Spread out over nearly 450 acres in sunny Florida, IMG Academy is the most advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport training and educational facility ever created for athletes. IMG Academy is the largest and most successful school ever created for devoted athletes.
Anchored by coaches with years of collegiate and professional experience, the IMG Academy baseball program provides the most comprehensive individualized training available in the game today. With innovative training programs and a state-of-the-art training complex that rivals most spring training complexes, everything a player needs to succeed is at his fingertips. Having coached, trained and developed MLB players, international professionals, and college and high school players, we have devised a comprehensive and systematic training program that focuses on individual player, position and personal development, helping us to achieve our goal of developing the best baseball players in the world at all levels of the game.
The goal of the summer camp program is to provide quality baseball instruction within an environment that is fun and exciting. All areas of the game are thoroughly addressed through a variety of drills, practice sessions, and situational games with our world-class coaching staff. Our multi-faceted performance regimen also includes mental conditioning sessions, strength training sessions, and video analysis to examine pitching and hitting technique. Whether your aspirations are to play professionally, earn a college scholarship, or make your high school or summer league team, the IMG Baseball Academy will help you reach your full potential and achieve your goals.
All areas of the game are thoroughly addressed on the field, in the classroom and in game situations. Each player will receive all-around training and development through drills, practice sessions and situational game play. Each player will also be evaluated, assessed and tested to determine strengths and weaknesses. Regimen included strength conditioning, flexibility, speed, mental efficiency, and nutritional performance programs.
Facilities included a state-of-the-art pro baseball 4-plex facility, 4 game fields, 2 half fields, 12 indoor and outdoor batting cages, and 14 practice mounds. Players also receive training to analyze batting, pitching and fielding techniques through Dartfish video analysis, leaving them with a comprehensive plan for future development.
What You’ll Learn
Hitting - Proper mechanics, mental approach, plate discipline, situational hitting, bunting
Catching - Receiving, blocking, throwing/footwork, mechanics, game calling
Pitching - Proper mechanics, arm-up routines, throwing programs, on-field drills, the mental side
Fielding - Proper mechanics, footwork, defensive positioning, cutoffs and relays, infield/outfield communication
Physical Performance - Increase speed. Agility, build explosive power, increase endurance, injury-prevention
Base running - Primary and secondary leads, jumps, routes, steal keys, situational rules, sliding techniques
“Thank you for helping to make the summer at the IMG Academy an experience that (my son) will never forget. He is very appreciative of this opportunity. He grew as a person and an athlete. He learned a lot about himself and is more focused than ever on what he needs to do to be a successful baseball player.”
- Leticia C., Mother of an IMG Academy Premier Summer League participant"