Youth Basketball Clinics
Viking’s youth basketball clinics a great introduction the game. Our coaches have crafted age based curriculums to ensure each child gets the right dose of age appropriate skill development and fun. During a typical season we introduce players to the basic skills of dribbling, passing and shooting during the first half of the class, followed by a fun scrimmage during the second half; age adjusted rules and lower hoops are used as necessary. We want kids excited to come back week after weeks, so we strongly emphasis fun and learning.
Advanced Basketball Clinics
Viking’s advanced basketball clinics are geared towards players who understand the basics who can grasp more advanced drills and concepts. These classes are more competitive than a traditional class as the coaches expect a little more from the players. Our goal for all Advanced Basketball classes is to improve a players basketball IQ and to improve skills.
- Skilled Dribbling Moves
- Shot Fakes to Find a Shot
- Zone Defense
- Advanced Shooting Drills
Youth Basketball Camps
At Viking Basketball Camps, we teach campers all of the skills necessary to become a legend on the court. Our coaches teach both basic and advanced techniques that are important on both sides of the ball. During the week, players will work on perfecting their dribbling, shooting, passing, defensive positioning and more. Viking coaches also teach players how to run different plays and defensive strategies (i.e. zone and man-to-man). Players’ skills will be showcased in a variety of games including Knockout, Dynasty, and Steal the Cookies. All Viking Medway Basketball Camps conclude with the Viking Final Four! All Viking campers receive a Viking T-shirt and a trophy.
* Children come in, warm up and shoot around at the beginning of the session.
- ’00 – ’05: Sign in
- ’05 – ’10: Stretch/Warm up Run
- ‘10 – ’15: Basics Recap (handling ball, defense)
- ’15 – ’35: Drills & Skill Games
- ’35 – ’50: Friendly Scrimmage (if age appropriate)
Each class will try to focus on different aspects of gameplay, building players toward complete understanding of the game. Repetition and overlap with drills is expected to give all players adequate practice with basketball. Lessons may deviate from the outline below, all activities are performed at the coaches’ discretion.