Learn the fundamentals while having fun at our "Littles" Camp for K - 4th grades in Dallas, Texas!

Camps > Texas > Dallas > March2020DallasLittlesCamp
DATES:March 29 - May 3, 2020
AGE GROUP:
Session 1: Grade K to 1, Boys and Girls
Session 2: Grade 2 to 4, Boys and Girls
COST: $165
We're excited to provide this 5 day youth camp in Dallas, Texas that focuses on giving your little baller the essential drills and instruction to build a foundation on how to play the game of basketball.
Learn the necessary warm up, dribbling, passing, footwork, finishing moves & foundational shooting drills all while having FUN.
Ball is not life. We’ll also talk to the kids about gratitude, attitude, kindness, success, etc.
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What Players Will Learn

What will players get out of the camp?

  • You will learn dynamic stretching that will improve coordination, core strength and flexibility while working on sports-specific movements.
  • Improve your ball handling skills with Maravich Drills
  • Partner Passing drills to learn the proper chest pass, bounce pass, flick air pass, etc.
  • Learn the proper shooting mechanics, release to finish while shooting close to the rim
  • Have fun while playing monkey in the middle, dribble tag, sharks & minnows, etc.
  • You will learn and improve your dribbling, passing, shooting form, lay-up form, and agility to take your game to the next level.

    Ball Handling

  • Be able to control and have a better feel for the basketball. Dribble with eyes up to have great court vision
  • Stationary ball handling routine that improve rhythm, feel, and coordination with the basketball
  • The ability to change speeds and directions to create separation and advantages
  • 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
  • Proper shooting hand and off-hand placement
  • 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
  • Passing

  • The ability to throw passes on target and on time
  • Using pass fakes to not telegraph your passes
  • Catch in triple threat position for an aggressive mindset
  • Footwork

  • How to use your feet to gain a better position to score from almost anywhere on the floor
  • Understand the importance of beating a defender with your feet and creating separation with the dribble
  • Learning the footwork will lessen travels and help to create separation
  • Defense

  • Learn proper defensive stance and footwork to keep the offensive player in front of you
  • Games

    Kids will also get a chance to play some fun games during these sessions. Monkey in the Middle, King of the Court, Musical Basketballs just to name a few.

    Who Can Participate?

    This 5-week camp is for Kindergarten through 4th grades, ages will be separated into two different sessions. See below while registering your son/daughter. Please note this camp is not for advanced 4th graders. Please refer to our Essentials and Elite Youth Scoring camps.
    Coach Profile

    Coach Profile - Charlie Miller

    1990 – 1994: Lettered all 4 years for varsity basketball team at South Miami
    H.S. Leading scorer in the state of Florida senior year averaging 32 points per game.
    1994: Selected as a McDonald’s All-American. In the same year selected to play in
    Magic Johnson’s Roundball Classic, a national high school all-star game.
    1994: Florida’s Gatorade Player of the Year. The player chosen for this award is evaluated and selected on the basis of outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary personal character demonstrated within and beyond competitive athletics.
    1995: Represented the United States in basketball at the Junior Olympics in Athens, Greece.
    1994 – 1998: Accepted Scholarship to play at Indiana University at Bloomington under legendary Coach Robert Montgomery Knight. Played all 4 years and graduated with a B.S. degree.
    1998 – 2004: Played basketball professionally across Europe and in the U.S.
    Camp Details

    Camp Details

    WHEN:

    K to 1st grade
    Sunday March 29, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sunday April 5, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sunday April 26, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    Sunday May 3, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    2nd to 4th grade
    Sunday March 29, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Sunday April 5, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Sunday April 26, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Sunday May 3, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    AGE CATEGORY:

    The camp is for boys and girls from K to 4th grade.

    TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION:

    Camp attendees will receive a 10-15% discount on any hotel owned by the Wyndham Hotel Group (Days Inn, Ramada, Baymont, Microtel, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn and Wingate).

    A coupon code will be emailed to you after registration.

    PLAYER LIMIT:

    Each session is limited to 25 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    WHERE:

    Duncanville Fieldhouse
    1700 S Main St
    Duncanville, TX 75137

    COST:

    $165
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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 Charlie Miller, 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.