Barcelona Global Squash continues to grow from strength to strength and is increasingly recognised as one of Europe’s most attractive training destinations for young players wishing to make the transition onto the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour or young professionals already competing on the international circuit who are looking for a professional framework to move their game forward.
The Barcelona Global Squash (BGS) Performance Academy, directed by Head Coach Victor Montserrat and Fitness, Strength & Conditioning Coach Bet Consegal, works with an expanding international portfolio of young aspiring players from Spain, Argentina, Holland, Pakistan, Sweden, Norway, India, Italy, Switzerland and the UK.
World class tuition and instruction is delivered by Victor Montserrat whose unique, hands-on style of coaching is central to the increasing popularity of BGS as the favoured destination for may emerging young players. Victor has a wealth of playing and coaching experience having been Spain’s No.1 player for six consecutive years and making over 200 apperances for Spanish national representative teams at World and European Team Championships, alongside coaching amateur and professional players for more than 22 years.
Victor started playing in 1979 as a six-year-old when his father took him to play squash for the first time and since those early days, his life has been centred around squash. His time competing on the PSA World Tour was combined with his passion for coaching having been mentored and inspired during his own developement by coaching legend Neil Harvey.
Influenced by Neil Harvey as well as other highly qualified trainers and coaches during his own career, Victor is passionate about ‘teaching’ squash and developing his own practical, effective and unique methodology to help players to quickly improve their game. Through BGS, Victor is currently training and coaching some of the youngest most promising players on the international circuit. Most noteworthy is the recent and historical success of the Spanish national team whose bronze winning team at the recent European Team Championships included three players who are currently training at the BGS Performance Academy under Victor’s guidance.
As a backdrop to BGS and its different activities is the colourful and dynamic city of Barcelona. In addition to the guarantees that BGS offer in terms of athletic development, the wonderful and dynamic city of Barcelona itself is integral to BGS’s attractive offering. Enjoying one of the best climates in all of Europe, with one of the most optimal number of hours of winter daylight and an average day time temperature of 22ºC, the city offers young aspiring professionals a place that provides the comforts of home, a cutting edge international cuisine, and a city that embraces a high quality and modern lifestyle, all at competitive prices.
Overall, Barcelona Global Squash offers a unique squash experience in a unique, highly attractive and one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.