Breakthrough Basketball provides skill development camps across the country for Kindergarten through 12th grade boys & girls. Skill levels, grade, and genders are separated.
Littles Camp is for players in grades K - 4th.
What will players get out of the camp? • You will learn dynamic stretching that will improve coordination, core strength and flexibility while working on sports-specific movements. • Improve your ball handling skills with Maravich Drills • Partner Passing drills to learn the proper chest pass, bounce pass, flick air pass, etc. • Learn the proper shooting mechanics, release to finish while shooting close to the rim • Have fun while playing monkey in the middle, dribble tag, sharks & minnows, etc.
You will learn and improve your dribbling, passing, shooting form, lay-up form, and agility to take your game to the next level.
Ball Handling • Be able to control and have a better feel for the basketball. Dribble with eyes up to have great court vision • Stationary ball handling routine that improve rhythm, feel, and coordination with the basketball • The ability to change speeds and directions to create separation and advantages
Shooting • How to position your feet and align your body to increase the chance of shooting the ball straight • A form shooting routine that almost every great shooter has utilized that can be done at home • Proper footwork and how to develop a quick release • Proper shooting hand and off-hand placement
Lay Ups / Finishing • Finishing techniques used to reduce turnovers and make more shots • 1 on 1 finishing drills that ingrain good habits while competing in a fun way
Passing • The ability to throw passes on target and on time • Using pass fakes to not telegraph your passes • Catch in triple threat position for an aggressive mindset
Footwork • How to use your feet to gain a better position to score from almost anywhere on the floor • Understand the importance of beating a defender with your feet and creating separation with the dribble • Learning the footwork will lessen travels and help to create separation
Defense • Learn proper defensive stance and footwork to keep the offensive player in front of you
Games Kids will also get a chance to play some fun games during these sessions. Monkey in the Middle, King of the Court, Musical Basketballs just to name a few.
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