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My son, Mitchell, has attended six weeks and gained tremendous confidence not only in his basketball abilities but in socialization.

Your staff is outstanding, kind, courteous and inspiring.

We've noticed ALL of the staff and their passion and we tip our collective hat to you for assembling such a great group of young adults.
-- Parents
"The Heart of our Program"

Camp Director, Mike Legarza is recognized as one of the top youth sport experts in the country. Mr. Legarza has vast successful experience as a Small College All American Basketball Player at Menlo College, California State Coach of the Year at Canada College, and a teacher of youth sport coaches for Positive Coaching Alliance at Stanford University. Mike has traveled across the country and abroad, as a guest speaker training and teaching positive coaching. Over 70,000 kids have attended the Legarza Basketball Camp, making it one of the biggest youth basketball camps in America. Our goal is to be the best camp you've ever attended. Mike is not a figure head, he selects, trains and works with camp coaches and campers everyday.

Coaches are Professionally Trained and Certified

Our Coaches are personally hand-picked for their knowledge, enthusiasm and passion for teaching basketball and more importantly their love for kids and ability to connect and bond with kids in an encouraging and inspiring way. All camp coaches must complete and pass our training programs prior to working with your kids. Our directors and your children evaluate and grade our coaches every week!

Mike Legarza

  • Masters Degree in Educational Leadership
  • Coaches' Education Trainer PCA at Stanford University
  • Led Nation in Free Throw Percentage Shooting
  • Member National Association of Basketball Coaches
  • Member of Basketball Hall of Fame
  • 261 Wins against only 49 Losses as Head Coach
  • 98% Graduation Rate of College Basketball Players
  • Author of Educational and Inspirational Books
  • Married and Father of Three
Instruction

Our sequential progression of instruction based on the mastery approach to learning, provides a solid foundation and introduction for first time or beginning players. We teach the fundamental skills of basketball and rules of the game, as well as teaching kids how to feel good about themselves in a disciplined, highly organized, environment of fun. We place the child and his/her personal development ahead of the game. If you want your child's first experience with sport to be a positive one this is the place to be!

  • Build Basic Foundation of Fundamental Skills
  • Shooting Instruction
  • Develop Listening Skills
  • Passing and Receiving
  • Footwork
  • Defense
  • Develop Confidence and Love of the Game
  • Improve Athleticism and Individual Skills
  • Team Concept/Team Attitude
  • Ball Handling
  • Individual Development Workouts
  • Motivation & Goal Setting
  • Shooting Development
  • Daily Competition
  • Low Post Positioning
  • Defense - Individual and Team
  • Footwork & Shot Preparation
  • Getting Open to Score