Helping athletes unlock their potential requires support, guidance, and coaching that emphasizes the importance of developing character as well as fundamental skills. Empowerment Through Sports embraces this approach, offering training intended to help young men and women become more confident individuals both on the football field and in everyday life. The organization offers leagues for children between the ages of 6 and 14, giving kids weeks of dedicated instruction as well as opportunities to apply that knowledge by either playing against other teams or scrimmaging with incorporeal opponents. After providing budding athletes with this experience, the coaches from Empowerment Through Sports hope that children will continue to embrace the organization's values as they go on to play for their schools' teams.
When it comes to using correct form during a workout, athletes might check themselves in a mirror or get subjective advice from a trainer. Absolute Kinetix Sports Science & Biomechanics Center takes these techniques a step further. Using motion-capture technology similar to that used to develop video games, experts analyze a 3D model of each client to suss out muscle imbalances, potential injury zones, and inefficient form. With this super-specific information, they're able to advise clients on the best ways to achieve their goals, whether that's adjusting the hips before a golf swing, performing special exercises to strengthen weak muscles, or practicing gymnastics until they can recreate scenes from The Matrix. The center showcases this expertise in Fitness From the Ground Up, an easy-to-follow talk show hosted by sports kinesiologist Zig Ziegler. During each show, Ziegler works with guests to demonstrate just how unique the human body is, letting viewers watch both correct and incorrect movements as the show?s guests perform activities, such as running or swinging a golf club, with the motion-capture equipment.
Through FlexLiga's array of amateur leagues, adults indulge their athletic appetites with golf, tennis, basketball, and other contests. The company handles the planning for leagues in a wide variety of sports—from golf and tennis to chess and pool—grouping participants by skill level and then letting them square off each week. Players use online scheduling tools to coordinate exact times and location, whether that means meeting opponents at a public park for a game of basketball or stringing a net across a dinner table for a vigorous ping pong match, .
The camp director is Corey Williams, a former Arizona Wildcat and 12-year pro player turned TV analyst for the Arizona men's basketball team. The camp's staff will consist of elite players from the Tucson Summer Pro League, collegiate basketball players, and other talented hoopsters. Although daily schedules vary, campers can expect to learn the fundamentals through drills, games, and tournaments. Summer basketball camp is a fun form of exercise for children that will help them develop leadership and teamwork skills. Email ahead to reserve your child's spot in camp.