- International and NCAA Division 1 Players to Train Athletes -
TORONTO, May 25, 2011 /CNW/ - NBA Global Ambassador and Toronto's own NBA star Jerome Williams, with the support of Canada Basketball, is pleased to announce the PHASE 1 National Girls Elite1 Camp (NGE1). The first of its kind, the camp will be held from July 11-15, 2011 at the prestigious Balmoral Hall School for Girls in Winnipeg, MB. Only 33 spots are available in each category (determined by age), 3 categories in
"We want to make sure Canadian girls receive early exposure to their
athletic competitors nationwide," said Williams. "This is a long
overdue opportunity for younger girls to learn from others across the
country and together develop the elite level skills they will need at
the next level."
ABOUT NGE1 Camp: The event will bring girls aged 12-17 years together under one roof, a
merging of basketball skills and athletic development. Participants
will benefit from priceless expertise under the coaching staff of Canadian women players from European professional, Canadian University and NCAA Division 1 teams, as well as former Toronto Raptor Jerome "JYD" Williams. The week's program will include:
Fostering talents of aspiring professional basketball players through a 6 to 1 player to coach ratio.
6 hr daily sessions - twice the average session length provided in other Canadian camps.
Professional assessment and individualized post-camp training program for each participant by renowned Sports Medicine Dr. Thomas Lam. $1,500 value
Proprietary Phase 1 athletic training for elite performance through quality movements that reduce sports injury and enhance skill execution. CLICK HERE FOR FOOTAGE FROM YEARS PAST
Complete session fee $465 CDN+ applicable taxes; accommodations and
ABOUT PHASE 1: PHASE 1 is committed to developing elite level Canadian women players.
Female and male alumni of PHASE 1 training are the who's who of
Canadian NCAA Division 1 basketball and pro ball players alike, such as
Natalie Achonwa (led Notre Dame to the NCAA Finals this past season) and Wumi Agunbiade (Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year), who also is a coach at this year's camp.
Athletes will participate in an integration of athletic development and
education in the proactive prevention of sport injury. Respected
Canadian sports medicine practitioner Dr. Thomas Lam and his team from FITS Toronto, known for their work with elite level athletes, will share their
knowledge and research in delivering athletic development sessions
during the camp.
Balmoral Hall School has long been known for its proven success in fostering excellence in
both academics and elite girls' hockey. Its campus has some of the
best athletic facilities in the region. "We are pleased to partner
with the basketball community in developing elite girls' basketball
players," said Tina Alto, Executive Director, "by providing our
facilities for this remarkable camp and using PHASE 1 training in our
basketball curriculum this upcoming year. It is perfectly
WEBLINKS: www.phase1basketball.com ; www.basketballmanitoba.ca
SOURCE PHASE 1 ATHLETICS INC.
For further information:
Holly Cybulski / firstname.lastname@example.org / c: 647 405 7633 / o: 647 348 3468 /