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Sandbox Esports and Sports Academy Announce League of Legends Fantasy Camp Coached by LCS Pros

League of Legends Pros to Coach in Fan Boot Camp in September 2017

 

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2017 - Sandbox Esports and Sports Academy announced the creation of the Sandbox Esports League of Legends Fantasy Camp, a world class training experience for League of Legends fans to learn from and play with superstar professional players. Counselors at the Fantasy Camp will include Eugene “Pobelter” Park (Immortals), Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black (CLG), Darshan “Darshan” Upadhyaha (CLG), Joshua “Dardoch” Hartnett (CLG), Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes (CLG), Choi “Huhi” Jae-hyun (CLG), Adrian “Adrian” Ma (most recently with Team Liquid), Choi “Locodoco” Yoon-sub (coach of Gold Coin United), and Alberto “Crumbzz” Rengifo.[1]

 

This camp will be held at Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, the only fully integrated, multi-disciplinary athletic training and integrated sports medicine facility on the west coast. Leading up to the NA LCS Summer Split, CLG conducted two-week boot camp training at the same facility helping them jump to an early lead in the NA LCS Summer Split standings.

 

Campers will learn the finer points of League of Legends gameplay and strategy over the course of a three-day training program (from September 15-17), operating within a bootcamp environment modeled after professional practices. The daily schedule will include scrim blocks, VOD reviews, breakout strategy sessions, hand-eye coordination and reaction training, physical performance training, and sports psychology sessions. In addition to coaching, counselors will play with and against campers in one-on-one competitions and solo queue.

 

Campers must be at least 13-years-old, and will be selected via an open application process, which can be found here. Capacity will be limited to 30 campers in order to ensure an intimate and exclusive experience. The minimum bid that will be accepted is $3000. The application deadline is Sunday, July 23. Applications will be selected and applicants notified on August 1.

 

Sandbox Esports will expand its product offerings to other locations across North America in the future.  For additional information on Sandbox Esports, please visit: www.sandboxesports.com.

 

About Sandbox Esports

Sandbox Esports is a property created by Catalyst Sports & Media, LLC. Catalyst is a strategic advisor, investor and talent representative to professional athletes and companies from around the globe connected to basketball, global football and esports. Catalyst was co-founded by veteran sports and entertainment industry leaders, Happy Walters and Josh Swartz. For more information, visit www.catalystsports.com and www.sandboxesports.com.

 

About Sports Academy

Sports Academy is the only fully integrated, multi-disciplinary athletic training and integrated sports medicine facility designed to elevate the performance of athletes of all ages and ability levels.  Sports Academy is dedicated to elevating the performance of athletes competing in all sports, including esports, and is leading the way in developing innovative training techniques to quantifiably improve the skills of gamers at all levels. Facilitated by premier coaches, certified trainers, and medical and recovery professionals, we provide the tools, inspiration, and guidance necessary for every athlete to excel.  Combined with state-of-the-art technology, a biomechanics lab, sports science, and the development of mental fitness and acuity, our sport-specific and athlete-specific programs are designed to guide athletes toward their optimal state of performance. For more information, visit https://sportsacademy.us/.

[1] NOTE: Counselor participation is subject to change based on qualifications for the 2017 League of Legends World Championships.

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