Basketball Kids: Pre-K to 1st grade
First Class Hoops offers Basketball Kids for Pre-K to 1st grade children in various locations around Chicago. We have invented a unique program built for parents who want their children to develop the early childhood social skills like discipline, communication, emotional intelligence, teamwork, and listeningwhile simultaneously improving speed, agility, quickness, fitness, balance, flexibility, body awareness, hand-eye coordination, and other foundational athletic movements for better basketball skills.
Basketball Kids introduces six core basketball skill concepts and allows young athletes to start learning the proper foundations of social development through its fun, fast-paced, and progressive Basketball Kids curriculum.
THE PREMIER BASKETBALL TRAINING PROGRAM IN CHICAGO
Basketball Kids: Get more fit, develop social skills, and get better at the game of basketball!
This isn’t just basketball for kids. This program is built for basketball families and parents who want to give their kids a head start on learning the basics of social interaction, teamwork, listening, and more. Our 6-8 week basketball and leadership training curriculum helps youth get in shape through fitness and skill challenges, basketball drills, and a program that teaches kids how to listen and learn the foundation for success both on and off the court!
Basketball Kids is designed for Pre-K to first grade boys and girls. Not only will we build an athletic foundation to help your child improve speed, agility and quickness, but we will also teach early childhood interpersonal skills to help your child succeed off the court, as well. Each First Class Hoops Basketball Kid will be guided through fast-paced drills with speed & agility ladders, speed bands, jump ropes, cones, dribbling challenges, and obstacle courses with the flair for fun!
Youth Basketball Training: 2nd to 7th grade
First Class Hoops offers the premier youth basketball training program in Chicago for boys and girls in grades 2-7. Our elite trainers teach seven critical basketball concepts through fun, game-like situations. All players receive personalized attention from exceptional role models who truly care about your child’s development. Our staff strives to improve each child’s self-confidence on and off the court, regardless of their talent level.
CRITICAL BASKETBALL CONCEPTS
- Proper Balance, Athletic Positioning, and Footwork
- Triple Threat Position and Passing/Catching
- Cutting, Getting Open, and Moving Without the Ball
- Ball Handling
- Individual Defensive Principles
- Form Shooting Mechanics
Each player receives an independent, expert, and honest evaluation of his or her strengths and weaknesses, along with take-home practice plans. First Class Hoops demands that each player listens intently, gives his or her absolute best effort at all times and, most importantly, has fun.