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Where Champions are born

Discover the Best at RVTA - Where Champions Train!


Welcome to RVTA, the undeniable home of champions! Founded by Riaan Venter in 1994, we've been at the forefront of excellence in the world of tennis for nearly three decades. Situated within the picturesque campus of the North-West University in Potchefstroom, we've become South Africa's premier tennis academy.

At RVTA, we've soared to new heights! By joining forces with the North-West University Potchefstroom campus, we've not only become the largest tennis academy in South Africa but also the only one offering players the incredible advantage of training on three different surfaces, Italian red clay courts, hard courts, and grass courts.

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tennis player on clay court


Our legacy speaks for itself. From tennis prodigies like Heike van Vuuren, Madri le Roux, Nic Scholtz, and Tucker Vorster, Suzanie Pretorius, Reuben de Klerk, Vanja Klaric and Mari-Louise van Zyl. They are all National and Protea Players.

RVTA has been the launchpad for greatness. Our mission is clear - we create champions. Our unwavering commitment to excellence has forged a tennis academy that's in a league of its own. We've not only absorbed the finest practices from the world's leading tennis academies but also closely aligned ourselves with the latest guidelines from the International Tennis Federation (ITF). It's no wonder we're celebrated for shaping the brightest stars in South African tennis! Ready to shine? Enrol NOW and let your journey to stardom begin.

"I have seen many players struggling to break into the
international scene due to insufficient training programmes
and facilities. I believe RVTA can change that..."

Riaan Venter (CEO)

Contact us

Tel: 018 299 4061 (office) or 082 450 9079 (Riaan)


Corner of Thabo Mbeki and Meyer Street, Potchefstroom

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