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Spring Session IV Week 6 May 10, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on May 12, 2014 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

All around, what a great day for HDJ; the weather is ideal. Cloud cover is a great thing :)

Today we focused on setting a proper Pick and completing the "Pick n Roll"

Everyone particapated in setting a solid pick and then rolling off the pick to the basket for an easy shot.

From the beginnings of Basketball in Springfield Ma, to the present game and in between...Picks have and always will be an integral part of the ...

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Spring Session IV Week 5 May 3, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on May 5, 2014 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

Overcast sky's with temps in the high 80's; muggy and buggy conditions for HDJ.

Todays class was all about refreshing our skills on Offense.

Getting the ball into the post and creating better scoring opportunities for the Bigs.

In additon, we also worked on setting picks and spacing the court.

It is so important to work together ie: the San Antonio Spurs.

The Spurs are masters of the pick and roll.

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Spring Session IV Week 4 April 26, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on April 28, 2014 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

Hot, Hot, Hot!

What better way to get loose, stretch out those muscles and play some serious ball.

Today's camp was all about Team work.

From the Passing of the ball, Rebounding the rock, to perfecting the Team Offense and Defense.

It takes the entire squad in working together to play the proper team way.

Communication is key whereas every player is talking to one another - thus leading to court awarenes...

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Spring Session IV Week 3 April 19, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on April 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

Great day for basketball, weather Hazy, Hot and Humid 90 degress = SWEAT!

Another day of working on perfecting our skills.

Passing was a major focus with Pick and Rolls, Two by Two tandems and Outlets.

The ball was moving up and down the court with precision, speed and accuracy.

Despite the tough conditions, all players kept their cool and should a great deal of Sportsmanship.

Highlights:

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Spring Session IV Week 2 April 12, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on April 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach, FL Canyon Isles For Immediate Release.

The weather is beginning to get Hot at Hoop Du Jour Basketball Camp.

The warm tempatures are here to stay and that means conditioning will play a big role in what we are trying to accomplish.

In today's game of Basketball "Speed" plays an important part in the winning and losing of games.

The team that pushes the ball up and down the court and gets the most possesions...usually ends up on top.

Our Players are ...

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Opening Day Spring Session IV April 5, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on April 5, 2014 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach, FL @ Canyon Isles. For Immediate Release

Another Opening Day of Hoop Du Jour Basketball. Weather: Sunny, Temp 85 degress.

I am so excited about this session of HDJ.

The roster of players are strong from top to bottom, as we have 8 new players...welcome to the team.

Today we focused on Speed! Pushing the ball up and down the court concentrating on control.

Outlet passes, fastbreaks, rapid release of the ball, etc.

Everyone worked extremly hard...

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Week 5 Session III Feb. 22, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on February 26, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach, FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

Well another fine day for Basketball with tempatures in the mid 80's, a Hot one.

Todays session was foused around moving the ball in gametime situations.

Making that extra pass instead of settling for a jump shot.

Its the Offenses that get everyone involved by touching the ball that are most successful.

Moving without the ball is a lost art in todays game; today we are gonna sweat with nonstop movement...

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Week 4 Session III Feb. 8, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on February 8, 2014 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach, FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

What a gorgeous day for Hoops; 82 degrees, Sunny =  a heavy sweat day.

Its days like this that build stamina and conditioning.

Being in better shape than your oponent translates to WINS!

Okay, now to the highlights of todays Camp:

In the Dribble Time Drill, our times continue to decrease.

We are focusing on keeping the dribble low, our heads up and transitioning  with speed and control....

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HDJ New Session III Opening Day 1 Jan 18, 2014

Posted by hoopdujour on January 20, 2014 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Boynton Beach, FL @ Canyon Isles For Immediate Release

What a perfect day for HDJ; Im excited about the new roster of players adding 6 newcomers to the team.

Not a cloud in the sky, temperatures in the high 60's.

It was great to get back on the court and play some hoops.

Today's roster was split in half with 1/2 of the roster away on assignment.

From the beginning of class the level of competition was high.

Right from the start...Drills and Skills to...

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Week 6

Posted by hoopdujour on October 28, 2013 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Boynton Beach, FL @ Canyon Lakes For Immediate Release.

Well it all comes down to the Final Week; next week will settle the score and crown a new Champion.

Todays play was outstanding; with hard play, good sportsmanship and an overall feeling of determination.

In the Fouls Shot Exhaust Drill, Scottie S knocked down the Foul Shot after 7 missed attempts by other players, Exhausting, LOL.

In the Team Foul Shooting Drill relay, Sydney B hit ...

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