International Basketball Academy in Serbia
SBA | Serbian Basketball Academy – international basketball academy in Serbia with full board for players 13 to 20 years old
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Serbia on a regular basis brings to the world new stars of NBA and European basketball, being one of the most respected basketball countries in the world.
Among representatives of Serbian basketball:
The academy is based on the facilities of «FMP» basketball club, the farm team of «Cervena Zvezda».
Players compete in the teams based on their age groups, the most talented athletes have a chance to be a part of «FMP» and «Cervena Zvezda» youth teams.
SBA sports program last for 9 months during which the player, on average, play about 40 games versus Serbian sports schools / youth clubs, also participating in tournaments.
Professional work methodology at SBA creates an opportunity to maximize the potential of every player and to prepare the athlete to a professional basketball.
Features of the SBA basketball program:
Academy provides an opportunity to attend in-person high school located on the campus of academy.
At the completion of the high school program every academy’s student will obtain a secondary education diploma approved internationally, which would allow to enroll to any university in the world.
Athletes study following disciplines: Serbian language, English language, algebra, world history, physics, biology, geography, chemistry, informatics, social studies, etc.
Classes are held in Serbian, academy provides a tutor of Serbian language.
Additionally SBA provides an option of studying in English language.
Students can combine their education program in a SBA provided high school with their studies in schools of their home country remotely.
Athletes live in a comfortable dormitory on the academy’s campus, 2 people per room.
Campus is located in Zheleznik, periphery of Belgrade (capital of Serbia).
Dorm facilities are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable and safe stay of athletes from 13 to 20 years old. Athletes are divided by the age groups.
The SBA staff (supervisor) takes care of the children around the clock and, if necessary, answer all the requests of children that relate to education and everyday life. All club staff have first aid skills and instructions in case of emergencies.
Athletes have 3 meals per day in a canteen inside of the dorm.
All boarding athletes have the necessary work space to do their homework, and the rooms are equipped with wifi.
* Private school in English is an optional program (+1.500 € additionally)
To consider the application, the candidate will need:
Serbian Basketball Academy is a project of the Serbian notable basketball club «Cervena Zvezda».
Academy’s partner is Pro Futuro Sports - the world's leading agency for athletes placements to high schools and universities in the USA, Canada and European countries.
Pro Futuro Sports has a rich history since 2007 with more than 4,000 clients from 50+ countries around the world.
Pro Futuro Sports clients play in the NBA, NCAA, Europe's leading clubs and youth programs.
Academy’s campus is help on the facilities of «FMP» basketball club, farm team of «Cervena Zvezda». Academy’s players are coaches by the same professionals, who are coaching youth generations of «Zvezda» and «FMP».
«Cervena Zvezda» academy and Pro Futuro Sports agency are partnered up, to allow basketball players from all over the world to continue their basketball development and study in Serbia, where the potential of each player will be maximized.
Serbian Basketball Academy collaborates with NBA and NCAA scouts, European pro clubs, basketball agents.
SBA Management provides an assistance in planning of a further basketball career, to sign a contract with a professional club or to receive a scholarship to high school/university in the USA.
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