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Youth Basketball Programs

Developing players’ basketball skills is our number one priority.

Youth BasketballCAL Sports Academy’s youth basketball programs feature innovative and progressive drills that meet the needs of the player. Our programs are designed for kids of all skill levels who are between the ages of 5 and 17 and allows players to mature from beginners to elite athletes. By providing 10 week, year-round programs, players become successful in basketball performance. Players will learn dribbling, passing, shooting, game positions, offensive and defensive techniques, and more.

Which youth basketball program is right for your child? Browse our offerings below and learn more!

Beginner Basketball

Our Beginner Basketball programs provide players, ages 5-12, a foundation for understanding the basics of basketball. We teach our beginners the on-court positions, and how to dribble, pass, and shoot the ball. Our youth basketball programs allow players to build confidence and strength. Players complete our programs with the ability to apply their skills in live games.

Players are placed into small groups based on their skill level to give every youth basketball player the attention they deserve.

Our Beginner Basketball Programs are:

  • Beginner Basketball
  • Learning to Play the Game
  • Beginner/Intermediate Point Guard

Beginner Basketball Bundle/Combo Deals Available. 

Intermediate Basketball

Our Intermediate Basketball programs allows players, ages 8-16, to begin taking his or her skills to the next level. Players begin specializing in specific positions while learning skills and attitudes that will lead them to success on, and off, the court.

Players are placed into small groups based on their skill level to give every youth basketball player the attention they deserve.

Player Expectations:

  • Knowledge of basketball basics.
  • The ability to dribble the ball with both hands individually from sideline to sideline without losing the ball.
  • Able to reach the 10-foot basket with the ball when shooting.
  • Must be able to shoot from the foul line.

Our Intermediate Basketball programs are:

  • Shooting Training
  • Complete Player Training
  • Beginner/Intermediate Point Guard

Intermediate Basketball Bundle/Combo Deals Available. 

Advanced Basketball

Our Advanced Basketball programs challenges players, ages 10-17, to become specialized in positions, excel at various techniques and skills, and apply those skills in game specific situations. Players learn decision making to enhance their entire team. Dedication and commitment to hard work is a must in our Advanced Basketball programs.

Players are placed into small groups based on their skill level to give every youth basketball player the attention they deserve.

Player Expectations:

  • The ability to dribble with both hands individually up and down the full court.
  • The ability to make shots from the foul line.
  • The ability to jump to reach rebounds.
  • The ability to handle the physical nature of specialized positions.
  • Must know the various basketball passes (chest, baseball, bounce, overhead) and can execute them.

Our Advanced Basketball programs are:

  • Advanced Shooting Training
  • Advanced Point Guard
  • Offense and Scoring

Advanced Basketball Bundle/Combo Deals Available. 

Basketball Clinics

Our Basketball Clinics allow players to explore and develop specific skills to improve their game and become successful youth basketball players. Our clinics are for boys and girls in grades 3-10 and focus on the key elements of being an all-around player, improving shooting form, techniques, and shots, excelling as Point Guard, offensive moves and scoring, defense positions, boxing out, and handling the press.

Targeted Skills:

  • Increasing Basketball IQ
  • Shooting techniques from various positions on the floor
  • Passing techniques to effectively and efficiently pass
  • Footwork and Speed Drills
  • Game play through controlled scrimmages

Our Basketball Clinics are:

Basketball Open Gyms

Have you learned the fundamental skills of basketball? Need somewhere to test these skills? Come participate in our Basketball Open Gyms to scrimmage and utilize what you’ve learned in real, game-like situations. Our Basketball Open Gyms give boys and girls of all skill levels the ability to become confident youth athletes. Come out, bring a friend, and let’s play some basketball!

Basketball Open Gyms include:

  • Scrimmages against AAU players.
  • A referee for pickup games.
  • All games will be played to 7 (scorekeeper) or 10 minutes.
  • Winners stay on and an entire new group of 5 plays next. Winners limited to 2 games in a row.

