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Announcing Breakthrough Basketball Complete Youth Skills Camp
Coming to Detroit, Michigan!
June 16-18, 2017

Elite Skills Coach Rustin Dowd!

We're excited to provide this 3 day youth and middle school camp in Canton, Michigan that focuses on developing the complete player. You will develop shooting, ball handling, passing, footwork, defense, rebounding, athleticism, and other essential skills to become a great a basketball player.

  • You will learn the techniques and skill needed to become a great shooter.
  • You will learn the essential skills to becoming a great ball handler… no fluff.
  • You will learn how to make more lay ups.
  • You will learn how to become a defensive stopper and rebounding machine.
  • You will learn the critical components of basketball IQ required to become a great offensive player from an individual and team aspect.
  • Basically, we will teach you all of the critical skills and concepts that coaches love and help players excel.


    Here are some of the topics covered throughout the camp:

    Ball Handling

    • Stationary ball handling routine that improve rhythm, feel, and coordination with the basketball.
    • Dribbles move to help you blow by the defense at will.
    • Critical progressions to ensure that your dribble moves are effective and explosive.

    Shooting

    • How to position your feet and align your body to increase the chance of shooting the ball straight.
    • A form shooting routine that almost every great shooter has utilized that can be done at home.
    • Proper footwork and how to develop a quick release.
    • How to shoot game shots from game spots at game speeds.

    Lay Ups / Finishing

    • Finishing techniques used to reduce turnovers and make more shots.
    • 1 on 1 finishing drills that ingrain good habits while competing in a fun way.

    Defense and Rebounding

    • How to improve quickness and play better on-ball defense.
    • How to improve speed with hip-turns, push step, and better movement fundamentals.
    • 5 fundamental keys to effective close-outs.
    • How position away from the ball and be a great team defensive player.
    • How to effectively box out your man every time.

    Offense

    • How to cut and get open. You will learn v-cuts, basket cuts, l-cuts, backdoor cuts, and more.
    • How to attack down screens, back screens, and more.

    Footwork

    • How to use your feet to gain a better position to score from almost anywhere on the floor.
    • How to utilize front pivots, reverse pivots, step throughs, sweeps, drop steps, and hops to make you an elite player.

    Passing

    • Improve hand eye-coordination and passing skills with the Steve Nash passing series.
    • Competitive passing drills to develop game-like passing with head and pass fakes.


    Competitive Play and Controlled Scrimmages

    Players will also get to take the skills they practiced and apply them in a game setting. This is fun and intense.

    The games are set up, so the players have to give maximum effort and execute proper fundamentals. Players earn points for proper play and are deducted points for poor effort and execution.


    Who Can Participate?

    This camp is for boys & girls 4th-9th grades, ages/skill levels will be separated. 



    Who is Rustin Dowd?


    Rustin Dowd had the opportunity to start all four years while attending MidAmerica Nazarene University. There he gained a lot of knowledge from two of our very own Breakthrough Instructors Adam Hepker and Coach Keeley.

    Rustin 
    became a great player while at MidAmerica and says he owes a lot of that to Coach Hepker, Coach Keeley, Coach Fleming and Hall of Fame Coach Rocky Lamar.  

    Some of Rustin Dowd’s credentials include:

    •  2 Time NAIA DI All-American
    •  Heart of America Conference Player of the Year
    •  Helped his team win Conference Title and Conference tournament Title
    • Scored over 2000 points in his college career
    •  Named Champion of Character Award winner
    •  Played Professionally in Australia
    •  Averaged 19 points per game while playing professionally in Australia
    • Was awarded Golden Hands Award for the Werribee Devils
    • Had the opportunity to run his own camps in Werribee, Australia.

    Camp Details

    When

    Friday June 16, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Saturday June 17, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Sunday June 18, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Limited Availability

    Each session is limited to 40 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    The camp has 18 spots left.

    Where

    High Velocity Sports
    46245 Michigan Avenue
    Canton, MI 48188

    Travel and Accommodation Options

    Camp attendees can get a 10-15% discount by using this link and booking any hotel owned by the Wyndham Hotel Group (Days Inn, Ramada, Baymont, Microtel, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn and Wingate). Find a nearby Wyndham hotel and get the Breakthrough Basketball discount.

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    Price

    $210


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    Observing Coaches

    Coaches can attend for free by working the camp. Email us if you're interested in helping with the camp.

    Otherwise there is a $97 fee to attend as an "observing coach". You will get to learn new drills and techniques from Rustin Dowd, just like all the players and other coaches in attendance. Visit this link to reserve your spot as an observing coach.

    If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us or request a phone call.

    Sincerely,

    Jeff Haefner
    Joe Haefner
    Breakthrough Basketball, LLC.

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