Basketball Master Class in Valencia, Spain with Antoine Rigaudeau.

In the continuity of the Masters Classes we have set up, here is a new opportunity we offer to ambitious basketball players. In collaboration with Antoine Rigaudeau, we offer an internship in the famous Alqueria complex in Valencia.

What is a Master Class? It is a masterful training led by a renowned person in a specific field.

Who is it intended for? Teams of all levels, clubs, committees, leagues, federations etc.

Our collaborator: Antoine Rigaudeau, former French professional basketball player, 110 caps for the French team, Olympic vice-champion in Sydney in 2000 is well known. It is with great enthusiasm, pedagogy and passion that he will coach your teams.

The role of our agency: the strength of Sports and Travel Europe is to always organize programs according to the needs of its clients by meeting their specifications. After several discussions with the team leader, a tailor-made planning is established.

The installations: Alqueria Basket Club has 13 basketball courts, 9 of which are covered and equipped with the latest generation parquet flooring, and 4 outside. 13 matches can therefore be organized simultaneously.

The 13 tracks of the Alqueria Basket Club are divided into 3 rows of 4 courts each and a main field separated from the rest. The two rows of covered runways are separated by a central service axis, which houses changing rooms (3 per runway), a gymnasium and various multipurpose rooms. Its innovative design seeks to take advantage of light and other natural resources to maximize energy efficiency through polycarbonate.

The city of Valencia, located in the east of Spain, is a dynamic city that captivates its visitors with its infrastructures, monuments and numerous sites of possible activities between culture, land and sea. A perfect site for the organization of sporting events of all kinds!

Below is a possible model of a standard program including training, master classes, friendly matches, cohesion sessions by team buildings, meals, hotels, transport, which as always remain perfectly flexible according to the specifications.

The idea of a 3-hour master class with Antoine Giraudeau is to include different workshops: basketball, general physical preparation, fundamental work, and why not yoga *:

DAY 1:

Arrival in Valencia – welcome by our Sports and Travel Europe team, private transfer to the hotel.

Meals according to arrival time.

First discovery of the city by a city tour: on foot or by bike.

Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 2:

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the Alqueria complex for a 3-hour Master Class with Antoine Rigaudeau.

Paella lunch on site!

Afternoon, possible activities: team building musical to create a real cohesion within the team or gymkhana to discover more in depth and in a fun way the city of Valencia.

DAY 3:

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the Alqueria complex for a 3-hour Master Class with Antoine Rigaudeau.


Afternoon, possible activities: Master yoga sessions with a certified teacher.

DAY 4:

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the Alqueria complex for a 3-hour Master Class with Antoine Rigaudeau.


Afternoon, possible activities related to the sea: Giant Paddel, sea canoe tour, surfing, regattas,…

Friendly match against a Valencia Basketball team.

Gala dinner and evening.

DAY 5:

Breakfast at the hotel

Meals according to departure times.

Private transfer with assistance to the airport or station and departure.

Possibility to attend a game according to the schedule accompanied by Antoine Rigaudeau who can comment through headphones on the game live.

* I am convinced that Yoga is well done and I find it very interesting for the practice of basketball. Yoga is a beautiful tree with different branches. Asanas positions allow you to train your physical capacities. Flexibility and strength are increased. In addition, breathing plays an important role and I would also like to highlight meditation, which is essential in yoga. These 3 points, asanas-breathing-meditation-are essential for a general well-being and allow you to get to know yourself better. Some concentration and discipline are required. Knowing yourself better allows you to be more effective and above all to understand yourself and others better. Yoga is an individual discipline, for one’s inner self that will help to improve.

Contact us for more information and to request your tailor-made program.

Photo credits: Antoine Rigaudeau, VLC Valencia, Sports and Travel Europe.