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Boot Camp Training Sessions


BOOT CAMP: GRADES 4-6

Boot Camp-style training sessions designed to give your player a jump start for the upcoming season. Boot Camp will emphasize mostly individual skill development.  Players will be in small groups making a circuit to five different stations (Stationary Ball Handling, Ball Handling, Pivoting, Shooting, Finishing).  During the last twenty-five minutes players will play 3v3, half court.  

  • Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Please enter at the Minneapolis Sports Center entrance located to the Left of the YWCA entrance.
  • Players will bring: their basketball, a clearly labeled water bottle, and be wearing basketball shoes
  • During the camp, players will receive instruction from Mpls Lakers’ Coaches, Alumni, and veteran players.
  • Players should expect to work on their footwork, ball handling, shooting, and finishing.

Pre-registration required.


FORMAT
Two nights of basketball skill instruction!

ELIGIBILITY
  • Boys: 4th through 6th grade in the 2022-2023 school year
  • Girls: 4th through 6th grade in the 2022-2023 school year

DATES

  • Wed. Sept 7th  Girls* 6:30-7:45pm  // Boys 7:45-9:00pm
  • Thurs. Sept 8th  Boys 6:30-7:45pm  //  Girls* 7:45-9:00pm

* Boys added from the Waitlist will have a separate court in the Girls session. 

LOCATION

Midtown YWCA/Minneapolis Sports Center Map

FEE
$30
 
AVAILABLE SPOTS PER SESSION
50  / First 50 Girls and 50 Boys to Register

 

BOYS BOOT CAMP IS FULL
Register here for the Boot Camp Waitlist

SPACES AVAILABLE for Girls Boot Camp
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Boot Camp: 4th through 6th Grade

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2022 Boot Camp location for 4-6th graders: Midtown YWCA

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BOOT CAMP: GRADES 7-8

Boot Camp-style training sessions designed to give your player a jump start for the upcoming season. During the camp, players will receive instruction from top trainers in Minnesota.  These training sessions will focus on every aspect of the game – ball handling, shooting, passing, scoring, defense and competitive game situations to build basketball IQ.

  • Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Please enter at the Athletic Gaines entrance located to the back of the building.
  • Players will bring: their basketball, a clearly labeled water bottle, and be wearing basketball shoes​​​​​​​

FORMAT
Four nights of basketball skill instruction!

ELIGIBILITY
  • Boys: 7th and 8th grade in the 2022-2023 school year
  • Girls: 7th and 8th grade in the 2022-2023 school year

DATES

  • Sept 12th through Sept 15th
  • First session @7:00PM / Second session @8:00PM
    • Players can choose session - based on availability 
 

LOCATION
Athletic Gaines MN Map

FEE
$60
 
AVAILABLE SPOTS PER SESSION
30

Boot Camp: 7th & 8th Grade

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2022 Boot Camp location for 7-8th Graders: Athletic Gaines

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2021 Boot Camp Highlights

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2021 Guest Speaker: Kwadzo Ahelegbe

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2019 Guest Speaker: Gabe Kalscheur

2018 Boot Camp Highlights

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Mpls Lakers Youth Traveling Basketball Program Inc in Minneapolis, MN hosts an early Fall basketball clinic designed to get players ready for the upcoming Winter Travelling basketball season. Shown here is an image of a player at a skill station: dribblin
Mpls Lakers Youth Traveling Basketball Program Inc in Minneapolis, MN hosts an early Fall basketball clinic designed to get players ready for the upcoming Winter Travelling basketball season. Shown here is an image of a player smiling at the camera. She's
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2018 Guest Speaker: Ruth Sinn

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Photo of boy players at a skill station: strategy
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2018 Guest Speaker: Lucia Renikoff

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Photo of boy players at a skill station: shooting

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