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Blast Off - Skills and Play

1st-2nd Grade Boys / Girls • Skill Development and Challenges

June / July / August Options

@ OBPD  • The Community House - Hinsdale  • Connect 44 - Lombard 


5-day skill clinic. This clinic is for the player who is excited to start their basketball journey. This clinic is for Incoming 1st-2nd grade Boys and Girls. In this clinic players will receive the following:

Each day players will spend time working on offensive and defensive skill development and 15 minutes of organized gameplay and challenges. All baskets will be lowered to eight and a half feet to help promote success and build confidence.

Players will learn the following Breakaway Progressions:
Stationary Single Ball Work
Stationary Two Ball Work
Single Ball Work on the Move
Single Ball Passing Series
Finishing School- Proper form and footwork for our layup
Defensive Stance
Defensive Slide Progression

Transfer Skills that will be taught:
Layups using our Change of Direction Dribbles
Passing On The Move for Layups
3 player weave Progression
2 player skill progression
On the Ball Defensive Work

Live Scrimmage Work that will be utilized:
1 on 1 Challenges
2 on 2 Challenges
3 on 3 Challenges

The Breakaway Mindset: Players will learn life skills and messages that will help instill confidence, discipline, respect, and truly learn what working hard means. Players will get a great mix of basketball while in a physical education class setting.

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