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Winter Break: Young Stars (5-8 year olds) 1st & 2nd Grade Youth Basketball


Program Focus:

Fundamentals, footwork and moves to the basket, effective movement patterns and body position, dribbling form, shooting form, cognitive efficiency drills, coordination, bad habit elimination, body awareness

Program Description:

Accelerate’s Young Stars is a beginner youth basketball training program for 5-8-year-old boys and girls that focuses on teaching core fundamentals in a fun and challenging environment.  Young Stars is modeled after our middle school and varsity programs, this program introduces our complex basketball concepts to youngsters in a way they understand and, more importantly, in a way that translates on the court.Get your young ballplayer ready for their first big game with our Young Stars Program!Throughout the year, we offer small group intensives to focus on the fundamentals!An Accelerate Young Stars is designed to tap into your child’s limitations as a player and improve them.  Our basketball group training environment will provide a competitive format to challenge your son or daughter to step outside their comfort zone and realize that is how they will improve!  We use the same philosophy applied in Stephen Curry and other NBA players training and scale it to train our kids.

Program Dates:


Days & Times:

  • Wednesday, December 26 at 10:00 am
  • Thursday, December 27 at 10:00 am
  • Friday, December 28 at 10:00 am
  • Saturday, December 29 at 10:00 am
  • Sunday, December 30 at 10:00 am
  • Monday, December 31 at 10:00 am

Cost: $100


Price: $100

Skill Level:


Program Highlights:

  1. Instruction in basic ball handling, shooting, and passing fundamentals
  2.  Helps kids understand basic offensive concepts such as cutting, screening and rolling
  3.  Working with footwork ladders, speed boxes and agility hurdles to improve quickness, speed and muscle memory
  4.  Includes short chalk talks to help youngsters understand how to translate instructions from the whiteboard to the court

Additional Information:

Location: Accelerate Training Facility, Charlotte, NC
Skill Level: Beginner
Type of Training: Group Training, Small Group
Age Groups: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade,