Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs
Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

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“Elementary-school children with good object-control skills like kicking, catching and throwing are more likely to become fit adolescents (Barnett et al).”
-Brian T. McCormick, PhD, and author of The 21st Century Basketball Practice

“Developing better motor skills as a child leads to greater physical activity as one grows.”
-Brian T. McCormick, PhD, and author of The 21st Century Basketball Practice

CAMP OVERVIEW

Motor Skills is a clinic designed to develop good hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills in young athletes. The camp will test your son’s skills and athleticism — putting him on the path towards great athletic achievement.

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

 

WHY MOTOR SKILLS?

In the camp, boys work on their reflexes and the dynamics of catching and passing. Age-appropriate games, drills, and challenges make developing these skills both fun and rewarding. Campers build the following skills:

  • Body Balance
  • Form Running
  • Starting, Stopping, Pivoting
  • Passing, Dribbling, Ball-Handling
  • Changes of Direction
  • Speed
  • Jumping
  • Lateral Movement

CAMP DIRECTOR

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Coach Will Rey

Athletic Director & Varsity Basketball Head Coach

Coach Rey has been the Athletic Director and Varsity Basketball Coach at Northridge since 2004. Drawing on his 42-year career as an NCAA Division 1 and High School coach, he has coached the Northridge varsity basketball team to a 286-144 (.665) overall record and a 140-42 (.770) mark in conference games. In addition, Northridge teams have captured 5 IHSA Class AA Regional Championships, advanced to the state’s “Sweet 16” in 2009 and 2015, won 2 conference championships and logged 4 conference 2nd place finishes. Questions about the camp? You can contact Coach Rey at wrey@northridgeprep.org.

CAMP COUNSELORS

Camp Counselors will be members of the Northridge Basketball program: Assistant Coaches and senior members of the Varsity Basketball squad. They are hardworking, knowledgeable, and carefully selected for their attentiveness to young players.

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs
Dates:

July 13 – 17

Hours:

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Grades:

Entering 1 – 3

Fees:

$135

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8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606
info@northridgeprep.org

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

Motor Skills | Northridge Summer Programs

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8320 Ballard Rd, Niles, IL 60714
Tel: 847.375.0600 Fax: 847.375.0606
info@northridgeprep.org