This year Top Flight Basketball will be hosted by The Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, the world-class training facility home to the best athletes in the world.
In partnership with legendary skills trainer 3-time NBA Champion and Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach, the Sports Academy has designed a 10-day program specifically for our Top Flight Players.
Phil Handy has trained many of the game's legends, including Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, and Kevin Durant. This will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our players.
WHAT DO YOU GET?
10 days of high-intensity individual skill sessions and team training
Workout with Phil Handy Lakers Assistant Coach, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant trainer
10 games minimum
Basketball specific strength & conditioning training
Participation in 1 AAU sanctioned tournament
Meet and Greet with current and former NBA and UCLA basketball players.
The LA Experience 2021 provides athletes with high level a unique and unparalleled basketball experience, incorporating high-level individual skills training, advanced team concepts, a basketball specific strength and conditioning program.
In addition to our Team Training athletes will enjoy a legendary Wintertime Basketball experience embedding Top Flight athletes
inside the Mecca of hoop culture in the United States-Los Angeles.
Top Flight Academy teams will train with top-notch coaches and
trainers from high school, NCAA and NBA in preparation to compete in heavily scouted, NCAA Certified collegiate summer leagues and top AAU tournaments in Los Angeles, during the busiest college
recruiting time of the year.
WHERE IT MATTERS.
Prepare yourself for a unique combination of exposure, elite training, and college preparation required to play at the next level in the United States.
TOP FLIGHT TEAMS WILL COMPETE IN SOME OF THE MOST HIGH PROFILE AAU TOURNAMENTS IN AMERICA. TOURNAMENTS ATTENDED BY HUNDREDS OF COLLEGE COACHES FEATURING SOME OF THE BEST YOUTH PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES.
AS WELL AS Recruiting Videos, access to Coach Ike and Top Flights US college Network, and more!
TOURNAMENTS AND GAMES
Top Flight players participate in games against elite competition in the United States. Underclassmen gain valuable experience while upperclassmen play in front of NCAA coaches.
Top Flight scrimmages some of the best club and high school teams in the area.
L.A. ACADEMY COACHES
The LA Academy features some of the best coaches in the game of basketball on every level. Our players will have the chance to train with some of the most recognizable, high profile coaches from top High School, College, and NBA. Each one of the LA Academy coaches has coached either in the top high school programs, high level NCAA Division I, or in the NBA.
EXPOSURE AND RECRUITING
For players who aspire to play at the next level. Top Flight Basketball has created a realistic pathway for international players to be recruited by hundreds of college basketball programs in the United States.
AAU VIEWING TOURNAMENTS
We will participate in some of the most high profile AAU tournaments in Southern California. These tournaments will be attended by hundreds of coaches from NCAA Division I.
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS COUNSELING
The LA Academy College Admissions Program gives our players detailed, expert advice from a team of counselors and admissions officers so our players can make informed decisions on where they are most likely to receive scholarships officers and grants.
Our counselors will work with you to develop a strategy complete with a profile, customized timelines, and effective essays, to become a more compelling candidate.
PLAYER VIDEO PROFILE FOR RECRUITING
During the course of the trip we will CREATE A VIDEO Profile FOR EACH PLAYER .
Each player video profile will include complete game footage an individual highlight reel from games. It will also include footage from individual workouts with commentary from LA coaching team.
This video profile is an excellent recruitment tool to send to college coaches.
NETWORK OF COACHES
Top Flight Basketball has an extensive network of over 2,000 college coaches and athletic directors. Our network gives our players to be seen and evaluated by college coaches at every level. These connections to numerous scholarship and grant opportunities.