Kids learn to grow their passion for the sport as well as hone their athletic skills. Growing emphasis on teamwork, offensive/defensive play, sportsmanship, fair play and leadership. Individual basketball skills and drills that emphasize dribbling, passing, shooting, layups, faking and rebounding. As children advance, children develop their sports intelligence by learning when to employ their skills in a game. Team skills – offensive and defensive play are highlighted. Growing emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship and sensitivity to what kids can accomplish at their differing developmental levels.