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Train with the Pros Offers Basketball Skill Development for Young Women

Released September 15, 2016 01:33 PM

Train with the Pros, a one-of-a-kind sports training opportunity for girls ages 8-18, is presented by Alpharetta Recreation and Parks, in partnership with More-to-Hoopz by Carla McGhee. Powered by Olympic and WNBA legends, this elite basketball skills development clinic is designed for all playing levels (beginner to advanced) and will be held on Saturday, October 1, 9:30AM - 12:30PM at Alpharetta Community Center, 175 Roswell Street. The clinic includes lunch, Atlanta Dream giveaways, photo ops with players/coaches, and a day of fun learning. Cost is $65 for residents, $97.50 for non-residents.

Why take part in this incredible workshop? Train with the Pros offers participants a chance to:

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  • *Gain a playing edge through targeted skill-building techniques
  • *Learn basketball strategy tips from professional players
  • *Build confidence in their game and take it to the next level
  • *Be coached by legendary sports women, interested in mentoring young female athletes

Clinic organizer Carla McGhee, a basketball legend herself, is focused on making a difference in young female athletes. Through sports, she wants to ignite the spark that builds self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-empowerment in young women. As Carla says, “Basketball touches your life, for the rest of your life!”

Enroll online for the clinic at www.alpharetta.ga.us/recreation. For more information, contact 678-297-6100 or accprograms@alpharetta.ga.us. To access current recreation program or park updates, like Alpharetta Recreation on Facebook, follow @AlpharettaParks on Twitter, or subscribe to the City of Alpharetta Newsletter at www.alpharetta.ga.us.