Basketball

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Director: Hall of Fame Basketball Player – Samuel Hines (16 year pro) & HNS staff. Is your son or daughter interested in learning basketball? HNS offers basketball classes and clinics as well as an opportunity to try-out for one of our local travel basketball teams.  HNS seeks and trains boys and girls ages 8 – 13 for both competitive and non-competitive/recreational travel teams. Information varies so click on the tab(s) below for more information.

AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT DETAILS: HNS Basketball After School Enrichment Program 16′ – 17′

HNS is a youth program designed to provide instruction in fundamental basketball through after school enrichment programs. HNS evaluates a player’s skill set and utilizes the appropriate tools to improve the player’s knowledge of the game, skills, physical condition, confidence, self-esteem, hand-eye coordination, listening skills, and much more. We conduct 14-17 sessions per semester.

Expansion: HNS is working diligently to get gym space in your school so that HNS can conduct our outstanding HNS Youth Basketball & Volleyball Program.  HNS is currently in over five county schools.  If your school is not on the list below, please inform your administration that we are eager to receive space in the gym (1/4 of the court area) and approval to partner with your school.  If not this fall, we hope to be in your school by spring.

Additional classes are ready for your children at our own location in Cumming during the weekdays and weekends (year round). Just click under basketball – elementary / middle school listings and we will start teaching your children more in depth about the game.

 

SCHOOLDATESDAY(S)SESSIONSTIMESFEE
ElementaryAugust 2016 – December 2016Monday – Friday13 – 172:30 – 4:00pm$215 – $280
ElementaryJanuary 2017 – May 2017Monday – Friday13 – 172:30 – 4:00pm$215 – $280

HNS Academy is led by former professional basketball player of 17 years & Hall of Famer Samuel Hines & Head Coach Nehemiah Solomon.

Located in Cumming, Georgia, HNS Travel Team is a year round program that develops youth basketball skills and allows players to get better each and every dribble.  HNS Traveling Teams are for 3rd-9th grade boys and girls.  Our travel teams partake in community events, sleepovers, and competes locally.  Currently there are 2 different types of travel teams.

**UPDATE:

HNS Academy Coaches are finalizing their rosters for spring travel basketball.  

Please click here for more information: 2017 Spring Travel Basketball

Competitive Travel

The teams will enter into different leagues & tournaments throughout the year. Depending on the leagues, they run anywhere from mid – October through early February. At times, multiple games may occur throughout the weekend.  Holiday Tournaments – TBD.

Benefits:

  • Practice under the HNS Curriculum (designed by former pro & HNS Staff)
  • Playing against more competitive teams
  • Expecting to reach the next level concept of basketball and make your feeder & high school teams
  • Expecting to play a lot of minutes to improve your skills
  • Opportunity to work on skills and gain confidence with supportive coaches
  • Play under the HNS Brand

For tournaments, the travel area may extend to other surrounding counties: Fulton, Forsyth, Cherokee, Cobb & Cherokee.

Recreational Travel
Games are played on Saturdays. This program is being offered as a recreational basketball option for those kids who aren’t ready for competitive ball but can still train within our programs. parents and players who want to minimize their travel and play more recreationally. Players will be placed on a team with HNS jerseys. Teams may be organized as mixed age as required.

Benefits:

  • Gaining the early stage of growth and understanding of the game
  • Practice under the HNS Curriculum & Brand
  • Practice with HNS Competitive Travel Teams
  • More court time to improve faster at your skill level
  • Opportunity to work on skills and gain confidence for competitive play

HNS ACADEMY PRE-SEASON WORKOUTS AND TRY-OUTS: AUGUST – OCT 2017   

Non-contact and contact skills program focusing on improving dribbling and shooting techniques, passing, general basketball IQ, floor positioning for team and game situations.  Our program also improves running techniques, positioning, foot speed, changes in direction, and strength and conditioning.

HNS FLYER: Fulton Science Academy – Basketball

First Year Athletic Plan: HNS & Fulton Science Academy have agreed on the following terms.  Because it’s the first year of developing the basketball and volleyball program, we have decided that we will attempt to form an 8th & 9th grade boys’ basketball team.  At this point, all of other boys and girls are welcomed to participate in our sessions from September to December so that our coaches can develop their skills and prepare them for future teams.  If your child is a good player, HNS Academy has travel team opportunities for your child.  Our level of play is above the local recreational leagues. We are considered an intermediate and advance program.  For more information about training and try-outs for our HNS Academy 8U to 14U Travel Teams, click on tab that reads travel teams. 

 

*HNS Basketball Academy/Basketball 101 offers premier basketball training, focusing on an overall understanding of the game. Participants will experience the training programs that have helped thousands of athletes improve their all-around basketball skills.  Our training protocols are designed to learn offense and defense strategies, as well as improve techniques in dribbling, passing, shooting, general ball handling and footwork.

WHAT:  Hoops N Sand (HNS) Basketball Academy/Basketball 101

WHO:  Boys and Girls, 8 – 14 Years Old

WHEN: September 2016 – May 2017

WHERE: 3035 Fanfare Way; Alpharetta, Georgia 30009

DELIVERABLES:

  • Led by experienced basketball coach(es)
  • Improve Hand-Eye Coordination
  • Training emphasizes individual & group skill development
  • Enhance Listening Skills through fun sports drills & games
  • Increase Confidence, Sports IQ, Self Esteem and More
  • Improve Social Skills and becoming a better leader which translates to the classroom
  • Drills designed to build mastery and therefore, confidence in the game.
  • Help and encourage youth reach their full potential

NOTE:  A minimum of 15 participants is required. If the minimum is not met, HNS has the right to continue with camp or you will receive notification via e-mail and a full refund will be issued to your original form of payment.

