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32 intangible benefits of attending Watts Basketball Camp

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emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinAt 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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emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinSign 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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emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinArt 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

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinAre 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

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinIn 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

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinBeing 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?

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinPlaying 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…

5 Reasons to Include Scrimmages in Your Training 

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinWhat is a Scrimmage, and How It Develops Real Life Skills Scrimmage, by definition: A place where a group of kids can come together and just play. There should not be a lot of direction and coaching, but let the…

Get A College Recruiting Advantage, Even w/Questionable Grades

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinWe 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…

Ask D: Two Questions Serious College-bound Athletes Should Ask

emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinWe see 1000s of young people who say the want to play basketball at the college level, but who never ask themselves these two questions. Listen to learn a couple of the most important questions college-bound students don’t ask. Consequently,…