TRAINING THE COMPLETE ATHLETE

Return to Basketball 2021

Preseason training in September/October.  Athletes are broken into the 3 groups based on the primary stages of athletic/sport development.   The components of each group will be set up as follows:

GROUP #1 - GRADE 5/6
(GIRLS PLAYING U12) 

Cost - TBA.

Court time - 12 sessions, 1.5-2 hours of on court training per session.

Days - TBA.

Content: Fundamental movement and fundamental skill development, including:

- Offensive skill development (shooting mechanics, ball handling, passing, footwork/finishing at the net with both hands)

- Conceptual defensive skills (on ball and off ball defence)

GROUP #2 - GRADE 7/8
(GIRLS PLAYING U14) 

Cost - TBA

Court time - 12 training sessions, 1.5-2 hours of on court training per session.

Days - TBA.

Content: training will include offensive skill development, decision making and application: 

- ball handling (tight spaces and open court), footwork/rim finishes, various passing techniques, shooting (off the dribble, cut, etc)

- how to gain and maintain a one second advantage

- decision making will occur with each skill, so athletes understand how to apply the learned skills in a game situation

GROUP #3 - GRADE 7-9
(same as group 2, but at a less competitive level)

Cost - TBA

Court time - 12 training sessions, 1.5-2 hours of on court training per session.

Days - TBA.

Content - training will include offensive skill development, decision making and application.

- - ball handling (tight spaces and open court), footwork/rim finishes, various passing techniques, shooting (off the dribble, cut, etc)

- how to gain and maintain a one second advantage.

- decision making will occur with each skill, so athletes understand how to apply the learned skills in a game situation.

GROUP #4 - GRADE 9-12
(GIRLS PLAYING U16 OR HIGH SCHOOL)

Cost - TBA

Court time - 12 training sessions, 1.5-2 hours of on court training per session.

Days - TBA.

Content - training will include physical and mental preparation to get ready to play/practice at a high level:

- offensive skill development/refinement including shooting in multiple situations, how to create your own shot, ball handling, interior footwork, attacking/finishing at the rim, etc.  All skills will be practiced at speed and under pressure and in various small game scenarios (2v2 & 3v3) to improve decision making skills..

- strength, conditioning and agility components of basketball will be developed

“Confidence is what happens when you’ve done the hard work that entitles you to succeed”

                                               – Pat Summitt