Practices: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays from 6-9pm begin May 11th at 6:00 pm Sizing Session: Friday April 17th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in Walker Complex, Rm 203 This Academy is a curriculum based, 12 week program for athletes ages 8-17 Athletes will learn to not only enhance their fundamental base but also how to transfer their skills into functional team play. We take a holistic approach to teaching the game of basketball. Athletes will also learn the "why's?' to everything including strength & conditioning, movement, nutrition, spacing the floor, language and why sleep is important. Minimum 3-6 hours per week practice (2 times per week) + tournament play. All practices take place in the Bob Davis Gymnasium, Brock University. There will be guest lecturers and coaches to provide a fully encompassing experience. Teams: 5 teams divided into age groups (8-9; 10-11; 12-13; 14-15, 16+) with a maximum of 12 athletes on each team. Included in the cost is: -pair of NIKE basketball shoes -NIKE uniform -minimum of 20 Academy sessions coached by Brock Badgers Head Coach, Charles Kissi combined with current staff and players. -travel log NOT INCLUDED are tournament entry fees & travel & accomodations. More details to follow at Information Sessions.