Roster And Team Info
|William Armstrong||Storm Lake St. Mary’s||3|
Footwork: Learning triple threat positioning, pivoting on their left and right foot without traveling, jump stops, and to square to the basket as soon as they catch the ball in a triple threat position.
Shooting Form: Athletes will learn proper shooting form. (Stance, holding the ball, position of shooting hand, set point, upward force, releasing the ball, and follow through).
Ball handling: Athletes will learn proper dribbling mechanics for both right and left hands.
Passing: Athletes will learn the basic chest, bounce, and overhead passes.
Rebounding: Athletes will be introduced to rebounding. Athletes will work on the proper boxing out techniques.
Offense: We will teach our kids to “Read the Defense”. Our main goal at this age is to have athletes move & not stand still. Learn to pass the ball and play together with proper floor spacing. We will also stress ball reversals.
Defense: Teach the basic stance, defensive slide, and basic off-ball principles. Our main goal at this age is to have athletes stop the ball; keep their body between the ball and basket. We will also learn proper help gaps.