Tulsa Shock Announces Shock Academy New Home

TULSA, Okla. (Nov. 29, 2010) – The Tulsa Shock Basketball Academy has found a home at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd and will conduct all clinics, camps and tournaments at their new location starting in January 2011.

The facility is located at, 8730 E. Skelly Drive (I-44 between 31st and 21st Street). Built in 2004, the facility is a full 84×50 court and includes a party and lounge room, pro shop and a F5 athlete performance training room with high speed treadmill.

“This is a phenomenal facility that will serve our youth program well,” Tulsa Shock President Steve Swetoha said. “We, as an organization want to thank Pastor Busch for extending their hand in partnership and welcome him and his entire organization to the Shock family.”

The Shock Basketball academy aims to break down each basketball skill into fundamental steps that are easy for kids to learn and understand. These steps are proven methods that have worked for thousands of children and youth, helping many earn college scholarship after high school. The Shock Basketball Academy offers:
Art of Shooting Techniques
Ball Handling
Offensive Moves
Specialty Camps for Positions
Team Training
Private Lessons
Competitive Teams

Joe Crawford is the Director the Shock Basketball Academy. He has worked with many of the top high school programs in the state including Edmond, Deer Creek, Paul’s Valley, Woodward, and Leedy. Crawford played basketball at Ohio Valley College in Parkersburg WV and has coached at Santa Fe High School as well as Oklahoma Christian University.

The Shock Basketball Academy will host a Holiday Hoops Camp on December 30-31 and clinics will be offered in the new facility beginning January 3rd, 2011.

Updated 12-14-2010

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