Tennis Camp

IMG Academy tennis camps are available year-round for ages 8-18, 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.

Important 2021 Sport Camp Information

Registration: To help maintain proper health and safety protocol by controlling the number of athletes on campus, we will close registration 10 days before the start of each camp. Register in advance to ensure you have a spot!

Camper Ages: Boarding camps are only available for campers ages 10+. Non-boarding camps available for campers ages 8+.

Please check back for more updates as we keep health and safety the ultimate priority.

Tokyo 2020 Olympian

Kei Nishikori

Country Represented: Japan

Kei Nishikori was born December 29, 1989 in Matsue, Shimane, Japan. He began playing tennis at the age of 5 before leaving Japan at the age of 14 to train at IMG Academy. Kei lives in Bradenton, FL and continues to train at IMG Academy.

Career Highlights

  • Top Asian player in FedEx ATP Rankings history, achieving career-high No. 4 in 2015
  • Earned biggest of 400+ career wins over No. 1 Djokovic at 2014 US Open to become 1st Asian Grand Slam men's singles finalist
  • Captured 1st of 12 ATP Tour titles at 2008 Delray Beach as 18-year-old Q ranked 244th and remains youngest champion on tour since Hewitt, 16, at 1998 Adelaide
  • Six-time ATP 500 champion, four-time ATP Masters 1000 finalist, four-time Nitto ATP Finals qualifier and 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medallist
  • Owns highest winning percentage among active players in 5th sets (26-7, .788) and 2nd-highest in deciding sets behind Djokovic (142-54, .724)

Available Camp Programs

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Limited summer camp spots still available

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Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs
Most Recommended
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$7,089
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$8,289
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$9,779
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$10,719
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,619
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,069
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,619
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,969
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,279
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$2,799
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,309
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$3,829
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Bed sheets
Daily meals & hydration
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$1,199
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$1,469
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$1,739
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
$2,009
Price valid through 6:00PM EST
Most Recommended
Foundation of All Camps
Limited Availability

IMG CAMP
Ages 10-18
Total Athlete
Ages 11-18
Breakthrough
Ages 11-18
Game Changer
Ages 11-18
Progressive training with our expert coaches
Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coach’s Training Evaluation
Daily meals & hydration
Bed sheets†
Laundry service*

Included with camp packages only

Choice of one off-campus weekend excursion**
Additional training specialization per day
Customized instruction
Boarding Included
Off/On
$2,209
Avg. Price
$2,659
Avg. Price
$3,109
Avg. Price
$3,549
Avg. Price
Customizable Camp Features
  • Programs available year-round for complete customization
  • Choose any duration from 1 week to 12 weeks to fit your schedule
  • Select our Camp program or upgrade to a Total Athlete, Breakthrough or Game Changer program (when available)
  • Pick your training specialization available in all Total Athlete and Game Changer programs

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The IMG Camp Experience

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Tennis Camp Overview

IMG Academy tennis camps offer players of all levels with small-group training sessions as well as personalized instruction and match play opportunities. Learn directly from coaches who have developed top ATP, WTA, and ITF players as well as high-level collegiate athletes.

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

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 covering a topic related to one of five weekly themes, such as communication skills or grammar. Offerings may also include more academic content and test preparation. For our complete list of programming options, please contact a camp advisor.

Expert Coaching

IMG Academy 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

Coach Spotlight

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

World-renowned tennis coaching and state-of-the-art facilities gives you the advantage to improve your game at IMG Academy tennis camps. IMG Academy tennis camps hone your skills, improve physical conditioning, and develop mental toughness.

We offer boarding and non-boarding tennis camps year-round and also have special rates for groups and teams looking to book together. Boarding camps offer a chance for campers to sleepover in our Ascender Residence Halls with access to our campus amenities 24 hours a day and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for local 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 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 old non-boarding campers, will be available for 2021 June-August summer camps.

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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