Ball Handling and Scoring Skills Camp in Louisville, Kentucky June 15-17, 2021!

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DATES:June 15 - June 17, 2021
AGE GROUP:Grade 3 to 8, Boys and Girls
COST: $225
We're pleased to announce that we have arranged for Bryson Davis-Johnson to come to Louisville, Kentucky 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 - Bryson Davis-Johnson

    Coach Davis-Johnson spent three years on the University of Indianapolis men's coaching staff. In his second year, Davis-Johnson guided five all-conference players, including all-defensive member Ajay Lawton. Along with second-team members Eric Davidson, Jesse Kempson, and Jimmy King, Davis-Johnson also mentored freshman Tate Hall to the conference's award for top rookie. The Greyhounds went 16-12 on the season, but a 12-6 record earned the team the five-seed in the conference tournament, which led the team to the second before succumbing to Wisconsin-Parkside.
    Davis-Johnson played one year of Division III basketball at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois (2009-10). He began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Charleston High School in Charleston, Ill., while still in undergrad. During his student teaching he was an assistant coach at Danville High School in Danville, Illinois. He taught physical education at the elementary and middle school levels as well as coached high school basketball at The High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign, Ill., for two years following graduation.
    A native of Champaign, Davis-Johnson played four years at Centennial High School. As a high school senior, Davis-Johnson was the co-captain of a Centennial team that went on to win the IHSA class 3A state championship (09) and was named to the News-Gazette all-area honorable mention list.
    Camp Details

    Camp Details

    WHEN:

    Tuesday June 15, 2021 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday June 16, 2021 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Thursday June 17, 2021 - 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 70 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    WHERE:

    Mid America Sports Center
    1906 Watterson Trail
    Louisville, KY 40299

    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 Bryson Davis-Johnson, 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.