Basketball programs may enroll kids from as young as 5 years old and considering that ideally kids should get at least one hour of physical activity every day, learning basketball is an easy and fun way to allow them to incorporate sports into their daily schedules. Even if it’s just starting to learn to throw and catch a larger ball by the time they are age 3 and 4, it’s a gentle way to introduce them to basketball and have fun with the whole family. Having a basketball hoop at home is a great way for them to start to sharpen their skills and encourage a love for sports, just make sure you adjust the hoop to their height! Unless they are unusually tall for their age it’s recommended small children usually use shorter 6-foot rims.
Why Choose Basketball?
Dribbling, throwing, catching and pivoting improves gross motor skills by engaging all the major muscle groups and they are key reasons why young kids who grow up with a love for basketball show an improved flexibility and endurance as well as fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Playing basketball also improves a child’s ability to communicate and develop good social skills solve as young athletes learn from an early age how to collaborate in a team atmosphere, pay attention to others, listen carefully to instructions and respond accordingly. Plus, experiencing the benefits and difficulties of healthy competition in any from a young age prepares children for failures later in life.
For the Love Basketball
Their title pretty much says it all! If your kids have a love of basketball, then this is the place for you. For the Love Basketball is a group of basketball professionals in Bangkok dedicated to impacting the lives of youth athletes through the medium of basketball. Their organization is made up of both educational professionals and along with coaches with professional basketball players with coaching experience.
For younger kids programmes tend to focus on developing basic skills with rule-based play typically not starting until kids are 7 to 9 years old. By fourth or fifth grade, many kids are ready to play basketball against other teams.
Skills Development Training
For the Love provides a professionally authored basketball skills development curriculum for athletes of all ages catered to their age, experience, and ability. These programs are catered to not only developing basketball skills but also essential life skills such as setting achievable goals and targets, planning, commitment, dedication, cooperating with others, and teamwork. All done in an exciting and fun environment.
FTL also offer sports camps that always resonate with special themes and a specific ideology focused on helping young players begin mastering various aspects related to individual and team basketball. They are also great opportunities to go and try out a new sport or remain physically active and healthy over the various school holidays, while fostering new friendships with like minded peers. They host many different camps throughout the year so keep checking back in with our seasonal camps for more ways to love basketball.
Our team is committed to not only teaching the game of basketball to the highest standard but also educating our athletes on various components that positively impact a player’s mental and physical health.
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