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Improve as an individual athlete and teammate at our NYC basketball camp in summer 2023! Work with the Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy staff on fundamental development, team play skills and strength & conditioning techniques to help elevate your game at this all-inclusive program located in Manhattan.
The Individual Skills Camp will focus on the individual players skills. This includes Shooting, passing, dribbling, footwork, defense, rebounding. We will break down each skill and make it simple for each camper to understand and implement the skills in a fun and exciting way. This camp is geared toward every level of basketball player from beginner to advance.
The Team Skills Camp will focus on Team Skills. This includes setting screens, v-cuts, reading the defense, read and react, rebounding from any position, learn position 1-5. We will teach individual skills in this camp as well as teach each camper how to take his individual skills and implement them into game like situations. Each camper will be placed in game like situations that will force them to apply their individual skills in various scenarios. This camp is geared toward every level of basketball player from beginner to advance.
The Competitive Skills Camp will focus on competition skills. This includes team skills, individual skills, different presses and press breakers, zone offense, zone defense, man to man offense, man to man defense, tournament style play. Campers will be in multiple game like scenarios. Our focus in this camp is to take the individual and team skills of each camper and help them apply in pressure situations. This camp is geared toward every level of basketball player from beginner to advanced.
- Unique program emphasis each week
- Excellent training facilities and coaching staff
- 1:12 staff to camper ratio
- Multi Day and Single Day sessions options available
- Extended Day available
- Friday Clinic Available
- Nike Basketball Camp T-shirt and prizes! (multi-day camps only)
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Director Marvin Walker
Coach Walker has over 20 years of coaching experience, including 6 years of college coaching experience. Currently, he is the boy’s assistant coach at Alamo Heights high school.View Marvin's Bio ⟩
Before Alamo Heights Walker was an assistant women’s basketball coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Incarnate Word (2016-2019). He also spent one year as an assistant coach at Binghamton University (2012-2013) and two seasons at Trinity University (2010-2012). In 2002, Walker was an intern for the South Alabama men’s team.
Walker spent five years as the head coach for St. Mary’s Hall girls’ basketball. He led the Barons to spectacular improvement during his time. In his first year, the team only won two games, but they registered 37 victories over his final two seasons at the helm. He was previously an assistant at San Antonio Taft High School for a team ranked No. 1 in Texas, and advanced to the 5A state semifinals in 2004.
Camp Director Tony Davis
Tony Davis is currently the coach for New Heights NYC AAU Boys Basketball.View Tony's Bio ⟩
Tony Davis is a former college basketball head coach at Manhattan Community College and has over 20 years of high level basketball experience.
Staff Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy
With over 22 years of training and coaching experience that covers all age groups and skills levels, Ultimate Champions has become one of the nation's premier basketball training academies.View Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy's Bio ⟩
Ultimate Champions Basketball Academy was founded by National Nike Sports Camp Director Terrence Jones. Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, Ultimate Champions hosts Nike Basketball Camps over spring, summer, and winter break throughout Texas, New York City and most recently, Baton Rouge. Their vision is to help players enhance skill development, athleticism, explosiveness, and overall game through positive and challenging instruction.
Individual Skills: July 10-14
Team Skills: July 17-21
Competitive Skills: July 31-August 4
Check-in: Monday at 8:30AM
Closing Ceremony: Friday at 11:30AM
Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Daily Hours: MON-THURS 9AM-4PM FRI 9AM-12PM
POST CAMP CARE AVAILABLE: Train for an extra hour after each day of camp (Mon-Thurs) with the Post Camp Personalized Skills Academy. See below for more details.
ONLY AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY? Put your skills to the test and join us only on Friday, from 1pm-4pm, for the Competitive Game Play Clinic! See below for more details
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Ultimate Champions Philosophy
In order to be successful there has to be a strong foundation. If a builder is building a house, he must have a strong foundation in order for the house to stand properly over time. Well, the same is for basketball. There must be a strong foundation in fundamentals for continuous individual improvement. In addition to an emphasis on skill development, camp will also aim to improve each players athleticism and explosiveness.
FRIDAY ONLY COMPETITIVE GAME PLAY CLINIC
Competitive Game Play will be comprised of a multitude of competitive games along with dribbling and shooting competitions. Within the games, campers will be divided based on age and skill level.
Note: Depending on the number of campers signed up for the clinic, some of these competitions might not be played. Friday Competitive Game Play will run from 1-4pm, for $65.
POST-CAMP PERSONALIZED SKILLS ACADEMY
In Post-Camp Training Personalized Training, Ultimate Champions will be offering skill-specific training catered to the need of each player. The focus is to find out the challenge area of each player and spend the entire session working to improve the challenge areas. It will run Monday-Thursday, from 4pm-5pm, and be $80 (for all 4 days). *Only available for Individual/Competitive/Team Skills campers.
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
● Athletic, on-court clothing
● Athletic shoes
● Water bottle
● Packed lunch and snacks
● Small gym bag/backpack
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.
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
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.
NIKE BASKETBALL CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our basketball camps, please see our FAQ page.
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Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 AM Stretching
- 9:15 AM Ball-Handling
- 9:45 AM One on One Moves
- 10:30 AM Defensive Work (stance, movement, communication, desire)
- 11:00 AM Shooting Work (foot alignment, shoulder alignment, balance, selection, technique)
- 11:30 AM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:15 PM Stretching/Warm-Up
- 1:30 PM Passing
- 1:45 PM Guest Speaker
- 2:30 PM Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals
- 3:20 PM Shooting Skills Competition
- 3:45 PM 3 on 3, 4 on 4, 5 on 5
- 4:00 PM Campers Depart
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.