Beginning & Intermediate Basketball

Instructor: Warren Shimada

Course Title: Beginning & Intermediate Basketball

Course Length: 2 semesters

Type of Class: Group class through Heart Academy

When: Fridays, Period 2

Tuition fee payable to the teacher: $70/month

Credit Classification: Physical Education

Minimum Class Size: 6

Questions: Warren Shimada wshimada1@gmail.com

Course Description: This class will focus on skills for both the beginning and intermediate basketball player for boys and girls from ages 8-17 years old. Bring to Class: 1) 28.5″ basketball (all girls and boys ages 8-12) or 29.5″ basketball for boys older than 13 years old (write your name on the ball) 2) Water bottle 3) Court shoes (no running shoes or sandals allowed) Beginner Skills Emphasized: 1. Shooting technique – focuses on the proper basic (6 step) shooting technique 2. Dribbling – right and left hand dribbling and basic ball handling skills 3. Passing – chest and bounce passing 4. Defense including footwork, hand position, and technique. Fundamental of 2-1-2 zone defense. 5. Scrimmage Games – play scrimmage games based on fundamental skills learned in the semester. Game rules are adapted based on player ages and abilities (for example: no blocking a beginning players shot, no stealing the ball from a beginner, etc). Intermediate Skills Emphasized: 1. Shooting technique – advancing skills in the basic (6 step) technique, shooting off the dribble, strategies to get open shots, driving to the basket, jump shot, post moves 2. Dribbling – right/left hand dribbling, intermediate ball handling skills, two ball dribbling, cross over dribbling 3. Passing – chest/bounce pass, one handed passing, baseball pass, lob passing 4. Defense – footwork/hand position, man-to-man defense, 1-2-2 zone defense, 1-3-1 zone defense 5. Scrimmage Games – play scrimmage games based on fundamental skills learned in the semester. Game rules are adapted based on player ages and abilities (for example: points given for not only making baskets but for rebounding, steals and assists).

For information on other basketball programs Coach Shimada leads, go to: https://sites.google.com/view/christian-homeschool-basketbal/home?authuser=0

Contacting the Coach Please contact Coach Warren Shimada if there are any questions at wshimada1@gmail.com.

 

Additional information

Class Offered

This class is offered during Period 2 or Period 4.