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Future Stars 8-12 Years Old

  • 5Weeks


Basketball training for children ages 8 to 12 years old is more structured and skill-oriented while still being fun and engaging. At this age, players are ready to refine basic skills and start understanding more complex aspects of the game. Monday Aug. 5th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Monday Aug. 12th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Monday Aug. 19th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Monday Aug. 26th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Monday Sept. 9th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Key Components of Training 1. Advanced Skill Development: • Dribbling: Focus on control, speed, and using both hands. Introduce crossover, behind-the-back, and spin moves. • Passing: Improve accuracy and speed with various passes (chest, bounce, overhead, and one-handed passes). • Shooting: Work on shooting form, range, and consistency. Introduce layups, free throws, and jump shots. • Defense: Teach defensive stance, positioning, and basic defensive techniques like blocking and stealing. 2. Physical Fitness: • Strength and Conditioning: Incorporate exercises to improve overall fitness, strength, and endurance. • Agility and Speed: Use ladder drills, cone drills, and sprints to enhance agility and speed. 3. Game Understanding: • Basketball IQ: Teach spacing, movement without the ball, and basic offensive and defensive strategies. • Team Play: Emphasize communication, teamwork, and understanding of different positions and roles.


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