Kenny Smith starts virtual basketball camp with NBA and WNBA stars
Former NBA star and current TNT basketball analyst Kenny Smith announced that he started a virtual basketball camp to help children improve their skills Corona virus Pandemic.
The camp, which is hosted by the two-time NBA champion, is called the Jet Academy and also offers some highly qualified instructors from the NBA and the WNBA, including Kemba Walker, Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner, Victor Oladipo, Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird. and Trae Young all involved.
“I was at home and social distancing and quarantine, and my kids usually go to basketball camps,” Smith told Jason Goff in the latest Bulls Talk podcast (per Yahoo Sports). “You can’t go to camps anymore, I can’t do my basketball camp in North Carolina, I had 700 children.
“And I just noticed that there is a need in the world and I said I will create the first virtual basketball camp for children and adults and anyone who plays the game virtually – and I did it.” And you can do it from anywhere, anytime, on any device, with anyone. “
Kenny Smith says that he was put off from his younger colleagues on the actual exercises.
“I spoke to Kemba, I said,” OK, Kemba, so we have to do this in the camp “and he says,” OK, what are the exercises you want to do? “He said. I said, ‘No, no, no. Trae, Kemba, I want you to do the exercises that you do to get ready.
“I want to see how you got your sweater like that. I would like to see that. “Kemba, show me the retreat.” He said, “Okay, I’ll show you the retreat.” I said, “No, but then you have to tell us why you use it and when you use it.” Sometimes coaches can help you to not give. “
The camp starts on July 20th and is open to everyone. Live two-hour video sessions are offered daily, and campers have the option to ask questions via SMS, upload their own training videos, and view footage as needed.
Heating up jetacademycamp.com However, if you are interested in trying it out, keep in mind that it’s not free. The lowest price package has a fee of $ 29 per month.
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