The sports academies at the Forte Village Resort are second to none, offering a unique opportunity to train with professionals to improve your skills. Each academy has been well thought out, and includes training from international champions in their field. From learning rugby skills with legends such as Austin Healey to cycling along Sardinia's coast on top-of-the-range racing bikes, every passion is catered for at the Forte Village Resort.
Chelsea Football Academy
Created especially for 4 to 13 year olds, the Chelsea Football Academy runs week long courses in the summer. Kids have the chance to train with players and coaches from this world class football team. Upon enrolment, children are given a custom made kit and will take part in real matches every afternoon in front of a crowd on the football pitch.
The Chelsea Football Academy can be pre-booked and is payable locally, prices start from around 440€ for 5 days.
This fantastic rugby programme is open to children aged between 5-16 years and gives them a fascinating insight to this historic sport. They'll learn and develop new skills and have the chance to train with some of the biggest names in English Rugby including Austin Healey, Jason Leonard and Will Greenwood. At the start of the course there will be a welcome party where the children will receive their rugby kits and the chance to have their photo taken with the England stars. There is also an awards ceremony at the end of the week at a family barbecue.
The Forte Village Rugby Academy should be pre-booked and paid for in advance, prices start from around 600€ for 5 days.
Tennis is taken seriously at the Forte Village Resort with 12 fantastic tennis courts, including 10 clay, one natural grass and one synthetic, and an academy headed up by Bjorkman and Paul Haarhuis. Their summer programme will enable you to improve your skills and get insider tips - whatever your ability.
The Tennis Academy is run over 5 days and consists of a 90 minute lesson each day. There's also a Junior Tennis Academy Camp for young enthusiasts of the sport. Payable locally, prices start from around 670€ for 5 days.
The Basketball Academy offers children aged between 6-16 years to either learn or improve their game with experts in the sport, under the guidance of coach Ettore Messina. This Moscow team has won the Euroleague competition a record-breaking six times, and these experts will teach beginner and improvement lessons on the new Leisureland regulation-size court.
The courses can be booked in resort and are payable locally, prices start from around 390€ for 5 days.
The Forte Village Netball Academy offers beginner and improvement lessons for children aged between 5-16 years. Lessons are held at Leisureland and promise a fun time for girls and boys who are interested in the sport.
Netball courses can be booked in resort and are payable locally, prices start from around 600€ for 5 days.
There are a variety of courses available at the Swimming Academy, from beginner courses to ones designed to help you improve your technique and style. They're held in one of three dedicated pool's. Expert instructors give 1-to-1 lessons or in small groups (max. 3). Prices start from around 350€ for 5 days or 60€ for individual lessons (30 minutes).
Bike Academy by Mario Cipollini
The Forte Village Resort Bike Academy offers cycling enthusiasts a fantastic opportunity to ride along some of the most spectacular roads in Sardinia on top-of-the-range bikes. The programme includes bike rides for all levels of ability and experience, and covers riding techniques, saddle position, training and diet. This academy is run by Mario Cipollini. Prices start from 200€ for a 1 hour excursion.
International champion and World title challenger, Frank Buglioni will be hosting the boxing academy throughout the summer with an experienced team of coaches. Lesson are available for all ages. Prices start from around 590€ for 5 days.
These are just a selection of some of the fantastic academies that Forte Village has to offer, which include go-karting, chess, fencing, dance, magic, plus lessons in water sports including PADI scuba diving, wind surfing, waterskiing, sailing and more!
Please talk to one of our Italy Experts to find out more.