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Youth Skills Camp
Developing The Complete Player
Lawrence, Kansas - June 20 - 22, 2017

Elite Skills Coach Jim Huber!

This is a youth and middle school camp in Lawrence, KS 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 handlerů 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. 


Lead Instructor - Jim Huber

Jim Huber

Jim Huber has developed and coached some of the best players in the world including current NBA players and elite players that attended some of the best college programs in the nation such as Duke and Kentucky.

Some of Coach Jim Huber's coaching credentials include:

  • Over 20 years of basketball coaching experience at the youth, high school, and college levels.

  • Coached a team to a 1st place finish at the 2013 Nike Global Challenge.

  • Coached at the Nike Elite 100 Camp which selects the top 100 high school players.

  • #1 Team Defense at 2013 Nike EYBL which has the top 40 Nike High School teams from North America and consists of 18 regular season games. Qualified for 2013 Nike Peach Jam.

  • A head coach for Mokan Basketball. Mokan is a direct Nike sponsor program. In 2012 when Coach Huber was Director of Basketball Operations, Mokan reached the Final Four at the Peach Jam, which only selects the top 24 teams from the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL).

  • 45 Championships, 13 Runner-up Finishes, and 26 Final Four Finishes at regional and national tournaments since 2004.

  • 42 Collegiate players and 22 at Division 1 level.

Camp Details

When

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Thursday, June 22, 2017 -- 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Limited Availability

Each session is limited to 60 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

The camp has 13 spots left.

Where

Sports Pavilion Lawrence
100 Rock Chalk Lane
Lawrence, KS 66049

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

$225


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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 Jim Huber, 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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