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Grossmont College offers summer basketball camp for youths

Posted on: May 21, 2013 1:00:00 AM
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Contact: Donald Harrison (619) 644-7840 donald.harrison@gcccd.edu

 Grossmont College is offering a four-day basketball camp Aug. 5-8  for boys and girls who will be entering 3rd through 9th grades in the fall.  The $75 fee includes T-shirts, contest prizes and other giveaways, according to Doug Weber, the college's men's basketball coach.

"Basketball is a great game that teaches life skills and is enjoyed by all ages," the Grossmont Griffins coach commented.  "At Grossmont College we will teach skills needed to play basketball successfully.  We emphasize the FUNdamentals in a positive and enthusiastic way.  We also teach about teamwork, sportsmanship, communication, goal setting and more."

Coach Weber said a typical day at camp will begin with check-in between 7:45 a.m. and 8 a.m., then proceed to a motivational thought or quote of the day.  At 8:15 students will warm up for 15 minutes, then move to various stations to practice basketball fundamental.  At 9:30 a.m., there will be individual and group contests, with 3-on-3 tournaments beginning at 10 a.m..   Finally, between 10:30 and noon, there will be team practice and team games.

"Daily instruction from college coaches and players will help kids learn new skills and perfect the ones they already have," Coach Weber said.  "Each day we will put our new skills to the test in group or individual contests."

Coach Weber said his staff will teach beginners as well as youth with basketball experience.
 
More information is available from Coach Weber at (619) 644-7878, or via email at doug.weber@gcccd.edu .


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