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Point Guard/Post Player Camps

Who: Boys/Girls Grades 6-12

What: Point Guard/Post Player Camp (Including an Advanced session)

When: Saturday, November 9th 10:00am-12:30 pm

Saturday, November 9th 2:00pm-4:30pm Advanced Session (Please note that your child can only attend the Advanced session if they have attended one of the prerequisite sessions. Prerequisite sessions are as follows: Saturday October 19th, and the morning session on November 9th.)

 Where: Backcourt Hoops

Why: This two and a half hour, non-contact Basketball University Point Guard/Post Player Camp is designed to develop and improve on the different skills required to becoming an effective, overall basketball player. Players will work intensely with some of the best position specific coaches in Northeast PA. The final hour of the camp is directed toward implementing the instruction from both positions onto the floor in game-like situations.

PRICE: $65 For Morning session on November 9th (9:30am-12:30pm)

$50 For Advanced Session on November 9th (2:00pm-4:30pm)



Camp Staff:

Coach Mike Show
Coach Mike Show, has returned to the area after a stint at Mekeel Christian Academy in administration. Coach Show was also the Director of Athletics for BBC. After leaving BBC Coach Show became the Director of Player Development at Backcourt Hoops. Where he oversaw the instructional programs as well as teaching players in the private training sessions. Coach Show runs a summer camp at Backcourt Hoops that regularly sells out.



Coach Matt Shaffer
Coach Matt Shaffer, has been involved in local basketball for the last 20 years as a player, coach, and official.  Matt played on one of Coach Bucci’s first AAU teams, helping the team to the National Championship Tournament in Orlando, Florida.  He graduated from Western Wayne High School before continuing his basketball career at Dickinson College. He played for the USA Men’s Team in the 2001 Arafura Games in Australia, winning the gold medal.





Agenda: (150 minutes) Morning Session

10 Minutes-Group talk-Welcome, expectations, understand both sides

10 Minutes- Corners finishing warm up drill

10 Minutes- Ball handling

Breakdown to Guards and Bigs (90min)

The Guards will focus on:

  • Footwork- Catching the ball ready to shoot, and ready to drive
  • Movement without the basketball
  • Passing and Cutting
  • Learning how to handle the ball and take on double teams to pass out of traps

The Bigs will focus on:

  • Catching and squaring to the basket (Sikma move)
  • Right and Left hand finishes
  • Immediate jump shots after pivoting
  • How to pass out of the post and repost
  • How to pass out of traps

Last 30 mins:

  • Mikan series
  • finish strong series
  • work from home series (drills you can do alone at home)

The Agenda for the Advanced session is TBD

Point Guard/Post Player Registration

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