The second annual Howard Empowers Individual Football & Cheerleading Skills Camp will be April 8 in Apopka, Fla.

Coaches in Central Florida may be interested to know their players will have the opportunity to train with 15 NFL players April 8 at the Northwest Recreation Complex in Apopka.

Apopka native Jaye Howard, a defensive lineman with the Kansas City Chiefs, has gathered 14 players from around the league to ensure 300 students from the Central Florida area schools have the opportunity to participate in the Howard Empowers Individual Football & Cheerleading Skills Camp. The second annual Howard Empowers Individual Football & Cheerleading Skills Camp will be April 8 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the Northwest Recreation Complex (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway Apopka, Florida 32712).

The event is free to football players 7- to 17-years-old and cheerleaders 8- to 16-years-old. Lunch and snacks will be provided free of charge (registration is required).

High school age players will participate in a 7-on-7 tournament.

Coach Boris “Bo Jack” Jackson will be teaching skills including plyometrics, footspeed, and agility, strength and power training, speed mechanics, balance, core strength and stability. Rochelle Bradley, former Miami Dolphin cheerleader, will run the Cheerleading camp.

 

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