Youth Track & Field and Cross Country Camp

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Next-Level Track & Field Training

IMG Academy track and field camps provide in-depth instruction for all events, in addition to cross country. We offer customizable weekly and multi-week track and field camp options, and our training is perfect for males and females ages 12-18.

Track and field camps assist junior campers with improving their movement, speed, balance, concentration, power, and developing event-specific skills. Combined with our unique training concentrations, our camps allow you to customize your track and field experience and to elevate skills for your next competition.

Coach Spotlight

Jean Carlos Arroyo - Coach

For the last 6 years Jean-Carlos Arroyo was the Head Track and Field coach at San Juan Sports Specialized School in the capital city of Puerto Rico. During his tenure there he worked with Middle School athletes, including 5 World Youth and Junior Championship Qualifiers.

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Training for Every Event

 

Sprints

Start and acceleration technique, maximum velocity sprint mechanics, and relay exchange work

 

Distance

Focus, proper mechanics, reprogramming the nervous system, reduce oxygen consumption, training techniques, and prevent injury

 

Hurdles

100/110m, 300m & 400m, proper hurdle technique, rhythm, perfect lead leg alternation, and race modeling strategy and tactics

 

Throws

Developing the relationship between the athlete and the implement; improving proprioception and technical throwing efficiency

 

Jumps

Sprint mechanics, preparation, take off, flight phase and landing

Available Training Programs

campers start by choosing a camp program

January - May 2019 Camps

CORE

ages 12-18

Group Sport Training

$1,269
Starting Price Per Week
Cutting-edge Training

The foundation of all IMG Academy training programs

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise

TOTAL ATHLETE

ages 12-18

Complete Sport & Personal Development

$1,669
Starting Price Per Week
Includes CORE program plus an extra session per day

Campers choose one of the following:

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise
one daily group exercise

BREAKTHROUGH

ages 12-18

Individualized Sport Training

$2,019
Starting Price Per Week
Advanced training & Personalized coaching

Designed for athletes with specific development goals

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise
one daily group exercise

GAME CHANGER

ages 12-18

The Ultimate Training Experience

$2,419
Starting Price Per Week
Includes CORE, TOTAL ATHLETE & BREAKTHROUGH programs plus an extra session per day

Campers choose one of the following:

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise
one daily group exercise
Summer 2019 Camps

CORE

ages 12-18

Group Sport Training

$1,269
Starting Price Per Week
Cutting-edge Training

The foundation of all IMG Academy training programs

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise

BREAKTHROUGH

ages 12-18

Individualized Sport Training

$2,019
Starting Price Per Week
Advanced training & Personalized coaching

Designed for athletes with specific development goals

two group training sessions per day
one daily group exercise
one daily group exercise

Summer 2019 Camp Training Concentrations

focus on areas you need to improve the most with additional training sessions

Strength & Power

AGES 12-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Explosive resistance
  • Jumping and plyometrics
  • Efficient power development
  • Correct motor patterns

Speed

AGES 12-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Linear acceleration
  • Maximum velocity
  • Lateral movement
  • Multi-directional movement and agility

Mental & Vision

AGES 12-18

Conditioning

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Concentration
  • Control
  • Confidence
  • Composure
  • Consistency
  • Decision making
  • Preparation

Nutrition

AGES 12-18

Education

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • The performance plate
  • Pre-competition fuleing
  • Recovery
  • Fueling timelines
  • Hydration

Leadership

AGES 12-18

Training

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
Areas of Focus
  • Team building
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Identity
  • Developing relationships
  • Inspiring and empowering yourself and others

SAT/ACT

AGES 14-18

Education Prep Class

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
College Testing Prep

For athletes getting ready to take the SAT college entrance exam, IMG Academy offers classes to prepare them for the test material and offer techniques to help them take it with confidence.

ESL

AGES 12-18

Education Prep Class

$430
Per Week
one daily group exercise
English Language Learning

As an official TOEFL test site, we understand the hard work and dedication needed to pass it. Athletes can prepare for TOEFL testing at IMG Academy with 5 hours of English classes/TOEFL prep classes during each week of camp.

Pro Tip

You can change your concentration weekly when you book a camp for multiple weeks.

*Starting in Summer 2019

What Our Campers Say

I was amazed by the facilities at IMG when I went to camp this summer. The track coaches pushed me so I could reach my potential. I feel confident that this season for track I will PR!

Joe M., 2018 Camper

When I heard about what IMG camps had to offer, I immediately knew that if I wanted to improve my athleticism and have more of an athlete's mindset, it would be the right place for me.

Jillian L., 2018 Camper

IMG is the best place to train if you are serious about your sport. You learn a lot of how to be responsible, improve your technique and be friendly with the others. I think this is a fantastic experience that everyone should try.

Stephen C., 2018 Camper

Track & Field Technology & Facilities

Campers Train Here

  • 8-Lane 400M Track
  • Two pole vault runways with international-standard pits
  • Two multi-directional long jump/triple jump pits
  • Dedicated long throw areas with multiple circles and cages
  • Covered turf facility for speed and agility work
    • Evaluate bilateral hamstring strength and imbalance with analytics for number of reps, maximum and average force/torque, and monitoring trends

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

Modern Sleepaway

Year-round performance and world-class amenities

IMG Academy’s track and field camp will turn runners into faster, better, and smarter competitors. We provide an inspirational learning environment for camper of all ages, abilities, and skill levels. Our track and field camps give young track athletes a leg up on the competition.

Our day and overnight track and field camps also give youth track athletes the chance to broaden their horizons, hone skills, and learn from expert coaches. We offer special rates for track and field teams and groups who want to train together. Our sleepaway track and field camp offers youth athletes the opportunity to sleepover at Ascender Residence Halls with 24/7 access to all campus amenities and a full team of residential mentors.

Stay Local. Play Here.

A perfect option for local track and field 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.

Enhance Your Camp

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

Youth track and field 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.

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Bradenton, FL 34210

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