Elite Training Sessions - COACHING SCHEDULE
WEEK 1. INTRODUCTIONS & SKILLS
Things like Ball Handling, vertical leap and beep tests
WEEK 2. ELITE POINT GUARD SKILLS WITH MARQUIS (USA)
We hear from one of the best in the business who has experienced the ups and downs of pro life.
Former Division 1 and Pro Player from the US. Marquis has been mentoring young athletes in Sydney through his Academy.
Marquis has developed a special elite Guards program to share his knowledge from across the globe.
WEEK 3. MOVEMENT & ELITE ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT
+ Nutritionist Talk
Look to improve fast twitch fibers to give your Child the Edge.
Followed by a 10 Min talk from Gabriella Ratner a Nutritionist. Where parents are encouraged to listen in.
The talks are more for the parents than the kids.
WEEK 4. SHOOTING CLINIC + ART OF DEFENCE
- Shooting Mechanics - Correct form
- Shooting warm ups
- Catch and shoot scenarios
The art of Defence (PART 1) Often not focused on and over looked, but as the old saying goes "defence wins matches".
We will explore a wide variety of game scenarios to hone your Childs Defensive skill set
WEEK 5. SHOOTING CLINIC + ART OF DEFENCE (PART 2)
FEAT. IVAN JASPER (NYC)
Went to college and played for BMCC and then went on to work for 15 years as a high performance coach.
He has trained numerous students through to athletes;
including NBA star Anthony Davis.
WEEK 6. BALL HANDLING
+ Sports Performance talk with Thrive
This session is all about ball control. Wherever you play on the court,
you need to be able to handle the ball, while under pressure.
Our coaches will be teaching the skills you need to run an offence,
as well as beat the first and second defender.
Clinical EFT to enhance performance while on the basketball court.
Clinical Studies on EFT have showed how basketball teams "improved their free throw percentage by a mammoth 87%."
Andrew's talk on using EFT as a strategy on problems around 'poor free throw shooting', 'jump shooting', 'poor use of the
clock', 'losing focus and concentration', 'poor passing', 'fear of making mistakes',
'consistently playing below ability level', 'intimidation by other team members' and
'being affected by crowd noise'. In his 10 minutes talk, he will also show you a
simple way to move past through these mental barriers.
WEEK 7. SCOTS COLLEGE BASKETBALL SESSIONThe Scots College Basketball Club is recognised as one of the premier development Basketball programs in Australia.
Typical coaches from Scots include Coach Steve White who is former NCAA athlete will give players a typical GPS 1sts training session.
WEEK 8. TEAM WORKThis is where we bring all those individual skills together and work with the coaches on playing as a team.
Foundations of read and react offense that will help your Child fit into any offensive system they play on.
JAMIEE COHEN & JOSH COHEN
The brother and sister combo that have both excelled in Sports.
Jamiee Cohen has played US college Ball for Southeastern Oklahoma State.
She has come back to Sydney and is currently playing Div 1 Basketball for Comets.
Josh Cohen currently runs Cranbrook Junior Schools sports program. Has played Basketball and Rugby at a high level.
Has played alongside some of the NBL greats including Shane “the hammer” Heal & Ben Knight
WEEK 9. NEW YORK GAUCHOS SESSION
Damien who runs Sydney Knights Basketball hails from NYC.
Damien has over 35 years of basketball experience as a player and coach.
He has played at High School, Division 1 Junior College and Pro-Am levels.
He played with the famous AAU team New York Gauchos.
They are renowned for their programs and boast an impressive alumni including current NBA gun Kemba Walker.
WEEK 10. CLOSING SESSIONS - 5x5 GAMESThis is where all the skills from the 10 weeks come together
Re-test, compare followed by 5x5 Games.