Sampson Basketball Academy

Sampson Basketball Academy

It's time to shoot some hoops!
Massanutten Resort and Sampson Basketball Academy present a 3-day camp for 4th - 12th graders to learn from five-time NBA All-Star, Ralph Sampson.

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Camp Info

Camp Info

Schedule

  • Select from 8 different 3-day camps offered throughout the summer of 2021
  • Tuesday - Thursday | 9 am - 12 pm each day
  • Daily check in | 8:30 am - 8:50 am
  • Free time to shoot & warm up | 8:50 am - 9 am
  • At Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club | 540.289.4987 | 4160 Del Webb Dr, Massanutten, VA 22840

Inclusions

  • Instruction from five-time NBA All-Star Ralph Sampson
  • Q & A session with Ralph Sampson about his basketball career
  • Light refreshments
  • Open to grades 4 - 12
  • Camp sessions will only operate with minimum of 10 participants
  • Sampson Basketball Academy will be following Virginia Forward and CDC Guidelines
  • $250 per camper

Camp Session Dates

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Lodging Package

Lodging Package

Sampson Basketball Academy Camp Package

As low as: $104 per person per night!
3 or 4 nights in any available lodging. Plus: Register for the Sampson Basketball Academy Tuesday - Thursday 3 Day Camp. Learn more about the Sampson Basketball Academy Camp here.  Package Available: 6.22.21 - 8.12.21 Monday - Thursday only.

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About Ralph Sampson

About Ralph Sampson

Ralph Sampson

Ralph Sampson

Collegiate Career at University of Virginia
Final Four in 1981
Final Eight 1983
3-time Naismith National Player of the Year

Professional Career
#1 Overall NBA Draft Pick 1983
NBA Rookie of the Year 1983
NBA Finals 1986
5-time NBA All Star

Halls of Fame
1996 Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
2011 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame
2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

 

Virtual Clinic Videos

Virtual Clinic Videos

Form Shooting

Tips:

  • Weigh the Basketball
  • Arm at 90 Degree Angle
  • Ball Above Your Head Hand Placement, Thumbs in “T” Position
  • Shooting with an Arch
  • Follow Through

Triple Threat

Tip:

  • Catch the Ball in Position to Shoot, Dribble, or Pass
  • Always be in a Balanced Position
  • Look at the Target

Shooting off the Pass

Tips:

  • Catch the Ball Ready to Shoot
  • Triple Threat Position
  • Step into the Shot
  • Follow Through

Shooting off the Dribble

Tips: 4 Principles of Shooting off the Dribble

  • Straight-On Dribble
  • Crossover
  • Between the Legs Dribble
  • Behind the Back Dribble

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