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Championship Productions Pitches Unique Advertising Opportunity to Reach Coaches and Athletes on eBay!
Ames (IA) Since 1976, Championship Productions has helped coaches and athletes in over twenty sports with a wide range of educational/instructional media. The interesting feature of a “Championship Productions’ production” is the caliber of the “teacher” – on their shelves and on their website, www.ChampionshipProductions.com , you’ll find DVDs with Hall of Fame coaches; ‘household names’ like Bob Knight, Dan Gable, Mike Krzyzewski as well as Hall of Fame coaches and athletes in sports like lacrosse (Gary Gait), swimming (Richard Quick), and volleyball (John Dunning, Russ Rose).
For the first time in its history, Championship Productions is allowing one sports marketer to take part in a first-of-its-kind “ride along” for the Calendar year of 2010. Championship Productions is utilizing eBay to launch this opportunity but will also utilize a variety of other social networking tools to spread the word among the sports marketing community.
Here is the link on eBay:
Said Darryl Bennett, Vice President for the Ames, IA-based instructional/educational DVD company, “In short, we are putting up for auction the opportunity for a sports marketer – be it a sports drink, a footwear manufacturer, a retailer, a manufacturer of equipment – the opportunity to add their company logo to the exterior of over 3,000,000 catalogs, to add a hot-linked logo to over 1.7 million emails going to active buyers of coaching DVDs and finally, the opportunity add a hot link onto our website pages with over 8 million page views and over 1 million unique visitors. The repeated exposure to all High School, Junior High School and University coaches in twenty sports makes this a compelling opportunity.”
The bidding will start at $.99; Championship Productions is offering a “Buy it Now” option at $175,000. The winning bidder will have automatic right of refusal for 2011.
Championship Productions is the world’s leading producer/distributor of instructional sports DVDs in over 20 sports. Founded in 1976, Championship Productions in headquartered in Ames, IA.
Championship Productions, the world’s #1 producer and distributor of instructional sports DVDs, has joined forces with Twist Conditioning Inc., a Canadian-based world leader in sport conditioning and training performance products.
With this partnership, the complete Twist Conditioning line of sport conditioning and functional training performance products will now be made available in the United States and all International markets via Championship Productions’ marketing channels.
Exclusive Offer – Save 10%
Twist Conditioning is offering exclusive partner savings to Championship Productions’ customers for a limited time only: Receive 10% off all Twist Conditioning products and educational resources by entering coupon code Twist2009 at www.TwistConditioning.com. (Coupon code is only valid at www.TwistConditioning.com through August 31, 2009.) (Article continues below)
About Twist Conditioning
Led by Peter Twist – a 20+year veteran conditioning coach/exercise physiologist (11 years in the NHL)- the “Twist Team” is staffed with an elite array of highly qualified sport conditioning specialists and fitness industry professionals. With direct experience training more than 700 professional athletes -including players in the NHL, NBA and MLB – Twist has a distinctly unique training system that trains multi-directional movement skills, speed, agility, quickness, deceleration, reaction skills, balance and whole body strength & power. Twist Conditioning serves as the world-wide exclusive master distributor for Smart Muscle™ exercise tools, including the Smart Balance Board, Smart Toner and Smart Gym, and the top selling BOSU® Balance Trainer. Twist Conditioning represents the highest quality, best of class training equipment, offering North America’s most progressive line of industry products.
For the fourth time in the past four years, Championship Productions has been awarded a Telly Award for excellence in video production. The award-winning title in 2009 is Basketball: The Don Meyer Way featuring the all-time winningest men’s basketball coach in NCAA history, Don Meyer. Meyer, the head coach at Northern State University (SD) , has twice been the NAIA National Coach of the Year and is in the NAIA Hall of Fame.
The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The Championship Productions’ basketball DVD was among 13,000 entries that covered all 50 states and five continents.
Basketball: The Don Meyer Way received a “bronze” award (The Telly Awards’ second-highest honor). The bronze award scores from 7.0 to 8.9 on a 10-point scale; 18-25% of entrants receive a bronze.
Dustin McDonough, Championship Productions’ Video Production Director, said: “Winning this award, again, for the fourth time in just four years, confirms that our attention to detail, and quality, is both recognizable and noteworthy … this award is a great reinforcement to Coach Meyer and to the video production and editing team that putting your best effort forward makes a difference in perception and delivery.”
The Telly Awards were founded in 1978 by David E. Carter, a past Emmy® and Clio® winner, to honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials. Today, the Telly is one of the most sought-after awards by industry leaders, from large international firms to local production companies and ad agencies. Judges evaluate entries to recognize distinction in creative work – and the entries are judged against a high standard of merit. Past winners, in addition to Championship Productions, have included producers for HBO, A&E, The Discovery Channel, Sony Pictures, and TBS.
Ames-based Championship Productions, founded in 1976 by Bill Bergan, is the world’s No. 1 producer and distributor of sports instructional DVDs. Championship Productions produces instructional DVDs, commercials, and has a DVD duplication service.
Alan Stein’s Pro Power Training 2-Pack is now available! Stein shares 260 training drills to improve speed, quickness, reaction, strength, power, and explosiveness. The two training DVDs are titled:
Alan Stein is one of the country’s top performance training coaches. His passion, enthusiasm and innovative training techniques have made him one of the most sought after clinicians and strength coaches in the nation. Stein serves as a performance consultant for Nike Basketball and has tremendous experience working with elite level athletes in every major sport, including Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley. Players and coaches in any sport can utilize the concepts, principles and drills that Stein’s innovative system employs. Stein’s “Pro Power” Training 2-pack combines to offer you more than 260 drills to enhance athleticism for any athlete in any sport!
We have recently released three new performance training DVDs with Dr. Donald Chu. Dr. Chu has been credited with bringing “Plyometric Training” to the attention of the athletic world through his application of theoretical knowledge into practical demonstrations. Here’s your opportunity to implement proven drills to build speed and explosiveness into your team!