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Nike Casting Audition was a Success!

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Nike Casting Call Recap & Pics August 16, 2017 – Thank you all who attended and auditioned for this national Nike commercial spot! You can view and enjoy the photos we captured from the audition below (we apologize if we…

32 intangible benefits of attending Watts Basketball Camp

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At Watts we see basketball as a vehicle to a healthy and successful lifestyle for youth. Below are 32 intangible benefits your child will get out of attending a Watts Basketball Camp. Enjoy!  Ability to get along with other Good…

what kids learn at camp will benefit them for life

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Sign Up For SUMMER CAMP!  Experiences like basketball camps bring out remarkable transformations in a child’s life. At camp children learn foundational principles they will rely on as adults, such as: Working together Building independence and Gaining self confidence Having…

art of shooting

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Art Of Hoops When someone seeks to improve their game simply because they just love improving, that to me is what an artist is and what the Art of Hoops is about. When your priority is the day to day…

3 most important tips for youth coaches

Are you volunteering to coach a team this season and looking to make that a great experience for the parents,players and yourself? A lot of volunteer coaches have the best intention at heart, but when the season comes often things…

Why Camps Are Important

In today’s age where there is so much focus and emphasis on game play and exposure, it is important to have camps that set the foundation for skill development and enjoyment of the game. Personally, I feel like parents are…

Parenting Champion Athletes

Being a parent we always want to be protective of our kids. We want them to be happy, to have playing time, to make the team; but sometimes the best thing that a parent can do for their child is…

Does Playing Multiple Sports Increase Success In Life?

Playing Multiple Sports In this era of sports people are told at an early age to focus on one sport if they want to be successful in that sport. Yet we have seen multi-sport people that have been successful like…

The Importance of Scrimmaging

  Scrimmaging to work on skills Scrimmage is where you can get live reps in to experiment and find out what works and what doesn’t work. After scrimmaging using what you learn, now you can get in game situations where…

Get A College Recruiting Advantage, Even w/Questionable Grades

We see 1000s of young people who say the want to play basketball at the college level, but too many student-athletes are too busy traveling or competing and not handling the business of preparing for college. Maintaining a balance of…