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Coach, A.J., works with a small group teaching DEFENSE, one of the most important parts of the game....

In our Powerball Advanced Training Class, Coach Scott initiates a ball handling drill focusing on perfecting the ability to switch hands without looking down. The cones create an obstacle forcing players to go side to side. No matter the players’ height, ball handling skills are essential for individual talent as well as for supporting the team....

Our 5-6 year old Pee Wee Blue team is looking pretty cool while Coach Val explains a collapsing 2-1-2 zone defense!!! That’s because they know it’s all about having fun while they learn....

In our Powerball Program (ages 12-15) Coach Jon calls for the ball in a practice game where the coaches are playing with their players. Our students learn much more when watching the coaches in a game, rather than just listening to them give instructions from the sideline. This is one of many techniques that First Shot uses to motivate and elevate our players....

Coach Brian working one-on-one with a student. Holding the ball properly is the first step to becoming a great shooter....

Learning to dribble correctly takes practice. Most beginners have a tendency to slap the ball rather than push it. Using the player’s hand and her own, Coach Amarylys demonstrates the proper way to do it....