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Address: Ocean Club | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-113, Portugal
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Improvers Week at JM tennis at Luz Bay Hotel

Great coaches. Luis and his team of coaches are all instructive and make you want to improve. Plus they have a good sense of humour so it is lots of fun. Hotel is good, clean and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2015
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Having enjoyed first year so much went back the following year, nothing wrong with the resort or the accommodation however we only got 1 of the 2 tennis coaches that were expected. We were then told decision was made at head office, this turned out not to be true. We were offered a credit but only to be used at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Great coaches. Luis and his team of coaches are all instructive and make you want to improve. Plus they have a good sense of humour so it is lots of fun. Hotel is good, clean and staff are friendly. Not 5* but perfect for a week of tennis. Other people were also really nice. I would go back again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Coaching and approach to tennis was really engaging - the weather was ideal for tennis and the sessions passed quickly. Coaches had a good sense of humour and were entertaining. Praia da Luz is a lovely wee town with lots of good places to eat I must admit to following trip advisor reviews and the good reports were well founded... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

I have been here as a child every year for about 7 years now. The coaching is no longer based at ocean club but is now at a fantastic new complex (still in Luz) with astroturf courts. The coaches have always been very friendly and happy to coach, they really help make the holiday and they are just fantastic coaches.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

Did 5 days of coaching with Luis and Vasco. Really enjoyed it and the courts were excellent. I can't say it made me a better player but I definitely have a much better appreciation of what I should be doing. Lessons went from 9am until 12 although we did all agree to change to an 8.30 start to avoid the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

It was obvious that those who wanted to play Tennis to a good level enjoyed J M. We did not play this time but others were obviously impressed.

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Suffolk, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

This was our third time to the Jonathan Markson Tennis school, after a gap of 10 years, and the first time we had come as a family. Head coach Luiz and Vasco are still there, their enthusiasm and laconic humour undimmed (despite the fact that my forehand was as bad as it was 10 years ago). They now have some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013 via mobile

Brilliant coaches-had a massive impact on my game without overloading me with too much info. Very attentive to each class member. Very tailored drills. And good mix of drills/ play/ tournament. Kept the tennis programme light-hearted and fun whilst also really working us hard. This was my 4th time in Luz with Jonathon Markson, & there is most certainly going... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012 via mobile

We have previously been twice with family during school holidays in 2004 and 2006 and thoroughly enjoyed the tennis with great and personable coaches. Decided to go back this year out of school holidays. 7 in the group and Luis, Vasca and Riccardo were superb attentive coaches - both during the tennis and afterwards as well. Yes many drills of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

Have used these guys several times over the years and it is good if you want a physical workout but the plan never varies. Lots of ball feeding and basic instruction and out of date compared to other tennis camps.

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