GIANLUCA CARBONE - THE FOUNDER
Prof. Gianluca Carbone
High school leaving qualification in classical studies, Classical Lyceum in Francavilla F.(Br).
Sports Science degree at “Iusm Statale del Foro Italico” in Rome (Final grades 110/110 with Honours)
National Master FIT
Physical Trainer FIT
Former second national category player
Coach and physical trainer of Elena Bovina (former #14 WTA) in 2011. In the same year, he collaborated with former #24 ATP Olivier Rochus.
He collaborated with Luis and Sergi Bruguera Academy in Barcelona.
He made the first scientific study in the world on the Spanish Method.
He created the first tennis camps on the Spanish Method (20 camps in Italy and abroad).
He published more than 60 articles in the monthly section of “Il tennis Italiano” magazine about the Spanish Method and the Physical Preparation.
He collaborated with Tennis for Africa on the Project Tennis in Tanzania. He collaborated with Corrado Barazzutti, he managed the Federal Summer Centre in Serramazzoni.
He taught at the Federal Technical Centre Tre Fontane in Rome.
He managed the Tennis School of Tennis Club Treviso from 2001 to 2009.
He trained former #2 of Italy on wheelchair and top 100 in the world Paolo Cia.
Between 2015 and 2016, he appeared in 8 episodes of the tv show “Tennis Magazine” broadcasted “SuperTennis” tv channel.
In 2011 and in 2016, he was a lecturer at international symposium in Centro Sportivo Pavesi, in Milan.
In 2016 he started a collaboration with Diego Nargiso’s Academy as coach of Lorenzo Giustino (best ranking #165 ATP).
In November 2017 he introduced, during an episode of “Tennis Magazine” on Supertennis tv channel, the first augmented reality app for tennis. He developed it with contributions from Mr. Gian Piero Gigli, an I.T. expert.
In January 2018, he organised two tennis classes and a conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, at Wanderers Club and Advantage Tennis Academy.
Since May 2018, he has been collaborating with ITF on the GSDF Touring Teams project as an expert of physical preparation and injury prevention. (International GSDF teams)
He was coach and personal trainer of the ATP 127 player Lorenzo Giustino, since June 2018 until February 2021
He published the book “The awareness game” (“Il gioco della consapevolezza”).
Since June 2019 to march 2021 was Coach and Physical trainer of Albert Ramos Vinolas ATP 17 in Ramos Team.