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Choosing the Right IMG Academy Camp Experience For You

Ready to book your summer camp, but not sure which option is best for you? IMG Academy offers innovative, comprehensive, and customized camps for a variety of sports. With expert coaching, a proven training methodology and professional-quality facilities, our camps bring together individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds. Watch the video below for more information on our different camp programs at IMG Academy. Spots are filling up fast! Register for your IMG Academy camp now.
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From Down Under to IMG Academy: AFL Prospects Prepare for 2017 Draft

AFL Academy players work on speed and running technique with world-renowned Olympic sprint coach and IMG Track & Field coach Loren Seagrave at IMG Academy. (Photo: Callum Twomey, AFL) 36 Australian and 4 Irish football players traveled to IMG Academy this week to train at the NAB Australian Football League Academy camp as part of the Rising Stars program. These elite athletes will spend 60 days over 12 months training with this program, which they were all selected for, to prepare themselves for the 2017 AFL Draft in November. Each of the players is 17 to 18 years old and...
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IMG Academy alum Satnam Singh is One in a Billion

Billion to One By Karan Madhok, SLAM Online Here are two worlds. World No. 1 is the Ballo Ke village, district Barnala, in the heartland of the India’s north-western state of Punjab. Ballo Ke is not on the map. Its population of eight hundred people—mostly poor, disenfranchised farming families—live among paddy fields, separated from the rest of civilization by hours, which are traveled along a bumpy dirt path. Electricity came here late, and mobile phones rarely connect. Ask for a cup of chai and someone will milk a buffalo in front of you. It’s dusty all the time. World No....
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IMG Academy Boys Basketball Ascends to the No. 1 Spot

IMG Academy boys basketball point guard, Trevon Duval. (Photo: Casey Brooke Lawson) More good news for IMG Academy boys basketball! The team moved up to the number one spot this week in the MaxPreps Independent Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings presented by the Army National Guard. The Ascenders dominated this past weekend, snagging two on-the-road victories over Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and Wasatch Academy (Mt. Pleasant, Utah). The team has an 18-1 record, and has knocked off nine teams that have appeared in the High School Top 25 or Independent Top 10 rankings so far this season. The...
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IMG Trainee, Nishikori, Urges Asians to Train Overseas

Story by Agence France-Presse Japan’s Kei Nishikori urged Asia’s young tennis players to head to Europe or the United States to realize their potential after reaching the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. The fifth seed, who toiled for over three-and-a-half hours in a first-round five-setter with Andrey Kuznetsov, won 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in just over two hours against 72nd-ranked Chardy. It was Nishikori’s fourth straight victory over the Frenchman and earned him a place in the third round in Melbourne for the seventh year in a row. Nishikori, who moved to the US when he was 14...
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IMG Academy Ascenders Trevon Duval and Rellah Boothe make history with McDonald's All-American Game selections

McDonald's All-Americans, Trevon Duval and Rellah Boothe, with the IMG Academy basketball coaches. The McDonald’s All-American Game announced on Jan. 15 that two IMG Academy Ascenders, Trevon Duval and Rellah Boothe , would be headed to Chicago for the annual event to be held on Mar. 29 at the United Center. It is a historic milestone for IMG Academy, and Duval and Boothe are the first-ever Ascenders to be named to the game since basketball was first added as an Academy sport in 2001. IMG Academy is also the only school represented in the event with players on both the...
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Recipe to Success: Behind the Scenes with IMG's Performance Team

"At IMG Academy, the stakes are high, the expectations astounding, and the investment in athletic development simply unmatched." Ben Crookston, CEO of TrainHeroic, went behind the scenes to find out what really goes in to IMG Academy's success in developing top talent, year after year. IMG Academy's professional grade Performance and Sports Science Center is 56,000 square feet of the most innovative and effective training equipment and technology out there. The 12,000 square foot weight room is dressed with some of the best equipment in the strength industry, including 24 Sorinex racks, 12 custom Power Plate pro5's, and Trigger Point...
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Boothe and Duval Named 2017 McDonald's All Americans, First For IMG Basketball

It was announced tonight that IMG Academy basketball stars, Trevon Duval and Rellah Boothe, were both named 2017 McDonald’s All Americans. It is the highest honor that a high school basketball player can acheive. Duval and Boothe are the first IMG Academy basketball players to ever receive the award, and IMG Academy is the only high school in the nation to have players in both the boy's and girl's games. Duval, the senior from Wilmington, Delaware, is the top point guard in the 2017 ESPN 100, and the No. 5 player overall. Mark Chiarelli of MassLive describes him as, “an...
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Luck of the Irish: Notre Dame Lacrosse Meets Dick Vitale During Training at IMG

The Notre Dame Men’s Lacrosse team arrived in Bradenton, Florida on Wednesday to prepare for the US Lacrosse Spring Premiere, hosted by IMG Academy this weekend. Aside from enjoying the beaches and warm weather the Sunshine State has to offer, the Irish have been putting a lot of hours in preparing for their upcoming game. Notre Dame is utilizing IMG Academy’s state-of-the-art facilities to train, holding several practices over the past few days. They’ve also enlisted the help of IMG Academy’s team of Athletic & Personal Development experts to work with them on teamwork and leadership, on and off the...
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To Some It’s Just a Game, But To Williams It’s Bigger

Some play the game for fun. Some play it for themselves. But for Emmitt Williams, it’s different. The IMG Academy boys basketball power forward is leaving everything he has out on the court this season, and approaching each game with someone else in mind. On July 25, 2016, a tragedy that took the innocent lives of two young men, shook his world. Williams’ friend and ‘brother’, Stef’An Strawder, was killed in a shooting at a nightclub in Fort Myers, FL. “When I found out he passed away, it hit me so hard,” the IMG Academy basketball standout said. Williams vowed...

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