Jun
15

Trainer Take: Time Off To Take Off

terrelle pryor

First, I want to apologize for the delay in blogs and topics.  We had a great NBA Pre-Draft Class here at IMG Academies.  Doubling business is good, but I guess I forgot about the double work part. The initial set of blogs brought both praise and backlash from varying fields.  “Trainer” can have so many…
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Apr
12

What Now? Spring Signing Time

hands on head

The Portsmouth Invitational (basketball’s version of the “Senior Bowl”) just finished.  The craziness of the basketball world will be at an all time high this week. The players that we have worked over the last two weeks (Corey Stokes, Alex Tyus, and Julyan Stone) all had above average showings for their positions.  All three players chose their…
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Mar
07

Trainer: Scumbag or Savior?

Nick Bollettieri

The following is a guest contribution from Dan Barto.  Barto is the lead NBA trainer at IMG Academies in Bradenton, FL.   He has worked with over 120 NBA players using his “Hybrid Training System” as well as coaching over 80 Division I basketball players.  The son of a 30 year high school coach and having…
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