Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Basketball Club’

USA Youth Basketball Development Guidelines

USA BASKETBALL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES Basketball has become one of the most popular youth sports in the United States. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, 9.8 million boys and girls ages 6-17 played basketball in 2015. Though it has grown in popularity, it’s structure and organization has been slow to follow the pace of…

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Move of the Month: Same Foot Stop

MOVE OF THE MONTH: SAME FOOT STOP The Same Foot Stop is a great option to use when the defender is jamming your hips and taking away your shot, finish, and/or change of direction options off the dribble. This is one of our favorite separation moves that we teach at Premier and is great for…

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Dear Basketball | Motivation

DEAR BASKETBALL Need some extra motivation this week? Watch Kobe Bryant’s Oscar-winning short film called “Dear Basketball” linked below. Sometimes it’s important to remember WHY we picked up a basketball in the first place and how we fell in love with the game.  Not much more needs to be said…Watch below!   COLORADO PREMIER & UTAH PREMIER…

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Ashten Prechtel Named 2019 McDonald’s All-American

Premier Nike Girls EYBL player, Ashten Prechtel, will be showcasing her talents and representing Colorado Premier, the State of Colorado and Discovery Canyon High School on a national scale in March! Prechtel, a senior at Discovery Canyon, was named to the Girls McDonald’s All-American game roster for the West on Thursday, January 24th. Ashten is one…

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Player Spotlight: Jessica Bollwahn

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: JESSICA BOLLWAHN Jessica Bollwahn, Class of 2022, has made big contributions to the Columbine Rebels High School Girls Basketball program this season. In 14 games, Bollwahn is averaging 10.3 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 2 steals per game as a Freshman. In the last 5 contests, Bollwahn is shooting over 40% from…

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2019-20 Premier Team Tryout Registration NOW OPEN

2019-20 Premier Academy Team Tryouts Tryout registration for 2019-20 Colorado Basketball Club U10-U17 JeffCo & Parker and U15-U17 WS Premier Academy Team Tryouts are open! With over 600 players trying out for our Premier Basketball Club Academy Teams in 2018, we had to go to a wait list for several age groups, so if you are planning…

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Premier Academy Teams Win 21 Championships in April

The Spring/Summer club season is off to a phenomenal start as Premier Academy Teams continue to solidify themselves as top-tier teams locally, regionally and nationally. Premier combined for 21 Tournament Championships during the month of April across all Premier locations and age groups. Continue to below to read all the notable April successes of our 2018…

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We Are Premier

Founded on the values of the Positive Coaching Alliance by former NBA standout Keith Van Horn, Premier Basketball Club is a Nike Sponsored non-profit youth basketball club based in Colorado and Utah dedicated to providing an outstanding basketball and life experience for boys and girls ages 3-19. Colorado Premier serves nearly 2,000 players in the following communities and draws…

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Move of the Month: Pound Evasion

  This month’s move features a great alternative to the Euro Step called the Pound Evasion. Many times, the Euro Step is used in the wrong situation causing players to get called for charges. The Euro Step also offers very limited options once you’ve committed to it in a game. The Pound Evasion can be used…

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Work Hard, Work Smart, Work Consistently

With the winter season coming to an end, it’s absolutely imperative that players make the 3 things below part of their everyday routine in order to see real improvement in their game this offseason.   1. You need to work HARD Everyone, for the most part, knows and understands what hard work is. This is nothing…

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