Upward Stars Nashville

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 5 CLINICS (PREPARE FOR SUCCESS!!)
Posted Aug 23, 2019

Help your athlete prepare for his/her upcoming basketball season!  Whether you have a 2nd grader preparing for winter league rec. ball OR an 8th grade athlete that starts for his/her middle school team, Upward Stars Basketball has designed our September through Oct. 5th programming to help every athlete learn & improve! 

The below program opportunities are organized by grade and gender.  Some programs are co-ed, and some programs are gender specific.  You will note that for some age groups/genders, there are two opportunities each week to jump on the court with Upward Stars Nashville! 

When registering, simply click on the "REGISTER NOW" button that corresponds to the "day" of your program.  Thank you in advance and we look forward to seeing your athlete on the court!


 
2nd - 4th Grade (BOYS & GIRLS)

TUESDAYS: RISING STARS (2nd/3rd Grade; Co-Ed)

Focus points will include: Shooting Form, Ball Handling, Footwork, & Offensive/Defensive Concepts (**will include 10-15 minutes of 1 v 1, 2 v 2, and/or 3 v 3)

Single session registration or "5 Pack" option

(TUESDAYS: 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, and 10/1)

  • 2nd/3rd Grade (Boys and Girls): 5:45 to 7:00 (9 ft. rims)
  • Cost: $28 single session / $120 - 5 pack
  • **8 to 1 = Player/Coach Ratio
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)

TUESDAYS: FOUNDATIONS (4th Grade; Co-Ed)

Focus points will include: Shooting Form, Ball Handling, Footwork, & Offensive/Defensive Concepts (**will include 10-15 minutes of 1 v 1, 2 v 2, and/or 3 v 3)

Single session registration or "5 Pack" option

(TUESDAYS: 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, and 10/1)

  • 4th Grade (Boys and Girls): 5:45 to 7:00 (9 ft. or 10 ft. rims)
  • Cost: $28 single session / $120 - 5 pack
  • **8 to 1 = Player/Coach Ratio
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)
 
5th Grade (BOYS & GIRLS)

MONDAYS: TEACH & COMPETE (5th Grade; Co-Ed)

Focus points will include: Shooting Form, Ball Handling, Footwork, & Offensive/Defensive Concepts; Session will include 45 minutes of "Teaching" (skills/drills) and 30 minutes of structured "Competing" (via 3 on 3, 4 on 4, etc.)

Single session registration option or "3 Pack" option

(MONDAYS: 9/16, 9/23, and 9/30)

  • 5th Grade (Boys and Girls): 6:00 to 7:15
  • Cost: $28 single session / $75 - 3 pack
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)
  • **8 to 1 = Player/Coach Ratio
 
6th-8th GRADE (GIRLS)

MIDDLE SCHOOL PREP CLINICS (GIRLS)

SATURDAYS (6th-8th Grade): 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, and 10/5

***These sessions sold out last year - register early!

Structure: This 1 hour and 45 minute session is a perfect combination of "teaching" (skills/drills) and "competing" - exactly what all players need prior to middle school basketball tryouts/season!

  • 50 minutes: Skills/Drills (Shooting, Ballhandling, Footwork, Offensive Moves, Defensive Footwork/Positioning, Offensive Concepts (Spacing, Cutting, Using/Setting Screens, etc.)
  • 50 minutes: Structured Scrimmage Time
  • 5 minutes: Intangibles
  • **8 to 1 = Player/Coach Ratio

Single session registration or "5 Pack" option:

  • 10:30 TO 12:15 (1 hour & 45 minute session)
  • Cost: $33 single session / $140 - 5 pack
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)

OPEN RUNS (GIRLS)

6th/7th/8th Grade GIRLS

  • THURSDAYS - 6:30 to 8:00 (9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, and 10/3)

Structure: This 90 minute session will feature competitive scrimmages in a structured environment (light teaching/some coach involvement). Coaches will occasionally stop games to teach, and there will be emphasis points each night (e.g. man-to-man defense, press offense/defense, and some zone defense). Goal is to allow athletes to get up/down the court (with much freedom) in preparation for their upcoming middle school basketball season.

  • Cost: $15 per session
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)

 
6th - 8th Grade (BOYS)

MIDDLE SCHOOL PREP CLINICS (BOYS)

SATURDAYS (6th-8th Grade): 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, and 10/5

***These sessions sold out last year - register early!

Structure: This 1 hour and 45 minute session is a perfect combination of "teaching" (skills/drills) and "competing" - exactly what all players need prior to middle school basketball tryouts/season!

  • 50 minutes: Skills/Drills (Shooting, Ballhandling, Footwork, Offensive Moves, Defensive Footwork/Positioning, Offensive Concepts (Spacing, Cutting, Using/Setting Screens, etc.)
  • 50 minutes: Structured Scrimmage Time
  • 5 minutes: Intangibles
  • **8 to 1 = Player/Coach Ratio

Single session registration or "5 Pack" option:

  • 8:45 to 10:30 (1 hour & 45 minute session)
  • Cost: $33 single session / $140 - 5 pack
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)

OPEN RUNS (BOYS)

Structure: This 90 minute session will feature competitive scrimmages in a structured environment (light teaching/some coach involvement). Coaches will occasionally stop games to teach, and there will be emphasis points each night (e.g. man-to-man defense, press offense/defense, and some zone defense). Goal is to allow athletes to get up/down the court (with much freedom) in preparation for their upcoming middle school basketball season.

  • Cost: $15 per session
  • Hosted at the Alliance Training Center (1850 General George Patton Drive, Franklin)

6th/7th Grade Boys

  • TUESDAYS - 6:45 to 8:15: 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, and 10/1

8th Grade BOYS

 
Open Runs
 
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