How To Achieve A Culture Of Care In Youth Sports

July 20th, 2020|

How to develop a “Culture Of Care” in youth sports? 
I believe it starts from the Inside/Out. In other words, it starts with you YOU coach!  A coach is responsible […]

Q & A Interview on Exercise Science & Stress Management

April 20th, 2020|

Here is a Q & A interview I did with a Kinesiology Major at San Jose State discussing exercise science, stress management and dealing with occupational stress.  
Q: How do […]

Important Health and Safety Notice

March 7th, 2020|

Dear families,
Please visit the following link for the new guidance released today by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department: New Guidance from the County of Santa Clara’s Public […]

Let’s Bounce!

August 28th, 2019|

Sunday Friends Organization provides programs for families in need in San Jose, CA. Through our new partnership with Sunday Friends I have created “Positive Bounces.” A unique basketball […]

NEW: Partnership with Sunday Friends

August 20th, 2019|

I am happy to announce our newest partnership with Sunday Friends. Sunday Friends provides programs for low income families in need in San Jose, CA. As the […]

Open Enrollment: Summer & Fall Classes

April 25th, 2019|

Registration is now open for Alley Oop Hoopstarz Summer & Fall basketball classes at Bay Club!  These classes are the perfect way to introduce your kids to the healthy, […]

Summer Camp Open House

April 24th, 2019|

Saturday April 27th, 2019 | 12pm-2pm
This is a complimentary event for Members and Guests.  ALL WELCOME!

12:00 – 2:00pm  | Inflatable Obstacle Course Slide, Ball Pit & Velcro Wall

12:00 – 2:00pm  | Complimentary snacks […]

7 Essential Traits of a Youth Basketball Coach

August 23rd, 2018|

There are many characteristics that make a great coach: patience, a sense of humor, charisma, the list goes on.  But of all the attributes of a great coach, there […]

Hoopstarz in Action Coaching Videos!

February 16th, 2017|

They say a picture tells a thousand words, so these videos will surely speak volumes to how dedicated our team of coaches is and how fun our classes and camps are. […]

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    The I.D.E.A.L. Training Method: 5 steps to teaching new basketball skills

The I.D.E.A.L. Training Method: 5 steps to teaching new basketball skills

June 13th, 2016|

Here is the step-by-step process we use when teaching a new skill in basketball. It’s an I.D.E.A.L way to teach, process, and incorporate a skill into any youth player’s skill book.


 STEP 1: Introduce the skill

When introducing […]