and academics,” says Justine Henin, tennis legend and successful coach of young talent. “Players can pursue a professional tennis career, while keeping their options open to attend top universities around the world.”Athletes will reside in the boarding house at St John’s and follow personalised academic plans, with individual teaching support, to successfully accommodate tournaments and intense practice schedules alongside the academic requirements.“We are honored and excited to extend our partnership with the Justine Henin Academy on this programme, that will create a world class opportunity for tennis talent,” according to Elaine Purves, Head of School at St John’s International School. “Our holistic approach and focus on each student as a unique individual ensures the each of these tennis talents will have the emotional, physical and academic support they need to combine their dream of becoming a professional tennis player with an International Baccalaureate (IB) education.”

About The Justine Henin Tennis Academy

The Justine Henin Tennis Academy, based in Limelette, provides training programmes adapted to all ages and levels, from the first contact with the racket until the performance at the highest level. The Justine Henin Tennis Academy philosophy is based on the fact that the performance should not be seen as an end in itself. The result of an activity is essentially the result from a state of mind.

About St John’s International School

St John’s educates students from 56 countries aged 2-18, offering IB programmes throughout. Its student-centred, international education encourages personal excellence in Academics, Arts and Sports. St John’s celebrates diversity and instils in its students the open-mindedness to think globally. It promotes individual responsibility for life-long learning, service and achievement.The full School for Pro Tennis brochure is available here.For more information or to request an interview, please contact:
Marcia De Wolf
Community Engagement Director
mdewolf@stjohns.be / +32 2 352 0610

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