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Hyppa brings training program to Camp Verde
Written by Staci Gasser   
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:00

Camp Verde basketball players got the chance to work with a skill development and conditioning basketball professional, all thanks to Twitter.

Chris Hyppa, a former semi-professional basketball player now turned elite skills trainer from Washington, demonstrates a drill to Camp Verde basketball players in the Camp Verde High School gym on Monday, Feb. 18.Chris Hyppa, a former semi-professional basketball player now turned elite skills trainer from Washington, spent a couple hours in the Camp Camp Verde Basketball players run a dribbling drill during a training session as Chris Hyppa, a former semi-professional basketball player now turned elite skills trainer from Washington, watches in the Camp Verde High School gym on Feb. 18. CVHS boys varsity basketball Assistant Head Coach Jordan Lewis connected with Hyppa over Twitter and asked Hyppa to come to CVHS for a one-night training session for the players.Verde High School gym on Feb. 18, working with 20 Camp Verde basketball players after the boys varsity basketball Assistant Head Coach Jordan Lewis connected with Hyppa over the social media network Twitter.

Camp Verde eighth-grader Beau Buillard drills using a  basketball and tennis ball to help with better dribbling skills.“Chris had posted a YouTube video of him working out with a [Women’s National Basketball Association] player, and I saw that he does training camps for high school basketball teams, so I retweeted the video with my email,” Lewis said. “Chris Camp Verde Basketball players attempt a drill using a basketball and tennis ball during a training session (above). Hyppa’s program trains athletes through skill  development and motivation to become players who play instinctively and  challenges them both physically and mentally. sent a couple more of his videos to me and I said, ‘I have to get you out here.’”

For the full story, please see the Wednesday, Feb. 27, issue of the Camp Verde Journal.

 

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