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DEVELOP SPEED, AGILITY, AND QUICKNESS AT THE NIKE SPEED DEVELOPMENT CAMP

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This is a 2-day Speed Development Camp, offering 10 hours of instruction for both Individual and Team Sport Athletes, demonstrating a series of drills aimed at teaching correct running mechanics for optimum performance. Participants will be introduced to general, intermediate, advanced, and specific training paradigms, as well as strategies to elevate their skill set.

2023 CAMP DATES ANNOUNCED!

You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve spots, so please be sure to register early.

Upon completing this Speed Development Individual & Team Sports Camp, each participant will know the difference between frontside and backside mechanics, learn drills that will reinforce the proper mechanics to improve their overall performance, force production, and agility designed to translate to all sports and benefit all athletes, regardless of age or skill level.

Camp Coaches

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    DIRECTOR JAMES DANIELS

    Coach Daniels has coached at all levels of track and field and has served as a consultant to numerous Elite Athletes. In addition, Daniels is a highly regarded lecturer and has spoken at the Nike Elite Summit, North Carolina Track & Cross-Country Coaches Association, and numerous high schools on the East Coast. Daniels graduated Cum Laude from Hampton University, earned Golden Key National Society Scholar Honors, became an Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society Inductee, and is a USA Track & Field Level II Certified Coach in Sprints, Hurdles, and Relays. Daniels holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.

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Camp Details

SECURE YOUR SPOT!

The Nike Speed Development Camp at Hoover High School is a two-day camp focusing on Speed Development for both Individual and Team Sport athletes looking to develop over the summer and get ready for next season.

Participants will be introduced to general, intermediate, advanced, and specific training paradigms as well as strategies to elevate their individual skill set.

2023 OVERVIEW

  • Dates: June 3-4
  • Ages: 10-18
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Camp type: Day
  • Schedule: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Check-in: 15 minutes prior to camp start time
  • Lunch: Campers should bring their own lunch and snacks

PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

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!

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
  • Grouped by: age, ability and experience
  • Evaluation: by coaching staff
  • Equipment Needed: Campers should bring at least one pair of broken in running shoes. Event shoes/spikes are recommended but not required. Please be sure to properly mark your equipment, so that it can be easily identified.
  • Facility: Hoover High School Athletic Facility

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:

Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

ALL CAMPERS:

  • Extra Athletic clothing
  • 1-2 pairs of broken in running shoes/ event spikes
  • Non-running shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunblock
  • Packed lunch and snacks
  • Small gym bag/backpack

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.

MEDICAL PROTOCOL

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.

NIKE SPORT PERFORMANCE CAMP FAQ

For general questions about our Sport Performance camps please see our FAQ page.

The Camp will be conducted in three sessions.

Session One - Skill Development Drills

We will teach a series of drills in a systematic sequence designed to reinforce proper frontside mechanic drill progression and provide error correction, which will turn an athlete's weaknesses into strengths, improve skill, and increase performance by teaching strengthening exercises to enhance muscle groups considered the prime movers responsible for the actual execution of frontside mechanics and speed development.

Session Two - Lunch and Educational Component

Our Educational component and framework will address College Readiness, SAT, and ACT test strategies via Kaplan On-Demand Services. Kaplan is one of the leading educational corporations globally with 80 years of experience providing educational services to colleges, universities, corporations, businesses, and students.

The Kaplan's SAT or ACT on Demand is designed to help students score maximum points; as a participant of the Camp, for an additional $100, you will receive six-month access to a flexible, expert-led course you can take in as little as 30 minutes a day, Over 50 instructional videos on test content, strategy, 1,000+ practice questions, Quizzes throughout each lesson.

Session Three - Individual or Team Sport Training

Track & Field athletes will receive an advance instructional model on Acceleration, Speed, and Power.

Team Sport athletes will receive further instruction on Acceleration, Deceleration, Top-End Speed, Change of Direction, Developing and Improving the Rate of Force Production, and components of Multi-Directional Movement to increase performance.

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Morning Session
  • 10:00 Introduction
  • Dynamic Warm-Up
  • General Conditioning Series - Strengthening Prime Movers
  • Introduction to A-Skip
  • Introduce Frontside A Mechanics Drill Series
  • Learning to Accelerate using A-Skip & Rotary Running Mechanics
  • 12:00pm Lunch
Afternoon Session
  • 1:00pm Kaplan SAT/ACT On-Demand
Breakout Session - Track and Field
  • 3:00pm Dynamic Warm-up
  • Revisit Introduction to A-Skip
  • Revisit Leaning to Accelerate using A-Skip & Rotary Running Mechanics
  • Essentials to Speed Development: Explosive Resistance, Jumping and Plyometrics, Efficient Power Development, Correct Motor Pattern (CNS Development)
  • 4:00pm Check-out
Breakout Session - Team Sports
  • 3:00pm Dynamic Warm-up
  • Revisit Introduction to A-Skip
  • Revisit Frontside A Mechanics Drill Series
  • Revisit Leaning to Accelerate using A-Skip & Rotary Running Mechanics
  • Speed & Agility: Linear Acceleration, Maximum Velocity, Lateral Movement, Multi-Directional Movement and Agility
  • 4:00pm Check-out

Hoover hs

Hoover High School's campus provides student-athletes with a full array of athletic facilities and the space to maximize their potential, including an outdoor track and artificial turf stadium.

Nike Speed Development Camp at Hoover High School

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JAMES DANIELS, DIRECTOR
Hoover High School - 1000 Buccaneer Dr
Hoover, Alabama 35244
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST

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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.

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