Nike Basketball Camp Randy Livingston’s Back 2 Basics Academy

Nike Basketball Camp Randy Livingston’s Back 2 Basics Academy
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Nike Basketball Camp Randy Livingston’s Back 2 Basics Academy

US Sports Camps and Nike Basketball Camps are excited to welcome New Orleans Basketball great Randy Livingston to the Nike Basketball Camp family.

Coach Livingston knows the game of basketball as well as anyone, we are thrilled to add his knowledge to our basketball camp network. 

Highlights Include

  • Talented staff of coaches experienced in teaching basketball fundamentals
  • Wide range of skill development drills
  • In-depth analysis of each player's conditioning and footwork
  • Discussion of nutritional goals and off-court activities to benefit on-court game
  • Official NIKE Camp T-shirt, NIKE Workbook and other great prizes!

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Meet Camp Coaches

Randy Livingston
Camp Director

Randy Livingston

Former NBA Player, NBA Development league coach and now scouting and coaching director, Randy Livingston has made his mark in several areas in the game of basketball.  As a high school phenom and possessing all of the basketball talent needed to be an impactful NBA player Coach Livingston understands the game of basketball from every level. In his career he overcame injury...

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“I’ve always felt the game rises from the bottom up,’’ said Randy Livingston, the former LSU Tiger and 10-year NBA veteran who now oversees LivOn, a worldwide basketball enterprise headquartered in Hobart, Australia.

Livon is an umbrella conglomerate overseeing several entities of the sport, including coaching and scouting.

“The whole idea,’’ Livingston said, “is to lift the game, and the better coaching we can develop on lower levels, the better the player later. We think it’s a win-win concept for the game of basketball.’’

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Marcell Scott

Scott and business partners Hilton McManus and Randall Stewart co-founded the Back to Basics Basketball Academy. Scott said he wants to show kids they can achieve their dreams. "The...

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Scott and business partners Hilton McManus and Randall Stewart co-founded the Back to Basics Basketball Academy.

Scott said he wants to show kids they can achieve their dreams.

"The only way I could show these kids what I want, is to open my own gym, he said.

McManus said boys and girls young and old are all working to help make dreams come true.

"Everyone is positive, talking and helping each other" McManus said. "The goal is to get these kids confidence not just in basketball but in life"

The positive attitudes come from children as young as 4 years old, and up to those preparing to head off to college.

Future University of Texas point guard Javan Felix said he consistently follows his practices at St. Augustine High School with a workout at Back to Basics.

"It's always open to us, anytime we want to come,? he said. "They have NBA goals, lines, regulation courts -- anything you could look for in a gym."

Former New Orleans Hornet, Carlos Wheeler is a coach at the academy and helps the eager players reach their goals by utilizing his experience.

Camp Details

Complete Skills

Camp is designed to help young players develop their fundamental skills and work on their athleticism. Camp will focus on offensive and defensive skill development through a competitive yet fun and encouraging environment. All players are encouraged to work had and make the most out of the opportunity to learn from an experienced and talented coaching staff. Each camper will learn skills at each position on the basketball court - our goal is for each camper to develop an all-around game! 

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Camp Hours

Check-in

Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Camp Hours are: MON-THURS 9AM-3PM and FRI 9AM-12PM

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.   

Check-out

Closing ceremony: Friday at 11:30AM 
Parents are invited to attend! Departure immediately following the closing ceremony.

Camp Meals

Lunch is not included. Please bring your own lunch. We will have a concession stand available for snack and drink purchases.

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

Back 2 Basics Basketball Acadmey is one of the premier basketball facilities in Louisiana located at 6124 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, Louisiana 70123.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Stretching/Warm-Up
  • 9:10 AM Ball-Handling
  • 9:25 AM One on One Moves
  • 9:45 AM Shooting Work (foot alignment, shoulder alignment, balance, selection, technique)
  • 10:45 AM Defensive Work (stance, movement, communication, desire)
  • 11:25 AM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Free Shoot
  • 1:00 PM Stretching/Warm-Up
  • 1:10 PM Ball-Handling
  • 1:25 PM Guest Speaker/lecture
  • 1:50 PM Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals
  • 2:15 PM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
  • 2:55 PM Ending Speech and Recognition
  • 3:00 PM Campers Depart

Camper Reviews

David B.Parent

  • 5/5.
Great staff

Camp was great. The added talks to the kids about life and work ethics was right on target! Great staff, very helpful and knowledgeable in all aspects of the game. 

Camp Dates & Prices

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