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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