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Tough training for the serious player.

It’s time to get serious.

Inspiriation Tennis Academy is where elite tennis players train.  Athletes are developed by world-class coach and Tennis Academy Director, Ashley Hobson, from the inside-out with focus on the heart and mind first.   Players can expect the following from your IA experience:

  • Training focus on the 5 pillars – technique, physical development, strategy, and mental and emotional toughness.
  • Individualized development plan and stroke video analysis
  • High level training partners
  • 5-7 hours intense training per day
  • Personalized gym workout from certified strength & conditioning coach
  • Tournament travel and coach feedback from matches
  •  Innovative teaching tools, methods and machines
  • Culture of elite players and high intensity training every day

Motivated & Mentored.

Tennis is an individual sport, but not one you have to do alone.  At IA Tennis you will find a culture and community built on mentorship.  Coaches and athletes take the time to build trusting relationships with athletes that result in mentorship for life and beyond.` 

Colleges & Commitments

After years of quality training, we’ve developed a vast network of colleges who trust us and it shows.

  • University of Florida
  • Oklahoma State
  • Kentucky
  • Coastal Carolina
  • Samford University
  • Western Carolina University
  • Eastern Illinois
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Savannah State
  • University of Tampa
  • Erskine College
  • Flagler College
  • Nichols College
  • West Virginia Tech
  • Keiser University
  • Ave Maria University
  • Daytona State College
  • Warner University
  • College of Central Florida
  • Kaskakia College
  • Paul D. Camp CC
  • Covenant College
  • St. Leo University
  • East Georgia State College
  • Webber University
  • Mercer CC
  • Rolins College
  • Asbury University
  • Florida Southern
  • Pasco-Hernando
  • Murray State
  • University of Central Florida

IA Offers World-Class Coaching.

Brooklyn Olson Won J4 San Jose Doubles

January 25, 2022  Bradenton, Florida Brooklyn Olson was on the road for her ITF tour in San Jose, Costa Rica. Despite her luck in Singles, she managed to win two consecutive weeks in Doubles with her partner.

Inspiration Academy $1000 UTR Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2020  Bradenton, Florida The second to last $1000 UTR tournament at Inspiration Academy for the month of June has come to a close. Yet another weekend with completely full draws brought some tennis of the highest quality to IA. In the...

Marie Bouzkova and Andres Andrade Do The Double

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Another successful Inspiration Academy Tennis $1000 tournament has come to a close. This weekend had a change from past weekends’ whereas there was a third division for players with a UTR of 6 and under to go...

Inspiration Academy Tennis UTR Tournament (May 29th-June 1st 2020)

  June 1st, 2020  Bradenton, Florida The highly anticipated Inspiration Academy UTR tournament this past weekend was nothing but successful and did not disappoint. The weekend brought 96 great players from all around the state and outside the state to the...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Preparing For Biggest UTR To Date

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2020  Bradenton, Florida This coming weekend Inspiration Academy will be hosting its biggest UTR money tournament to date. A whopping 98 players will be participating at Inspiration from Friday at noon when the first rounds take place...

Inspiration Academy Tennis UTR Tournament (May 16-17, 2020)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Inspiration Academy held its first UTR tournament since the outbreak of the global pandemic this past weekend. The tournament had a different look from the ones in the past. No spectators were allowed inside the...

Inspiration Academy Tennis UTR Money Tournaments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Inspiration Academy as hosted two UTR tournaments since the turn of the new year. The first tournament held January on 25th-26th had a fantastic turnout bringing about 40 good players into the area. The...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Dominates at IMG

  February 19, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Over the weekend a group of Inspiration Academy tennis players competed in a UTR tournament at IMG Academy.  It was a great weekend for the IA athletes who played hard and came out with some outstanding results winning a...

IA Tennis player Cracks Top 100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2020  Bradenton, Florida After spending two outstanding weeks battling in South America, Sofia Rojas has broken into the top 100 juniors in the world, jumping almost 100 spots in the process. Beginning the year at 188 in the ITF...

Inspiration Academy Tennis Student Brooklyn Olson Takes Doubles Title In Biggest Tournament in the World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2020  Bradenton, Florida Brooklyn Olson Wins doubles title in Les Petits As. The 13 year old Inspiration Academy student was chosen as one of four players to represent Team USA in France after qualifying in the USA Team playoffs...


