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2019 JR. NABI BASKETBALL CAMP

To prepare our Native student-athletes for the next level, the NABI Foundation is proud to offer a FREE  Basketball Camp for “incoming Freshman”; comprised of practice and in-game tactics to prepare for High School.  The Camp will take place June 24- 25  at Copper Sky Recreation Center Complex: 4345 MLK Jr. BLVD, Maricopa, Arizona 85138.

The 64 boys and 64 girl’s teams participating in this year’s NABI Tournament are required to invite one (1) incoming Freshman/Graduating 8th grader associated with a 2019 NABI Registered Team.  Participants should be selected based on his/her basketball skills and leadership abilities.  Lunch, Jr. NABI Camp gym sack, reversible jersey and (1) NABI credential will be provided by NABI.

*Please note, Jr. NABI CAMP participants are NOT ELIGIBLE to compete in the NABI Tournament. Any violation of this rule will cause NABI team to be rejected from tournament.

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EMBRACING BASKETBALL'S LIFE VALUES

SELFLESSNESS

The ability to sacrifice yourself for the betterment of the team.

SELF-CONFIDENCE

The ability to believe in yourself to give unlimited effort to meet your full-potential.

TEAMWORK

The ability to incur and sustain continuity.

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

The ability to send and receive the message constructively.

SPORTSMANSHIP

The ability to diligently compete and respect your opponent.

EXERCISE/HEALTH & WELLNESS

The ability to understand the game's benefit now and in the future.

PRACTICE TACTICS

Three Parts of the Game: Defense/Offense/Transition; no one more important than the other.

Conditioning: The ability to understand “there is no substitute for hard work.”

One Unit: The ability to understand player focus and positioning on the court supersedes the ball.

Practice with Purpose: The ability to understand persistence = execution.

Repetition: The ability to repeat to attain success.

IN GAME TACTICS/STRATEGIC FUNDAMENTALS

Spacing: Gaining insight to movement with and without the ball.

Patience: Two (2) second count to ensure continuity of all five players.

“Be quick, don’t hurry (John Wooden)”

Ball Movement: Less off-the-dribble = mitigation of turnovers

REGISTRATION OPEN

Register here for the Jr. NABI Camp.

PARTICIPANT WAIVER & RELEASE FORM

This is for those who have already registered online before Friday, May 15th.  This form is not to be used to register for the Jr. NABI Camp.

INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE

Contact Rose Walton
RWalton@NabiFoundation.org

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