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Athletic Summer Camp for College-Bound Students Launched by Dual-Sport Record Holder AK Ikwuakor

This next generation approach has been developed for student athletes by world-class athlete AK Ikwuakor, and goes beyond the typical physical drills by helping develop life skills needed to compete at higher levels, be healthier and train mentally.

 
 
Register for Camp AK New England Level 1 July 14, 2014
Register for Camp AK New England Level 1 July 14, 2014
PRLog - Jun. 24, 2014 - MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Camp AK is pleased to announce that they will be holding the first of three US-based camps for college-bound athletes at Livingston Park in Manchester, New Hampshire with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs starting July 14th 2014.

Camp AK was founded in 2013 with their 2013 camp launch held in partnership with Philippines Magazine International hosting 75 children in Quezon City, Philippines by AK Ikwuakor (“Coach AK”), a former professional track and field athlete, four-time track and field All-American, Inspirational Award Winner, Certified Sports Performance Specialist, Certified NCAA Recruiting Coach, and current school record holder from the University of Oregon. AK Ikwuakor is also the Associate Dean of Students at St. Paul's School in Concord, NH. His personal experience and commitment to students of all ages has been his driving passion to create these unique camp programs which will help take college bound athletes to the next level while promoting the individual athlete’s character development, leadership and overall personal growth.

College-bound athletes are invited to start their journey with Camp AK starting July 14th with the Level 1 (Foundation) weeklong course. This one-week camp is capped at 50 attendees and will include basic functional movement patterns (with individualized coach assessment), proper sprinting dynamics, basic nutrition for optimal fitness, restorative techniques, speed and reaction games, open competitive play, yoga, massage, tips on developing a training mentality, and an overview of college recruitment practices. The week ends with an open Q&A session for athletes and parents.

Once Level 1 is completed, the student can move forward with the Level 2 (Advanced) camp immediately following the first week, which includes specific program development and Level 3 the (Individualized) personalized plans with coaching, video analysis, training program, and a personalized nutritional plan.

To find out more about Camp AK and to apply as an individual or team to attend these innovative camps, please visit http://sportscampak.com or for questions please email, stephanie@sportscampak.com (mailto:inquiries@sportscampak.com).

About Camp AK International

Camp AK International was founded in August 2013 with the first camp being held in Quezon City, Philippines in partnership with Philippines Magazine International. The camp was focused on American football camp and hosted 75 children who were eager to learn teamwork, sportsmanship, goal-setting, respect, commitment, planning, and effective communication adding up to three weeks of life skills education. Camp AK will be returning to the Philippines again in 2014 to host another camp. Expansion plans for camps in other countries including the USA in 2014 and beyond are in the works.

About Camp AK USA

Camp AK USA will be hosting their first US-based camps for college bound freshmen that want to enhance their athletic and life skills and gain an edge by focusing on the training disciplines offered by Camp AK. Camp AK USA has designed three, consecutive one-week camps that specialize in Teamwork, sportsmanship, goal-setting, respect, commitment, planning, and effective communication. Livingston Park in Manchester, New Hampshire will be the location for the 2014 Camp AK Level 1 camp while a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs. For more info, please visit http://sportscampak.com.

About Coach AK

AK Ikwuakor (“Coach AK”), is a Certified Sports Performance and NCAA Certified College Recruiting Specialist that uses his talents to inspire others through speaking engagements, philanthropy, clinics, consulting and athletic performance training. As a former professional track and field athlete, four-time track and field All-American, Inspirational Award Winner, and current school record holder from the University of Oregon. In 2005 and 2006, AK held a top-10 world ranking in the 4×400 meter relay. He has worked with over 1000 athletes around the globe and holds professional certifications as a Sports Performance Specialist, NCAA Division 1 Certified Recruiting Specialist, United States Track and Field Certified Coach, and a Functional Movement Screening Specialist. AK is also an educator and is currently the Associate Dean of Students at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. AK has also appeared in numerous print ads and TV commercials for companies, including Nike, Yurbuds, Women’s Health, Sony, Fox Sports and The Doctors. His most renowned appearance was on the FOX TV game show: Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader? For more info please visit http://sportscampak.com.


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