How to perform your best under pressure
Posted: June 21, 2012
Who will handle the pressure?By Josh Lifrak, IMG Academy mental conditioning specialistPressure can burst a pipe. Pressure, however, can also create diamonds.When we look at the history of sports and think about the most mentally tough players of all time, the...
Getting to Know 'Chi-Towns'- Loren Jackson
Posted: July 1, 2010
Recently IMG Academy has hired well known Chicago based Loren Jackson. He is recognized for his coaching success at Julian High and the Boys to Men Academy, which he founded. Jackson has found success on the court by coaching his team to two regional championships...
Basketball Academy's Powell rockets up ESPN Top 100
Posted: August 13, 2009
Dwight PowellAfter a summer spent impressing scouts on the AAU trail for his Grassroots Canada team and attending Nike camps headed by LeBron James and Amar'e Stoudemire, IMG Academy basketball program rising senior Dwight Powell has made a huge jump in the ESPN...
Getting to know... UCLA's Jrue Holiday
Posted: April 24, 2009
Jrue doing drills at the IMG Academy basketball programEvery spring, basketball players from the U.S. and abroad come to the IMG Academy basketball program with hopes of a future in professional basketball. From sure-fire NBA lottery picks to players simply...