The Swain Basketball Academy is now accepting registrations to develop your student athletes Individual development and training through group training, team training, basketball camps and shooting gun workouts. They are committed to small one on one development as well. What makes the Swain Basketball Academy stand out as a staple Atlanta training facility? I would have to say it’s the passion and drive of it’s founder Robert Swain.
In case you are not familiar with Robert Swain’s principles. Players are welcome to all different skill levels who have a desire to learn, train, and compete in basketball. Courtcred.com describes Robert Swain by saying the following:
A three-time National AAU champ with the Atlanta Celtics, Swain averaged 29 points, eight rebounds and five assists during his senior year at Tri-Cities High School. Regarded as a Top 50 recruit, Swain committed to UConn and rounded out a recruiting class that included McDonald’s All-Americans Taliek Brown and Scott Hazelton, Caron Butler and Johnnie Selvie. The following year with the additions of Ben Gordon and Emeka Okafor, UConn won the Big East Championship and made it to the Elite Eight. However, minutes were scarce for Swain in Storrs and he transferred to the College of Charleston. He played two season for the Cougars before graduating and then finally playing professionally in Europe.
During his time back home from overseas Swain would hold free training sessions for the kids in the community. These sessions would fill up with about 70 to 80 kids. But it wasn’t until Swain hit rock bottom that he realized his ability to motivate and help others get better as a real gift from above. Swain got himself into some legal issues and had to serve two years in the federal penitentary. Having felt like he lost it all, it was basketball and his relationships developed through the game that kept him sane. His former head coach Jim Calhoun was the recipient of many collect calls and answered them every time. To keep himself occupied, Swain began to train prisoners and came up with the business plan for “Swain Basketball Academy” during a stint in solitary confinement. The company’s current slogan, “Own Your Moment,” came from behind those walls.
Today, The Swain Basketball Academy offers two different locations where your child can be properly developed.
K Michelle spoke exclusively to team Freddyo about her most recent business collaboration with Jack Daniels, her new “Southern Peach” malt beverage which tastes totally awesome. It’s perfect !
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I’m so proud of K Michelle’s growth into not just limiting herself to music but expanding into becoming an actress, songwriter, pianist, business owner, she’s just phenomenal, a pure jack of all trades ! Despite the trials of her past history, K Michelle states that her past has only made her a better person and she continues to soar to become a better person despite the ridicule, She knows that she is a role model to our youth and will continue to excel in her philanthropic endeavors around the world. Please be sure to check your local liquor stores coming to a city near you for this awesome beverage, we even snapped a pic of the bottles so that you’ll know exactly what to look for ! Please press play on the above video to get our exclusive inside scoop about our girl K Michelle as she shares some interesting topics !
Get your tickets asap almost sold out! 615 RED CARPET. 7PM SHOW STARTS. at Midtown Art Cinema located at 9 31 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 3 03 08. Official Atlanta Premiere. THE LAST TIME FILM: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNSILENCED Official Film Premiere: The Last Time film presents a powerful portrayal of a pertinent issue in today’s society by chronicling the journey of a modern – day power couple whose seemingly perfect life contradicts their private encounters with domestic abuse.
Last Night in Beverly Hills, CA, Super Star Ray-J unveiled his new Major Deal to the world and his celebrity friends. Ray-J, owner of Raytroniks with his business partner Billy J , made history when they signed off on doing an official collaboration for Scoot-E-Bikes x MCM to be exclusively released in Neiman Marcus in select markets.
Drake’s fandom for the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team and his close connection to head coach John Calipari have been very well documented over the years, from him playing with the team during Midnight Madness events to receiving a national championship ring when the team won in 2012. That’s why it’s completely fitting that he make an appearance on the coach’s Cal Cast podcast show to talk with the man he calls his “most iconic mentor.” Drake’s admiration for Cal makes it so he’s comfortable sharing loads of info about his life, his career and what’s coming next over the course of there almost hour-long conversation. READ MORE
The OWN drama series “Greenleaf,” from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under,” “Brothers and Sisters”) and executive producers Oprah Winfrey and Clement Virgo (“The Book of Negroes”), takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.
On Friday, January 27, guest co-host Joseline Hernandez reveals whether she’d ever let her daughter, Bonnie Bella get plastic surgery, and musician Wyclef Jean performs a freestyle rap for our hosts and discusses a possible Fugees reunion! READ MORE