UPGRADE: Advanced Youth Basketball Academy

  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Camp Type: Day
  • Age of Campers: 7 - 10
  • Gender of Campers: Coed

This is a basic camp listing: no contact information is provided.

What:  Basketball development program focused on a ‘Systematic Learning Approach’ using 4 concepts:

1.        Deliberate Practice

2.        Repetition

3.        Playing Fast

4.        Strong-Link Strategy

When:  Thursdays – Aug 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st    6:00pm – 6:50pm

(50 intense minutes each week for 4 weeks)

Where:  St. Joseph United Methodist Church - (6004 Reed Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835)

 

Extremely Motivated

Determination to Become Better

Competitive

Highly Skilled

Good Work Ethic

Passionate (extremely interested) w/Basketball

Who:  Boys & Girls from Ages of 7-10 (Only 6 Spots Available, First Come, First Serve)

Pre-Requisites:

 

Why: 

·         To provide a highly-structured activity with the specific goal of improving performance.

·         Deliver an alternative to current options

o    Too many kids in each practice…too many non-interested kids involved

o    Too much down time, or kids waiting for their turn

o    Kids only getting a couple turns in each drill

Goals/Motivation:

·         Improving Performance                           

·         Grow Confidence

·         Gain Strong Mind / Mentally Tough

·         Increase Basketball IQ

·         Instill Work Ethic & Discipline

·         Buildup Athleticism & Skill

 

ü  Simple practice isn’t enough to rapidly gain skills.

ü  Mere repetition of an activity won’t lead to improved performance.

ü  Your practice must be: intentional, aimed at improving performance, designed for your current skill level, combined with immediate feedback and repetitious.

ü  Scientific research shows that the quality of your practice is just as important as the quantity.

1.   Deliberate Practice: 

·         Work on specific tasks (one at a time)

·         Break down into single pieces to master

·         Practice out of your comfort zone

 

2.   Repetition:

·         Repeatedly perform the same or similar tasks to master each move

·         Real-time (immediate) informative feedback

3.   Playing Fast: 

·         Practice at game speed

·         High intensity

·         Going through the motions doesn’t help

4.  Strong Link Strategy:

·         Focus on a small number of very talented/motivated/passionate individuals [6 attendees per session] (UPGRADE)

 

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