Women’s track and field camps allow student-athletes to refine their technique, improve their PRs, compete against top talent, and—best of all—showcase their athleticism and coachability in-person to college coaches. Plus, events that happen on college campuses provide families with a chance to get a feel for the school, helping them narrow down what they want when it comes to choosing a college. Use our list below to find a track and field camp near you.
IMG Academy’s girls track & field and cross country camps feature event-specific, customized training for athletes seeking to reach their full potential. With several program options to choose from, campers will learn event-specific techniques to improve their movement, balance, mindfulness, confidence, and agility, as well as the proper biomechanics and techniques related to a camper’s event(s) of choice. IMG’s expert coaches incorporate training sessions combined with developmental opportunities such as mental toughness, nutrition, and agility training that you won’t find anywhere else.
Women’s track and field camps provide prospective student-athletes with development and training to sharpen their skills, and often take place in front of or at the hands of college coaches. Coaches are not only utilizing this environment for athletes to showcase their talent and ability, but they’re also judging the immeasurable and intangible qualities of prospective recruits. Here are a few ways student-athletes can make the most of their camp experience:
Whether it’s on the college campus or at an elite camp hosted by a track and field organization, make yourself known to the coach and don’t be afraid to ask questions. Pick the brains of the current student-athletes helping run the camp and take in every piece of advice and information that the coaches and athletes provide. Explore the campus and evaluate all your personal preferences in the college decision.
Women’s track and field camps for high school students are a great way for student-athletes to develop and learn about different coaching styles. While most track and field camps cater to girls of multiple age groups at every stage in the recruiting process, there are different types of camps athletes can attend. Here’s an overview:
There are many factors to consider when selecting which camps to attend. For example, what is your desired outcome of the camp? How much does it cost? Who conducts it? Some camps will be more targeted towards sprinters while others may be specialized for jumpers and throwers. Here are a few considerations all athletes should think about:
Attending a college track and field camp is a great way to form relationships with college coaches and improve your overall athleticism. View our list of women’s track and field camps that sprinters, shot-putters, hurdlers and more can benefit from attending.
Track and field camps for high school students are held by hundreds of clubs and colleges across the country, making it easy for families to find a camp nearby that offers elite coaching. Track and field camps also give potential recruits the opportunity to check out the school’s campus and athletic facilities, while gaining some familiarity with the coaching staff and their coaching style.
Even though NCAA Division 1 and 2 coaches can’t engage in recruiting conversations with student-athletes until June 15 after their sophomore year, many coaches use camps as a way to evaluate underclassmen. NCAA Division 3, NAIA and NJCAA coaches, on the other hand, can have recruiting conversations and communicate freely with student-athletes during camp at any point in high school.
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