SPIRE Academy athlete Ted Kapita, a 6’9 forward and top 50 high school player in the U.S., has landed a professional basketball contract with a pro team in France. Kapita trained as an Academy Athlete at SPIRE this past summer with the intent to take his training and athletic career to the next level.
Through a specially designed program, Kapita trained at SPIRE Institute under Head Coach Bobby Bossman and Assistant Coach John Kopcso. Kapita trained daily with our basketball coaching staff, mental skills coach and performance training coaches in a high intensity environment designed to produce elite athletes.
Kapita’s performance training was delivered by SPIRE Performance Center featuring the Michael Johnson Performance Training System on campus. SPIRE Performance Center featuring the Michael Johnson Performance Training System combines world-class performance coaching, the latest in technology and specially designed athletic development equipment with a training environment unmatched in the sports performance community. SPIRE Performance featuring the Michael Johnson Performance Training System provides in-season and off-season training programs, biomechanical analysis, remote coaching, performance therapy and injury prevention programs for youth, collegiate and professional athletes, as well as teams in all sports. SPIRE Performance featuring the Michael Johnson Performance Training System provides our athletes with the most advanced, customized training systems and is the true core of every SPIRE sports training program.
Kapita also participated in mental conditioning with our Mental Skills Coach Trevor Conner. Mental Skills Training is devoted to working with athletes both in the classroom and on the court. Our mental training coaches aim to positively impact your mental performance as you train, practice and compete.
This unique experience gave Kapita the structured training environment necessary to reach his goal of playing for a professional team.
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