Instructional Packages

Two levels of instruction for male and female players:
1) Scholastic – Grades 7-12 (players who have experience playing at the Modified, Freshmen, JV, Varsity or AA levels).
2) Collegiate/Professional – Players who are currently playing in college, or at the professional levels.

Participants in Full Court International’s Drop Step Academy’s skills instructional sessions can expect:

  • Intense and customized instruction designed for players who play the front court positions and are SERIOUS  about improving their inside game.
  • Emphasis on acquisition, improving, and refining of the fundamental skills of post play.
  • Individual and small group instruction. No more than five participants in an instructional session.
  • Instructional groups are age, skill level, and gender specific.

Full Court International’s Drop Step Academy’s skills instructional sessions can include:

  • How to use body on both offense and defense to establish position and become a physical presence in the paint.
  • How to use body on both offense and defense when finesse is called for in the lane.

Offense

  • Back to the basket(low post) moves
  • Facing the basket (high post/wing) moves
  • Squaring up, attacking the rim, and finishing strong
  • Using both hands from both sides of the basket

Defense

  • Denying and defending the low post
  • Denying and defending the high post/wing
  • Sliding and positioning
  • Shot Blocking
  • Taking Charges

Rebounding

  • Boxing Out
  • Defensive positioning and outlet passes
  • Offensive positioning and put backs

Screens

  • How to properly set and use
  • Rolling and Popping after screen
  • Defending/Hedging and recovering

Footwork and Agility

  • Jump stops and pivoting
  • Cutting and moving without the ball
  • Sliding
  • Quickness and agility drills

Passing and Ball Handling

  • Different styles of passes post players should possess
  • Ball handling drills specific to post play