IA Tennis is pleased to offer extensive facilities only 20 minutes from the beaches in sunny Bradenton, Florida.  Besides the ability to practice year-round, our facilities include:

  • State-Of-The-Art Weight Room
  • Certified, Full-Time Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • 8 Hard Courts
  • 2 Clay Courts
  • 3 Serving Towers
  • Turf Training Field
  • Sand Training Area

Take a tour of our state-of-the-art weight room!


Inspiration Academy is pleased to have an articulation agreement with  Vista at Palma Sola Apartments, LLC  located at 3970 75th Street West Bradenton, FL 34209.  Student-athletes live right next door to IA’s campus and stay in either a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment.  Similar to a dorm setting, live-in coaches act as resident advisors and each athlete shares a room with one other team member.  Each fully-furnished apartment includes:

  • En-suite Washer & Dryer
  • Cable TV & Wifi
  • Access to Community Pool & Activity Center

*In-home boarding is also available for younger athletes.


Inspiration Academy provides a flexible and challenging educational experience with world-class instructors.  Virtual and on-campus programs available. Click on the links below to learn more about our academic programs.


  • Dynamic Flexibility work and ladder / bands / hurdle work (lower and upper)
  • Lower Body Kinetics without ball / Medicine ball
  • Grips and more advanced upper-body mechanics
  • Soft feeds and multiple repetitions
  • Feeding with racket (1/4 ratio)
  • Live ball rally work (speed balls when needed)
  • Transition and volley work
  • Competitive training drills (live ball)
  • Overload drills and training (2 vs 1s, speed balls, med balls, ball machine etc)
  • Directional Training Tactical understanding and Tactics
  • Introduction to Tempo Drills (soft ball, mini tennis)
  • Momentum control introduction
  • Mental toughness and mental routines work
  • Serves and Returns daily (first strike work)
  • Weapon Identification and drills
  • Planning for events
  • Physical training with trainer and on court in session
  • Cross-training

Elite Junior/College

  • Dynamic Flexibility work (lower and upper body)
  • Lower Body Kinetics without ball  / medicine ball / resistance band
  • Soft feeds
  • Feeding with racket (1/4 ratio)
  • Live ball rally work
  • Competitive training live ball drills
  • Overload drills (2 on 1s, pinch hitting, etc)
  • Transition Excellence (all aspects)
  • Directional Training, Tactics, player styles and shot selection
  • Advanced Tempo Drills, Pinch Drills etc.
  • Momentum Control, match flow training and tactics
  • Situational Match Training
  • Serve, Return and First Strike Emphasis
  • Weapon Drills Daily
  • Individual Specialization Advanced mental toughness
  • Match simulation for success and failure
  • Long term, intermediate and short term planning
  • Physical training with trainer, gym and on court in session
  • Cross-Training

Tour Professional

  • Dynamic Flexibility work (lower and upper body)
  • Lower Body Kinetics without ball / with resistance band and medicine ball
  • Soft feeds
  • Feeding with racket (1/2 ratio)
  • Live ball rally work
  • Competitive training live ball drills
  • Overload drill emphasis (2 on 1s, pinch hitting, etc)
  • Directional Training and advanced shot selection tactics
  • Advanced Tempo Training (tempo, 2 vs.1, pinch drills etc)
  • Transition Excellence (all aspects and individualization)
  • Advanced Momentum Control tactics and
  • Situational Match training
  • Serve, Return and First Strike (quick pressure) Emphasis
  • Weapon Drills daily
  • Individual Specialization
  • Specialized advanced mental toughness
  • Match Simulation for success and failure
  • Physical training with trainer – on and off court
  • Long term, intermediate and short term planning

 The Inspiration Tennis Academy offers Full-time, Part-Time, Private Lessons, and Summer Programs. The program runs year round. 

For more information regarding these programs please contact Ashley Hobson via email or at (404) 374-9750.

It’s worth it.


IA Tennis Academy is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing an affordable, competitive program where your athlete can find success.  We value your resources and understand that investing in your success can often require sacrifice.  Our financial advisors will guide you through the investment process and help you find an investment plan that works for you.

 Full Day

  • Annual (10 month) commitment – $35,000 total
  • Semester (5 month) commitment – $18,750 total
  • Monthly commitment – $4,000

Part Day

  • Annual (10 month) commitment – $25,000 total
  • Semester (5 month) commitment – $13,500 total
  • Monthly commitment – $3,000

Housing Includes:

  • Fully-Furnished, Shared Apartment
  • Utility Allowance
  • Cable & Wifi
  • Access to Community Amenities

No security deposit required. Monthly payment plan available.


 $2000/mo. or $500/weekly.

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