YMCA Basketball Skills Academy-Beginner (Grades 2-3)
Sep 14 - Nov 02 (Thursday)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ages 7-9 · Co-Ed
McGaw Main Building
From Sep 14, 2023 to Nov 02, 2023
Each Thursday from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Thursday, November 2, 2023.YMCA Basketball Skills Academy - Beginner (Grades 2-3)
Did you know? The Y invented basketball in 1891 and serves over 1 million youth sports participants annually. Our sports programs emphasize fun, safety and positive, equal play. The McGaw YMCA Beginner Basketball Skills Academy helps youth learn and hone fundamentals to feel confident in game play. Experience the Y Sports difference where we emphasize each participant's time with the ball, high repetitions and inclusive game play. Each session will include a warm-up, character topic, designated skill focus, tactical development and integration of the session's lessons into game play. The skills academies are led by seasoned instructors utilizing the newly enhanced Jr. NBA instructional curriculum.
Beginner Academy is designed for youth with less than one year of basketball experience. Players are divided by age and skill level.
YMCA Beginner Basketball Skills Academy participants will grow in the following essential skills:
Week 1: Dribbling - ball control, eyes up, left/right hands
Week 2: Passing - chest pass, bounce pass, over-head passing, skip pass
Week 3: Triple threat - jump stop, jab step, cross-stepWeek 4: Lay-ups - footwork and dribbling progressionWeek 5: Shooting - form and technique, partner shooting drills
Week 6: Rebounding - boxing out, body positioningWeek 7: Defensive concepts - techniques, body positioning communicationWeek 8: Offensive concepts - picks, offensive motions
Financial assistance is available with McGaw Y membership.
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Program is non-refundable.
MB - Sebring - Lewis Center North Court at McGaw Main Building
McGaw YMCA Sports & Enrichment Staff