By Roger Cox, Editor
The tennis academy Nick Bollettieri founded in 1978 became internationally renowned for producing such tennis legends as Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Jim Courier, Kei Nishikori, and countless others. Though now part of the multi-sport IMG Academy, the training facility Bollettieri created—and continue to be a part of—continues, attracting an international contingebnt of aspiring juniors hoping to find their own path to stardomw—or, failing that, to a college scholarship.
There are two aspects to the junior program: a year-round live-in academy, whose students combine training with on-site academic studies; and a drop-in program to train from a single day to a week or more, either as a boarding student staying in the academy residence halls and dining in the student dining room, or as a non-boarding student staying elsewhere. Whatever the option chosen, the basic approach combines sports-specific training with fitness training and mental toughness. to training is the same. It begins with the biomechanical aspects of strokes, From there motivated campers ages 11 and up can optionally add on strength and power, speed, nutrition, mental conditioning, and other options.
Nov. 17-23, 2019: Discovery Open
An invitation-only UTR event. For more information, visit Discovery Open.
Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2019: Eddie Herr International Junior Championship
welcomes over 2,000 junior tennis players from over 90 countries! This elite, invitation-only tournament draws over 2,000 of the world's most competitive junior tennis players from over than 90 countries. For more information, visit Eddie Herr International Junior Championship.
Camp prices vary seasonally and with the options chosen. Multi-week discounts are also available. See the website for details.
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