Breakthrough Basketball provides skill development camps across the country for Kindergarten through 12th grade boys & girls. Skill levels, grade, and genders are separated.
Essential Skills Camp is for players in grades 3rd – 8th.
What will players get out of the camp? • You will learn the techniques and skill needed to become a great shooter. • You will learn the essential skills to becoming a great ball handler… no fluff. • You will learn how to make more lay ups. • You will learn how to become a defensive stopper and rebounding machine. • You will learn the critical components of basketball IQ required to become a great offensive player from an individual and team aspect. We will teach you all of the critical skills and concepts that coaches love and help players excel.
Ball Handling • Stationary ball handling routine that improve rhythm, feel, and coordination with the basketball. • Dribbles move to help you blow by the defense at will. • Critical progressions to ensure that your dribble moves are effective and explosive.
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. • How to shoot game shots from game spots at game speeds.
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.
Offense • How to cut and get open. You will learn v-cuts, basket cuts, l-cuts, backdoor cuts, and more. • How to attack down screens, back screens, and more.
Defense and Rebounding • How to improve quickness and play better on-ball defense. • How to improve speed with hip-turns, push step, and better movement fundamentals. • 5 fundamental keys to effective close-outs. • How position away from the ball and be a great team defensive player. • How to effectively box out your man every time.
Footwork • How to use your feet to gain a better position to score from almost anywhere on the floor. • How to utilize front pivots, reverse pivots, step throughs, sweeps, drop steps, and hops to make you an elite player.
Passing • Improve hand eye-coordination and passing skills with the Steve Nash passing series. • Competitive passing drills to develop game-like passing with head and pass fakes.
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