Beginning & Intermediate Basketball

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.

Description

  • Course Title: Beginning & Intermediate Basketball
  • Teacher/Mentor: Warren Shimada
  • Course Length: 2 semesters
  • Type of Class: Group class through Heart Academy
  • When: Fridays, Period 2
  • Tuition fee payable to the teacher: $75/month
  • Credit Classification: Physical Education
  • Minimum Class Size: 6
  • Maximum Class Size: 20
  • Questions: Email Warren Shimada 

Shelter in Place: Will not hold class

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:

  6. 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

  7. Dribbling – right/left hand dribbling, intermediate ball handling skills, two ball dribbling, cross over dribbling

  8. 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

  9. 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.

Additional information

Class Offered

This class is offered during Period 2 or Period 4.