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Little Swishers

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Program Description

Timing

The Little Swishers program begins the 1st Saturday in January and will run for the next six Saturdays. An additional Saturday will be added in case of inclement weather.  

Vision

Pomperaug Basketball Community is offering recreational basketball focusing on fun, teamwork, and the development of basketball skills.

Instill in Region 15 youth a lifelong enthusiasm for and appreciation of the game of basketball through the creation and execution of the Pomperaug Way, a uniform basketball teaching philosophy.

Objective

Teach Pomperaug youth fundamental basketball concepts, techniques, and drills in a consistent , structured, and fun fashion.  Focus is on individual player skill development within a framework of basic team concepts.  Special emphasis will be placed on teaching the youth players to honor the game.  Open to all children in 1st & 2nd grade.

Teaching Goals

  1. Impart fundamental basketball knowledge and skills.
  2. Impart principles of good sportsmanship.
  3. Impart concepts of proper physical conditioning.  Fun and Function (Turn exercise time into playtime).
  4. Raise individual self-esteem through personal improvement and understanding of the game.
  5. Teach that you don't have to be a 5-tool player to be a good basketball player.

Mistakes are a part of the game!

Inclement Weather

All practices and games will be held, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, Pomperaug Basketball Community will update our website or you may visit our Facebook Page by clicking here.

Other Information

Participants should follow the proper chain of command for all communications. 

  1. Coach
  2. League Director
  3. The Pomperaug Basketball Community Board of Directors

If you are interested in coaching, please fill out our coach's submission form, by clicking here
 
For concussion information click here.
 
Please read the Basketball Handbook, located below.

Pomperaug Basketball Community

Pomperaug Basketball Community (PBC) is a non-profit, 501c-3 volunteer organization dedicated to providing inclusive and impactful youth basketball programs to the communities of Southbury and Middlebury.