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Carlos Strong Basketball

Junior NBA Skills Challenge 2019

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

https://jr.nba.com/skillschallenge/ Saturday, February 9th from 10 to noon. Lunch included. The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge presented by Under Armour provides boys and girls, ages 13 and younger, the opportunity to showcase their fitness through a dribbling, shooting, and rebounding skills competition in the sport of basketball. The program is free for all participants and organizations.

Boys and girls compete separately in two different age groups: 11U and 13U.

To receive registration forms or for more information, email basketball@utscenter.com.

 
 

Carlos Strong Basketball

Junior NBA League 2018-2019

STARTS NOVEMBER 28

This is a great opportunity for boys and girls ages K-12th Grade looking for the total basketball experience - skill training combined with competitive game play. We help players develop individual fundamentals, learn team strategy, strengthen their game play and improve as overall athletes.

This program provides young players with a "real" basketball season experience: Practices concentrating on individual team development and competitive games. Our coaches are USA certified teachers of the game! All of our players are treated with respect!

Practice times are Wed 5:30-8pm and Sunday 4:30-7pm.

Ages - K-12th grade

Jr. NBA League Cost: $150.00

IF YOU WISH TO PAY BY CHECK IN PERSON, please register online and use promo code JRNBAPL18. You will have a zero balance online but a bill at the UTSC front desk.

To receive registration forms or for more information, email basketball@utscenter.com.

 
 

Elite Strong

Elite Strong Travel League

IF YOU WISH TO PAY BY CHECK IN PERSON, please register online and use promo code ESTPL18. You will have a zero balance online but a bill at the UTSC front desk.

For more information, email basketball@utscenter.com.

 
 

Carlos Strong Developmental League

Carlos Strong Developmental League - Spring

DATES COMING SOON

The 2019 Spring CSDL is a great program for players to continue to grow as a basketball player during the spring and summer months without travel.

The CSDL will consist of 1 practice & 1 game each week along with 2 specialty clinics held by Carlos Strong and the CSDL coaches. Each player will receive a CSDL Jersey and water bottle.

Divisions: A (3rd & 4th); B (5th & 6th); C (7th & 8th); D (9th - 12th); E All Girls

CSDL Cost: $275.00

To receive registration forms or for more information, email basketball@utscenter.com.

 
 

Basketball Training

Carlos Strong Basketball Training

Coach Carlos Strong offers basketball training programs for youth, helping young athletes from elementary to high school age.

Check out Coach Strong's Youth Basketball Leagues - CLICK HERE

There has never been a more decorated basketball player to come out of Athens than Carlos Strong. As a stalwart of the Cedar Shoals team, he (along with teammate Terrell Bell) was one of the most sought after players in local prep history. Just about every major college came knocking on the 6 foot 8 inch tall power forward’s door. Eventually Carlos signed with the University of Georgia and led the Bulldogs to post-season tournaments under Hugh Durham. One of the few McDonalds All-Americans, Carlos played professionally for many years in the NBA and in Europe. Recently, Carlos Strong was inducted into the Athens Hall of Fame.

Since all player goals are different, Carlos Strong training sessions are designed to give each player the individual attention needed to improve their basketball ability and take their game to the next skill level. Sessions focus on developing strategies and drills that build on existing abilities and strengthen areas of weakness. Sessions are intense and players are pushed hard to accomplish goals and achieve new skills. However, it is Coach Strong’s approach that differentiates his coaching style. With a calm and encouraging manner, Coach Strong carefully guides your player through short but direct drills. Each drill builds on the previous and has a purpose. Slowly and methodically, your beginner player will master each techinique with confidence. The practices are fast paced to keep the action going, but not so fast that the student gets lost. For intermediate and advanced players, Coach Strong garners the same admiration and respect from his students, but of course the expectations are higher, the challenges harder, to match the players ability and learning style.

1 on 1 Training

Private 1 on 1 training consists of 4 sessions, 1 per week. We offer training programs for both advanced and beginner players. Since all player goals are different, training sessions are designed to give each player the individual attention needed to improve their basketball ability and take their game to the next skill level. Sessions focus on developing strategies and drills that build on existing abilities and strengthen areas of weakness. These sessions will cover both perimeter and post play that will make you a well rounded player.

4 session Package - 1 hour long session per week
8 session Package - 2 hour long sessions per week

Based on availability - First come, first served. Please keep in mind many clients choose to continue their sessions so a day/time slot may not come available on a monthly basis.

For additional questions regarding Strong 1 on 1 Training Packages, email basketball@utscenter.com.

Group Training (10 Player Max)

Group training consist of 4 sessions (1 per week) and are designed for the advanced and beginner player. The sessions are unique in the fact that each player gets hands-on attention and training along with the chance to compete against other players with similar skill levels. These sessions will develop the skills and give confidence to the beginner player and take the advanced player out of their comfort zone and push each player to strengthen all of their weaknesses. These sessions will cover both perimeter and post play that will make you a well rounded player.

Package Information:
Training Groups (3rd – 5th), (6th - 8th) and (9th -12th) grades
Boys & girls groups will be separate
Each package consists of 4 Sessions, 1 x per week for a total of 4 weeks
1 ½ hours per session - 6 hours total
Cost: $130.00 per player
We will not accept any registration once the session has begun.
THERE WILL ONLY BE ONE ADVANCED and ONE BEGINNER SMALL GROUP TRAINING SESSION FOR EACH AGE GROUP PER MONTH.

For additional questions regarding Strong Group Training Packages, email basketball@utscenter.com.

Team Training

Our experienced staff will provide your team with a truly unique basketball experience through training and competition. Designated team practice times and live games against high-level players, including College players (when available), provide teams with an opportunity to prepare for their upcoming competition while also developing individually. Your team’s program will be completely customized to fit your player’s weaknesses, with direct consultation from the team’s coaching staff and management. We will integrate any and all concepts that the coaching staff would like to implement and focus the training on areas that the team’s coaches have deemed deficient. Our training and team-building drills make this a one-of- a-kind opportunity for team and individual development. Together, we'll create your customized plan for the team making sure that the end result is players that are vastly improved in all areas, more confident and mentally stronger, and ready to compete. While the training will focus on individual improvement for each player, it will be built in the context of what the team needs that player to do to become a better team.

For additional questions regarding Strong Team Training Packages, email basketball@utscenter.com.