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IMG Performance is aimed at developing sports performance research, products and services that have grown out of the division’s world-leading integrated academic and athletic training institution, IMG Academy.
For more than 30 years, the Bradenton, Fla.-based IMG Academy has offered innovative, comprehensive, and customized training programs to individuals of all ages and abilities. With expert instruction, a proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities, cutting-edge technology, and a challenging and motivating learning environment, IMG Academy provides the ultimate foundation for future success.
Since its inception, IMG Academy-trained athletes have won 131 All-Stars, 63 MVP Awards, 29 World Championships, 5 National Titles, 2 Heisman Trophies, 900 Tournaments, 107 Major Championships and 23 Olympic Medals. Notable alumni/trainees include Andre Agassi, Maria Sharapova, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Kobe Bryant, Paula Creamer, Joey Votto, Jozy Altidore, Serena and Venus Williams, and Cam Newton.
For more information about IMG Academy, visit IMGAcademy.com
Athletic & Personal Development Services
IMG Academy provides training programs for youth, adult, and professional athletes, teams and leagues from around the world, many of whom consistently seek remote access to the methodologies and disciplines they experience at IMG Academy. IMG Performance is equipped to service all individuals and organizations who seek access to these Athletic & Personal Development Services.
IMG Performance Events
IMG Performance owns, hosts, manages and/or sanctions 100 national and international amateur sport competitions attracting more than 100,000 participants and spectators annually. Featured events include the prestigious Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championship and the United Soccer League’s Super-20 and Super-Y North American Finals. Additionally, IMG Performance is the managing arm of the National 7v7 Football Association, which annually hosts and sanctions a series of regional 7v7 football events around the nation, as well as a national championship at IMG Academy. IMG Performance also owns and operates the IMG Junior Golf Tour, which annually stages 18 youth events at elite golf clubs on the east coast of the U.S.
Labs & Research Collaboration
The critical number of serious youth athletes training year-round at IMG Academy attracts innovative companies looking to understand the habits and needs of a budding population. IMG Academy is now a hub for Labs & Research Collaboration, benefitting its youth, adult and professional athletes who are consistently exposed to the most cutting-edge methodologies, technologies and products.
Digital Products & Solutions
Drawing upon 30 years of building champions at IMG Academy, IMG Performance developed a visionary training methodology and trainer-certification system known as Ignite Performance Training that now extends beyond the campus to influence the way athletes everywhere train for improvement. The system, which is fully customizable to every type and level of athlete, has quickly gained an impressive following of trainers. Soon the system will provide a suite of Digital Products & Solutions that will enable athletes to continue their training when they are away from the IMG Academy campus.
For more information about IMG Performance, visit IMGPerformance.com