Basketball

Basketball Program:

On the first session, each child will be given an assessment in order to determine his or her skill level.  Students will be grouped based on their skill level.  Each 1-hour session will consist of 45 minutes of skill development and 15 minutes of scrimmages depending on the child’s ability.  See sample video:  Scrimmage

Offense:

 

Ball handling (see sample video:  Ball Handling):

– handling the ball with both hands

– crossover dribble

– dribbling between the legs

– dribbling behind the back

– spin move

– footwork

 

Shooting (see sample video:  Shooting Drill):

– proper shooting form

– free throw

– shooting off the dribble

– jump shot

 

Layup (see sample video:  Layup Drill):

– finishing with either hand

– reverse lay-up

– finger roll

– floater

 

Defense (see sample video:  Defensive Drill):

– guarding driving lanes

– guarding passing lanes

– switching

– blocking out for rebounds

– anticipating rebound location

 

Team strategies (see sample video:  Passing Drill):

– moving without the basketball

– floor spacing

– pick-and-roll

– passing

In addition to skill development, our program will teach students the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship, and a strong work ethic.  Please go to our Calendar page to check for open sessions and sign up for one of our programs.

 

Special Skill Development:

Private, semi-private, and group lessons are available.  Please contact us for more information.