SA Premier Basketball

Learn the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, and game play through skills, drills and scrimmages against local teams.  Athletes will enjoy being part of a team and the camaraderie it brings, while learning sportsmanship and fair play. The 5-month season begins in December and includes local and state competitions. Learn more about scholarships here.

Division Info

Key:
Appropriate for children who walk independently.
Appropriate for children who use an assistive device.
Appropriate for children who use a wheelchair.

SA Premier

Designed for athletes with physical or intellectual disabilities who follow directions in a group settings.  There will be direct guidance from the basketball coach in order to progress their individual basketball skills, but no one-on-one volunteers.

Division Requirements

  • Athlete may have a physical or intellectual disability
  • Successful tryout or recommendation by staff
  • Possess the skill and desire to compete at a higher level
  • Must be able to comprehend and retain rules and skills, and then build upon them from week to week
  • 1:1 support is not provided, so must be able to train, compete, function in a group setting and follow the coach’s directions without volunteer assistance
  • Athletes will train with the goal of participating in competitions in and/or out of San Antonio
Typically offered
Winter Spring
Duration
Twice weekly practices for 5 months
Age
8-25
Program Fee
Monthly fee based on practices and competitions

Sport Requirements

  • Athlete should have fair walking balance and be able to run
  • Athlete should be cleared for minimal contact in scrimmaging
  • Athlete must have a desire to participate in group setting
  • Athlete must be able to understand the concepts of the sport and game play
  • Must be able to independently dribble the basketball
  • Must be able to make consecutive baskets at a 10ft hoop
  • Must be able to complete drills independently, along with passing accurately to a teammate

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