Nike Basketball Camp John Curtis Christian School
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Work on your offensive, defensive, and team play skills in River Ridge during spring and summer 2023! Over the course of five days, you'll cover a wide variety of basketball drills tailored to players of all ability levels at John Curtis Christian School!
The Complete Skills Camp is for campers who love skill development and detailed instructions! We will teach the game of basketball in three phases: explanation, demonstration and participation. During the explanation phase, We will explain and teach the concept of the new skill. After it is explained, it will be demonstrated from every angle. In this phase, along with coach, the campers will go through drills that will reinforce the new skill. Once it’s demonstrated, campers will be participate in a competitive game to use the skill in “real time! Camper will be taught the foundations of shooting stationary and off the dribble, ball handing under pressure and on the break, the difference between rebounding and boxing out, how to play positions 1 through 5, how to read any defense, how to defend all five positions, and of course, how to mentally approach the game.
- 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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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.
June 26-30, 2023
Program: Complete Skills
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
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.
INTERESTED IN VOLLEYBALL CAMP? Check out our Nike Volleyball Camps at John Curtis Christian School!
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 $49.
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 $40 (for all 4 days). *Only available for Complete 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.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
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 Ball-Handling
- 2:00 PM Passing
- 2:30 PM Guest Speaker/lecture
- 3:00 PM Offensive & Defensive Fundamentals
- 3:20 PM Shooting Skills Competition
- 4:00 PM Dismissal
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.