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Fall 2015 Class Schedule
Basketball Academy Ages 6-12
WINDY CITY REDHAWKS BOYS TRAVEL BASKETBALL NEW!!!
October 13 - February 10 (Tryouts September 15 or 16)
Ready to take your game to the next level? Tryout for WCSA's Travel Basketball team. Teams compete in at least one league and four tournaments throughout the season. Players learn all aspects of the game in a comprehensive environment. Multiple offensive and defensive systems will be implemented. Players are trained to compete at the highest level with a focus on discipline, teamwork and good sportsmanship.
Games are held on weekends between OPctober and March. Game times and dates will cary. Participants who make the team are expected to attend every practice and every game. Boys only (3rd and 4th Grade). Register Online
Tryouts: Tuesday, September 15 or Wednesday, September 16 5:30-6:30PM
Tryout Fee: $10
Practices: Tuesdays AND Wednesdays 4:00-5:30PM
No practice dates: 11/25, 12/22, 12/23, 12/29, 12/30
Team Fee: $875 (includes bag, shooting shirt, game jersey, practice jersey and shorts along with practice time, league and tournament fees)
NOTE: Additional fees may apply for select tournaments (maximum $50 in additional fees). All participants are responsible for travel to and from games.
5-ON-5 BASKETBALL LEAGUE
The 5-on-5 league exposes youth players to team dynamics and decelops their intermediate and advanced skill levels. Through game play and organized practices, players learn new techniques and improve existing skill levels. Each player is assigned a Coach who works hands on with the players and their teammates to encourage team discipline, proper fundamentals and core concepts of the game. Teams meet for two hours each week. Schedules are provided the first week of the season, 9/11. Evaluations will be held on 9/4 from 5:30-7:30PM. LEAGUE & TEAM ORGANIZATION: Teams are separated by age into two divisions: Juniors (Ages 5-7) & Pros (Ages 8-11) . Coaches and players are randomly assigned to teams. One player request may be made per person, but no players are guaranteed to be on the same team. Teams consist of 8-10 players with equal playing time required. Teams failing to comply with the shared playing time rule will be penalized. Teams play 7 weeks of regular season and 2 weeks of playoffs. Games are held Friday evenings between 5:30-7:30PM. Each team meets for a one hour practice prior to game time to work on drills, philosophies and teamwork. League fee includes a jersey and a medal at the end of the season for each player. Register Online
September 4 - November 6
- Section 1: Boys and Girls Ages 5-7 Friday 5:30-7:30PM $255
- Section 2: Boys and Girls Ages 8-11 Friday 5:30-7:30PM $255
GAME TIME BASKETBALL NEW!!!
One of the best ways to develop your basketball knowledge is through game play, and in Game Time you do just that. Each week, basketball players are challenged through various games including 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5. Coaches referee and guide the class to enhance the players understanding of the game. Boys and Girls (Ages 8-12) Register Online
- Section 1: Saturday 12:30-1:30PM $185* No Class 9/5
The perfect class for young athletes who are looking to move beyond basic instruction and ready to more thoroughly understand the game. Players enhance their skills by learning more detailed offensive points of the game such as setting screens and moving without the ball. Players are also introduced to defensive aspects of the game including proper defensive stance and concepts such as zone and man to man defense. Players develop their shot using proper form and mechanics to be more effective from further distances from the basket. All instruction is game/drill oriented with scrimmages played every day. Boys and Girls (Ages 6-8). Register Online
- Section 1: Monday 4:30-5:30PM $185* No Class 9/7
- Section 2: Tuesday 4:30-5:30PM $185* No Class 9/22
- Section 3: Saturday 11:30AM-12:30PM $185* No Class 9/5
The next step in basketball instruction, this class will build upon the fundamentals taught in the 101 class. A slightly faster paced environment will be geared around competitive play, encouraging aggressive tactics such as attacking the basket, boxing out, and on ball defense. Players should have a firm knowledge of the basic rules and be able to dribble comfortably in order to succeed in the class. Players will be challenged to expand their abilities and scrimmages will be held weekly. Boys and Girls (Ages 7-9). Register Online
- Section 1: Thursday 4:30-5:30PM $210
Athletes develop current basic skills with the focus on setting and achieving personal goals. Classes are conducted with various guard/post-work to develop passing, shooting and dribbling in game situations. Defense instruction include man to man defense, denying the ball, help-line, and boxing out. Full court scrimmages every day along with specialized instruction. Boys and Girls (Ages 8-10). Register Online
- Section 1: Wednesday 5:30-6:30PM $210
Athletes develop existing skills with the focusonsetting and achieving personal goals. Classes are conducted with various guard/post-work to develop passing, shooting and dribbling in game situations. Defensive instruction includes man to man defense, denying the ball, help-line and boxing out. Full court scrimmages are played every day along with specialized instruction. Boys and Girls (Ages 9-12). Register Online
- Section 1: Tuesday 5:30-6:30PM $185* No Class 9/22
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* 8 Week Class. All other classes without an asterisk are 9 weeks.
MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN A WAIVER IN ORDER TO BE REGISETERED IN ANY CLASS. WAIVERS ARE AVAILABLE DURING ONLINE REGISTRATION OR VIA PDF FROM THE WCF WEBSITE. ALL CLASS TIMES AND HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. NO REFUNDS. NO MAKE-UP CLASSES ORREFUNDS OFFERED FOR MISSED CLASSES. AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE EQUAL TO 10% OF THE CLASS FEE WILL BE CHARGED FOR ALL CANCELLATONS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SESSION. REGISTRATION FOR CURRENTLY ENROLLED WCSA KIDS STARTS IMMEDIATELY. OPEN REGISTRATION FOR FALL CLASSES STARTS AUGUST 10.
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