ITA- International Tennis Academy
The premier sports offering at THSI is the ITA, the International Tennis Academy. Our carefully engineered tennis program sets high-performance standards both on and off the court. The ITA method employs a comprehensive training system that encompasses technical, strategic, physical, and mental development as well as tournament scheduling.
THSI International Tennis Academy inherits the Tsinghua spirit of academics and athletics. It integrates athletics and academics, aiming to nurture an international mindset, excellent academic performance, and sports skills. ITA offers the same rigorous academic program as THSI, and adds tennis skill training, comprehensive fitness, and strength training.
ITA develops life-long learners with moral strength, diligence, and determination. In addition, it fosters leadership, communication skills, cooperation and service awareness, team spirit, and resilience.
For the 2019-2020 school year, the ITA will actively recruit 22 Chinese students in Grade 1. However, students in grades 2-8 are encouraged to apply as well.
Academic requirement: Potential ITA students must demonstrate satisfactory academic performance on THSI admissions examinations.
Physical requirement: ITA students must successfully demonstrate physical fitness and athletic ability, as evaluated by the coaching team.