Over 200 local boys and girls recently honed their basketball skills thanks to the Handlelife Summer Basketball Camp which was held at the Flagship campus.
In addition to direction from Handlelife staff members, the group of 5-18 year-olds enjoyed exercises and drills designed to fine-tune their shooting, dribbling and passing skills from camp director and Director of Campus Activities Brandon Strassburger and student coaches Miah Shephard and David Takam.
“The summer basketball camp here on the Flagship Campus has grown tremendously over the last three years. One of the main goals of our summer basketball program is to provide an educational, entertaining, friendly and safe environment for all of our campers. As our summer basketball program is wrapping up, we want to thank all of our sponsors and especially Keiser University for allowing us to use their Flagship Campus and world class facilities to host Brian Macon’s Summer Basketball Camp,” said Strassburger.
The campers often build lasting relationships with the coaches and regularly attend Keiser University basketball games throughout the season to see their coaches in action.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to work for Brian Macon, the founder of Handlelife, who is one of the best basketball trainers in the country. I have learned a lot from him over the past couple of weeks and the experience has been nothing short of amazing. I have gotten to work with a lot of our areas local youth and have fostered relationships with many of their parents. The campers and their parents have shown a great interest into who I am, and they value me and the other coaches as role models to their kids. I’m looking forward to seeing a lot of the campers at our games and at other Keiser University athletic events and camps throughout the upcoming year, said Shephard, a a member of the Keiser University Women’s Basketball Team.
“Handlelife is a sports training and lifestyle brand focused on motivating not only athletes, but the everyday person to work on their craft. The goal is to inspire not only athletes but the everyday person through innovative ball handling. Handlelife trains all over the world and has a home base in Los Angeles, California and Palm Beach, Florida. We use basketball as a vessel to teach many important life lessons. Our program teaches participants dedication, respect, sportsmanship and many other important life skills, and we encourage our program participants to compete and succeed at the highest levels in the classroom and on the court,” said Handlelife Trainer Brian Macon.