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Las Positas College Youth Basketball Camp (July 22-25)

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The 5th annual Las Positas College Youth Basketball Camp returns this summer for 4 days of hoops and fun!  

Every kid wants to be able to shoot like Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson, but understanding the concepts that make them so successful requires attentive and competent coaching. Campers will learn all the skills involved in becoming a great shooter and build confidence along the way as they receive encouragement and guidance from college coaches and college players from the LPC men's and women's basketball teams. 

Dates:  July 22-25, 2019 (Monday-Thursday)

Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ages: Boys and Girls, ages 7-14 (Camp will be divided based on age, size, and ability)

Location:  Las Positas College Gym (Building 2500)

Cost:  $185.00

Note:  This camp will also be held on July 29-August 1 and August 5-8.  

For info on July 29-August 1 camp, visit https://go.netcamps.com/events/1565-las-positas-college-youth-basketball-camp-july-29-august-1

August 5-8:  https://go.netcamps.com/events/1579-las-positas-college-youth-basketball-camp-august-5-8

For info on our full day Nike Basketball Camp option from June 10-13, check out: https://www.ussportscamps.com/basketball/nike/nike-basketball-camps-las-positas-college

Camp features:

12 Hours of Attentive, Professional Coaching 

Premier Gym Facilities

Guest speakers including current college coaches and players

Adjustable basket heights for younger campers

Offensive Skills competitions and drills

Daily skill work and fun team games

Customized LPC Hawks Summer Camp wristbands

Teaching Points Covered:

  • How to Shoot Like a Splash Brother:  Steph Curry's "One-Motion" technique
  • Advanced Footwork:  Utilizing the Hop and 1-2 Step
  • Alignment:  Square vs. Turned
  • Timing:  Your Jump Shot and Arm Extension
  • Release Point:  Understanding the Most Important Part of Shooting
  • Extend Your Range:  The Power of Harnessing Upward Momentum
  • The Shooter's Mentality:  Optimistic, Simple, and Confident

Skills and Drills:

  • Catching and Shooting
  • Shooting off the Dribble
  • Reading and Using Screens
  • Attacking and Finishing at the Rim
  • One-On-One Moves to Create Space

Camp Staff

Camp Director:  Jordan Whittenburg

Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach, Las Positas College

Private Basketball Trainer, CoachUp - ranked in top 5 personal coaches in East Bay

See Coach Jordan's profile here with reviews from parents and players

College and High School Coaching Experience:  10 years

Directed basketball camps in Bay Area and Oregon for 12 years

2-year starting shooting guard at Northwest Christian University in Oregon. Academic All-Conference. Set school record for three-pointers made.  Also played at Los Medanos College and led Bay Valley Conference in 3 point percentage (42%). Career 86% free throw shooter.  Two time First Team All-League guard at Berean Christian High School.

Guest Speaker

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James Giacomazzi - Head Men's Basketball Coach, Las Positas College.  Former All-Conference player at San Jose City College and UC Riverside.  Led Cosumnes River College and Las Positas College to 288 wins as head coach.

See Coach Giacomazzi's full bio here

Camp Coaches

The camp will be staffed with current members of the Las Positas College basketball team, many of whom have coached at previous youth camps.

Questions about camp?  Contact Jordan Whittenburg 

E-mail: jwhittenburg@laspositascollege.edu 

Phone:  (925) 451-3288

Feedback from parents about previous camps 

"My son has attended basketball camp at Las Positas for the past two years and it has been his favorite week of the summer!  Coach Jordan and his camp staff do a great job keeping it fun with the kids and teaching them a lot about basketball.  My son Jacob was excited to come home each day and show me the new moves he learned at camp.  I know he can't wait to be back again next year!"  -Tiffany B.

"I heard about the Las Positas camp last year from a friend in the CYO community.  My son attended camp and loved it.  He learned so much about shooting and scoring and really enjoyed the coaches.  This was by far the best camp I've seen in the Tri-Valley area."  -Scott P.

"My son Daniel has attended this camp over the last two summers and really enjoyed it."  -Mary C.

"My daughter attended the Las Positas Basketball Camp and had a wonderful time.  I signed her up with her cousin and they had a blast every day.  Coach Stokley was her favorite and took time to work with her individually and kept everything fun for her.  Also Coach Jordan was very organized and does a great job working with the kids.  It was overall a very well-put together camp and we will definitely be back again next summer."  -Rachel S.