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    December 7, 2014

    Coach Jon Giesbrecht Skills Academy Camp Set for Dec 20-21 for Males & Females Ages 12-16

    Coach Jon Giesbrecht of Winnipeg has announced he will be hosting a Skills Academy Camp for male and female players ages 12-16 on December 20 & 21 from 1:00 - 4:00  pm each day.  Cost to attend is $65 a player.  Full information includes...

    Goal of the camp: 

    To provide purposeful basketball instruction which will allow campers to apply learned skills and concepts long after they leave the camp.

    Featured skills and concepts:

    • 1on1 Play (Changing Speed, Offensive Footwork)
    • Drive and Kick Play
    • Pick and Roll Play
    • Creative Ideas for Ball Handling
    • Weak Hand Development

    Camp information:

    • Open to males and females aged 12-16 - Limited to 20 players
    • Two days, 6 hours of skill instruction (3 hours per day)
    • Camp dates: December 20th and December 21st -- 1pm to 4pm each day.
    • Gym location: TBA — (West) Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    • Camp cost: $65
    • Players must bring own basketball and arrive 30 minutes minimum prior to the start of the camp - fully dressed in basketball attire. 

    Coach Bio: 

    • University of Manitoba Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
    • Head Coach and Director of Manitoba Basketball Academy
    • John Taylor Collegiate Junior Varsity Boys Head Coach
    • Basketball Manitoba Centre of Performance Boys Assistant Coach 
    • Former Basketball Manitoba 17U Male Provincial Assistant Coach

    Coaching Achievements: 

    • 2014 National Champion (Team Manitoba) 
    • 2010-11 and 2013-14 Junior Varsity Boys High School Provincial Champion
    • 2014 Junior Varsity Male Coach of the Year
    • 2014 Jim Bulloch Award Winner
    • 2011 WMBA Bruce Russell Memorial Coach of the Year

    For registration, please email:

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