Our Basketball Open Gym programs are:

  • Co-ed Basketball Open Gym Scrimmages

Private Training: Basketball

Discuss all of our private training options by calling us at 844-225-3343 or emailing us at office@calsportsacademy.com. We will be happy to put an individual plan together for your player.

Individual Private Training

Individual Training focuses on the goals and objectives players want to accomplish within a certain time frame. We offer training in basketball, volleyball, soccer, strength and conditioning, and speed and agility. Goals and objectives are set at the beginning of each training session by both the player and coach. We push our players to their maximum capacity to produce results. By the end of the set time frame, players feel more confident to perform at their complete best to take him or her to the next level.

Half Hour Rates:

  • 1 session: $50
  • 5 sessions: $225  SAVE $25!
  • 10 sessions: $400  SAVE $100!

One Hour Rate:

  • 1 session: $100
  • 5 sessions: $450  SAVE $50!
  • 10 sessions: $800  SAVE $200!

Small Group Private Training

New Dates: coming soon

Small Group Training allows players to train together on skills they need to improve as a team and gain success in the game. Training is tailored to meet the goals and needs of the small group. We offer training in basketball, volleyball, soccer, strength and conditioning, and speed and agility. We push our players to their maximum capacity to produce results. By the end of the training session, players feel more confident to perform at their complete best to take him, or her, to the next level.

Group Training Rates:

  • $35 per player

 

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Basketball Leagues

Our Basketball Leagues are co-ed and offer players the opportunity to develop their skills all year around through a creative, challenging, and competitive program. Players sharpen their ball handling, passing, and shooting skills, and build confidence on the court through weekly drills and games. Our program fosters teamwork, sportsmanship, and discipline as well as, a better understanding of effective offensive and defensive game play in a fun and nurturing environment. All players are evaluated during the first week and placed into well balanced teams. Requests for team placement are not guaranteed. All games include PIAA certified referees.

Our Basketball League programs are:

  • Grades 3-5 League
  • Grades 6-8 League 
  • Grades 9-11 League

Quick Links for Current League Players

AAU Basketball Travel Team

Our AAU Basketball Travel Team creates additional opportunities for boys and girls in grades 5-9 who are committed to playing competitive basketball year-round. Keeping players together all year around leads to success on and off the court!

Fall Season AAU:
September 18, 2017 through November 12, 2017 with 3 tournaments.

Tentative Fall AAU Tournament Dates:

Oct 14-15
Nov 4-5
Nov 11-12

SEASON COST:
$615.00 for returning players
$815.00 for new players

Teams will have 1 – 90 minute practice per week.

Regular Season AAU:
Season runs February 20, 2017 through June 4, 2017 with 7 tournaments.

Practice locations:
Practices are located at either, CAL (Harleysville), St. Maria Goretti (Hatfield), NexGen (Telford), and limited practices at Central Schwenkfelder Community Center (Lansdale), and Christopher Dock High School (Lansdale).
Be sure to review the schedule for details of when and where practices are for your team.

2017 Coaches:
5th Grade Boys: Coach Dean and Assistant Coach Clint
6th Grade Boys A Team: Coach Dean and Assistant Coach Jayson
6th Grade Boys B Team: Coach Jeremy and Assistant Coach Carl
7th Grade Boys: Coach Jeremy and Assistant Coach Carl
8th Grade Boys: Coach Cordell and Assistant Coach Corey
7/8th Grade Girls: Coach Dean
High School Boys: Coach Corey and Assistant Coach Cordell

Quick Links for Current AAU Players

Basketball: School's Out

Basketball School’s Out is for players, in grades 2-9, who are looking for something to do on their day off from school.  Participants are grouped by skill and age to maximize the opportunity to develop individual player skills.

School’s Out will: improve players game play, strengthen their skills, boost their confidence, and create new friendships by playing competitive games and having fun!

Our School’s Out programs are:

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Multisport
  • Elite Fitness

Video taping of any CAL Sports Academy program is strictly prohibited.

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