This class geared towards first time players and will introduce basic basketball rules such as traveling, double dribble and fouls.The curriculum will focus on stationary ball handling (learning to get comfortable with the ball), speed and control dribble, passing and catching techniques, jump stops and pivots and basic defensive stance. Games such as dribble tag, dribble relays and the passing games will be played to make the class fun and to build towards playing the game for real. Each player will be evaluated at the first session to ensure they are participating at the correct color-level. Sign up Today! Class size is limited to ensure highest level of instruction is achieved. For More Information Call 202-244-2255.
This class is designed for those that have a year or two of instruction and know the basic rules of how to play the game. Terminology will focus on player positions as well as positions on the court, such as the wing, baseline and the point. Curriculum will focus on more advanced stationary ball handling skills, learning to dribble with the proper hand during the the game, basic change of speed and direction, dribble moves, advanced passing techniques, one foot lay-ups, triple threat position and footwork, step and slide defense, box out techniques, and an introduction to proper shooting form. Controlled scrimmaging will be used to teach player spacing and movement without the ball. Each player will be evaluated at the first session to ensure they are participating at the correct color-level. Sign up Today! Class size is limited to ensure highest level of instruction is achieved. For More Information Call 202-244-2255.
This unique class introduces the game of basketball to youngsters in a fun, non-competitive environment. We will focus on skills such as dribbling, passing, catching and shooting and play games such as dribble tag, steal the bacon and sharks and minnows. Children will learn how to play together and improve their hand-eye coordination. Parents are invited to attend. For More Information Call 202-244-2255.