Essential Youth Skills & Decision Making Camp Coming to Kansas City, Missouri!
June 11 - 13, 2019
DATES:June 11 - June 13, 2019
AGE GROUP:Grade 4-9, Boys & Girls
COST: $195
We're excited to provide this 3 day youth and middle school camp in Kansas City, Missouri 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.
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What Players Will Learn
What will players get out of the camp?
  • 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.
  • We will teach you all of the critical skills and concepts that coaches love and help players excel.

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    Coach Profile
    Coach Profile - Troy Slavin
    Troy Slavin graduated from Northeast High School where he was selected First Team All CNC League and All Tournament Team at the Riverton Invitational while averaging 19 points a game, with a CNC season high game of 35 pts. An athletic six foot guard known for his leaping ability, Troy once shattered a backboard and led the CNC in dunks his senior year
    Coach Slavin coached at St. John the Baptist in Minnesota and playing in exhibition games against the University of Kentucky and Deion Sanders' Dallas Cowboy All Stars. His career took him inside Minnesota Timberwolves practice with Kevin McHale and Sam Mitchell, and on the court to learn a few tricks from the legendary Harlem Globetrotters
    His expertise teaching shooting helped his son, Nic Slavin become the Sunflower Player of the Year in Kansas and First Team All State, In a record breaking Senior Year, Nic recorded 4 of the top 5 scoring games in school history and ended his career with the highest career and season averages in Olathe South history. His 44 points broke a 20 year old record held by fellow Breakthrough Coach and Wyoming Alum, Brett McFall
    Camp Details
    Camp Details
    WHEN:
    Tuesday June 11, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday June 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Thursday June 13, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    AGE CATEGORY:
    The camp is for boys and girls from 4th grade to 9th grade.
    TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION:
    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, Traveloge, Knights Inn and Wingate).
    PLAYER LIMIT:
    Each session is limited to 40 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement
    WHERE:
    Hy Vee Arena
    1800 Genessee St
    Kansas City, MO 64102
    COST:
    $195
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    Observing Coaches
    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 Troy Slavin, 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.