YMCA Basketball Skills Academy-Beginner (Grades 4-5)

Saturday, January 27, 2024 @ 10:30 AM (CST) - Saturday, March 23, 2024 @ 11:30 AM (CDT)
Ages 9-11 · Co-Ed
McGaw Main Building 1000 Grove St EvanstonIL  60201
Saturday, January 27, 2024 @ 10:30 AM (CST) - Saturday, March 23, 2024 @ 11:30 AM (CDT)
Ages 9-11 · Co-Ed
McGaw Main Building 1000 Grove St EvanstonIL  60201

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YMCA Basketball Skills Academy-Beginner (Grades 4-5)

Jan 27 - Mar 23 (Saturday)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ages 9-11 · Co-Ed

McGaw Main Building

Starting at

$117.00

Meeting Dates

From Jan 27, 2024 to Mar 23, 2024

Each Saturday from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

About This Activity

Description

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YMCA Basketball Skills Academy - Beginner (Grades 4-5)
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 motionsWeek 9: Players' favorite games
Financial assistance is available with McGaw Y membership.
For more information, please contact sports@mcgawymca.org.
McGaw YMCA - Belong to more than just a gym! Become a member and discover how your gym membership impacts the community and drives positive health and social outcomes.


Program is non-refundable.

Age Category

Youth

Location

MB - Sebring - Lewis Center North Court at McGaw Main Building

Instructor

McGaw YMCA Sports & Enrichment Staff

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McGaw Main Building 1000 Grove St EvanstonIL  60201
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