Bring your own snacks!

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Boys and Girls 5 – 10 year old. This is Hoops N Sand’s premier training program offered year round. This course is for beginning athletes who desire to learn the fundamentals of the game. The class is offered up to 3 times per week and meets for 1 to 1.5 hours.

AGESDAY(S)TIMESREGISTER
5 – 8Mondays & Wednesdays4:45pm – 5:30pm

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8 – 10Tuesdays & Thursdays4:45pm – 5:30pm

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5 – 10Sunday2:00pm – 3:00pm

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5 to 8 Saturday 9:00am – 10:30am

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8 to 10 Saturday10:30am to 12:00pm

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11 to 14 Saturday2:00pm – 3:30pm

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To view the youth basketball training schedule: 2017 Elementary School Listing

Boys and Girls 10 – 13 years old. This is Hoops N Sand’s premier training program offered year round. This course is for beginner/intermediate athletes who desire to learn and/or further develop fundamental skills. Athletes will be assessed and divided by skill level. The class is offered once a week and meets for 1.5 hours.

AGESDAY(S)TIMEREGISTER
11 – 14Saturdays2:00pm – 3:30pm

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11 – 14Sundays3:00pm – 4:00pm

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To view the summer youth basketball training schedule: 2017 Middle School Listing

Call in to schedule your private session(s) with our qualified coaches at (470) 297 – 5620.

Update: If you didn’t know, our director and leader, Samuel Hines at HNS, was inducted into the Hall of Fame on his Italian team because he believes in fundamentals which allowed him to win numerous scoring awards, championships and respect from the basketball community around the whole.

Shooting Fundamentals (Intense)
Boys & Girls  – Grades 3rd – 12th.   5 – 10 sessions.  This is a specialty offering for athletes who want to further develop their outside game.  After an evaluation, HNS will set up days and times that fit your busy schedule.  Be sure to give us the proper time before basketball season to improve your game through hard-work.  HNS has helped a lot of youth with their stance, balance and confidence to improve their performance on the court.  See you at the gym.

Deliverables that we will focus on will be:

  • Game speed while playing
  • Seeing the court
  • Improving shooting percentages
  • Triple threat
  • Thinking 3 steps ahead of your opponent and making the right decision
  • Shooting technique and more

Fundamentals for Post Players (Intense)
Boys and Girls – Grades 3rd – 12th.  5 – 10 sessions.   This is a specialty offering for athletes who want to further develop their game in the post.  After an evaluation, HNS will set up days and times that fit your busy schedule.  Be sure to give us the proper time before basketball season to improve your game through hard-work.  HNS has helped a lot of youth with their stance, balance and confidence to improve their performance on the court.  See you at the gym.

Deliverables that we will focus on will be:

  • Shooting under pressure
  • Having good balance
  • Toughness
  • Ball Fakes
  • Finishing under pressure and more

* Note: If the requirement for the minimum number of registrants is not met, we may cancel the class/camp. In this circumstance, you will receive a full refund and an email notifying you of the cancellation.

WHO: T.B.D.

WHAT: GNAC 3 on 3 Tournament

WHEN: Saturday, T.B.D.
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE: Hoops N Sand
1710 Redi Road
Cumming, GA 30040

COST: $60 (per particpant)

DETAILS:
• 3 on 3 (four players per team)
• Teams drafted on-site
• 15 points per game or 15 minute games
• Each basket is worth 1 point
• Officials will referee Semi-finals and Final Games
• T-shirts (provided by Hoops N Sand)
• Basketball shoes (not provided) must be worn

Basketballs, music, lunch, drinks and FUN provided!

Location: Hoops N Sand
1710 Redi Road
Cumming, Georgia 30040
When: Monday – Friday
Camp Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Early Drop Off: 8:30am / Late Pick Up: 5:00pm
Food: Bring your own food & snacks

Location: St. James UMC
3000 Webb Bridge Road
Alpharetta, Georgia 30009
Who: Boys & Girls
When: Monday – Friday
Camp Hours: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Early Drop Off: 8:30am / Late Pick Up: 5:00pm
Food: Bring your own food & snacks

This camp will focus on the development of guard and post specific fundamentals. We will develop the athlete’s knowledge of the various games and teach them the strategies of taking advantage of their opponent during friendly competition. Through several weeks of camp, their skills that will help take their game to the next level.

Dates:

Maximum: 40

Registration Fee:     Week (Half-Day)       Week (Full-Day)

Free Specials: Early Drop Off/Late Pickup Are Available!

Questions: coachhines@bellshouth.net or 470.297.5620

Director: Hall of Fame Basketball Player – Samuel Hines (16 year pro) & HNS staff
Activities: Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Soccer, Speed N Agility and more
Athlete’s Group: athletes will be divided by age and/or skill levels
Guest Speakers each week: Professional’s from all walks of life

DELIVERABLES:

  • Fun Sports Drills & Games
  •  Improve Hand-Eye Coordination
  •  Enhance Listening Skills
  •  Increase Confidence
  • Improve Self-Esteen
  • Improve Social Skills
  • Improve Sports IQ
  • Becoming a better leader
  • Improve cardio and Much More!