Welcome to Talata Academy

Season 1: August 2024 - June 2025

Talata Academy is a premier basketball development program in Copenhagen designed to prepare dedicated young athletes for the next level. Our comprehensive approach combines elite training, international exposure, and academic support to create a well-rounded foundation for success.

What We Offer:

  • Intensive On-Court Training: 4-5 weekly sessions focused on skill development, tactical understanding, and competitive play.
  • Strength & Conditioning: 1-2 personalized sessions per week to build athleticism and resilience.
  • World-Class Basketball Education: Integrated English Basketball curriculum from Canada and Lithuania schools/programs.
  • Competitive Play: Participate in DBBF Championships, with EYBL application pending.
  • International Experience:
    • Pre-season training in Lithuania with Zalgris Academy coaches
    • October trip to Greece: Play games, watch Euroleague matches, experience cultural immersion.
    • More trip/exposure games TBA
  • Nutritional Support: Meal plans available to fuel your performance on and off the court.
  • And More! Stay tuned for additional opportunities and announcements.

October Trip to Greece (14-20):

  • Accommodation in a 4-star hotel
  • Full board sports menu
  • All bus transfers
  • Two training sessions
  • 3 friendly games
  • Guided city tour of Athens
  • Entrance to Acropolis and Panathenaic Stadium
  • Watch a Euroleague game (ticket included)
    • And More! Stay tuned for additional trips and opportunities .

Who Can Apply?

All athletes born in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

How to Apply:

  1. Complete the application form below.
  2. Submit a 100 DKK try-out fee via MobilePay to 767376.
  3. Attend the scheduled try-out dates.

Ready to take the next step? 

Join Talata Academy and unlock your full potential on and off the court.

Application Deadline: July 12


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Deng Awak
Head of Academy
Deng Awak was born in Juba, South Sudan, in 2001 he immigrated to Canada. He brings a wealth of experience from his college days at Mount Royal University (2012-2017) to his professional career in Lithuania, Denmark (2018-2021), and most recently coaching in Indonesia (2022-2023).

Now, he is dedicated to guiding and inspiring the next generation of basketball talent. His holistic coaching approach focuses on skill development, teamwork, discipline, and a passion for the game.

Talata Basketball Academy, is well-equipped to develope aspiring athletes and helping them reach their full potential.


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Application Deadline: July 12

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