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Fitness & Sports: Youth Basketball

 

Youth Basketball

 

2015-2016 TRU Basketball at the J Training Programs

The J partners with TRU Basketball to offer skill clinics and intermediate and advanced Team training programs throughout the year for 3rd grade through High School aged players.  Click here for more information.

2015-2016 Skill Builders Youth Basketball Program

Skill Builders is The J’s unique approach to youth sports featuring quality, consistent coaching by knowledgeable coaches and practices offered multiple times per week (beginning with the Kindergarten age group) that are run like skills clinics.  This approach allows for greater convenience and more opportunities for skill development.  For more information contact Bob Hennecke at 913-327-8005 or bobh@jewishkc.org

 

Preschool Basketball for 3-4 year olds

Children are introduced to the basic skills of basketball using age appropriate learning progressions and equipment. While individual skills are the focus; game playing is introduced as the program progresses. T-shirt or jersey & award included. Parents are expected to help as needed.

3-4 year olds

(Kindergarten 2017)

Sun Nov 1 - Dec 20

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Fee: $110

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With Member Discount: $73

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Little Dribblers Basketball for 4-5 year olds (Kindergarten 2016)

This popular parent/child class for children entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2015 is led by J staff. Children are introduced to the basic skills of basketball using age appropriate learning progressions and equipment. While individual skills are the focus; game playing is introduced as the program progresses. Not only are the children learning, but the parents are acquiring the key teaching points to help their child further develop their child’s basketball skills. T-shirt & award included.

4-5 year olds

(Kindergarten 2016)

Sun Jan 4 - Feb 22

12:00 - 12:50 OR 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Fee: $125

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With Member Discount: $83

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Dribblers Kindergarten Basketball

Children are introduced to the basic skills of basketball using age appropriate learning progressions and equipment. The program is led by J staff to insure consistent, high quality instruction. While individual skills are the focus; games are played on weekends in January and February. Players may attend one or both practice sessions each week. Jersey and award included.

Dribblers Basketball

Practices: Tue/Wed 5:30-6:25

Nov 18 - Feb 18

Games: Sun 2:00-3:00

Dec 21 - Feb 22

Fee: $165

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Shooters Basketball for 1st-4th graders

The J provides all the coaches from its staff and the coaching staff of TRU Basketball. Coaches focus on skill development and fun using age appropriate equipment. Players may attend one or both practice sessions each week. Coaches will organize practices to maximize each player’s skill development and provide the appropriate level of challenge for each player’s skill level. Games are played on weekends in January and February. Jersey and an award are included. Players register individually but teammate requests accepted.

1st grade

Practices: Mon/Thu

Nov 16 - Feb 25

5:30 - 6:25

Fee: $165

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2nd grade

Practices: Tue/Wed

Nov 17 - Feb 24

6:30 - 7:25

Fee: $165

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3rd/4th grade

Practices: Mon/Thu

Nov 16 - Feb 25

6:30 - 7:25

Fee: $165

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**Games for all age divisions will be scheduled on Saturday and Sunday afternoons Jan 10 – Feb 28. Shabbat observance will be respected when assigning game times. 

You Hoop Basketball for 3rd - 4th Grade

Designed for the intermediate or higher level player. TRU Basketball coaches will help players advance their individual and game playing skills through two practices per week and games on weekends in January and February.

You Hoop 3rd/4th Grade

 Practices: Mon/Thu

 Nov 9 - Feb 25

5:30-6:25     

Fee: $165

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Winter Break Basketball Camps 

Hone your skills during Winter Break by participating in one or both of the J’s Winter Break Basketball Camps. Instruction, competitions and game playing will take place throughout the week under the direction of TRU Basketball coaches. Age appropriate equipment will be used for younger campers.

Session 1

Dec 21 - Dec 24

K-3rd grade 9am-12 pm

4th-8th grades 1pm-4pm

Fee: $115

With Member Discount: $77

Session 2

Dec 28 - Dec 31

K-3rd grade 9am-12 pm

4th-8th grades 1pm-4pm

Fee: $115

With Member Discount: $77

For more information contact Bob Hennecke at 913-327-8005 or bobh@thejkc.org
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