On Thursday, June 8, we welcomed the NBA International Basketball Operations team onsite for a momentous celebration of our collaboration.
A special launch event was held, featuring on-court programming and an exclusive appearance from NBA legend, Joakim Noah.
In his first visit to Costa Navarino, Joakim Noah personally guided participants through training sessions, basketball clinics and an autograph session.
The NBA Basketball School at Costa Navarino, the first-of-its-kind NBA collaboration, combines a world-class coaching program with premium hospitality and FIBA compliant basketball facilities at Navarino Dunes.
We invite young players from 6 to 18 and adults to participate in this special tuition-based basketball development program, available in one, two, three, four, five and six-day camp packages for young players, and daily one-hour programs for adults. All participants will receive an NBA branded T-shirt and the participants who will attend the full School program (5 or 6 days) will receive an NBA Basketball School-branded certificate of attendance. Throughout the program all participants will have the chance to win a range of prizes.
ΝΒΑ Basketball School elite coaches will introduce players to the NBA approach during a comprehensive curriculum that covers on-court training, skill development and basketball education, while highlighting the values of teamwork, integrity and respect.
The program aims to inspire and create opportunities for players of all ages to learn the fundamentals and core values of the game under the guidance of experienced coaches, while further expanding the diverse sports offering at Costa Navarino, all against the background of the breathtaking Messinian landscape.
Kindly note that unaccompanied children participating in the NBA Basketball School are not eligible for overnight stay at Costa Navarino.
NBA Basketball School is a network of tuition-based basketball development programs open to male and female players from outside the U.S. ages 6-18. NBA Basketball Schools have been launched in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, Greece, India, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lithuania, Mexico, Spain, Uruguay and the UAE.
The NBA Basketball School at Costa Navarino, for the first time, will also be open to adults who want to participate in the program.
The NBA Basketball School curriculum is designed to help players, parents, coaches, and organizations better understand the process of improvement and development. The program focuses on on-court training, strength and conditioning, and basketball education under the direction of local coaches who work directly with the NBA’s International Basketball Operations staff around the world.