Announcing Breakthrough Basketball Ball Handling and Scoring Skills Camp in Atlanta, Georgia June 14-16, 2022!

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DATES:June 14 - June 16, 2022
AGE GROUP:Grade 3 to 8, Boys and Girls
COST: $225
We're pleased to announce that we have arranged for Dexter Lyons to come to Atlanta, Georgia to run a 3-day skill development camp. This is a youth and middle school camp for players looking to develop better scoring moves and better ball handling and playmaking ability.
You improve your scoring, ball handling, shooting, passing, athleticism, footwork, decision-making, and 1 on 1 moves to take your game to the next level.
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What Players Will Learn

What will players get out of the camp?

You will improve your shooting, ball handling, passing, athleticism footwork, decision-making, and 1 on 1 moves to take your game to the next level.
You will learn:
  • Explosive dribble moves that make you hard to guard.
  • Highly effective scoring moves that work at any level.
  • Game like shooting drills to drive up your shooting percentage.
  • How to create 2-3 feet of separation from any defender for better scoring opportunities.
  • The best hand-eye coordination and ball handling drills that will accelerate your feel for the basketball. These drills will make dribbling during game situations feel easy.
  • How to develop an explosive first step. The secrets behind the proper shin angle, head position, shoulder position, and hip position.
  • Critical components of basketball IQ required to become a great offensive player from an individual and team aspect.
  • How the top pros create advantages which allow them to make plays for themselves and their teammates.
  • The most efficient scoring moves around the basket that helps you finish against any defender.
Here are some of the topics covered throughout the camp:

Ball handling

  • Stationary ball handling routine that improves rhythm, feel, and coordination with the basketball.
  • Live ball moves to help you blow by the defense at will. You will learn how to shift (or setup) the defender with your body and feet.
  • Critical progressions to ensure that your dribble moves are effective and explosive.
  • How to stay in attack mode, dictate the tempo, and control the defense.
  • 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.
  • Finishing

  • Finishing techniques used to reduce turnovers, finish over larger players in the paint, and make more shots.
  • How to finish through contact.
  • 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.
  • Attacking down screens, back screens, and more.
  • How to score and make plays using ball screens. Learn how to run defenders into screens and make lightning quick decisions.
  • How to use dribble hand off actions to attack the defense and put them in a constant disadvantage.
  • Footwork

  • How to use your feet to gain a better position to score from almost anywhere on the floor.
  • 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 that make players like Chris Paul one of the best playmakers in the game.
  • Competitive passing drills to develop game-like passing with head and pass fakes.
  • How to be strong and pass out of double teams and traps.
  • Who Can Participate?

    This camp is for both boys & girls 3rd - 8th grades, ages/skill levels will be separated.
    Coach Profile

    Coach Profile - Dexter Lyons

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    Coach Lyons is one of the most decorated coaches we have at Breakthrough Basketball, having played and dominated at the highest levels.
    Among his playing accomplishments are: 2003-04: NBA Summer League (Orlando Magic) and 2004-05 NBA Summer League (Boston Celtics), First Team All-League, First Team All-Imports, Team MVP
    2003-2006 was a Camp Coach/Counselor at the Kirk Speraw Camp at USF
    Held leading role as camp adviser for summer basketball program by providing direct supervision and fundamental basketball instruction
    Assisted the Head Coach in scheduling events, and contribute to the development of plans for the basketball camp and game responsibilities
    Served as Camp Coach and positive role model for children attending basketball camp by displaying enthusiasm, sense of humor and patience
    Assisted daily with coaching teams, officiating games, and score keeping while distributing game play time equally among all campers
    Coach Lyons is a seasoned Camp Coach and Counselor as well, quickly building strong relationships with players thanks to his enthusiasm, sense of humor and patience while teaching.
    Coach Lyons will make sure you leave this camp better prepared to stand out this season!
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    Camp Details

    Camp Details

    WHEN:

    Tuesday June 14, 2022 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday June 15, 2022 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Thursday June 16, 2022 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    AGE CATEGORY:

    The camp is for boys and girls from 3rd grade to 8th grade.

    Players will be grouped based on grade and gender to start during the individual skill work drills.

    PLAYER LIMIT:

    Each session is limited to 50 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    WHERE:

    International Sports Arena
    5639 Memorial Drive
    Stone Mountain, GA 30083

    COST:

    $225
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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 Dexter Lyons, 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.