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Lil Dribbler Training

What: "LiL Dribbler Academy for boys ages 5-7 (see description below)
When: Weeknight or Weekend sessions available
Where: Crews Recreation Center located at 1201 Crews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105 

This is our popular “Little Dribblers” training program for boys ages 5-7. 

Each session will focus on developing two areas: movement and skills. For safety reasons: NO SCRIMMAGING allowed - only individual drills
If boys learn “movement” at this age, they’ll become better athletes when they mature.  We want these boys to learn such critical movements such as, pivoting, skipping, running, shuffling laterally, hopping, landing, running backwards and so on. 

Learning basketball skills is accomplished by giving them a steady diet each day of fast paced drills/teaching such areas as: triple threat, passing and catching, pivoting, jump stop, layups/shooting, and defense. 

When: Parents can choose to register their sons for weeknight sessions, weekend sessions or both!

Weeknights – meets 4 Wednesday and Friday afternoons 8/14, 8/19, 8/21, 8/26
Boys ages 5-7 meet 6:30pm - 7:30 every Wednesday and 5pm – 6pm every Friday

Cost: $99 for all 4 sessions

Weekends – meets 4 Saturday and Sunday afternoons 8/15, 8/16, 8/22, 8/23
Boys ages 5-7 meet 4:15pm – 5:15pm every Saturday and 5:30pm – 6:30pm every Sunday
Cost: $99 for all 4 sessions


Frequently asked questions:

What height are the rims? We lower the rims to 8 feet

What size basketball is used?  We use a small youth basketball. Perfect for this age

What if we my boy has never played before - any worries?
No worries!!  Your son will be placed in a gym with similar boys.  We simply want them all to have a chance to learn and shine!

Who will be training my boy - coaching him?
Our site directors are carefully hand selected professionals that pass extensive background checks and have impressive basketball experience - but also have the ability to teach and motivate young players. They will handle the instruction/drills each league day, but we actually encourage parents to "roll up their sleeves" and step onto the court to help with drills. It's a blast!