The Hard Knocks Academy gives youth athletes the experience of an NFL training camp. During this 4 day event, athletes will receive position-specific technique training by NFL experienced coaches and former players, compete in our NFL style - electronic timed skills combine, and showcase their talents against the top athletes in the nation in the Hard Knocks All American Game.
Formerly the Olympic training center, this 155-acre, state of the art facility is home to some of the world’s best training and competition venues. Athletes will receive meals (breakfast lunch and dinner) that are served in the dining hall which boasts panoramic lake views. The menu is performance-driven and planned in advance by the executive chef and elite athlete nutritionists. All practices, film study and other related activities, including the games will be held on site. Athletes grade 6th - 8th will stay in the onsite dorms creating a true NFL training Camp experience.
Four day NFL style Training Camp
- Every age group will have an Ex or current NFL Coach or player as a position coach
- Film and class room work
- NFL Style - Electronic Timed skills combine
- (Oakleaf Companies evaluations)
- Banquet with Guest speaker
- Parent symposium (focuses on health, nutrition, recruiting and more)
- Coaches Clinic
- College recruiting seminar
- All four All Star games (5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) - All games will be live streamed on the NSR Sports Network YouTube page and website
This gives the youth athletes the opportunity to experience what it’s like to play in a premiere event. National and local sports media will be invited to participate.
NFL TRAINING CAMP STYLE PRACTICES
This groundbreaking event includes a regimented practice schedule, film study by position and coaches for each position. We will live stream portions of the practice providing the world with a look inside the process
All practices will be filmed and broken down by position. Our world class coaching staff will break down film with their position groups.
NFL CAMP STYLE TESTING COMBINE
The Hard Knocks Academy takes combine testing to the next level! Athletes will undergo a series of test, from neurological to hand – eye coordination to help the improver their athletic performance and get the most out of their ability.The skills challenge allows the athletes to compete in a series of position specific drills for the title of skills challenge champion. We will live stream this event with commentary in a desk show format.
The Hard Knocks Academy is more than a camp. Athletes who attend the Hard Knocks Academy will:
- Stay in on site dorms for a true "NFL Training Camp" experience (Players will eat, sleep and breath football)
- Study film (All practices will be filmed and broken down by position)
- Practice and train like the pros! (The entire practice and training schedule is designed by former NFL coaches and players to provide an authentic "Training Camp" experience)
- Athletes and parents will also receive a college-recruiting overview, fitness and nutrition tips, and more.
HARD KNOCKS ALL STAR GAMES
THIS 4 DAY YOUTH FOOTBALL EVENT IS CULMINATED BY THE MOST COMPETITIVE YOUTH FOOTBALL ALL STAR PRODUCT IN THE NATION.
All four All Star games (5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) - All games will be live streamed on the NSR Sports Network YouTube page and website
Player will receive:
- Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner provided
- 6th - 8th grade athletes dorm room stay included
- 2 pair of custom gloves
- 4 dry-fit t-shirts
- 4 pairs dry-fit shorts
- 1 Dry fit hooded sweat shirt
- 1 Xenith helmet
- Game uniform (Jersey and Pants)
- Game equipment bag
- 2 custom mouth guards
- Welcome kit
- Game ring
- Player profile
- 2 pair game sock
COACHES CLINIC WITH GUEST NFL - NCAA SPEAKER
Coach The Coach’s Clinic allows us an opportunity to gather hundreds of coaches in one room where they will have the opportunity to learn about services and products geared around making the game safer for our youths. Our goal is to educate, showcase, and make the game of football safe for our kids.
The Event Banquet brings coaches, players, and families together to celebrate the great youth athletes participating in this event. Here is where we receive our welcome address, are treated to our High profile guest speaker, and introduce the players and coaches
MOM FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP
Mom football camp (women only camp) – this would be just for the moms. The camp will break the game down, teach skills and drills as well as provide health and safety advice the industry leaders.