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Mission Concepción Sports Park has teamed up with some top local basketball coaches such as Romy Vela, Charlie Boggess, Mike Wacker, Chris Dial, Rudy Bernal and Joey Tate to establish the San Antonio Academy of Basketball Development. The Academy is dedicated to the improvement and advancement of youth basketball players in the San Antonio area by providing year-round basketball fundamental camps and clinics. It is open to youth ages six to 16 interested in learning various basketball positions and skill levels appropriate to their age by expert coaching staff. The free introductory camp will be held on Saturday, March 19. Session 1 is from 9 a.m. to noon for boys and girls, ages six to 12. Session 2 is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for boys and girls, ages 13 to 16. Participants should bring a basketball and come dressed ready to play. The free camp will be held at Mission Concepción Sports Park at 714 East Theo Avenue. Register at The free camp will concentrate on the following: fundamental footwork techniques, aggressive ball handling skills, creating space with and without the ball, explosiveness and finishing around the basket, fast break transition work, 1 on 1, 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5 game situations, video/film breakdown, and athletic trainer – mitigating injuries and preventative maintenance techniques.