YMCA Basketball Skills Academy-Beginner (Grades K-1)
Jun 17 - Aug 12 (Saturday)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ages 5-7 · Co-Ed
McGaw Main Building
From Jun 17, 2023 to Aug 12, 2023
Each Saturday from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Saturday, August 12, 2023.YMCA Basketball Skills Academy - Beginner (Grades K-1)
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. Lead by McGaw's Sports and Courts Manager, George Washington, who brings his collegiate basketball background and over 15 years of coaching experience to the program, the 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, designated skill focus, tactical development and integration of the session's lessons into game play. 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.
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Program is non-refundable.
MB - Sebring - Lewis Center North Court at McGaw Main Building
McGaw YMCA Sports & Enrichment Staff