Posts Tagged ‘Utah Premier 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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