Biddy Ball Program

We are excited to continue 'FUN'damental' basketball to our youngest players! Players at 5 and 6 are at a great age to build the primary skills of basketball and develop a love for the game.  Parents are invited in the gym.  Players should bring a size 27.5 basketball.

Fall 2022 Schedule:  

Biddy Ball starts September 10 and runs for 10 weeks

Peak Biddy Ball 1:

Peak Sports Academy introduction to basketball for boys and girls in kindergarten, first grade and beginner second graders. Players will learn the basics and fundamentals of the game:

  • Procedures and rules of the game (arriving, warming up, sitting on the bench, subbing in, fouling out)
  • Game lines (foul line, sideline, baseline, three-point line, half court line)
  • Places on the court (top of the key, right/left wing, right/left corner, right/left block, right/left elbow)
  • Dribbling, shooting, passing
  • Teamwork, sportsmanship
  • Body movement and balance (Pivot foot, and triple threat, stepping into a shot)

Peak Biddy Ball 2:

  • Players who completed Biddy Ball I or attended our summer camps/clinics and have some experience
  • Shooting, dribbling, passing, defense, conditioning, teamwork and sportsmanship
  • Coaches will instruct basics of dribbling, passing and shooting, and conditioning
  • Body movement and balance (Pivot foot, and triple threat, stepping into a shot)
  • Multi-layered skills and drills
  • Start playing structured scrimmages/games

Goal:

*After completing Biddy Ball 1 and Biddy Ball 2, players advance to our Rising Stars Program which starts in 1st grade.