Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Advance Guard Academy, LLC Announces Atlanta-Area Camp

The Larry Drew Advanced Guard Academy, LLC has announced plans to hold a youth camp (ages 12-18) on July 26-27 at Northview High School in Johns Creek, Georgia. Led by former NBA guard and current Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Larry Drew and an NBA-affiliated staff, the Academy offers serious players hands-on instruction, and the opportunity to advance their fundamentals and knowledge in all aspects of backcourt play.

Hawks guard and 2007 first round draft pick Acie Law IV is scheduled to be a special guest speaker on July 26.

Widely considered to be one of the foremost experts on guard play, Drew is currently an assistant coach with the Hawks and has 25 years experience as a player and coach in the NBA. Following a 10-year playing career in which he averaged over 11 points and five assists per game, Drew has spent the last 15 seasons as assistant coach with the Hawks, New Jersey Nets, Washington Wizards, Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Lakers.

The “Mastering the Perimeter” camp at Northview High School costs $235 per participant and features:
· Instruction from an NBA-affiliated coaching staff (led by Drew)
· Guard specific training for the point, shooting, and wing guard positions
· Daily competitive drills
· NBA-style video analysis
· T-Shirts and camp photo
· Beverages, lunch and snacks
· Awards and All-Camp Team selections
· Guest speakers
· Certified trainers on-site
· And much more

The 2008 Advanced Guard Academy camps are sponsored by Adidas, Pepsi, Hilton, and Quizno’s. Space is limited and those interested are encouraged to register in advance. Visit for more information and registration materials.

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