PRESS RELEASE - AUG 10, 2012
Kevin Whitted of Kevin Whitted Basketball Services, is pleased to announce that registration has begun for its Fall School of Basketball, which will feature former NBA Player Kevin Whitted and International Player Willie Chapman.
August 10, 2012 (Newswire.com) - Kevin Whitted Basketball Services School Of Basketball Fall Session, Featuring Willie Chapman
Kevin Whitted of Kevin Whitted Basketball Services, and formerly of the Springfield Armor NBA D-League is pleased to announce that registration has begun for its Fall School of Basketball, which will feature former NBA Player Kevin Whitted and International Pro Player and former University of Alabama standout, Willie Chapman.
The Kevin Whitted School of Basketball strives to combine the best training in a controlled atmosphere for athletes at any age or skill level. The School is designed to deliver a large amount of information over an intense four weeks. The focus of KWSB is to teach players how to improve their fundamentals, how to execute a skill, and when and why to do it. Whitted and his staff push the intensity level for each student by structuring the academy around individual skill development.
The curriculum focuses fully on skill development as Whitted believes that it is far more important to be able to execute the fundamentals of movement, ball handling, dribbling, passing and shooting. Whitted's whole player approach to training gives athletes the physical, emotional and mental tools needed to succeed on and off the court.
Willie Chapman brings to this season's School of Basketball, six of years of professional level expertise as a player and three years coaching experience. Chapman is currently a Skills and Fundament trainer for post players. KWSB is proud to partner with Chapman this season as the pair will be a unique force for skills training.
Registration for the 2012 Fall Session of the Kevin Whitted School of Basketball is now open. This four week session will begin September 4, 2012 and will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30p.m.-7:30 p.m. for ages 10-12 and 7:35p.m.-8:35 p.m. for ages 13-16. The School will be located at the Quest Center, 7130 East Shelby Drive, in Memphis TN. The tuition for the School is $200 and $175 for siblings. For more information, and to register online, please visit the website www.kevinwhittedbasketball.com. The classes are limited in size, so early registration is encouraged.
About Kevin Whitted:
Former Dallas Mavericks NBA player, Kevin Whitted found his passion for basketball during his teen years while he attended E.A. Laney High School in Wilmington, NC. During this time, Whitted became the all time leading scorer, beating Michael Jordan's record in 1990. Shortly thereafter, Kevin attended the University of Tennessee where he was a three-year starter. Following his collegiate career, Kevin went on to play professionally in Europe and for the Dallas Mavericks.
Whitted stopped playing basketball in 1999 and switched gears and coached two successful teams: the Atlanta Vision ABA and the Wilmington Sea Dawgs PBL. Whitted also served as assistant coach to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants NBA D-League and the Springfield Armor NBA D-League, which is the affiliate to New Jersey Nets.
Whitted has recently focused his career on training and development. As CEO of Kevin Whitted Basketball Services and the founder of the Kevin Whitted School of Basketball, he focuses on developing young and professional players through individual and specialized training. Additionally, Whitted is a Nike Skills trainer in which capacity he works with several NBA players' summer camps throughout the country. Most recently, Whitted worked in Nike Skills camps with NBA All-Star and 2012 Champion, LeBron James as well as with Kevin Durant, Deron Williams and Amare Stoudemire. This summer, Kevin served as the assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzles Summer League Team in Las Vegas.
About Willie Chapman:
Former University of Alabama at Birmingham standout and three year letterman, Willie Chapman began his professional basketball career as an International Pro Player in the Dominican Republic in 1994. Following his performance there, he went on to successfully play for teams in Brazil, Argentina, Estonia, France, Switzerland, Finland and Israel. After which, Chapman retired to pursue his coaching career. Currently, Chapman is a highly sought after skill developer for post players.