SSA summer basketball camps reach the beginner, intermediate and advanced team player through drills that range from basic to advanced techniques needed to perfect your game. Our professional coaching staff which is led by our Director of Basketball and former NBA player, Emmanuel Blackwell, will help all players develop a love for basketball, strengthen their skills, improve their understanding of the game to give them the edge they need to become a better player.
Focus on the Whole Player
Our philosophy goes way beyond what happens on a basketball court. All of our camps provide a positive environment that supports the individual growth of our athletes. Everything we do at Suwanee Sports Academy is intended to Empower the Whole Player to give athletes the mental, physical and emotional tools they need to succeed on and off the court
A facility like no other:
We have a world-class training facility that has served as the home of some of the nation’s premier basketball events, camps and tournaments over the past ten years. We have seven courts, a 3,000 square foot shooting lab equipped with cutting edge technology, a 12,000 square foot performance and weight training area and classrooms right off the courts. And its all air-conditioned!!!
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A variety of camps to choose from:
Each one of our camps will have its own unique emphasis and curriculum. A brief description of the highlights of our various camps can be found below. Please let us know if you have any questions by calling (770)614-6686
||June 10-13||9:00am-4:00pm||6-8||$215||Register Now|
|Rising Stars Camp I||June 10-13||9:00am-12:00pm||K-5||$125||Register Now
|Mark Price Basketball Camp
||June 17-20||9:00am-4:00pm||4-12||$235||Register Now|
|Rising Stars Camp II||June 24-27||9:00am - 12:00pm||K-5||$125||Register Now|
|King of the Hill Scorer's Camp||June 24-27||2:00pm-5:00pm||8-12||$150||Register Now|
|Train to Reign Point Guard Camp
||July 9-12||9:00am-4:00pm||6-12||$250||Register Now|
Register for summer camp according to the grade you are entering for the 2013-2014 school year.
The Mark Price Basketball Camp has Sold Out 3 years in a row so register early.
Are you looking for a camp that will focus on shooting and also improving your overall game? Now’s your chance to learn the game from a 4-time NBA All-Star and one of the greatest shooters of all-time!
The Mark Price Basketball Camp provides players in grades 4-12 with daily fundamental skill development along with specialized shooting instruction from the NBA’s all-time leader in free throw percentage and one of the most respected shooting instructors in the country!
- Fundamental skill development with an emphasis on footwork in the areas of:
- Ball handling
- Moving without the ball
- Daily shooting instruction will include:
- Form shooting
- Free throw shooting
- Shooting off the catch
- Shooting off the dribble
- Proper shooting footwork
- 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 game play
- Daily lectures from 4-time NBA All-Star Mark Price
Middle School Invitational Basketball Camp
Designed for top middle school players in Georgia and the surrounding areas to be featured in an environment that will challenge their commitment level to being the best. Our staff monitors several top leagues and speaks to top coaches to identify those players that qualify for an invitation. The invitees will be tested daily through high intensity stations, basketball conditioning, character development, contests and competitive play. If your goal is to play high school basketball at a high level, then come test your skills against your peers.
Rising Stars Camps
For the young players just learning the game, the Rising Stars Camp introduces boys & girls grades K-5 to the basic fundamentals of the game. It is important for players at this age to build a solid foundation in the fundamentals of shooting, passing, ball handling, and dribbling.
This camp will also feature daily contests and games to ensure each player has a fun time learning the game!
King of the Hill Scorer's Camp
In order to win games two things must occur; stop a team from scoring and scoring points! We will explore and learn different ways to put the ball in the basket. There will not be a shot you don’t like because you’ll be able to create it. The camp will focus on:
- Attacking the basket-combination moves
- Game play-1 on 1, 2 on 2 and 5 on 5
- IQ Development-reading the defense
- King of the Hill 1 on 1 Championship
Train to Reign Point Guard Camp
It is widely agreed that the point guard position is the most important role in basketball. What differentiates the good ones from the great ones? Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson, Mark Price, Steve Nash and Rajon Rondo all possess distinct qualities that make them great. We will expose the players to those skills and teach them how to be affective when in that role. Camp Features:
- IQ Development-creating offensive opportunities, seeing plays develop, leading
- Position specific skill development-passing, ball handling, decision making
- Game Play-3 on 3, 5 on 5, pick and roll
- Film Breakdown-review and analyze games played
- Guest Speakers
The camp is for anyone who has the ball during the game and toward players who want to learn how to direct their team on the court to win championships! Show me an effective point guard and I’ll show you an influential leader.