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Washington Wizards Youth Basketball Program

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The Washington Wizards are dedicated to helping youth basketball programs throughout the DMV. By partnering with various youth programs, the Jr. Wizards program aims to give children of all ages and skill levels the opportunity to develop both on and off the court. The Jr. Wizards network of teams, coaches, parents and players emphasize having fun while encouraging skill development, team play, good sportsmanship and community involvement.

Jr. Wizards Basketball Camps & Clinics are first and foremost teaching programs; designed to emphasize fundamental instruction, individual improvement and team concepts in a fun yet structured environment. With programs for boys and girls ranging from age 6 to 17, Jr. Wizards Camps & Clinics have something for kids of all ages and skill levels.

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Basketball Play - Team Form Shooting

Team Form Shooting

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As important as individual form shooting is to a player becoming a great knockdown shooter, it isn't always a realistic use of your practice time; especially when you have limited time or a smaller facility. This drill will allow you to work on the same concepts in a group setting. Jr. Wizards Coaches Manual See More

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Basketball Play - Beating a Zone Press Using Side / Middle / Reverse

Beating a Zone Press Using Side / Middle / Reverse

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Concept - Beating A Zone Press Using Side / Middle / Reverse There are many ways to break full court pressure - and they can change based on the type of pressure you're facing. Whatever you decide, remember these three words - side, middle, reverse. When playing tough full court zone pressure teams it can sometimes feel as if there's 12 defenders on the court - but of course there are only 5, and 2 of them are guarding one player. This leaves 3 players to guard your remaining 4, and at least one of them will likely start long, protecting the rim. Jr. Wizards Coaches Manual See More

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Basketball Play - 4 Out 1 In Motion Offense

4 Out 1 In Motion Offense

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This 4 out, 1 in motion style offense is not a patterned or continuity style offense, but rather a set of rules designed to give players the ability to read and react to the defense. This offense is easy to learn yet hard to perfect. It's also very hard to scout and prepare for once fully implemented, due to its read and react nature. It is best used by teams that are guard heavy, but can be adjusted to fit any type of lineup. Jr. Wizards Coaches Manual See More

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