Essential Youth Skills & Decision Making Camp Coming to Rochester, Minnesota!
July 26-28, 2019

We're excited to provide this 3 day youth and middle school camp in Rochester, Minnesota 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.
Camps > Minnesota > July2019RochesterMNEssentials
DATES:July 26 - July 28, 2019
WHERE:Rochester Community & Technical College - Regional Sports Center (Fieldhouse) , 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55904
AGE GROUP:Grade 4 to 9, Boys and Girls
COST: $195
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What Players Will Learn

What You'll Learn:

  • You will learn the techniques and skill needed to become a great shooter.
  • You will learn the essential skills to becoming a great ball handler… 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 - Carl Scales

    Coach Scales has been working Breakthrough Basketball camps for the past three years. Carl brings 20 years of coaching experience
    Girls’ Varsity Assistant (2000-2005) - Hopkins High School, Hopkins MN. Helped them to 4 consecutive state tournaments, including their first state championship in 2004
    Boys’ Varsity Assistant (2006-2012) - Eastview High School, Apple Valley MN. Helped them to 4 section final games and 2 state tournament berths, 2010 and 2012
    15 years of AAU/TRAVEL Basketball Head Coach: Girls - MN Metro Stars & MN Fury. Boys - MN Magic, Richfield Select
    Carl has coached with and trained numerous players who have gone on to play college basketball from the D1 level to NAIA. He prides himself in providing sound instruction, his ability to communicate and convey the intricacies of the game, and create an energetic and challenging environment for basketball players to thrive and improve.
    Camp Details

    Camp Details

    WHEN:

    Friday July 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Saturday July 27, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Sunday July 28, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    AGE CATEGORY:

    The camp is for boys and girls from 4th grade to 9th grade.

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

    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 60 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    WHERE:

    Rochester Community & Technical College - Regional Sports Center (Fieldhouse)
    851 30th Ave SE
    Rochester, MN 55904

    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 Carl Scales, 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.