BASKETBALL CLINIC FLOW CLINIC

BASKETBALL CLINIC FLOW CLINIC

For All Basketball Lovers

Flow Basketball Clinic was organized based on our philosophy to "Create a Flow".
Sotaro Nagasawa being the main MC for WOWOW NBA,
strongly felt the need to share to the younger generation the knowledge, excitement and
passion he experienced from covering NBA action live.
With the help of the clinic staff which followed Nagasawa's concept,
Flow Basketball Clinic was born.

For All Basketball Lovers

Flow Basketball Clinic was organized based on our philosophy to "Create a Flow". Sotaro Nagasawa being the main MC for WOWOW NBA, strongly felt the need to share to the younger generation the knowledge,excitement and passion he experienced from covering NBA action live. With the help of the clinic staff which followed Nagasawa's concept,Flow Basketball Clinic was born."

What we provide

PROGRAMS

Our coaches are structured with deeply experienced players and ex coaches.
They have experienced the world, played or coached in top level games. With that background,
we provide the best program from beginners to professional players.
Basketball has evolved drastically and is still changing everyday.
It is pivotal to provide players and youth with the latest methods.

What we provide

PROGRAMS

Teaching basketball fit for all ages - young and old.

Our coaches are structured with deeply experienced players and ex coaches. They have experienced the world, played or coached in top level games. With that background, we provide the best program from beginners to professional players. Basketball has evolved drastically and is still changing everyday. It is pivotal to provide players and youth with the latest methods.

Kids

Start by having fun!
Teaching the basics while
incorporating fun and of the games.

Grade School / High School

Real Fundamentals
Teaching the fundamentals plus the key elements to suceed<Shooting touch, passing, etc>
Including the importance of team play.

High School / College / Adult

Advanced Skills
Teaching the meaning and
importance of every position
while leading players to better overall performance.

Mid term / Long term clinics

Personalized Teaching Methods
Offense, defense, individual mentorship, scouting etc Getting into the X's & O's.

Emergency clinic

For first-time and beginner coaches.
Basic coaching methods and game scouting assistance.
Emergency program for coaches without any experience.

PROFILES

PROFILES

OUR COACHES

TAKESHI NAKAHARA

TAKESHI NAKAHARA

TAKESHI
NAKAHARA

Played as a professional basketball player at
Isuzu Motors from 1989-1999.
Was the captain of the team which won 4
consecutive championships.
Retiered in 1999 and became assistant coach of
the Senshu University basketball team.
Was promoted head coach of the basketball
team in 2004.
Is a commentator for NBA games on WOWOW
Inc. broadcasting network.

Player Bio

  • Japan League Championships
    1995,1996,1997,1998
  • All Japan Basketball Tournament Championships
    1994, 1996, 1998, 1999

Coach Bio

  • 2002 All Japan Intercollegiate Championship Tittle (First in 57 years of the University’s basketball teams history)
  • 2002 Kanto Collegiate Basketball league Freshmen’s Tournament Tittle
  • 2003 Kanto Collegiate Basketball League Champion
  • 2004 Kanto Collegiate Basketball Tournament Champion

AKEMI OKAZATO

AKEMI OKAZATO

AKEMI
OKAZATO

Had early success as a high school player
winning the national high school tittle 6 times.
Played as a professional basketball player at
Chanson Cosmetics Basketball Team from
1993-2002.
Was known widely as a lethal 3P shooter who
contributed heavily for the 7 tittles during the
Chanson dynasty era.
Awarded the league 3p tittle 4 times throughout
her career.
Selected to the national team from 1993-2002.
Was the core member of the 1996 national team
which finished 7th in the Atlanta Olympics.
Retired in 2002 then became assistant coach for
Fujitsu Redwave in 2005.
2009 promoted as head coach for the Fujitsu
Redwave.

Is the first Japanese female head coach for
WJBL. Coached the team until 2011, the team
won the league title once, won the All Japan
Basketball Tournament title 3 times during her
coaching period. (Both as an assistant & head
coach)
Her overall coaching status is 59 wins and 42
loses in 101 games.

Player Bio

  • 7 Championship tittles from 1993-1997 for Japan League (Then changed to W League)
  • All Japan Basketball Championship Tittles 1994, 1996, 2000
  • 1996 Atlanta Olympics 7th place
  • All Japan Championship Tournament Best 5 award 2002
  • League 3p Tittle 1995,1998,1999, 2000

Other International Tournaments Participated

  • 1994 World Basketball Championship For Women (Sydney)
  • 1998 World Basketball Championship For Women (Germany)
  • 1998 World Basketball Championship For Women (China)
  • 1994 Asian Games in Hiroshima
  • 1998 Asian Games in Bankock
  • 2002 Asian games in Busan
  • Asian Women’s Basketball Championship 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • East Asian Games 1993, 1997, 2001

Coach Bio

  • 2007 W League Championship
  • All Japan Basketball Championship Tittles 2006, 2007, 2008
  • All Japan Championship 2nd place, 2009

TAKAKO NAKAHARA

TAKAKO NAKAHARA

TAKAKO
NAKAHARA

Was selected to the national team from high
school.
Played as a professional basketball player at
Chanson Cosmetics Basketball Team from
1990-2000.
Is the only player ever to win 10 consecutive
championships in Japanese basketball history.
Is the only player ever to win a championship
every year in Japan from the rookie season to
retirement.
Played for the national team from 1998-2000.
Was the core member of the 1996 national team
which finished 7th in the Atlanta Olympics.
2001 played for GS Libertas Trogylos in Italy
Was the first Japanese player to play in Italy
Serie A1 league.

Player Bio

  • 10 Championship tittles from 1990-1999 for Japan League (Then changed to W League) Recorded 54 consecutive wins throughout this period.
  • All Japan Basketball Championship Tittles 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000
  • Awarded rookie of the year 1990
  • League MVP award 1993
  • League Best 5 award 1991,1992,1993,1997,1998,1999
  • 1996 Atlanta Olympics 7th place

Other International Tournaments Participated

  • 1990 World Basketball Championship For Women (Malaysia)
  • 1994 World Basketball Championship For Women (Sydney)
  • 1998 World Basketball Championship For Women (Germany)
  • 1990 Asian Games in Beijing
  • 1994 Asian Games in Hiroshima
  • 2002 Asian games in Busan
  • Asian Women’s Basketball Championship 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000
  • East Asian Games 1993, 1997