Nike Basketball Camp at the Foundry

Nike Basketball Camp at the Foundry
Nike Basketball Camp at the Foundry

US Sports Camps is pleased to partner once again with Mike Allen of Mike Allen Sports to present the Nike Basketball Camp at The Foundry Sports Performance Institute. Coach Allen is one of the premier individual skill instructors in the Bay Area and has built a reputation throughout the High School basketball world for his commitment to individual improvement as a basketball player and as a person. Mike Allen Sports will direct 4 weeks of camp this summer at the Foundry Sports Performance Institute.

Our focus is geared to sharpening fundamental skills of basketball, including strength and conditioning. Coach Allen consistently creates new ways of pushing players to reach their potential as players and as people. 

Highlights Include

  • Talented staff of coaches eager to teach and reinforce basketball fundamentals
  • Competitive, passionate and fun basketball environment geared towards pushing each player out of their comfort zone
  • State-of-the-art equipment including the Vertimax, Noah Shooting System, Gun 8000, and the Dominator
  • Individual handwritten evaluations and a certificate of camp completion
  • Nike T-Shirt, Workbook, other great prizes!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Mike Allen
Camp Director

Mike Allen

Michael has a wide range of basketball experience, coaching every level from elementary to professional. He is NFHS and NCAA certified and the founder and president of Mike Allen Sports, LLC, where he organizes sports classes, clinics, private training, sports leagues and tournaments all across the country.

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Based in the South Bay Area, California Mike Allen Sports, LLC merge the most important lessons in life with the discipline and excitement of sports.

Born of the heart of a professional athlete who had a dream beyond professional basketball, Mike Allen had a vision to make a difference using sports as a tool, not only in the professional sports world, but also in schools, churches community centers, and boys' and girls' clubs all across the country.

Using sports, motivational speaking, and music as a tool to motivate and challenge people from all walks of life, Mike Allen shows others how to set goals and achieve them by working hard. Mike has developed a sizable following not only because he leads by example, but also because he leads with integrity, honesty,passion and respect for everyone.

Mike Allen has had the privilege of speaking to thousands of youth at basketball clinics/camps, school assemblies, PAL leagues and other events all across the world for over 10 years.

Outside of Michael's busy schedule he has developed Basketball Leagues that have grown to well over 1000 participants each year in several locations. He has been featured in several media outlets with articles posted in the San Jose Mercury News, Sports Illustrated, SportsStars Magazine and many others.

His wife is Anna is the sweetheart and strength beside all that he does. "With Anna in my life I know things will be fine as she challenges, supports, and motivates me to do all I can with with the gifts and talents I have been blessed with."

Michael has two beautiful son's: Jacobi who is 14 years old and Braydon 4 years old. They also have added a new addition (Michela Rose) to their family who is 6 months old . They are excited to watch their children grow up and become all that God has planned for their lives. "Children are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from him." Psalm 127:3

As a player Michael began his career playing at San Jose Christian College now William Jessup University, where he averaged 19 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals en route to becoming a 3 time All-American in the NBCAA and NCCAA while also becoming the MVP of one of 3 National Championships in 1993, 1994, and 1995. He also has played professional basketball in Europe, Asia, Africa, as well as several teams in the USA (CarBL, XBA, USBL, the Harlem Ambassadors), In 2006 he launched his own Professional Basketball Entertainment team where he serves as a player/ coach called The Ballin' Ambassadors.
In addition to coaching he also spends his time as a motivational speaker visiting church youth groups, boy's & girls clubs, community centers and elementary - high schools all across the country. Michael has two Bachelors Degrees From William Jessup University, one in Bible and Theology and the other in Youth Ministry. He not only educates the children in basketball but also stresses the importance of sportsmanship, education, being a positive example in your community, and career planning.

Camp Details

Complete Player

The Mike Allen Nike Basketball Complete Player Program is designed to push players to their limits, motivate them towards their dreams, and put them on a road map to success. Campers will experience much of the same advanced teaching and instruction as are offered with NBA players and college and high school All-Americans. Every day, players will train with Mike Allen, using the same skills training equipment used by the top colleges and NBA teams in the country such as the Vertimax, Noah Shooting System, The Gun 8000 (shooting machine), and the Dominator (rebounding & post player machine). Camp will cover a wide variety of athletic components – strength, speed, agility, vertical, core, flexibility, and footwork.

