IMG Academy is a cornerstone of Japan's growing success in sports
Posted: April 5, 2013
IMG Academy is the training home of many Japanese athletes
Football found its roots in Japan in 1934 when Paul Rusch, a teacher and missionary from Kentucky, brought Tokyo college students and resident Englishmen together to play the first game in the country's history. Since then, the game’s popularity has grown,...
IMG Academy's Yoshihito Nishioka gets first career pro victory at Mexico F3 Futures
Posted: February 12, 2013
Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka is off to a hot start in 2013 with first career pro victory at the Mexico F3 Futures, Feb. 4-10.
Yoshihito Nishioka, or 'Yoshi' as he is more commonly known, has trained at IMG Academy since he was 14 years of age. He came to Bradenton, Fla. from Mie, Japan with the goal of representing his country among the ranks of elite professional tennis — a path already...
IMG Academy student-athletes excel on first day of Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships
Posted: November 27, 2012
Day one of the Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships at IMG Academy provided some heated competition and grueling battles between hundreds of the world's best junior tennis players. A dozen or so IMG Academy student-athletes finished strong to...
Behind the scenes of tennis training at IMG Academy
Posted: October 12, 2012
Stacey Daniels, assistant head of physical conditioningIMG Academy has been the training home to 10 world No. 1s over the past three decades. Andre Agassi, Maria Sharapova, Pete Sampras, Monica Seles and the list goes on and on. To produce those kinds of results,...