NIZUC Resort & Spa’s tennis facilities feature two outdoor, sand-filled artificial grass courts, situated in a lush natural setting with views of the Mexican Caribbean. Daily tennis clinics, private lessons, and certified Peter Burwash International (PBI) professional instruction allow guests of all ages to join the fun and break a sweat in paradise.
If you are interested in private instruction or match play, our on-site PBI tennis program provides a range of possibilities. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, a child or an adult, we offer tennis court rentals, racket rentals, programmed clinics, and a racket re-stringing service.
Lessons are available from our certified PBI professional for all levels of instruction for individuals and groups, including private & semi-private instruction, personalized drill workouts, tournament organizing, or hitting partners.
Meet our PBI Instructor Ajda Bagola for instruction, match play, and more!
Ajda Bagola is our tennis professional with Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world’s premier tennis management company. She has been with NIZUC since November 2018. Ajda began playing tennis when she was 7 years old. She was a member of the Slovenian national team, ranked consistently as one of the top 5 players in the country, winning and participating in finals and semifinals in more than 40 tournaments in categories from U-10 to WTA tournaments. She currently holds the #1 title in Slovenia at beach tennis and was recently honored with the PBI Pro Awards 2019-2020 for “Runner up Rookie of the Year”.
Ajda also graduated college with a degree in tourism and speaks 7 languages: Slovenian, English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Croatian, and German.
Here are some of Ajda’s tips to start practicing and improve your tennis game:
• Patience is key
• Remain persistent
• Consistency will lead to improvement
• Stay motivated
For kids who want to start playing tennis, Ajda recommends introducing the sport as a fun activity. When starting tennis with young ones, it’s best to keep in mind that:
• Tennis is meant to be fun
• It can be competitive and/or social
• It is both a team and an individual sport
• it will teach you discipline
• It will help to develop speed, agility, stamina, and hand-eye coordination
Tennis is a lifelong sport that can be played at any age and provides health benefits including:
• Muscle definition and strength conditioning
• Increased aerobic capacities
• Socialization with friends and family
• Stress relief
Lessons and court rentals at NIZUC must be reserved at least 24hrs. in advance. For more information on our tennis activities please contact our spa team [email protected]