Shooting Camp

The Mike Allen Nike Basketball Shooting Camp is designed to push players to their limits, motivate them towards their dreams, and put them in position to become a great shooter. This camp is for players who have a desire to improve their shooting and technique in preparation for the upcoming season. Designed to take players through intense game speed situation shooting while reinforcing proper technique as learned from Mike Allen, players will learn a variety of ways to: catch & shoot, create space, shoot off the dribble, operate out of triple threat, shooting in transition, shooting off the ball screen, speed finishes, power finishes, proper footwork - pimary pivot, unside square, drop shots - and more. Players will have full access and be shooting on The Gun 8000 (shooting machine). Players will shoot over 10,000+ shots over the course of the week and will be evaluated and rated on the Noah Shooting System. The shooting camp will take the foundational concepts and teach players how to apply them in game situations and at game speed. Players will gain confidence knowing they can score when facing any situation.

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What to Expect from a Mike Allen Nike Basketball Camp

When a player comes to a Mike Allen Nike Basketball Camp, they will experience much of the same advanced teaching and instruction as are offered at selection camps and NBA workouts, but broken down in a progressive form that every player can handle no matter their age or skill level. Players will participate in a daily film session to watch the teaching points and moves they have learned. The film sessions summarize the true purpose of the camp – to teach players how to train on their own!  Camp Director and head camp trainer, Mike Allen takes a hands-on approach with all of the players and  is present at all times during camp. The ratio of coaches to players will never exceed 10 players to 1 coach, but even that matters very little. Mike's innovative teaching techniques are designed to make every player feel like they are alone with him in the gym. 80% of the camp activity is drill work to improve triple threat, dribble triple threat, creating space with the dribble and out of the triple threat, NBA dribble moves, shot mechanics, intense shooting, moving without the ball, finishing, footwork to finish, motion, reading the defense, and decision making. 20% of the camp activity is game play. This is where the attendees can practice what they have learned in a game atmosphere. Games are 2 on 2, 3 on 3, 4 on 4 & 5 on 5.

Camp Hours

Check-in/out

Check-in: Monday at 9:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Thursday at 4:00PM
Complete Skills Camper Hours are: Monday-Thursday 10AM-4:30PM 
Camp Meals: Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch. A concession stand will be open for food and drink purchases.

Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. In addition, campers will be evaluated and then split up into smaller groups according to age and ability. Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony! Departure immediately following.

Transportation

Transportation is not provided by the camp to or from any airports. If you are flying to or from camp, we recommend using an airport shuttle service. Please schedule flights as close as you can to the check-in times on the first day and check-out times on the last day.

Registration Packet

A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp. 

Scholarships

We cannot offer scholarships due to NCAA regulations. Our affiliation with NCAA coaches and schools puts us in a position where any scholarship money can be seen as an inducement to a future collegiate athlete. This puts our coaches and our host universities in jeopardy of damaging their status with the NCAA and incurring penalties at the hands of their organizing body.

Group Discounts

If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $20 discount. If 10 or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $40 discount. Click "Get Brochure" above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.

*Please note, this information is subject to change.

Facilities

Camp will take place at the state-of-the-art 43,000 square foot facility, The Foundry. The Foundry is located on 2575 East Bayshore Road, Redwood City located between Seaport Blvd (Woodside Road) and Marsh Road- parallel to 101 Highway. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 10:00 AM Stretching
  • 10:15 AM Ball Handling - utilize the Vertimax
  • 10:45 AM One on One Moves
  • 11:30 AM Defensive Work - stance, movement, communication, desire
  • 12:15 PM Shooting Work - foot and shoulder alignment, balance, selection, technique
  • 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 2:15 PM Stretching/Warm-Up
  • 2:30 PM Lecture-how to become a better player, teamwork, improving one's self
  • 3:00 PM Ball Handling
  • 3:45 PM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
  • 4:30 PM Dismissal

Camper Reviews

Micah LancasterI'm Possible Founder and NBA Skills Coach

  • 5/5.
Mike is a true mentor.

"Mike is a phenomenal skills trainer. His skillsets go beyond just his ability to make players better. He's a true mentor, leader, and counselor for coaches and players!"

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 10AM-4:30PM $410.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 10AM-4:30PM $410.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 10AM-4:30PM $410.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Skills
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
DAY 10AM-4:30PM $410.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.