Take a look below to see our clinic itineraries. Players prepared will have a chance to win one puzzle piece of the grand prize. Knowing and applying at least 2 tips per facet will easily take your game to the next level. In an attempt to have the kids learn about the sport in a deeper sense, each of our six facets are repeated every six months. The goal is to considerably raise the basketball IQ of each player while also getting in reps.
  1. USE YOUR VISION by keeping your head up and by staying square toward your teammates. Ladder to side step dribble out to wing
  2. POSITION THE BALL off your palm and snap your wrist as you dribble or pass. Under chair dribbles
  3. AIM SMALL and MISS SMALL when passing to your teammates. Wall Passes + Epic Drill
  4. ACCELERATE by pushing off your back leg when you drive. Chair Dribble Pound Explosions
  5. USE YOUR OUTSIDE HAND while dribbling or passing to keep the ball away from the defense. Press Escape Passes w/ D
  6. FIND PASSING AND DRIVING ANGLES quickly and often. Lotsa Cones to Rotation Shots
  7. DRIBBLE LOW AND STRONG to maximize your strength and control. Partner passing + Twists
  8. PREDICT AND ESCAPE PRESSURE by passing or with explosive dribbles. 1 on 2 Escape
  9. CHANGE YOUR SPEED, HANDS, AND DIRECTION while dribbling to beat the defense. Triple Cross Repeat to Dribble tag
  10. PRACTICE ALL THE TIME as hard as you can. Dribbling Dojo
  1. GET OPEN and take good shots by using screens and rotating to open spots. Juke Straps & Peek-a-boo 1on1
  2. BE FEARLESS. Shoot with confident, positive thoughts in your mind. Scare shots
  3. POSITION YOUR BODY by staying low and squared-up to the basket. Elbow jab series
  4. WRINKLE YOUR WRIST before the catch to create a target for the passer. Group shooting
  5. ALIGN YOUR UPPER BODY with your shooting elbow above your knee and your forearm level with the ground. Curl jumpers
  6. POSITION THE BALL by spreading your fingers with your palm just off the ball. Form Shots
  7. FULLY EXTEND your elbow to your eyebrow and your feet to its toes at the same fluid pace. Judgement Shots
  8. SNAP YOUR WRIST fully - while shooting with enough arc - to maximize the rotation of the ball. Bed shots
  9. HOLD YOUR FOLLOW-THRU past the apex (the highest point) of the shot. Group shots, push-ups or run for dropped arms
  10. PRACTICE all the time, and correct your mistakes as you go. Group shots, first to 100
  1. ESTABLISH A FIRM, ATHLETIC BASE by staying low and using your strong-hand pivot foot. Mid-post reverse pivot series
  2. DON’T TAKE A NEGATIVE STEP while in a stance or when you begin to drive. Footfire to ball drop layup
  3. JAB STEP to read the defender’s feet and tendencies. Jab to three-option jumper
  4. STAY LOW WHILE PENETRATING with a long first step and a longer first dribble. Polly cut series
  5. CREATE SPACE between yourself and your defender. Stepback Jumper
  6. CHANGE SPEED AND DIRECTION to further elude the defense. 3 cone triangle explosions
  7. USE SCREENS to create an offensive flow. The screener is usually the open player. Peek-a-boo screens to score
  8. CUT TO AND FROM THE BASKET to give your offense more options. Backdoor cuts
  9. USE THE PICK N ROLL to create mismatch problems for the defense. Pick n roll to shoot/pass
  10. HAVE AN ARSENAL OF MOVES that you have practiced a great deal to use whenever you need to. In and out, between the legs, spin to air reverse
  1. BE IN A GOOD STANCE by squaring up, staying low, and having a wide base. 2on2 help to 1on1 Cut-throat
  2. STAY ON YOUR TOES so that you’re able to react as quickly as possible. Clap Game to King's Drill
  3. PESTER THE BALL HANDLER by making them as uncomfortable as you can. Zig-zag D to sprint.
  4. TAKE A QUICK FIRST STEP LATERALLY when guarding a player starting to drive. Quick slides on ball reveal
  5. CHANGE THE PENETRATOR’S DIRECTION over and over again to slow them down. Alley Zig-zags to 1on1
  6. COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR TEAMMATES as quickly, as often, and as loudly as you can. On-ball screen D & "Ball/Hole" Drill
  7. PAY ATTENTION to everything going on by keeping your eyes up and active. Flex D
  8. POSITION YOURSELF quickly and correctly on closeouts, help-side, and rotations. 3on3 positioning + Charge / Loose Ball
  9. GET THROUGH SCREENS quickly and untouched to keep the offense out of their flow. Screen down, Screen away
  10. CONTEST EVERY SHOT with your hand in the shooter’s face. Bluff / recover shots
  1. POSITION YOURSELF EARLY by creating contact and sealing an angle to the basket. Fast break stop early to post
  2. USE YOUR PIVOT FEET to maneuver toward the basket and/or when you’re already near the basket. Coach Says + Kobe post
  3. STAY LOW to maximize strength, balance, and quickness. Athletic Finish
  4. KEEP THE BALL HIGH as quickly and as often as you possibly can. Legend Series
  5. THINK TO SCORE FIRST, then attempt to pass. 2on1 Break
  6. ROTATE TO THE PASSING ANGLES. Players should move to where the passer can see them. 1 Driver, Inside & Outside Rotators, 2 Extra Passers
  7. LOOK OFF THE DEFENDERS. You may also think-to-pass first, to better your chance to score. Post progression
  8. FINISH STRONG by instigating the contact, and by expecting to get fouled. Cut-off trail layup
  9. USE YOUR OFF-ARM to fend off the defender while shooting. Off board hook series w/ D
  10. FINISH TOWARD THE BASKET, and follow your shot for the potential rebound. Post catch, quick layup
  1. REALIZATION. Offensive rebounds are worse than turnovers. 3on3 to 15. No-Crash is a Sprint /// O-Reb is 5pts
  2. EYES - Never take your eyes off the ball. Jump Touches, Scissor dribbles, & Jump lunges
  3. HANDS - Use your hands to see and manipulate the defense. Help to hit shooter to rebound, repeat
  4. CONTACT - Love it; initiate it. Box & hold for 5 seconds drill
  5. POSITION- Get a good position as early as you can. Step-ups & Box Jumps. Hurdles
  6. ODDS - Run toward the area where the ball is most likely to go. Elbow jumpers, run for drops
  7. GIVE AND TAKE - On defense, give them nothing. On offense, take whatever they give you. Even tipping the ball is good for the offense. Play to 10. Losers run. Tip is a point; O-Reb wins game
  8. EVERY TIME - Your goal should be to get every rebound, and to limit the other team to none. Tip Drill
  9. TENACITY - Try with every ounce of your heart for every second of the game. 3 vs 1 triangle rebounding. 1/5 against rotating 3 or run. The 3 who lose all run.
  10. REACTION - explode toward the ball faster than everyone else. Heads / Tails

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