Basketball

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Director: Hall of Fame Basketball Player – Samuel Hines (17 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: After school 8.10.2017…2018 enrichment flyer for the HOOPS N SAND website

   

HNS is a youth program designed to provide instruction in fundamental basketball and volleyball  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 Alpharetta location during the 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 17 - December 17Monday – Friday13 - 182:30 – 4:00pm$215 - $290
ElementaryJanuary 18 - May 18Monday – Friday13 - 182:30 – 4:00pm$215 - $290

UPDATES:

HNS Academy is back in Alpharetta as of  September 1, 2017. HNS Fall Travel Oct 2..4 2017 Flyers tryouts tryoutsax

     

HNS Academy Coaches are always looking for talented individuals to create strong rosters for our travel basketball teams.

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

HNS Travel Team is a year round program that develops youth basketball skills and allows players to get better with each and every dribble.  HNS Traveling Teams are for 3rd-10th grade boys and girls.  Our travel teams partake in carwash fundraisers, community events, sleepovers, and competes locally.  Currently there are 2 different types of travel teams.

Competitive Travel

HNS ACADEMY PRE-SEASON WORKOUTS, TRY-OUTS & SEASON DETAILS: HNS Fall Travel Oct 2..4 2017 Flyers tryouts tryoutsax 

You want to be apart of something great:  REGISTER HERE

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.

SELECTED TEAM MEMBERS

The teams will enter into either a league and/or tournaments throughout the year. Depending on the leagues, they run anywhere from mid – October through early February. The spring teams normally start around Feb – June and play in tournaments on selected weekends that is convenient for the organization.  Most AAU/YBOA Spring ball will guarantee three games then playoffs. Games may start as early as Friday evening and end as late as Sunday afternoon.

Competitive Team Benefits:

  • Practice under the HNS Curriculum (designed by former pro & HNS Staff)
  • Participating with a program who cares about you on and off the court. STUDENT/ATHLETES
  • Receive discounts on clinics and camps during the school year (Team members only)
  • Playing and preparing 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
  • Expected to support each age group during practices and/or games
  • Expected to make all practices & games unless you are excused from practice for a family emergency or tons of homework
  • Opportunity to work on skills and gain confidence with supportive coaches
  • Play under the HNS Brand

Tournament play will take place where we are scheduled that week: Fulton, Forsyth, Cherokee, Cobb & Cherokee.

League play normally will take place at the same gym for that season: Kings Ridge and/or Suwanee Sports

Recreational Travel (new program for beginners)
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

View the video of our fun training

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 – 10Sunday1:00pm - 2:00pm

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5 to 8 Saturday9:00am to 10:00am

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8 to 10 Saturday9:00am to 10:00am

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11 to 14 Saturday9:00am to 10:00am

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To view the youth basketball training schedule: HNS 2017 Basketball Schedule 8.3.17

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 – 14Saturdays9:00am to 10:00am

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11 – 14Sundays9:00am to 10:00am

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To view the summer youth basketball training schedule: HNS 2017 Basketball Schedule 8.3.17

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 importance
  • 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!