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Elevate Sports Launches State-of-the-Art Basketball Academy

Elevate Sports Launches State-of-the-Art Basketball Academy

The basketball atmosphere in Goa is poised for a revolution as Elevate Sports launches its State-of-the-Art Basketball Academy in association with Global Sports Partners (GSP). The basketball academy will start at the mecca of Goan basketball, the Don Bosco Oratory.The academy shall adopt a focussed and comprehensive approach to technical, strategic, physical and mental elements of training young talent in Basketball, thereby equipping them with the necessary skills for the next level of play. The aim of the academy is to produce skilled, motivated, athletic players who thrive and grow in the competitive arena.

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Duke Notice

Duke Notice

There was anxiety at the news that there would only be eight days for the U-18 boys and girls Maharastra basketball teams to train ahead of thde 65th Junior National Basketball Championship in Cochin. Practice sessions werescheduled for mornin and evening in an attempt to make up for the short time. But as soon as the teams ususal training staff. The group of coaches, a part of vision Sports group in the United States, were in the city to help set up a basketball academy by Elevate.Their presence was most opportunate for the junior state sides, which were to receive the benefits of American coaching.

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Kids have to start young, says US coach Duke

Kids have to start young, says US coach Duke

American basketball coach Scott Duke of Vision Sports, USA believes that to increase the volume of basketball players in Mumbai is to have a solid structure at the grassroots.Director of Vision Sports, Duke, who is among the six coaches invited to train young aspiring players, by Elevate Sports at their basketball academies in the city said that it’s important to start with young kids.

“Elevate Sports has come up with the right initiative. Kids need to start playing the game at an early age. They have to be provided a place to learn and a place to play. If more kids play the game there will be more fun and the sport will automatically become popular by word of mouth,” he told media persons during a meet and greet session at the Don Bosco High School courts on Friday evening.

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Kids have to start young

Kids have to start young

American basketball coach Scott Duke of Vision Sports, USA believes that to increase the volume of basketball players in Mumbai is to have a solid structure Basketball Pic 1 May 23 300x198 Kids have to start young, says US coach Dukeat the grassroots.

Director of Vision Sports, Duke, who is among the six coaches invited to train young aspiring players, by Elevate Sports at their basketball academies in the city said that it’s important to start with young kids. “Elevate Sports has come up with the right initiative. Kids need to start playing the game at an early age. They have to be provided a place to learn and a place to play. If more kids play the game there will be more fun and the sport will automatically become popular by word of mouth,” he told media persons during a meet and greet session at the Don Bosco High School courts on Friday evening.

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Reliance College Basketball League Kicks

Reliance College Basketball League Kicks

The 2013-14 BFI-IMG Reliance College Basketball League started its Mumbai edition among eight cities and with the success of the 2013-14 IMG-Reliance School Basketball League, much was expected from the college league as well.

It was a week dominated by RA Podar College of Commerce & Economics. The women having played two games against HR and their neighbours Ruia, won both their encounter with ease. The Podar women defeated HR in the first game of the league 35-18 and then went on to beat Ruia College 37-10. Podar women were champions in the Inter Collegiate tournament held in the end of 2013 and with the addition of players from their junior college as well for this league they are expected to finish on top of Pool A. Rashmi V top scored for Podar with 8 points and Pooja Lalwani did bulk of the scoring for HR with 14 points including 2 from behind the 3 point arc. In the game against Ruia, Ankita N had 12 points and Sarah Vora had 14 points for Podar.

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