Basketball was invented in the 1800s as an activity for people who didn't want to play volleyball but did want to bat around something about the size of a human head. Have old-fashioned fun with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $29 for two one-hour one-on-one basketball training sessions (an $80 value)
- $99 for an eight-week coed basketball training academy (a $299 value)
The one-on-one sessions are governed by trainers who have played at the NCAA level and base workouts on specialized areas such as shooting, ball handling, speed, and agility. The group camp takes place at the Somerville YMCA from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, with a new theme such as footwork or defense each week. The first session begins on April 10. Click here for video of one-on-one and group drills.
Collegiate Basketball Academy
Collegiate Basketball Academy’s experienced trainers, who blazed up the NCAA courts for Gordon College and Lesley and Tufts Universities, share their expertise with kids at the elementary, high-school, and college levels. Calling upon their knowledge of the sport from both the athlete’s and coach’s points of view, they school students in ball handling, shooting, and speed in both one-on-one sessions and group training academies. To help their clients find areas for performance improvement, they also come to games and film players before analyzing their forms and discussing potential fixes.