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2018 JR. NABI BASKETBALL CAMP

To prepare our Native student-athletes for the next level, the NABI Foundation is proud to offer a FREE 3-day Basketball Camp for “incoming Freshman”; comprised of practice and in-game tactics to prepare for High School.  The Camp will take place July 9 to July 11 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 2018 NABI Registered Team.  Participants should be selected based on his/her basketball skills and leadership abilities.  Lunch, Jr. NABI Camp t-shirt and reversible jersey will be provided by NABI.

*Please note, Jr. NABI participants are prohibited from competing in the NABI Tournament.

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

STEP 1

REGISTER ONLINE

STEP 2

DOWNLOAD PARTICIPANT WAIVER & RELEASE FORM

INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE

Contact Angelo Johnson
teams@nabifoundation.org