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
  • St. Leo University
  • East Georgia State College
  • Webber University
  • Mercer CC
  • Rolins College
  • Eastern Illinois
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Savannah State
  • University of Tampa
  • Erskine College
  • Asbury University
  • Florida Southern
  • Pasco-Hernando
  • Murray State
  • University of Central Florida
  • 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

JUNIOR

  • 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

 

Aerial view of the tennis facility at Inspiration Academy.

Facilities

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

 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: ashley.hobson@inspirationacademy.com or at (404) 374-9750.

INVEST YOUR FUTURE

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-TIME TRAINING TUITION

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

PART-TIME TRAINING TUITION

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

HOUSING

Housing Includes:

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

No security deposit required. Monthly payment plan available.

Housing:

 $2000/mo. or $500/weekly.