Girls Tennis Camp

IMG Academy girls tennis camps are available year-round for ages 10-18, and ages 8-18 for summer camps, with programs for everyone from the novice athlete to the aspiring pro. See below for how to select and book the right camp through our quick and easy online registration process.

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Girls Tennis Camp Overview

IMG Academy girls tennis camps feature small-group training sessions led by expert coaches who have experience developing top WTA, ATP, and ITF players as well as high-level collegiate athletes. Instruction will focus on proper swing form and mechanics, match-play strategy, and live-ball drills.

In addition to progressive instruction, 3+ week camp programs also feature on-campus UTR tournaments. All tennis campers will also receive a post-camp analysis report inclusive of coach feedback and comprehensive metrics.

Training for Every Skill

Depending on your goals, here are just some of the skills you will learn from our expert coaches:

 

TECHNICAL

Fundamentals on ground stroke, transition/net play, serve/return and footwork

 

STRATEGY

Identify opponent’sstrengths, weaknesses and style of play. Develop match strategy and closing combinations

 

MENTAL

Routines, preparation, emotional control and address adversity

 

PHYSICAL

Efficient and effective court movement techniques, how to increase balance, generate more power and gain speed and explosiveness

 

COMPETITION

UTR singles and doubles tournaments available during select camp programs; opportunity to develop and improve physical, mental, and strategic techniques

Girls Tennis Camp Training Specializations

All Total Athlete and Game Changer programs include training specializations that can be changed for each week of the camp. Athletes seeking to hone their skills outside of sport-specific training will benefit from these unique training specializations. IMG’s expert coaches set athletes apart from their competition, and each session provides campers with takeaways that will significantly impact their game.

Strength & Power

  • Explosive resistance
  • Jumping and plyometrics
  • Efficient power development
  • Correct motor patterns

Speed & Agility

  • Linear acceleration
  • Maximum velocity
  • Lateral movement
  • Multi-directional movement and agility

Mental Toughness & Vision

  • Self-talk
  • Breathing
  • Imagery
  • Focus
  • Emotional regulation
  • Goal Setting

Nutrition for Athletes

  • The performance plate
  • Pre-competition fueling
  • Recovery
  • Fueling timelines
  • Hydration

Leadership & Communication

  • Team building
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Identity
  • Developing relationships
  • Inspiring and empowering yourself and others

SAT/ACT Test Prep

Semi-private and individualized classes with our test prep experts helps students prepare for their SAT or ACT college entrance exams. Instructors use official testing materials and offer techniques to help take the exams with confidence.

Athlete Assessment & Injury Prevention

Led by on-campus Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital physical therapists, programming includes movement, strength, and flexibility analysis screenings as well as review sport-specific injury prevention tips. Campers will also learn corrective exercises along with ways to proactively reduce the risk of injury during sport.

ESL

Campers will have a daily ESL course with weekly themes such as Inspiring People, Extreme Sports, the Endangered Planet, or Entrepreneurs. Instructors focus on communication skills, vocabulary development, conversation, short videos, and grammar as well as test preparation. For all options, please contact an advisor.

Expert Coaching

IMG Academy girls tennis camps are anchored by expert coaches with years of playing and coaching experience at the highest levels. Learn from the pros to gain insights and training methods to continue developing your skills.

Jimmy Arias

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Jimmy Arias - Director

Arias was one of the original tennis students at IMG Academy, then the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, when it opened in 1978. He turned pro at age 16, and within three years, reached the U.S. Open singles semifinals, won the 1981 French Open mixed doubles and claimed four professional singles titles.

Year-round performance and world-class amenities

Whether you are an experienced girls tennis player or looking to develop your game, IMG Academy’s girls tennis camp will help you improve and reach your potential. We offer the best day and overnight tennis camps available, focusing on mental conditioning, technical and tactical training, and competition strategy.

Our day and overnight girls tennis camps give young girls tennis athletes the chance to hone their skills and learn to be better competitors. We offer special price options for groups and teams who want to book together. Our sleepaway girls tennis camps give girls tennis campers the chance to board at Ascender Residence Halls with access to all campus amenities 24 hours a day and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for local girls tennis campers or for families on vacation in the Sarasota and Bradenton area, many on and off-campus housing options are available for adults and families, including the Legacy Hotel, The Lodge, Academy Park Villas, Ritz-Carlton, Holiday Inn Express and Suites and more, including beachfront resorts.

55 tennis courts
3 residence halls
Outdoor theater

Enhance Your Camp

Off-campus excursions will not be available for 2020 summer camps.

Florida’s premier theme parks and attractions are located just minutes away from IMG Academy.

Youth girls tennis campers can take advantage of our chaperoned, off-campus excursions and visit some of the best excursions the state has to offer. Trips include Busch Gardens, Disney's Magic Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, and The Tampa Bay Rays.

Sample Weekly Camp Schedule

  AM Session PM Session
Monday CAMP TRAINING INSTRUCTIONAL MATCH PLAY
Tuesday CAMP TRAINING INSTRUCTIONAL MATCH PLAY
Wednesday CAMP TRAINING INSTRUCTIONAL MATCH PLAY
Thursday CAMP TRAINING INSTRUCTIONAL MATCH PLAY
Friday CAMP TRAINING INSTRUCTIONAL MATCH PLAY

Curriculum includes Tennis IQ sessions in coordination with on-court activity.

IMG Camp Includes:

  • 3 Strength & Conditioning Sessions
  • 1 Mental Conditioning Session

Campers Train Here

  • 55 tennis courts (34 hard, 17 clay, and 4 indoor)
  • Tennis-specific building with coaches' offices and rooms to analyze practice and match videos
  • Covered turf facility for speed and agility training with specific coaches who focus on working with tennis players

Performance & Sports Science Center

  • Mind Gym for mental conditioning sessions and vision training
    • Fit Lights, DynaBoard, and cognitive perceptive technology
  • Strength and conditioning equipment
  • Classrooms for nutrition and leadership training

Breaking Ground: New Tennis Facilities Coming Fall 2021

IMG is set to break ground in the fall of 2020 on a new state-of-the-art tennis complex that will include two stadium tennis courts (1 clay, 1 hard), four outdoor red clay courts, five indoor air-conditioned tennis courts, meeting rooms with video capability, office space, and a Hall of Fame.

VIA Campers

The VIA program, designed for 8-9 year boarding and non-boarding campers, is available for camp weeks between 6/26 - 7/31.

Your young athlete deserves the highest level of support and comfort during their camp experience. IMG Academy offers additional support and oversight for 8-9 year old campers at no additional cost for this very reason! The VIA (Very Important Athlete) program consists of designated pick-up and drop-off locations and age-appropriate activities and programming tailored to camper schedules delivered by a responsible and energetic team guiding campers throughout their experience.

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