Athletic & Personal Development

What is APD?

Performance goes beyond physical capabilities. IMG Academy’s unique Athletic & Personal Development (APD) program offers performance training in areas like leadership, vision training, nutrition, mental toughness and athletic body management. Developed over the course of 40 years by our team of innovative performance experts, our APD program promotes athletic progression, character development, and overall personal development. Our goal is to help you reach your full potential in sport and life, while preparing you to take on all of life’s challenges.

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The Eight Disciplines

As the operating system for all sports, Athletic & Personal Development (APD) training disciplines have helped countless student-athletes maximize their potential. Utilizing a revolutionary training curriculum that addresses al key areas, Athletic & Personal Development programs promote athletic progression, character development, leadership and personal evolution.

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Physical Conditioning

Outwork and outlast the competition with IMG’s Physical Conditioning program. Our team of performance experts will design a program, that supplements your sports training, to help you reach your optimal physical shape.

  • Speed, agility, and movement
  • Endurance conditioning
  • Strength and power
  • Flexibility, balance, and core

Athletic Body Management

IMG’s Athletic Body Management program educates and helps athletes to keep their bodies healthy during their demanding training and competition schedules. Our team of performance experts promote optimal training and help to decrease the chance of injury in our athletes.

  • Athletic training
  • Physical therapy
  • Regeneration massage
  • Corrective exercise work
  • Sports therapy evaluation
  • Education on injury management

Nutrition

At IMG Academy, we understand how important it is for athletes to fuel their bodies to meet their high-level lifestyles and sport demands. Our Nutrition program educates and provides our athletes with the right tools so that they’re ready to compete at home, or out on the road.

  • Optimal everyday nutrition
  • Athlete eating plans
  • Nutrient intake and timing
  • Hydration strategies
  • Dietary supplements
  • Body composition and framework
  • Body weight issues
  • Energy balance

Visual Training

Vision training is not just about seeing – it’s about doing. Athletes will train the eyes to perform more quickly and efficiently through eye muscle and visual system development.

  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Peripheral vision
  • Reaction time
  • Depth perception
  • Vision strength

Mental Training

Our Mental Conditioning program helps athletes develop a high-performance mindset to help them build the confidence, focus and determination to train and compete at their best on any given day.

  • Mental toughness
  • Awareness
  • Energy management
  • Thought management
  • Teamwork

Leadership Training

IMG incorporates John Wooden’s legendary “Pyramid of Success” into our own proprietary techniques to develop leaders with better communication skills, conversational skills, accountability, character building and personal presence.

  • Effective communication
  • Authentic leadership
  • Media training
  • The power of collaboration
  • Interview skills
  • Building team culture
  • Developing identity

Life Skills

With a sense of structured independence, we want to let student-athletes take ownership of their life here at IMG. While they are making these independent choices, our support team is there to provide structure and help them make the right decisions.

  • Personal growth
  • Responsibility
  • Peer-to-peer interactions
  • Health and wellness
  • Career planning
  • Adaptability
  • Organization and time management

Athletic Performance Training Facilities

Athletic performance and speed campers have access to our 65,000 square-foot Performance Center that houses all of our performance disciplines with a 12,000 square-foot weight room, mind gym, yoga studio, Gatorade Sports Science Institute and a physical therapy and rehab center. All of our sports performance facilities are maintained at a professional standard to ensure the perfect training environment for every athlete.

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1-800-872-6425
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1-866-300-4538
5650 Bollettieri BLVD.
Bradenton, FL 34210

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