Announcing Breakthrough Basketball Essential Youth Skills & Decision Making Camp In West Valley City, Utah From July 8-10, 2024!

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DATES:July 8 - July 10, 2024
AGE GROUP:Grade 3 to 8, Boys and Girls
COST: $245 $215 ($30 Discount Expires Friday, June 28)
We're excited to provide this 3 day youth and middle school camp in West Valley City, Utah 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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$30 Discount Expires Friday, June 28
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 handlerÖ 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 3rd-8th grades, ages/skill levels will be separated.
    Coach Profile

    Coach Profile - Joshua Perkins

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    Josh Perkins is an assistant coach for the Snow College Menís Basketball Team. Prior to Snow College, Perkins was at Utah Valley, where he served as a graduate assistant
    Previously, Perkins was an Assistant Coach at Northridge High School, and before that, he served as a manager and volunteer at Weber State. In this role, he assisted in team workouts, organizing travel arrangements, and handling the day-to-day operations of the program
    Perkins graduated from Bountiful High School where he was a part of the 2014 and 2015 State Championship teams. He received a bachelorís degree in exercise science from Weber State and a masterís degree in public administration from Utah Valley
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    Camp Details

    Camp Details

    WHEN:

    Monday July 8, 2024 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Tuesday July 9, 2024 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Wednesday July 10, 2024 - 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 60 players to ensure a high number of repetitions and improvement

    WHERE:

    Zionís Multipurpose Center
    1820 W Parkway Blvd.
    West Valley City, UT 84119

    COST:

    $245 $215 ($30 Discount Expires Friday, June 28)
    $30 Discount Expires Friday, June 28
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    Observing Coaches

    Observing Coaches

    Coaches can attend for free by working the camp. Email us with your coaching/playing experience 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 Joshua Perkins, just like all the players and other coaches in attendance. Visit this link to reserve your spot as an observing coach.
    This fee is not necessary for parents or individuals of paid campers.