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Fitness & Sports: Youth Basketball

 

Youth Basketball

TRU Basketball at the J

Advanced Skill Training and Competitive Teams

TRU Basketball and the J have joined forces to offer a unique approach to helping young athletes advance their basketball skills in a positive environment. This player centered program is designed to help young players improve their core individual and team skills. The program includes competitive teams and advanced skill training clinics offered year round (8th-HS programs do not overlap school seasons). These program is designed for intermediate and advanced players. More information can be found at jsportskc.com.

Team programs

FED Teams for 4th-12th graders – advanced tournament teams; two practices + a skills clinic each week

You Hoop Teams for 4th-8th graders – intermediate level teams; two practices per week + weekly league games.

Advanced Skills Clinics

Two days a week of skill work designed to help players advance their individual abilities. This clinic is included in the FED team program but players may choose this as a stand alone option as well.

Register online at jsportskc.com

Spring Skills Camp and Evaluation Clinics

Interested in participating on a TRU Basketball Team for the Spring and/or Summer season(s)? The Spring Skills Camp and Evaluation Clinic is designed for players to work on their skills as well as be evaluated by the TRU coaching staff for placement onto one of the TRU teams.  This program is for both new and returning TRU participants.  Participants come to as many sessions as possible but are not required to attend all of the sessions for their grade group.

February 29-March 13

Cost:   $75     with J member discount $50

Register online at jsportskc.com

4/5th graders   Tue (5-6:15); Wed (4:30-5:45); Fri (4:45-6); Sun (1-2:15)

6th graders        Mon (5-6:15); Wed (5:45-7); Thu (5-6:15); Sun (2:30-3:45)

7th graders        Mon (6:20-7:35); Tue (6:20-7:35); Thu (6:20-7:35); Sun (4-5:15)

8th graders        Mon (6:30-8); Tue (6:30-8); Thu (6:30-8); Sun (4-5:30)

Spring and Summer Basketball Seasons

The FED Team program and the You Hoop Team program are offered year round but offer four distinct seasons of play – Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Players may commit for specific seasons rather than for the whole year.  The Spring and Summer session dates are as follows:

Spring Session           March 21-May 29

Summer Session        May 30-July 31

High School Team Program

Looking for a competitive off season high school team to train and play in tournaments with? TRU Basketball has several teams that follow KSHSAA guidelines and compete in local and regional tournaments. 

High School Skills Clinic and Player Evaluation

High School players will get a skills workout and be evaluated for placement on a TRU team. Players may come to one or both sessions.

Cost:   $25      with J member discount $15

9th-12th graders         Sun                  March 6                      7-8:30 pm

                                    Sun                  March 13                    7-8:30 pm

Register online at jsportskc.com

Summer Basketball Camps

Kindergarten-6th grades

Hone your skills during the Summer by participating in one or both of the J’s Summer Basketball Camps. Instruction, competitions and game playing will take place throughout the week.  Players will be grouped by age and skill level.  Age appropriate equipment will be used for younger campers.

Session 1                    Tue-Fri                        May 31–June 3          9am-12 pm

Session 2                    Tue-Fri                        July 5 – July 8            9am-12 pm

Tuition: $115 per session | with Member Discount $77 per session

Advanced Skills Camp for 5th-8th grades     

Designed to help the intermediate to advanced player elevate their game by focusing on advanced skill training. Players will work on higher level offensive moves as well as further refine their shooting and ball skills.  Players will be grouped by age and skill level.

Session 1                    Tue-Fri                        May 31–June 3           1 pm-4 pm

Session 2                    Tue-Fri                        July 5 – July 8            1 pm-4 pm

Tuition: $115 per session | with Member Discount $77 per session

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

Register online at jsportskc.com

 

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