FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENT SKILLS

  • Agility

  • Balance

  • Coordination (throwing and catching)

  • Proper running technique - forwards, sideways and backwards

  • Change of speed and direction

  • Jumping and landing

  • Starting and stopping (jump stop, stride stop)

  • Pivoting-front and reverse

BALL HANDLING

  • Ball control

  • Stationary dribbling (low, high, wide)

  • Movement while dribbling (running, sliding, walking, change of direction, starts, stops, low, high)

  • Stationary passing

  • Moving passing

  • Passing to a team mate

  • Receiving the ball - absorbing

  • Catching on the move

  • Catching the ball with 2 hands, 2 eyes, 2 feet

SHOOTING SKILLS

  • Squaring feet and shoulders to sight the target

  • Push with both legs

  • Follow through (release) - first without ball/then with ball

  • Close range shots

  • Lay-up progression

PLAYING PRINCIPLES

Basic Offensive Concepts

  • Advancing the ball towards your offensive basket

  • Shooting the ball into the basket to score

  • Spacing of players (ideal spacing is 3 to 4 m)

  • Cutting of players (away from the ball or towards the ball)

 

Basic Defensive Concepts

  • Recognition of knowing when you are on defence

  • Recognition of the person you are defending

  • When defending the ball, stay between the person you are guarding and the basket

  • When defending away from the ball, stay between the person you are guarding and the basket

WHAT WE DO

THE ACKADEMY

2DAYS / WEEK

6MONTHS  

SEPT - FEBRUARY

PROGRESSIVE TRAINING

Build your game 

Amongst other things to learn

FITNESS
MENTAL SKILLS

LIFE SKILLS

BASKETBALL SKILLS

 

Performance indicators

  • Enthusiasm, desire to play and learn

  • High Level Basketball IQ

  • Focus on being your best version 

  • Have fun learning, playing and developing    

PRIORITIES

  • Teach an enduring and strategic training model

  • Learn dynamic development improvement system

  • Establish a system of excellence  

 

SPRING & SUMMER AAU TEAMS 

PRACTICES

TUESDAY & THURSDAY

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

TRYOUTS

BOYS 3RD-8TH GRADE

JANUARY

TBD

TOURNEYS

 

6 OR 7  

SEASON LENGTH

MARCH - JULY

PRIORITIES

  • Work hard to the best of your ability 

  • Embrace the process of team play 

  • Make competition a fun objectives   

 

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